Our WOW home picks for May

Indy Soutar
5 min read

Welcome to an enjoyable showcase of some of Australia’s most prominent properties this past month, each offering a unique blend of luxury, elegance, and unparalleled location that simply makes you want to say WOW! In the prestigious suburb of Toorak, VIC, 44 Verdant Avenue presents a newly renovated home with breathtaking Yarra River views, a perfect contender for contemporary living and entertaining. Meanwhile, the stunning ‘Bonnie Doon’ at 3747 Channel Highway, Birchs Bay, TAS, offers a private retreat on nearly eight acres, seamlessly combining contemporary luxury with Tasmanian heritage.

For those seeking riverside serenity, 47 Riverview Place in Yeronga, QLD, provides a tranquil haven along the Brisbane River and a heated pool so you can swim alongside. Alternatively, experience the timeless charm of recently sold ‘Ballantyne House’ at 17a Fife Avenue, Torrens Park, SA, a meticulously renovated C1940 gem with versatile living spaces and an inviting outdoor oasis.

These easy-on-the-eye properties, each listed by respected real estate agencies, are a testament to the exceptionally charming lifestyle and investment opportunities available across Australia. Whether you’re looking for the elegance of a historic home, the peacefulness of a riverfront retreat, or the contemporary allure of modern architecture, these residences offer something for every discerning buyer or design enthusiast.

1. 44 Verdant Avenue, Toorak VIC 3142

44 Verdant Avenue, Toorak VIC 3142 listed by RT Edgar Boroondara

Experience contemporary living with stunning Yarra River views in this newly renovated home featuring high ceilings, European Oak floors, and a gourmet kitchen. Enjoy alfresco dining on the large balcony or cosy up by the fireplace in the spacious lounge, all while being located near prestigious schools and Toorak Village’s amenities.

2. 3747 Channel Highway, Birchs Bay TAS 7162

3747 Channel Highway, Birchs Bay TAS 7162 listed by Elders Real Estate Hobart

‘Bonnie Doon’—a private retreat exuding timeless design, nestled on nearly eight acres overlooking Birchs Bay in Southern Tasmania. This impressive Brian Wyatt creation seamlessly blends contemporary luxury with Tasmanian heritage, making it a rare gem in the sought-after Birchs Bay enclave.

3. 47 Riverview Place, Yeronga QLD 4104

47 Riverview Place, Yeronga QLD 4104 listed by Place Ascot

Discover your private riverside retreat at this serene oasis along the Brisbane River. With expansive interiors, a heated pool, and easy access to schools and transport, this home seamlessly blends urban convenience with tranquil living. Don’t miss the chance to embrace premium riverfront living in this contemporary haven.

4. 17a Fife Avenue, Torrens Park SA 5062

17a Fife Avenue, Torrens Park SA 5062 listed by Ouwens Casserly Real Estate

Say hello to the enchantment of ‘Ballantyne House,’ meticulously renovated with nods to its C1940 charm. Boasting versatile living spaces and an inviting outdoor oasis, it’s conveniently located near Scotch College and Mitcham Square shopping precinct.

5. 24 Bolt Court, Lesmurdie WA 6076

24 Bolt Court, Lesmurdie WA 6076 listed by LJ Hooker Kalamunda/Foothills

Unmatched city views and an expansive 2034sqm block backing onto Darling Range Regional Park make 24 Bolt Court a standout property. Plus, with impressive features like an infinity pool and spacious interiors, this gem awaits its next family to call it home.

6. 43 Osborne Esplanade, Kingston Beach TAS 7050

43 Osborne Esplanade, Kingston Beach TAS 7050 listed by Harrison Agents Hobart

This charming property is an iconic Federation home with panoramic views of Kingston Beach, boasting spacious rooms, a renovated kitchen, and a versatile floor plan. Enjoy beachside living with easy access to shops, cafes, and services in the vibrant Kingston village, just a short drive from Hobart CBD.

7. 45 Glencairn Avenue, Indooroopilly QLD 4068

45 Glencairn Avenue, Indooroopilly QLD 4068 listed by Ray White New Farm

Introducing ‘Sculpt’ by Graya, a 779sqm riverfront oasis epitomising architectural beauty and opulence on a private plot. This brand-new luxury residence boasts a palatial primary suite, Miele kitchen, swimming pool, spa, and seamless indoor/outdoor living, all nestled in an esteemed Indooroopilly neighbourhood.

8. 14 Edenderry Terrace, Subiaco WA 6008

14 Edenderry Terrace, Subiaco WA 6008 listed by Caporn Young Estate Agents

Enjoy the contemporary elegance in this stunning home opposite Market Square parklands in central Subiaco. With four levels, a five-car garage, heated indoor pool, and versatile floor plan, it’s move-in ready with upscale features and easy access to Subiaco Square, public transport, and trendy amenities.

9. 141 Rosedale Road, Werai NSW 2577

141 Rosedale Road, Werai NSW 2577 listed by McGrath Bowral

Experience an architectural masterpiece on approximately 50 breathtaking rural acres, boasting spacious interiors, a modern kitchen, and panoramic views of rolling hills. This elegant home includes a master suite with garden vistas, versatile living spaces, sustainable features, and easy access to Exeter, Moss Vale, and Bowral.

10. 23A Rossall Road, Somerton Park SA 5044

23A Rossall Road, Somerton Park SA 5044 listed by Noakes Nickolas

Appreciate exceptional coastal living in this stunning, brand-new four-bedroom home by Semble Property in Somerton Park. Featuring a sleek, minimalist design, a sparkling tiled pool, and high-end finishes throughout, this residence offers the perfect blend of style, comfort, and convenience just moments from the beach.

11. 15 Ascot Street, Ascot QLD 4007

15 Ascot Street, Ascot QLD 4007 listed by Coronis Inner North

This Ascot property is a stunning, light-filled designer home with cathedral-height ceilings and luxurious finishes. Architecturally designed with a split-level floor plan, a solar-heated pool, Gaggenau kitchen, and home automation systems while only being 15 minutes to Brisbane CBD this home continues to impress.

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