Prestige Property: 74 Bacton Road, Chandler, QLD
Lose yourself to this home’s boundless features.
Lose yourself to this home’s boundless features.
A lot of what’s written about property is a litany of superlatives. While here at Robb Report we’re acutely aware of that, what is on offer here in the leafy outskirts of Brisbane is an unrivalled lifestyle offering set amongst the bushland of Bacton.
Large is an understatement with the home located on one hectare and offering a total of 2850sqm of living areas. This is comprised of the main residence – complete with 6-bedroom and 6-bathrooms – as well as a separate 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom guest residence, entertainment house and accommodation for up to 35 cars.
Firstly, the main residence’s first floor sees its own 2-car garage private study and formal lounge upon entry. From here, the home opens up to the free-flowing kitchen, family dining, terrace and alfresco space.
The kitchen is the heart of the home and sees a marble breakfast bar, Gaggenau appliances and a concealed butler’s pantry with temperature-controlled wine storage.
Also on this level – adjoining the family dining room – is a bedroom, with ensuite, music room, games room, home theatre, gym, indoor sauna and spar.
Upstairs is where the bulk of the accommodation is found, with the five remaining bedrooms of the main residence located and all complete with ensuites. The master suite has access to its own large balcony, luxurious ensuite – complete with Italian imported bathtub – and ‘his’ and ‘hers’ dresser.
The home is an entertainer’s dream, combining fun with luxury and sheer size. As we head outside of the main residence, past the alfresco dining area replete with an indoor Japanese Teppanyaki BBQ, we are greeted with the expansive pool and outdoor spa area.
From here, the yard steps down to the pool terrace and outdoor amphitheatre and cinema – a truly unique addition to the home, alongside yet another BBQ zone. Also here is a full-size tennis court which doubles as a basketball court and soccer field.
Further comes the home’s garage area, which is capable of housing 35 cars. It’s off the garage that the large ‘arcade’ is found alongside a mancave, gold simulator and bar. Above the garage sees two offices, kitchenette and bathroom.
Elsewhere on the property comes a two-bedroom flat, with kitchen and bathroom alongside yet another gym.
The home boasts plenty of technology, with a number of screens and smart features controlled throughout the house by a Savant system alongside 35 security cameras monitoring the property.
The home is with Heath Williams of Place, New Farm (+61 403 876 115); POA. Eplace.com
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This home has all the conveniences of modern living set in a dramatic landscape
Plenty of people are looking to get away from it all. But most are reluctant to give up the conveniences and small luxuries of modern living.
This split-level property at 166 Westwood Street, Bridport on the north coast of Tasmania offers both, with direct access to a stunning coastline as well as easy living in a three-bedroom, Hamptons-style home. Just a 10-minute walk from Mermaids Beach in the Granite Point dress circle, the house on a 1206sqm site is a two-hour drive from Devonport and the Spirit of Tasmania terminal port.
Central to the floorplan is a generous, north facing open plan living space with raked ceilings and wraparound bay windows leading onto a sun-filled deck via sliding doors.
Entry is via a spacious reception area with integrated hall table and storage cupboard. A short hallway offers access to the master suite to the right and secondary bedrooms to the left, or through to the open plan living area to the rear.
The master suite includes a built-in robe and stylish, semi open ensuite. Sliding doors lead onto the split level deck, with a spa on the lower side to provide privacy.
The well-appointed kitchen includes a large butler’s pantry, as well as an island bench and bar area with finishes such as Carrara marble chosen to blend seamlessly into the lounge and dining area. A stone fireplace is the main focal point in this room, while ducted heating and aircon ensure that thermal comfort is maintained all year round.
At 334sqm, the house is large enough to provide room for family and friends when required, bt cosy enough for two, without spending unnecessary time on maintenance and cleaning.
With Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm golf courses just 10 minutes away, local wineries and mountain biking at nearby Derby, this is an ideal property for downsizers looking for a little luxury while still feeling connected to nature.
Address: 166 Westwood Street, Bridport
Inspection: By appointment
For sale: By Offer
Price guide: $2.3m t0 $3m
Agent: Andrew MacDonald, The Agency, 0409 368 151 firstname.lastname@example.org
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