Luxury home at Currumbin Waters is the ultimate bush retreat

first_imgThe outdoor entertainment area at 274 Simpsons RoadMr Denman said it was time to downsize now that their five children have moved out.“It’s been a beautiful family home,” Mr Denman said.The house, which is on a 1.25ha block, is built into the hill face.The open kitchen, dining and living area is on the middle floor.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa18 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoIt can be opened up through sliding glass doors to encompass the covered deck and alfresco dining area, which juts out to make the most of the panoramic views all the way to the coastline.There are two bedrooms on this floor while the other three are on the bottom floor.The master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and large ensuite, which opens onto its own private deck. All but one of the bedrooms have their own decks. Check out that view. How’s that for a main living area. 274 Simpsons Road, Currumbin WatersNESTLED among the bushland at Currumbin Waters is this contemporary multi-story home.It feels like it is a world away from civilisation but the property at 274 Simpsons Rd is just minutes from the shops, the Gold Coast Airport and beach. Gold Coast architect Shane Denman designed and built the five-bedroom home.He and his wife, Rosslyn Abernethy, have lived in it for the past 12 years. The main entrance to 274 Simpsons RoadHe said the surrounding bushland gave it a peaceful ambience. “In the bushland, there’s koalas and kangaroos, it’s beautiful,” Mr Denman said.It was hard to choose but Mr Denman said the chef-style kitchen with top of the range fixtures and fittings and wide stone benchtops was his favourite part of the home.“My wife and I love cooking so we love the kitchen,” he said.“But we do just enjoy the whole house really.”He said they would miss the home but it was much to big for them now.They were planning on downsizing into a new home that they will build.center_img Even the kitchen at 274 Simpsons Road has a view.An office space is dedicated to the top floor, which is surrounded by windows that frame the treetops and sweeping vistas.The home also has a separate family room and retreat as well as a pool on the middle level and a double garage.Mr Denman said it was a complicated home to build but it was worth it.“It was a hard site, a very steep site, but we made it work,” he said.“It probably took us about 12 months to do all the design work and then 12 months to build it.“It’s quite a detailed house.”Except for repainting about six months ago, Mr Denman said it had aged well without having to upgrade anything. One of the many decks at 274 Simpsons Road The perfect bedroom.last_img