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dragons live behind waterfalls you could live beside one

Written by The ReReport

An entrance to remember at 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough.

SANTA’S been visiting the Russo’s Scarborough home for 10 years.
With the four bedroom house now on the market, a forwarding address might be necessary.

The house has a lap pool beside the fully self-contained lower level.

“We’ll have it at our place, but if not, one of our sons has said we can have it at his house,” Jenny Russo said.
“We’ll just have to write a note to Santa to say we’ve moved.”
Clark Partners Real Estate have listed the dual living, waterfront house for sale with offers over $1.45 million.

Views across the water to the Sunshine Coast from this house just 30km from Brisbane’s CBD.

Jenny and Joe Russo built 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough with their children and grandchildren in mind.

Scarborough is at the top of the Redcliffe peninsula and sheltered from the onshore winds.


“We built it so they could come and stay whenever they wanted,’’ Mrs Russo said.
“So downstairs is a bedroom with robe and theatre room and another lounge area and kitchen.”

There are two master bedrooms with ensuites.

They also put in a lift so there was easy access to both levels for when Mrs Russo’s elderly mother comes to visit.
The couple live upstairs where an open plan lounge, dining and kitchen area open to a covered terrace.

The upstairs level is accessible via a lift or stairs.

Mrs Russo’s greatest wish in building this house, was for the entrance to have an impact, whether it was Santa or the fifth grandchild visiting.
The salt water lap pool has been designed with a waterfall feature on one side, which flows into a shallow pool at the entrance to the house.

An entrance to remember at 64 Oyster Point Esplanade, Scarborough.

“I wanted a beautiful entrance with water where you walk over the bridge and there was a waterfall,” she said.
The house is designed to capture the best Queensland aspects, the front balcony faces north, a large deck on the ground level captures the south breezes, and two decks face east.

One of the many outdoor areas for entertaining.

“We’re on the water but we don’t get the winds, Redcliffe gets them,” she said.
What they do get are views of the water, the Glasshouse Mountains and the Great Dividing Range.


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