This Queenslander Hits Market For +$1m More Than It Sold For In June
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This Queenslander Hits Market For +$1m More Than It Sold For In June

The stylish residence features a wraparound terrace, an outdoor kitchen and a pool.

By V. L Hendrickson
Thu, Jan 27, 2022Grey Clock 2 min

Known as Trevallyn, the five-bedroom residence in Chelmer was built in 1905 in the Queenslander style and features a corrugated iron roof and a wraparound veranda, hallmarks of the style, and has been “skillfully restored,” listing agent Tyson Clarke of Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty said in an email.

The home is located on “one of the area’s most prestigious streets with a lot of recent big sales,” Mr. Clarke said.

“The owner’s price expectation is around [$5.5 million], however the market is already dictating it will likely be higher than that,” he said. “We are seeing sales circa 10% higher at the moment, so anywhere between that and possibly toward the $6 million mark.”

It last traded in June 2021 for $3.9 million, according to property records. If it sells for $6 million, it would be a 35% price jump in less than a year. The home is registered to a limited liability company, and Mansion Global could not determine who is behind the company. 

The residence “has been fully renovated by one of Brisbane’s top architects, Joe Adsett, to be a completely modern prestige home while maintaining all the historical aspects and charm of the original,” Mr. Clarke said.

Period details include the hardwood floors, tongue-and-groove walls and tall ceilings, according to the listing. The front door is also original to the residence.

The open-floor plan includes a living and dining area and an updated kitchen with a butler’s pantry, island and Smeg appliances, with Calacatta marble throughout, according to the listing. It opens to the covered veranda, which has an outdoor kitchen and overlooks the lawn and 10-metre lap pool.

The main bedroom features a custom dressing room and an en-suite bathroom with Italian tiles and a brass bathtub imported from the U.K.

There’s also a library office with a wall of bookshelves and a ladder, a wine cellar and a lower level with a bedroom, bathroom and a kitchenette. Plus there’s covered parking for up to four cars.

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In the coastal township of Salamander Bay — nearby to Port Stephens — comes a unique home crafted to take full advantage of unbroken ocean vistas across three levels.

With one-of-a-kind flair, the stunning 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 3-car garage home of 52 Randall Drive Salamander Bay is nestled on a private 577sqm plot, optimised through intelligent design to take advantage of the Port Stephens landscape and lifestyle.

Within the home sees the typically coastal textures of natural oak floor and timber feature walls take hold while stone and tiled adornments add layers of luxury.

The open plan living, kitchen and dining areas incorporate a fireplace and near floor-to-ceiling glass that opens to create a seamless indoor-to-outdoor dining and entertaining space on the home’s top floor.

The heart of this area is the kitchen, centred around a marble-topped island, state-of-the-art European appliances and an attached bar area, with built-in refrigeration, accompanied by a butler’s pantry.

Also here comes a grand outdoor spa, central to the balcony, while another outdoor entertaining area with a pizza oven is found on the middle floor.

Downstairs once again comes a second living space replete with the perfect wine cellar — cooled by the natural rock foundation of the home — offering an array of entertaining options

Of the home’s accommodation comes a private and luxurious master retreat with expansive ocean views, a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite, here, speckled with grey terrazzo tiling and timber joinery vanities.  A further four bedrooms are found throughout the home along with two family bathrooms rounding out the offering.

Less than a five-minute walk from nearby amenities of shops, restaurants, cafes and beaches the home offers the best of the Port Stephens area.

The listing is with PRD Port Stephens’ Dane Queenan (+61 412 351 819) and Erin Sharp (+61 499 912 311) and is heading to auction; prd.com.au