JUST days out from the start of the State of Origin, Queensland is already reigning supreme — in the real estate stakes at least.
Two Brisbane houses have taken out the top two “Most Viewed Residential Listings” in the nation this week, with NSW scraping in with one house in fourth spot.
The top spot was claimed by 6 Orion St at Coorparoo — an architecturally-designed five bedroom house on an elevated 620sq m block.
Key features include a large open plan lounge, kitchen and dining area that opens on to an enormous undercover deck with a built-in barbecue and views of the city.
Downstairs there is also another large living room/media room, complete with a kitchenette, that open on to a paved undercover outdoor area that overlooks the sparkling inground saltwater swimming pool, private tropical gardens and grassed lawn area.
In second spot was 94 Minimine St at Stafford, a house designed for “young-at-heart adults”.
Described as the house “where you come first before children”, the real fun is hidden behind an inconspicuous hallway door that unveils a staircase that leads you down in to a suburban funland.
First up is the storeroom or wine cellar and then onto the enormous 10 car garage plus workshop area.
There is also a dedicated Gold Class cinema room with tiered flooring and plush armchair seating, plus a combined rumpus/games room with full wet bar, authentic two lane professional standard bowling alley, pool table, air hockey table and pin ball machine.
But it doesn’t stop there.
Outside there is a large terrace which continues out to the rear yard where you will find a 23m pool, a separate heated spa and a dedicated golf putting green.
In terms of the formalities, there are four bedrooms and four bathrooms, a well-appointed kitchen. The master suite has a large walk-in robe and ensuite, and the fourth bedroom combines as a guest wing with its own kitchenette, private lounge area and its own entry to the pool terrace and rear yard.
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