A modern layout for families at 31 Harmsworth Rd, Pacific Pines.THIS Pacific Pines home was the perfect place to come home and relax after a long day at work for Tui Stanley. The scaffolder bought the home at 31 Harmsworth Rd four years ago when he was looking for a place with lots of growing space for the family.“We celebrated Australia Day here,” Mr Stanley said. “We had a great time in the backyard with family and friends.“I haven’t got around to putting in a pool but we had a blow up pool for the kids.”The grandfather who shares the home with his son and daughter-in-law said the backyard has great afternoon breezes.“The home just has the right feel about it,” he said. “I spend most of my time in the backyard after work or in the home theatre.“My son and the grandkids are moving out so I am looking for a smaller place.”More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“When I bought it, it was almost brand new and I have really enjoyed the modern layout.“There is plenty of room to spread out.” The four-bedroom home is close to shops and schools.LJ Hooker Nerang marketing agent Andrew Tate said the new listing was already attracting buyers.The four-bedroom two-bathroom home includes a bath tub in the main bedroom ensuite.Living and dining areas open through extended glass sliding doors to a covered outdoor entertainment area.Set on a 884sq m block, the house is close to shops, schools and the M1.The property is priced at $589,000-$649,000.
16 Catani Place, Helensvale.Kicking off the weekend is a four-bedroom home in Helensvale which will be offered to the market at 10.30am.Positioned at the end of a cul-de-sac on a 1090sq m block, the house has been renovated and includes clean lines and several living areas.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoLJ Hooker — Pacific Pines agent Sebastian Ross is marketing the property. 6 Parklane Terrace, Sovereign Islands.On the Sovereign Islands, a three-level mansion will be taken to auction at 11am.A media room, games room, outdoor entertaining area with built in barbecue, fridge and television as well as a pool, pontoon and triple garage are among its luxury features.“Epitomising relaxed luxury, this superb lifestyle property captures the essence of waterfront living,” Professionals — Vertullo Real Estate agent Chris Moyer said. 16 Catani Place, Helensvale.IT’S the last weekend of summer and there are plenty of hot properties going under the hammer.Corelogic data revealed the Gold Coast’s auction clearance rate last week was 44.4 per cent while the city was the busiest non-capital city region in the country with 61 auctions.This weekend, house hunters are expecting similar results. 52 Martingale Circuit, Clear Island Waters.At noon, a two-storey waterfront residence in sought-after The Moorings Estate in Clear Island Waters will go under the hammer.The four-bedroom house offers several elegant indoor living and dining spaces as well as a covered entertainment patio and pool.Other features include a grand double staircase, chandelier and a dual access driveway.Ray White Broadbeach agents Sam Guo and Julia Kuo are marketing the property. read more
65 Barlow St, Clayfield.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoA long hallway flows to the open-plan dining and living room, first passing a spacious formal lounge, secluded study and bathroom.Centrally located, the open-plan kitchen is well-appointed with timber finishes and streamlined white cabinetry. Caesarstone benchtops, a pantry, integrated fridge and European appliances, and kitchen island bench with breakfast bar create an enriching environment. Sliding glass doors extend the dining and living area out to a covered tiled patio with VJ walls and ceiling. It overlooks a backyard with an established garden with lawn, native plants and trees. 65 Barlow St, Clayfield.A QUEENSLANDER in one of the Brisbane suburbs most sought after by families has undergone a major lift after renovation.The four bedroom, four bathroom, double garage home at 65 Barlow St, Clayfield, is in the much sought-after Ascot State School zone.Listing agent Damon Warat of Ray White Ascot was marketing it as being “ahead of the competition” because of its newly completed renovation.“Filled with natural light and presented with consummate style, this three level home offers a low maintenance lifestyle well suited to everyday modern family needs,” according to Mr Warat. 65 Barlow St, Clayfield.The second floor, reached via a blackbutt timber staircase with white balustrade, houses four bedrooms including the main bedroom. This generous retreat has multiple windows, a built-in wardrobe and ensuite with double vanity and glass-enclosed shower. Two of the other bedrooms boast built-in wardrobes, while the remaining bedroom features a vaulted ceiling. These sleeping quarters share a modern bathroom. 65 Barlow St, Clayfield.Additional storage space is available on the ground floor in a tandem two-car garage and utility room with custom built-in closets. The laundry doubles as a fourth bathroom and has its own paved drying courtyard. Located on an elevated block in Ascot, this family residence is close to the Racecourse Rd dining and entertaining precinct, and Brisbane CBD. “The free-flowing layout presents exemplary style across all three levels, which offer a no-fuss and comfortable lifestyle suited to everyday family needs.” The home will be open for inspection from 11.45am to 12.15pm on Easter Saturday. 65 Barlow St, Clayfield.Large windows, thoughtfully-placed sunlights and high ceilings flood the residence with natural light, illuminating polished blackwood timber floors, decorative cornices and plantation shutters. Contemporary luxuries, such as ducted and zoned airconditioning and state-of-the-art Cbus lighting, compliment these elegant traditional features. read more
In a great coup for Townsville, the Harris Crossing display village features the largest installaTownville newest development, Harris Crossing is not only the launch pad of a pioneering energy-saving initiative that will save homeowners thousands in energy costs, it’s also set to become the stage for the world’s hottest outdoor activity that will soon set Townsville soaring.“The plan for Harris Crossing was to create something new and unique, yet cater for all lifestyles and budgets,” said Nick Ryle, sales and marketing manager of Maidment Development Group, the creators behind Harris Crossing.“We have a variety of home sites from low maintenance 300sq m courtyard lots right up to sprawling 1000sq m lifestyle lots overlooking parkland and the landscaped banks of the Bohle River.“Willows Shopping Centre is only three minutes away, Riverway Lagoons and Arts Centre are only four minutes away, schools and childcare facilities are within easy walking distance. Or if you just want to pick up a fishing rod and throw a line in one of the freshwater fishing holes along the Bohle, it’s right at your doorstep.”Award-winning builder Martin Locke — whose Isaac 303 display home at Harris Crossing boasts his latest accessible living designs in a four-bedroom luxury home — believes that Harris Crossing is the perfect place to put down roots and enjoy everything this dynamic new community has to offer.“People are going to love the location of Harris Crossing. It’s so easy to get to anywhere in Townsville, plus there’s a real ‘family feel’ to the place,” said Martin.“I live just across the river, so I know and believe in the area. People moving into this estate are long-term family homeowners. They really want to make it their home, which is one of the main reasons we’ve invested so heavily in our latest display home.”Martin Locke’s Isaac 303 display home features a stunning, fully-accessible swimming pool with ramped entry and infinity edge for complete ease of access.It’s the kind of forward-thinking, state-of-the-art design that has become representative of the quality of homes being built at Harris Crossing.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“There are a lot of new, exciting ideas coming out of Harris Crossing, including what’s planned along the Bohle River. The parks and the introduction of Disc Golf are going to make the estate a real standout.”Disc Golf is, in a nutshell, the same concept as golf, but instead of hitting a ball players toss a frisbee-like disc along an 18-hole course with the goal of getting a hole-in-one in a metal basket.“It’s family-friendly, loads of fun and a great way to get big kids and little kids active and outdoors,” said Nick. “It’s going to take Townsville by storm.”Then there’s Maidment Development Group’s leading edge initiative to give homeowners the option to install an energy-saving Tesla Powerwall 2 in their new home at a fraction of the normal retail price.The Tesla Powerwall allows homeowners to generate, store and manage their own solar energy, day or night, slashing energy bills and giving residents of Harris Crossing a truly energy-independent lifestyle.“Just as builders should be looking to continually raise the bar, so should developers with their offerings,” said Martin Locke.“It goes without saying that energy costs are a massive issue right now, so to have a developer that has done something proactive about addressing this issue — by way of partnering with Tesla battery storage for those moving into Harris Crossing — is definitely a game-changer.”To see the range of display homes open at Harris Crossing or to find out more about Harris Crossing, Disc Golf or Maidment Development Group’s Tesla Powerwall offer, you can find Harris Crossing just off Hervey Range Road at Bohle Plains. read more
It has a swish kitchen too.The other key feature is the expansive roof terrace providing a great space for summer gatherings.The home is within a short stroll of the river and has easy access to the cool Hawthorne cafe strip.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair or Facebook at Kieran Clair — journo Aqua blue has been used as a colour pop here, but you could add your own flair.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour agoThe three-level, five-bedroom home has a touch of Modernism about it too, with a flat roof, straight lines, open plan and big windows all adding to the feel.Want to see more dream homes? Here are a few we found earlier:Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:45Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:45 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:45 Related videos 01:45Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:34Paradise for sale…01:16Dream home: Broadbeach Waters01:33Dream Home: New Farm01:36Dream Home: Brookfield01:00Mermaid BeachFeatures include bi-fold doors onto the patio which overlooks a salt water swimming pool, ducted air conditioning, high-end fittings and security system with intercom entry. This is just one of the outdoor entertainment spaces. This Hawthorne home proves being square (ish) is cool.If there’s a mountain of colourful cushions in your linen cupboard that you’re keen to put on display, then this prestige home at 33 Aaron Ave, Hawthorne could be the perfect opportunity. Straight lines and right angles pay dividends at 33 Aaron Avenue, Hawthorne.The property, which last sold for $2.125 million in March 2014, has an architectural finish that fits in perfectly with it’s prestige neighbours, but it’s the clean, crisp colour scheme which provides a design-savvy buyer with an opportunity to add some colourful flair. read more
57 Woodgee St, Currumbin.AWASH in coastal hues this stunning home was designed by the master of beachside style, architect Paul Uhlmann.The property which featured in 100 Dream Houses from Down Under and Houses magazine is an ode to coastal living. Big on privacy, space and light, the elevated beach house takes full advantage of views over the Pacific Ocean. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North4 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago57 Woodgee St, Currumbin.Homeowner Carol-Ann White bought the Currumbin property in 2004. The tri-level home includes six bedrooms and six bathrooms. With a 16m heated lap pool the house is also steps from the beach. 57 Woodgee St, Currumbin.Woven into the natural Currumbin hillside, Sotheby’s International Realty Queensland’s Carol Carter said the house won the Sloping Site Master Builders Award for its suspended concrete construction. read more
Live off the land at 1947 Springbrook Rd, Springbrook. Source: realestate.com.auIF you want to live off the land this Gold Coast Hinterland property might just be what you’re looking for.On the market at $499,000 the 4082sq m sprawling property at Springbrook comes with a “completely self-sufficient garden”. There is an abundance of fresh fragrant herbs.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours ago“Simply bursting with everything edible including banana, avocado and lime trees, a myriad of healthy vegetables and an abundance of fresh fragrant herbs,” the listing states.“The current owner lives completely off the land and benefits from four rainwater tanks to keep the one acre of gardens beautifully green.“Eat fresh from your garden every day.” The kitchen. Source: realestate.com.au “Eat fresh from your garden every day”. 1947 Springbrook Rd, Springbrook. Source: realestate.com.au The dining room and kitchen. Source: realestate.com.auThe residence features four bedrooms, a living room, kitchen, dining area and 6m wide workshop.Helen Thomas of LJ Hooker Nerang is marketing the property.“Enjoy the Springbrook cool fresh mountain air, cheap sustainable living and a location away from the hustle and bustle of city life,” the listing states.Springbrook is about an hour’s drive southwest of Surfers Paradise. read more