They are the sky homes with sky-high price tags. Take a look at 10 of the most luxurious penthouses on the Queensland market right now.
1. ABIAN, BRISBANE
Inspired by Zaha Hadid’s architecture, the Abian Sky Home is spread over two-levels and features four bedrooms and five bathrooms.
Floating in the sky on level 28/29, the abode features expansive floor-to-ceiling glass that wraps the entirety of the sky home, accentuating the panoramic views of the Botanical Gardens, Brisbane River, city skyline and beyond.
The lower level is home to the living spaces including the chef’s kitchen, a climate-controlled wine cellar, an intimate dining room, a 100sq m outdoor balcony, living room, office, a guest bedroom and a media room.
Up the sculptured, spiral staircase is where you will find the expansive master suite, which includes a walk-in robe and ensuite.
There is also a media room that opens out onto the upper balcony and separates the two further ensuited bedrooms.
The penthouse includes four secure car parks with storage, a 24-hour concierge and shared amenities including a wellness centre, lap pool, gym, sauna, steam room and cold plunge pool.
Best offers close by 5pm on June 26. It is listed with Place Kangaroo Point agents Simon and Courtney Caulfield.
2. EMPORIUM PENTHOUSE, SOUTH BANK
The penthouse suite crowning Brisbane’s swanky Emporium Hotel has hit the market for the first time ever with a $30m price tag, which will shatter the current record sale price if it fetches that figure.
Priced at $15,000 a night on average, the 891 sqm suite on the 21st floor of the South Bank hotel has hosted Hollywood celebrities and international pop stars due to its level of luxury and privacy.
One of Australia’s largest penthouses, the property boasts four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a 15m infinity pool, a six-car garage, private lift access, a 5000-plus bottle wine cellar, and sweeping views over South Bank Parklands, the Brisbane River and the city.
It also comes with full five-star-hotel service, including a concierge, housekeeping, dog walking, car washing, room service, in-room massage services, a personal chef, and champagne — or whatever you fancy — served by the pool.
The penthouse is listed for sale by EOI with Bryce O’Connor and Philip Rand of YPM Group.
3. CHEVRON ONE RESIDENCES, SURFERS PARADISE
Occupying almost 1000sq m and encompassing the entire 39th level, this could possibly be Australia’s largest, single-level sub-penthouse.
Luxuriously appointed with the same interior inclusions seen in the penthouse, the 1 of One Sky Home is listed for $25 million with Ray White Surfers Paradise agent Caitlin Rosenboom.
It has four bedrooms including a “master bedroom enclave”, floor-to-ceiling windows in the living and dining spaces offering 360 degree views, a climate-controlled wine room and an adjacent bar that will be generously stocked with exclusive wines for immediate enjoyment.
The secure basement car park provides accommodation for six vehicles and there is even a concierge service.
4. PIER, NEWSTEAD
This luxury 1060sq m sky-home has panoramic views, private lift access, a formal entry and grand gallery with vaulted ceilings and flawless formal living spaces around the fireplace.
There is also an informal living area and open plan chef’s kitchen with a butler’s pantry, while the glass doors open onto a huge balcony that allows for internal and external living and entertaining areas.
Boasting a private swimming pool, sauna and outdoor kitchen, the skyhome has no structural columns interfering with the flow inside or out.
It consists of four bedrooms and five bathrooms, with the master wing also featuring a spacious office, luxe dressing room and river-view spa bath ensuite.
Other features include a media room, marble, granite and limestone interiors, high-end technology and a four-car garage.
There is also and onsite concierge, resident’s lounge, boardroom, kitchen, gym and pool.
It is listed for sale by EOI with Ray White New Farm’s Matt Lancashire and Place New Farm’s Sarah Hackett.
5. MASTHEAD, MAIN BEACH
This “super penthouse” is being offered off-the-plan and was designed by interior design practice, Banda Design Studio London.
For those who don’t know, Banda Property was founded by Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi , the husband of Princess Beatrice.
Scheduled for completion in 2024, prices for the residences in the Masthead Ocean Club development start from $5.9 million.
The 40-level high-rise with 28 residences comprises 25 full-floor apartments, two dual-level sub-penthouses and one quad-level super penthouse.
The super penthouse boasts 1000sq m of floorspace and panoramic ocean views.
Offering expansive glazing, bespoke joinery and statement lighting, it will have four bedrooms, four bathrooms and secure four car garaging.
Building amenities include a state-of-the-art Wellness Centre with a gym, swimming pool, rejuvenation spa, hot and cold plunge pools, steam and sauna rooms, treatment rooms and yoga studio.
On the 24th and 25th floors is The Ocean Club with 360-degree views, a champagne and wine bar, whisky bar and lounge, chef’s kitchen and dining area, library, and an executive meeting facility.
It is listed with Masthead agents Jaymie Kelly and Bill Malouf and Queensland Sotheby’s agents Lynn Malone, Kim Sharpe and Machelle Jones.
6. MORAY HOUSE, NEW FARM
Moray House is under construction and was designed by bureau^proberts.
It is being developed by Spyre Group.
The two-level penthouse sold for a record $15.75 million in January, and spans an incredible 800 sqm and has its own ‘sky garage’
Offering four bedrooms and four bathrooms, the master suite sits in its own private wing and will boast a lavish walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with natural stone, champagne bronze and a statement designer bathtub.
A sculptural natural stone island bench acts as the centrepiece to the kitchen, while the spacious covered terrace overlooks the Story Bridge.
Other features include a private wine cellar, sky garage, private gym and wellness room.
It was sold by Place Kangaroo Point agents Simon and Courtney Caulfield.
But the sub-penthouse is still on the market, and offers four bedrooms, five bathrooms, three car spaces and a 346sq m floorplan.
It also has a private wine cellar.
The River Home is also available, and has over 469sq m of living space, a private lap pool and outdoor terrace, four bedrooms, five bathrooms and three car spaces.
Prices at Moray House started at $9 million.
7. MARQUIS ON MAIN, MAIN BEACH
Spanning four levels, this 862sq m penthouse comes with its own rooftop alfresco area with a private pool and spa, and boasts uninterrupted 360 degree views.
The first floor has two separate living areas, a full wet bar, elegant dining room and a modern kitchen plus s wraparound balcony.
Level 26 (accessed either by direct lift or stairs) hosts three of the four ensuited bedrooms, all of which have views and private terraces.
The master suite has views over Main Beach, a private terrace, walk-in-robe and separate office space and ensuite.
The final bedroom is located via lift or stairs on Level 27. It too has an ensuite, walk-in-robe and wraparound terrace.
The top floor (Level 28) offers endless opportunities and could be converted into a home office or gym.
It is listed with Kolloshe Broadbeach agent Duncan Longmore.
8. MALIBU, MAIN BEACH
One of only two penthouses in iconic Malibu, this tri-level 775sq m New York-style sky-home is listed for $7 million.
The larger of the two penthouses, this one has been held by one overseas-based family for nearly three decades.
It features an enormous rooftop swimming pool with a spa deck and outdoor kitchen, and the interior levels are wrapped in floor-to-ceiling glass to capitalise on the coastal views.
The open-plan living area has 5m ceilings.
There is showpiece kitchen, multiple interior and exterior spaces, dedicated spaces to work remotely and two guest bedrooms.
The master suite has a walk-in dressing room and wardrobe.
Malibu was the first Gold Coast residential tower completed by Sunland, and also has shared amenities including a heated pool, sauna, gym, CCTV and secure garage.
It is listed with Queensland Sotheby’s agents Michael Vettoretto and Kim Sharpe.
9. LAGUNE, MOFFATT BEACH
Architecturally designed by award-winning Joe Adsett Architects, Lagune is now under construction.
The development offers five full-floor skyhomes, direct lift access to each apartment, ocean-facing master retreats with ensuites, a private heated lap pool, natural stone and engineered timber Oak floor interiors and bespoke, state-of-the-art kitchens.
Three have sold or are under offer, with the remaining two priced at $5.2 million and $5.1 million.
The $5.2 million residence offers 294sq m, ocean views, four bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, two living areas and two car parks.
The other offers 307sq m, four bedrooms, three baths and two car spaces.
10. BELVEDERE, MAIN BEACH
Now under construction, Belvedere will be crowned by a single penthouse that has been listed for $11 million.
It is being developed by Winten Property Group and will consist of 127 apartments ranging from two bedrooms (from $875,000), three bedrooms (from $1.7m) terrace homes (from $2.25m, a sub-penthouse $6m) and the two-level 600sq m penthouse ($11m).
There will also be a four-storey atrium and recreational lobby level with resort-style amenities, heated lap pool, gym and private dining spaces.
Article source: Queensland Property Investor