House for sale
58 Retreat Street,
Bridgeman Downs, QLD
4 4 4
Offers over $4,500,000
American Inspired Private EstateThe owners have relocated back to New Zealand and are committed to selling.
More at home on the hills overlooking Los Angeles, or coming to life on the pages of an F. Scott Fitzgerald novel, this unrepeatable estate spans over 2.5 acres of manicured grounds, interior luxury and stately additions. Truly one of the most spectacular and opulent properties in Brisbane, this residence combines palatial splendour with award winning design to foster a truly Babylonian measure of existence.
Entering through the private gates, buyers are immediately impressed by the detail that lies throughout the scale of this property. Pristinely landscaped grounds meander as far as the eye can see, accentuated by walkways winding between pergolas, seating areas, statues and a sandstone well. All roads lead to the heart of the property - a Gatsby-style residence commanding elements from both Queensland's architectural heritage and the decadence of the Hamptons.
The magnificent frontage of gabled roofs and pillars offers a glimpse into the extravagance within the home. Inside, natural materials come together to support the outstanding craftsmanship throughout, with Blackbutt timber, Comerford sandstone and Western Australian jarrah. These are contrasted with luxury elements of ornate skirtings, lavish architraves, Colonial-inspired cornices, cathedral-like ceilings and a warm, inviting palette. All of these rich details make up nearly 800m2 of formal and casual living and entertaining areas, each offering rarefied elegance and simple practicality.
A true reflection of grand proportions of this home, every member of the family can find comfort and convenience within any of its features. A gourmet kitchen lies at the very core of family entertaining, complete with peninsula bench and outlook over the scenic grounds. Residents can gather in any of the several living and dining spaces, or relax in the formal lounge room, large home office or library. The pinnacle of relaxed entertaining comes in the form of a versatile, expansive games room, supported by timber trusses that are over 100 years old.
All four bedrooms have been designed as separate retreats, each oversized and utterly ingrained with comfort. The master suite features a walk-through robe, soaring ceilings, expansive glazing and doors to a private Juliet balcony surveying the grounds. The main retreat is completed by a magnificent ensuite complete with dual marble vanities, dual showers and rich tiling. All other bedrooms have access to equally stunning bathrooms.
The extravagant features continue outside the home, with a stunning, resort-style pool and tennis court nestled amongst the lush grounds. Family and guests can take a rest from play in the adjacent pool/guest house, completely self-contained.
Additional extras complement a home of this size and scale, and include an audio system, security system, three phase power, ducted air conditioning, Vacu-Maid, Dynalite Home Management System, irrigation system and three bay shed.
Located on a high North East aspect in Bridgeman Downs, this home is the crown jewel of Brisbane's own 'Millionaire's Row'. Interested buyers will discover complete and utter privacy, whilst being in range of a number of local amenities, including shops, retailers, grocery stores and entertainment. Local public transport options include bus stops within walking distance and two train stations are within minutes. The Brisbane CBD is just 24 minutes away by car. This home is also just kilometres from the prestigious St Paul's Anglican School.
Nothing compares to the scale, the magnificence and the luxury of this estate. Brisbane's most prestigious address has to be seen to be believed. Call today to arrange your private inspection.
Last updated: 08:44AM on Aug 2nd 2018