Beachfront mansion carries $20 million price tag

Written on the 2 May 2013

A luxurious four level mansion sitting on a double block on the absolute beachfront at exclusive Mermaid Beach on the Gold Coast has been put on the market with an asking price of $20 million.

The modern mansion, which is known as Oceanview, is considered one of Queensland’s most exclusive mansions and it has featured on the television show “Great Australian Sandcastles” and the book Beach Houses Down Under.

Exclusive agents Luke and Andrew Henderson from John Henderson Professionals Mermaid Beach said the price, if achieved, would be among the highest prices paid for a home on the Gold Coast and in Queensland.

Andrew Henderson said the home was designed by award-winning Queensland architect Paul Uhlmann and constructed by Graeme Cameron Constructions.

“It’s an ultra-modern mansion and really sets a new benchmark for quality and sophistication for the Gold Coast beachfront,’’ he said.

“I think they have created a home that combines a perfect family sanctuary with all the luxuriousness of a resort.”

Luke Henderson said the home would attract the attention of young entrepreneurs and well-heeled families who had a passion for beachside living.

“It really is an amazing home in an amazing location,’’ said Mr Henderson.

“You really can’t go past the beachfront at Mermaid Beach as a place to build a dream home and that is exactly what they have has done here.”

The four-level home covers two beachfront lots and includes six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a theater room, a roof-top bar and entertainment area, gymnasium and a private skateboard park.

“Oceanview” sits majestically on 1600sqm of absolute beachfront land, at 13-15 Albatross Avenue, Mermaid Beach.

Some of the features of the home include:

• A large basement that provides secure parking for up to five cars plus room for bikes and other toys as well as plenty of other storage.
• The main living areas are on the ground floor and include a theatre room, bar area, dining area, office, ensuited guest bedroom
• The kitchen and meal area enjoy a generous open plan design and overlooks the swimming pool and the ocean.
• The master bedroom, which is on the first floor with four other bedrooms,  features the finest of timber finishes, an extra-large walk-in robe and a large ensuite
• The top floor of the home provide the ultimate escape with its relaxing rumpus room, wet bar, air-conditioned wine room and large gymnasium and its amazing views of the beach and the ocean beyond.