Unusual Gold Coast ‘tree house’ snapped up for almost $2 million

first_imgIt looks like it’s in the treetops from the inside. It has a contemporary style with modern features. The bathroom is like a rainforest spa retreat. MORE NEWS: NRL captain’s push for side hustle The 15m cantilevered wing was the most complicated part of the build.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 agoIt was passed in at auction before a $1.875 million price tag was attached to it.Mr Lamb said it attracted plenty of interest, including multiple offers, but many people who inspected it weren’t serious buyers.“We had so much interest in it but … a lot of people came through just because they loved the design of the home,” he said.“We were really shooting for a premium price.” MORE NEWS: Glitter Strip among world’s best for luxury property No wonder it’s called the ‘tree house’.center_img A local buyer splashed almost $2 million on the striking Tallai property.A striking Tallai house designed to look as though it is perched in the treetops has been snapped up for almost $2 million.The Grandview Tce property, appropriately named the ‘Tree House’, changed hands in a $1.8 million deal just before Christmas but settled yesterday.Kollosche agent Rob Lamb, who marketed the property, said the local buyers were so keen to move in that they had almost unloaded all their belongings hours after the sale settled.The cleverly designed house hit the market in October. He said the buyer wasn’t looking for a new property but couldn’t ignore the opportunity after stumbling across the unusual house. The property hit the market in October before being snapped up just before Christmas.“They just didn’t want to miss out,” he said.Sellers Simon and Janine Newitt designed and built the four-bedroom house.The most complicated part of the build was 15m cantilevered wing, which has floor-to-ceiling windows framing sprawling bushland views.“The tie down construction was extensive to lock the cantilevered wing down to the earth,” Mr Newitt said.“This included 9m-deep rock anchors set below the primary footing. “We also drilled and blasted three rock sockets that support the cantilevered building laterally.”The couple lived in the house with their three children for almost two years. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img

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