Classic Queenslander the ultimate bush hideaway with resort-style pool, zipline

first_imgPlenty of room for the whole family. The luxurious six-bedroom home has been recently renovated to include a swish new kitchen and modern bathrooms, yet it retains a classic feel with iconic weatherboards, lead windows, ornate cornices, timber detailing and the bullnose veranda. The large 0.89 ha block also features a swoon-worthy pool and cabana which was only added three years ago. “Everyone that comes to stay says it’s like living in a resort,” Mr Forbes said. “It’s a great place to entertain and also a great place to get that peace and quiet you need on the weekend.” Owners Chrissie and Richard Forbes have lived at the property with their three children for the past five years. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“The beauty of living in this magnificent house is hearing the birdlife every morning and nothing else, plus seeing the wallabies hoping around — yet you’re only 10 minutes from Currumbin Beach,” Mr Forbes said. “From the veranda of the Queenslander you can only see one house, the rest of the houses are hidden behind trees.“It’s your own little bush hideaway.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), 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.This 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.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 It’s the ultimate bush hideaway. The classic Queenslander. It’s the quintessential Queenslander which epitomises the Gold Coast’s laid-back, fun-filled lifestyle. With a classic design, the highset Currumbin Waters house features an iron roof, veranda stretching the length of the home and a resort-style pool — it’s the ultimate bush hideaway. And for those with adrenaline junkie kids, there’s an 80m zipline, which will provide hours of entertainment. A new kitchen forms part of the package. The six-bedroom house at 23 Karawatha Drive, Currumbin Waters, has hit the market. MORE NEWS: Former tax evader lists Coast mansion MORE NEWS: Multimillion-dollar house with a golden shoe bath The house has a blend of modern and classic elements. There’s also the added benefit of having a personal wildlife sanctuary in your backyard with koalas, wallabies, rosellas, lorikeets and kookaburras in the surrounding bushland. The family has listed the property and is looking to downsize without leaving the area.Brendan Andrews of Brendan Andrews Real Estate is marketing the property.last_img read more