The house owners of certainly one of Brisbane’s most extravagant riverside houses, which has been dubbed The Nice Gatsby Mansion, are looking for 1 million for the property.
The asking value was revealed after it was listed with a brand new actual property agent, Emil Juresic of NGU Actual Property Toowong.
Beforehand, the iconic 3923sq m estate, which was built on the site of General Douglas MacArthur’s home during the Pacific campaign, was put out to tender, with that closing in December.
The Victorian-style mansion is without doubt one of the metropolis’s landmark houses and is owned by medical doctors Chris and Tania Bradshaw.
It was, regardless of its character options, constructed simply 23 years in the past, and has seven bedrooms, two research, 4 bogs, room for 5 automobiles, a pool and a 5 storey-high turret and dome which opens up for stargazing.
The property additionally has 60m of river frontage, with the chance to buy one other 30m of riverfront land presently owned by the State Authorities.
Different options embody a pontoon to accommodate a vessel in extra of 60m, chairlift entry from the decrease degree to floor degree, provision for a 2000-bottle wine cellar, 4 separate decks, three fireplaces, an digital boat carry, a boathouse, two workshops and a health club/man cave.
There’s additionally two separate absolutely self-contained visitor quarters.
Mr Juresic, who listed the mansion final evening, stated there was nothing prefer it available on the market in Brisbane.
“It’s on the river, near the town and on a block of land that’s just below 4000 sqm,” he stated.
“The home is very large and stuffed with character. After I first walked in to it the very first thing that got here to thoughts was the Nice Gatsby Mansion.”
Mr Juresic stated that whereas there have been homes available on the market in the identical value vary, even in Brisbane, most had been modern-style builds.
He stated homes like 50 Dauphin Terrace in Sydney might go for “30,40, zero million”.
“It solely went up final evening and we’ve got already locked in some personal inspections,” Mr Juresic stated.
“I’m assured will probably be bought. It is a trophy house.”