Gold Coast mega mansion hits the market with a $14.88 million price tag

first_imgIs it a resort? Picture: Richard GoslingThe home takes up most of the 2103sq m block and overlooks the Broadwater.It has 55m of water frontage and features multiple entertainment areas, seven bedrooms and nine bathrooms with extensive marble and timber flooring.From the gated entry, cylindrical pillars and a high wooden portico stand guard over a stone driveway and manicured gardens. Fancy a dinner overlooking the Broadwater?Inside, a combination of timber and wrought-iron features demand your attention while floor-to-ceiling glass offers a spectacular vista of the open water.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoA sunken carpeted lounge is beneath 7m ceilings and warmed by a fireplace.There is a collection of stunning formal and casual living spaces at every turn with extensive marble and timber floors throughout.“It’s a perfect house for a large family as there’s so many areas you don’t feel like you’re on top of each other,” Mr Peat said. Brian Peat and Eileen Peat in front of their home Grand Vista. Picture: Richard GoslingA MEGA mansion on the Sovereign Islands has hit the market for $14.88 million, more than double its 2010 selling price after major renovations.Vendors Brian and Eileen Peat bought Grand Vista at auction for $7 million from receivers in 2010.It was fallen Gold Coast developer John Fish’s mansion which had previously been on the market in 2009 for $15 million. The mansion from the water. The kitchen has been expanded.Prestige Property Agents principal Amir Mian is marketing the property.“It suits someone wealthy who wants privacy and wants something unique,” he said.“There’s no blocks available on this side now with three blocks and city views so you cannot replace this now.” Tour this palatial mansion in tomorrow’s Gold Coast Bulletin Realestate magazine. The bedrooms feature stunning views of the Broadwater. From the air it is a sight to behold.As well as expanding the kitchen and creating a seamless indoor-outdoor flow to the poolside teppanyaki alfresco area, the pair also worked their magic at the other end of the house, in the entertainment precinct.A stunning open-plan wing complete with a bar, dining, lounge, library and outdoor area accessible via bi-folds can operate as a large-scale functions area.From the foyer, a curved timber and wrought iron staircase leads to the five ensuited bedrooms on the upper level including the luxurious main bedroom. Brian and Eileen Peat have put their sprawling mansion on the market. Picture: Richard GoslingMr Fish paid $6.5 million for the home in 2003 and had undertaken a major refurbishment but when the Peats bought the property it was incomplete and hadn’t been maintainedThey then spent big bucks transforming it from a Mediterranean-style mansion into a contemporary resort-style haven.“The owner virtually ran out of money,” Mr Peat said.“The floor was concrete, the kitchen was tiny and there were whole areas of blank space.”“We rewired a lot of things, changed the lighting and installed CBUS throughout.” The view once you step inside the front door.The basement has a wine cellar, gym, steam room and a powder room, plus a 10-car garage.The Peats have lived on the Sovereign Islands since 2007 and said Grand Vista’s privacy, luxury features and sprawling design initially sparked their interest.“A lot of big houses don’t have the separation that this property does,” Mr Peat said.“You can have a big house but you are all on top of each other whereas here there’s plenty of different areas.” The entertainment wing. No detail has been spared in the design of this luxury mansion.last_img read more

Mauricio Pochettino names surprise man of the match after Spurs win at Brighton

first_img Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won impact REVEALED 3 3 LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Spurs ended three consecutive defeats RANKED BEST OF Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack “We played against Brighton who for me in the past few weeks are the best team in set-pieces,” Pochettino said. “They are so strong and they work so hard in that aspect.“I think in the few days previous we worked less but we worked a lot on the video, rather than on the pitch. That showed that it’s all about mentality, be aggressive.“I think the team were fantastic in the way they defended. Football is organisation. It’s translating the philosophy that you want, it’s mentality, it’s fight, it’s to be available always to give your best.“The spirit was fantastic and that is what pleased me the most.” ADVICE REVEALED Conditions were tricky Gazzaniga was assured “For me Paulo Gazzaniga was man of the match, he was fantastic, fantastic because the energy that translates to the team and I think his personality, his character,” his compatriot said.“That is so difficult to play that way, and the condition of the pitch, the weather, windy, it was raining, I think for me he was man of the match.“Maybe he didn’t make an unbelievable save, but I don’t know who was man of the match, but for me he deserved to be and I said well done to him on the pitch at the end, because the energy and feeling he translated to the team was very calm and relaxed.“That is the message he sent. That is why I am so happy with him.” 3 Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions Pochettino was left purring after his Tottenham side passed a stern examination of their set-piece defending at Brighton.Spurs’ shoddy play when defending dead-balls had been a large contributing factor to their three successive defeats, with four of the six goals they conceded in losses to Watford, Liverpool and Inter Milan coming in that fashion.But they stood firm in shocking conditions on the south coast to earn a 2-1 win, coming through goals from Harry Kane and Erik Lamela, even if they did have to endure some nervy moments in their own penalty area. silverware MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Mauricio Pochettino was thrilled with the performance of third-choice goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga during Tottenham’s 2-1 victory at Brighton.In the absence of Hugo Lloris and Michel Vorm through injury, the resolute nature of Spurs’ display was helped by the assured Gazzaniga, who was making just his second start for the club. Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies wonlast_img read more