With the nickname “Millionaire’s Row”, it’s no surprise to see a property on Hedges Ave, Mermaid Beach, feature in the list of most expensive house sales in Queensland in the past 12 months.
Spread across four levels, 159 Hedges Ave sold for $15.75 million earlier this year and features multiple outdoor entertaining terraces and bars, a sparkling in-ground pool, wine cellar and a plant room.
It’s one of 10 opulent homes we’ve got for you to cast your eyes over, with other properties featuring Turkish steam rooms and squash courts.
- 5 McMillan Crt, Southport
Sale price: $23.75 million
Sold on: 5 March 2021
Key features: 6 bed, 7 bath, 6 car
What makes it special: Designed by renowned architect Michael Witty, the luxury chateau-style residence named ‘Alston’ features a lavish double staircase and chandelier entry, marble bars, a wine room and an indoor pool. If you seek a little more luxury there’s also a two-level library with a spiral staircase, a home cinema, a timber panelled billiards room and Nerang River frontage.
- 7-13 King Arthur’s Court, Paradise Point
Sale price: $20 million
Sold on: 2 August 2021
Key features: 8 bed, 8 bath, 14 car
What makes it special: Chateau de Reves took three years to build and occupies a 3070sq m landholding with 85m of water frontage. Venetian Murano glass, Botticino marble floors and a grand staircase, made in and shipped from Italy, are among the opulent finishes. If this luxury pad was yours you could dine-in at the custom teppanyaki table, have a drink at the bar or savour a sip of your best wine from the cellar. Afterwards take a dip in the indoor-outdoor pool with 24-carat gold detail in the tiles, have a hit of tennis or enjoy the Turkish steam room. When it’s time to sleep you can slumber on a custom-designed rotating bed in the master suite.
- 24 Box St, Buderim
Sale price: $17.1 million
Sold on: 30 August
Key features: 4 bed, 4 bath, 10 car
What makes it special: Malumba Estate is a Hampton-style residence with sweeping ocean views that take in the white sands of Moreton Island and beyond to the Glass House Mountains. There are three luxurious bedrooms with water-cut marble ensuites, a gourmet kitchen with a butler’s pantry that looks as though it belongs in the pages of Vogue, multiple living rooms and outdoor entertaining decks, a self-contained guest suite and a north-facing mineralised pool. Fittings and fixtures include oak parquetry flooring, French doors, grand fireplaces and an infrared sauna. There’s also a 240sq m events building.
- 39 Picture Point Cres, Noosa Heads
Sale price: $16.45 million
Sold on: 9 October 2021
Key features: 4 bed, 2 bath, 4 car
What makes it special: Noosa Today reports that when 39 Picture Point Cres sold at auction it set a state record for the highest price achieved under the hammer for a residential property in Queensland. Nestled on the north-facing side of Laguna Hill, on a 1447sq m allotment, the home has views across Noosa Main Beach, Noosa North Shore, Noosa River and beyond to the mountains. The retro ‘70s home is fitted with timber panelling and slate, along with soaring ceilings and picture windows to maximise the views.
- 159 Hedges Ave, Mermaid Beach
Sale price: $15.75 million
Sold on: 22 January 2021
Key features: 5 bed, 7 bath, 6 car
What makes it special: Set on ‘Millionaire’s Row’ this 114-square home is spread across four levels and features beach frontage and magnificent ocean views. The home starts with a soaring atrium foyer with a crystal chandelier before offering a marble kitchen, multiple bars and terraces, a sparkling in-ground pool with ocean views and a six-car garage with a fully equipped gym, sauna, wine cellar and plant room.
- 1 Leopard St, Kangaroo Point
Sale price: $15 million
Sold on: 18 March 2021
Key features: 6 bed, 6 bath, 5 car
What makes it special: Perched on top of the Kangaroo Point clifftops, this three-level home has sweeping, 280-degree views of the Brisbane skyline, river and Story Bridge. Architecturally designed, features include an entertaining terrace with a barbecue, teppanyaki grill and woodfired pizza oven. Enjoy a movie in the soundproof, surround sound cinema with projector, work out in the fully equipped gym and relax in the Bisazza steam room.
- 20 Arakoon Cres, Sunshine Beach
Sale price: $14.25 million
Sold on: 24 October 2021
Key features: 3 bed, 3 bath, 2 car
What makes it special: Designed by Frank Macchia and almost floating above Sunshine Beach, this multi-level home features multiple, north facing, full length balconies to capture the sun all year. You can splash in the 14m long pool or enjoy the architectural features in the living, dining and kitchen, which is propped on a polished timber plinth. The master suite is more like a self-contained studio apartment, while the lower level media room opens to a beachside terrace and steps leading down to the beach.
- 3 Sir Lancelot Close, Paradise Point
Sale price: $14.15 million
Sold on: 2 May 2021
Key features: 7 bed, 12 bath, 8 car
What makes it special: An iconic Gold Coast property with 55m of broadwater frontage, ‘Grand Vista’ offers views from South Stradbroke Island to Surfers Paradise. There are seven ensuite bedrooms, formal and informal living spaces, an elevator servicing three levels and a self-contained studio for guests or staff. You’d have your own 15m jetty, a 25m lap pool, a gym and steam room, plus a 3600-bottle, temperature controlled wine cellar.
- 1/1-7 Bayview Rd, Noosa Heads
Sale price: $13.5 million
Sold on: 17 October 2021
Key features: 4 bed, 4 bath, 2 car
What makes it special: At this home it’s hard to know whether to relax in the built-in spa on the rooftop terrace or on the floating daybeds in the Bionizer freshwater mineral pool. Other luxury features include rough-cut crystal pendant lighting, imported limestone flooring, multiple living and entertaining spaces, including an outdoor dining area overlooking rainforest-style gardens.
- 55 Markwell St, Hamilton
Sale price: $12 million
Sold on: 4 March 2021
Key features: 6 bed, 5 bath, 4 car
What makes it special: With 180-degree views across Brisbane, this opulent home features more than 1000sq m of living and entertaining space, including an outdoor barbecue kitchen with pizza oven and a firepit. There’s also a full size squash court, a heated lap pool, spac, sauna and a gym. A separate self-contained cottage is an added bonus for guests, a housekeeper or a nanny.
- CoreLogic data and listing information/images from realestate.com.au was used to compile this list of some of the top-selling homes over the past 12 months. There may be more expensive sales with undisclosed prices that sold during the same time period.