Seldom does a property evoke an overwhelming sense of calm and seclusion from the moment you enter Ohana, one can't help feel complete removal from the outside world. Situated only 3km's from the city within walking distance to all the iconic amenities of Paddington's bustling caf and entertainment precinct This architecturally designed, three level extended and renewed 1950's era home on a double block of fully fenced 890sqm includes its very own signature dense rainforest backyard estate complete with private walking tracks.
With the home clad in Spotted Gum, be comforted by the home's entrance being both private and alluring as you walk down the Balinese inspired garden courtyard to enter the grand foyer double void garnished with Italian glass ball chandeliers.
Walking through this stunning Libby Watson Brown designed home, the delicate input from one of Brisbane's most renowned and awarded Architects is felt and seen. Fine details include the bespoke Blackbutt Kitchen joinery with quartzite island benchtop, Miele appliance inclusions of three ovens, two dishwashers and induction cooktop.
Entertain friends in the open plan dining then retreat to the lounge flanked by a marble and quartzite double fireplace. This lounge provides a unique hint of the special inclusions below through its floor mounted engineered glass cellar window Learn, study and play in the library and study with full height book shelves perfect for any avid readers collection.
From the middle level access to the supreme 9.0 x 5.0m deck provides the first of many intimate experiences with rainforest estate living. You'll feel like you're living in the tree tops looking down over the stepped estate.
The clever layout upstairs includes positioning all four upper bedrooms centralised around the grand foyer with pristine framed views to the thick forestry and city views beyond. Entering the master bedroom is like entering a personal oasis. With its eastern facing, glass wall of light and city views complimenting both the sleeping area, built in window seat, walk in robe and the master bathroom suite. Have a soak in the enormous tub while watching birds flutter in the distance among the multitude of established tree canopies.
Downstairs, on the bottom living level; you'll find the sprawling games room with its indoor/outdoor alfresco entertaining space. This multi-use rumpus space is the perfect chill out or party zone for pesky teenagers currently holding a full size pool table and piano. Easily configurable to be a separate living space, this is perfectly complimented by the adjacent second kitchen with appliances that can either service your games space of the adjacent fifth bedroom. This versatile bedroom space, complete with its own external entry and intimate courtyard could also be used as a yoga, pilates or gym studio, or any other small business.
On this level you'll find access to the fully insulated and temperature controlled wine cellar with capacity for over 900 bottles. With its sandstone and tile walls, this signature space for your wine collection will be complimented by the engineered glass top ceiling with reclaimed railway sleeper cladding with inlaid fossils, a portal to the living space over.
From this level lower level, access to the sprawling alfresco deck and the enormous 15 metre electrically heated swimming pool which will be the highlight of any family entertaining. Outdoor entertaining is only enhanced when eating home cooked pizza from your built in brick pizza oven
Find solitude on a nature walk in your very own dense rainforest backyard estate. Explore the extensive gardens of mature and established trees Watch the kids climb and hide out in their very own cubby house or explore their fantasies on the astro turfed walking paths.
Further features of the home are:
- 5 bedrooms, 3 and half bathrooms, 2 car parking with automated vehicle turntable
- Heated 15m swimming pool, multiple alfresco spaces & pizza bbq area
- Temperature controlled wine cellar with storage for your collection
- Rumpus room or alternate living space
- Library and study/office
- Potential for a yoga, pilates or gym studio, or other business
- Potential for self-contained separate accommodation for au pair or nanny
- Ducted air-conditioning and built-in gas double fire place
- Spotted gum timber flooring
- Custom cabinetry throughout
- Imported Italian marble and quartzite stone, bespoke chandelier and pendant lighting throughout
This residence redefines a new standard of oasis living in Paddington. Whether it's luxury, comfort, solitude, functionality, entertainment, this rainforest retreat estate home ticks all the boxes. Homes of this calibre are highly sought after, so come and inspect before you buy anywhere else.