The 8 best luxury homes on the market right now

Whether you’re looking for a high-end inner-city abode or an estate in the countryside, there’s something for everyone in this line-up of some of Australia’s best prestige homes.

8 Toocooya Road Hunters Hill NSW 2110

TKD and Paddock Landscape Architects have created a striking contemporary residence with impressive home automation and a heated, zero-edge pool set within gorgeous gardens. Close to top schools and city ferries, the home includes a sunken lounge, a serious butler’s pantry with a cool room and a lavish main suite with terrace and home office.

Toorak VIC 3142

Set on one of the city’s most coveted boulevards, this elegant family home offers five bedrooms with en suites upstairs and a selection of living spaces at ground level. Outside, Jack Merlo-designed gardens wrap around a tennis court and pool. There’s lift access, custom joinery, several fireplaces and plenty of storage.

1A Ross Street, Kew VIC 3101

A stately reception hall with a sweeping staircase is a fitting entry to this European-inspired house, set close to leading schools. Highlights include a calacatta marble kitchen, oak parquetry floors, a home cinema and a heated pool.

10 Ludlow Street Hamilton QLD 4007

Set high on Hamilton Hill with views taking in the river and city skyline, this new home comes with lift access and a pool. The house is fully smart-wired and the six-car garage is equipped with a custom-made half-pipe.

33 Lansell Road, Toorak VIC 3142

The palatial Federation mansion Darnlee is currently configured as a 47-room nursing home but could be converted into a luxury residence. Set on a prestigious 3582-square-metre landholding in Lansell Road, the property retains impressive period features including a conical tower, decorative plasterwork, fireplaces and headlights.

35 Ralston Road, Palm Beach NSW 2108

Enjoy picture-perfect northerly views of Palm Beach, the lighthouse and the Central Coast from this updated 1960s house. There are four bedrooms at entry level, and the kitchen adjoins the open-plan living spaces upstairs. There’s also a media room and a full-width terrace making the most of the outlook.

2-6 Riverbend Avenue, Carrara QLD 4211

If you like the idea of joining the landed gentry, this 1.2-hectare riverfront estate could be just the ticket. A 10-minute drive from the coast, the property includes the Roger Parkin-designed Manor House – a huge, six-bedroom English-style home with a bell tower – as well as a secondary, two-bedroom residence set within well-kept grounds with a pool and helipad.

39 Franklin Place, Hamilton TAS 7140

Located in the picturesque Derwent Valley, The Old Schoolhouse is a Victorian Gothic sandstone property built in 1856 and currently run as bed-and-breakfast accommodation. You’ll find soaring ceilings, polished floorboards, original fireplaces and ornate timber mantels. There’s a stone-paved, vine-covered terrace for outdoor entertaining and two self-contained cottages within the grounds.

Article source: Queensland Property Investor