Now is the time to buy that holiday home by the beach you’ve been dreaming about

first_imgTrinity Beach Palace in Trinity Beach is for sale for $9.5 million.A driving range is located next to the pool house for keen golfers and there’s a choice of two outdoor bars for cocktails at sunset.Best of all, you have 130 metres of private sandy beach all to yourself.5. SUNSHINE BEACH, QLDThis beachfront pad has the ultimate holiday vibe.The house on 608sq m at 20 Arakoon Crescent is one of an exclusive few to enjoy absolute beach frontage to beautiful Sunshine Beach.The two-level three-bedroom home has an enormous entertaining deck, sleek lap pool and walls of glass, perfect for drinking in the uninterrupted ocean views. 26 North Point Avenue, Kingscliff, is for sale.This is authentic Hamptons style — the ultimate four-bedroom beach house that would stand out in the crowd even in Long Island.The owners bought the prized waterfront site at Salt Village six years ago and built their dream holiday home with the help of architect, Paul Uhlmann.Just 40 steps to the beach and with vast ocean views from almost every room, the property will set you back a cool $3 million-plus, but it’s worth every cent. This property at 12 Brownell Drive, Byron Bay, is for sale.The north-facing 883sq m allotment commands breathtaking water views across the ocean to Julian Rocks and beyond.3. HERVEY BAY, QLDFor a laid-back lifestyle without a hint of pretentiousness, 127 Esplanade, Hervey Bay, might be more your style.Directly opposite a tidal beach providing water views across the bay to Fraser Island, this address is in the quiet northeastern sector of this unassuming seaside community, yet handy to the golf club, shopping and schools.Covering 567sq m, the four-bedroom home features polished timber floors and tiles across both levels, catering for the low maintenance holiday-maker. 26 North Point Avenue, Kingscliff, is for sale.Blessed with white washed rustic timber finishes, an open plan design and an abundance of natural light, the home is regarded as one of the best examples of Hamptons style architecture in Australia, according to Sotheby’s International Realty’s Geraldine Keogh.Even the bathroom is luxurious — boasting a large marble bath and built-in LCD television.Situated between the Gold Coast and Byron Bay, the property is only a 15 minute drive from Coolangatta Airport.2. BYRON BAY, NSWIf you’re itching to create your own dream holiday home, 12 Brownell Drive, Byron Bay, could be the perfect blank canvas.According to Unique Estates, which is marketing the property with Ed Silk from Ed Silk Byron Bay for $5.5 million, this is the last dress circle block available in the exclusive beachside community overlooking Wategos Beach.“There’s almost no development land left so this is one of the remaining blocks available in Wattegos Beach, Byron Bay in general,” Nicolette van Wijngaarden said. This house at 127 Esplanade, Hervey Bay, is for sale.Modern architectural design graces the open plan living areas, while a central two-storey atrium is a defining feature.Almost every room opens to a terrace or balcony to take full advantage of the views.The main entertaining terrace adjoins a fully tiled swimming pool and an all-weather, half-sized tennis court.The property is being offered by Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty for $1.395 million.4. TRINITY BEACH, QLDIf money is no object, Trinity Beach Palace is the ultimate beach shack on your own private piece of paradise, 15 minutes north of Cairns.Offered to the market by Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty for $9.5 million, this property has hosted a long list of famous faces during its time as a rental for high-end corporate retreats and luxury family getaways. This home at 26 North Point Avenue, Kingscliff, is for sale.THE Easter break might be over, but it’s not too late to buy that holiday home you’ve always dreamt of.A wave of luxury beachside properties has hit the market, offering the promise of endless sunshine and lazy days by the water.Looking for a beach bargain? Start your research here:Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:48Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:48 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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Trinity Beach Palace in Trinity Beach is for sale for $9.5 million.You’ll want for nothing in this five bedroom house, complete with six bathrooms, a sauna, gym, den, library and pool.The enormous deck overlooks a climate-controlled swimming pool and African-style open bath house with views north to Double Island or south to Yorkeys Knob. The view from 12 Brownell Drive, Byron Bay.The property comes with a development approval in place and is set just one street back from Marine Parade — a 50 metre stroll from Wategos Beach.It comes with an existing 1960s two-bedroom beach cottage, with spiral staircase and potbelly stove, which is perfect to use as a base until you want to build your dream home.“What I particularly love about this site — apart form the amazing views — is that it’s got a double street frontage … so if you did a dual occupancy, each house would have its own access,” Ms van Wijngaarden said.More from newsCairns home ticks popular internet search terms3 days agoTen auction results from ‘active’ weekend in Cairns3 days ago This house at 20 Arakoon Crescent, Sunshine Beach, is for sale for $6.25 million.Not to mention it’s just down the road from shops and restaurants, close to Sunshine Beach Surf Club and a stone’s throw from Alexandria Bay.The Frank Macchia designed property is being offered to the market by Milan Markanovic of Tom Offermann Real Estate for $6.25 million.last_img read more


PFA awards: Leicester and Spurs dominate Premier League team

first_imgLeicester and Tottenham have provided eight players between them for the PFA Premier League Team of the Year.Jamie Vardy is one of a quartet of players from league leaders Leicester, while Premier League top scorer Harry Kane is one of four men from Spurs.Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, on the shortlist for the PFA Player of the Year Award, misses out.Women’s Super League 1 champions Chelsea have three players in the WSL 1 Team of the Year.Kane has scored 24 goals this season for Tottenham, who are five points behind Leicester with four games remaining.As well as Vardy, Wes Morgan, N’Golo Kante and Riyad Mahrez are included from Leicester while Toby Alderweireld, Danny Rose and Dele Alli join Kane from Tottenham. Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin and West Ham’s Dimitri Payet make up the rest of the team.The PFA awards evening takes place on Sunday 24 April, when the PFA Player of the Year will be announced. Vardy, Kane, Mahrez, Kane, Ozil and Payet are on the shortlist for that award.  –Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @JoySportsGH. Our hashtag is #JoySportslast_img read more