Qld’s first Westin is combining the best of hotel and residential living

first_imgVanessa and Anthony Iwers are looking forward to life at Mary Lane Residences. Picture – Darren England.LUXURY residential apartments on top of the internationally renowned Westin Brisbane in the middle of the CBD, ticks all of the boxes for high flying professionals and empty nesters.Sitting atop of the Westin Brisbane, the first Westin to be built in Queensland, Mary Lane Residences takes up levels 17 to 37 giving residents luxury apartment living with all of the perks of a world-class hotel … including the option of room service.Mary Lane Residences is part of a $325 million development. The Westin Brisbane is adjacent to Four Points by Sheraton. Both are owned by related entities.Anthony and Vanessa Iwers are looking forward to moving into their two-bedroom Mary Lane apartment, downsizing from their five-bedroom Queenslander in Camp Hill.Mr Iwers said it was the Westin brand quality that attracted them to the development, after staying at The Westin Melbourne.“As the first Westin to come to Brisbane, it also gives the sense of being part of a vibrant and new part of our city, plus offering us access to the associated luxury hotels worldwide,” he said.The mixed-use development will include 184 apartments, a five-star hotel with 286 rooms and high-end retail.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoMary Lane Residences at Westin Brisbane.Mary Lane Residences will have separate entry, lifts and parking to the hotels guests, with the added bonus that residents can access the hotel facilities including spa treatments, hotel concierge and in-room dining.With both the Iwers working in the CBD they said they were looking forward to a new low maintenance lifestyle in the vibrant inner city.“We love our house but we are looking forward to a different lifestyle which allows us more freedom, convenience and comforts,” Mr Iwers said.“Less property maintenance will free us to focus on living and doing things that we want to do at this stage of our lives.”The Iwers apartment sits on the 29th floor with impressive views of the Story Bridge and Brisbane River, which they can enjoy from their large balcony.Construction is well underway on the development, with completion expected in October next year.Sales being lead by Colliers International are going strong with almost all three-bedroom stock sold out. Two and three-bedroom apartments on Levels 24 to 35 are now selling from $910,000 to $1.56 million.last_img read more

Park six cars and take the lift to the rooftop of your quarter acre house

first_img5 Westwood Street, Wavell Heights offers almost 1300sq m of living spaceTalk about a home on a grand scale … and in suburban Brisbane to boot.The house at 5 Westwood St, Wavell Heightsnailed the brief when it came to ambitious construction.There are seven-bedrooms and eight-bathrooms over four levels and 911sq m of internal living area.That’s right, internal living area — not land area. And you could add another 372sq m of external living space to that count.And it’s all accessible via your glass-walled lift.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoGet to the billiard room via your glass-walled elevatorListing details from Sotherby’s International selling agent, Joseph Lordi, painted an imposing picture.“The adjoining foyer features massive panelled timber entry doors and a contemporary chandelier over the stair void, with polished marble tiles underfoot,” he said. The grand entry was bigger than most studio apartments.“Also on this level is a large games room, a storeroom, gymnasium and executive study, plus extra guest accommodation and a wine cellar.”For outdoor lovers, the owners installed concertina glass doors opening on to the swimming pool terrace and entertaining area.The property has been on an elevated 1200sq m allotment with city views that could’ve formed the backdrop for a Tourism Queensland advertising campaign.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclairlast_img read more

Dream home in Millionaire’s Row slashed by $3m to go at cost price

first_imgPerfect spot for a barbecue. Picture: Realestate.com.au The ultimate mancave. Picture: Realestate.com.au The beach in front of the property is patrolled by lifesavers. Picture: Realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoNo expense was spared to create this dream home. Picture: Realestate.com.au“It was built considering every individual detail, with the finest of quality materials and with the thought that it would never ever be sold – however circumstances have changed and now is your opportunity to secure your dream home without waiting the three years that it took to design and build.”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. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhat is investment grade property?01:48Designed by architect Paul Uhlmann, the property has a whopping 30 metres of direct frontage on the patrolled beach.A bath with a view. Picture: Realestate.com.au The home was designed by architect Paul Paul Uhlmann. Picture: Realestate.com.aucenter_img 187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach Qld 4218. Picture: Realestate.com.auA STUNNING beachfront home on the Gold Coast’s Millionaire’s Row has had its price slashed by a whopping $3 million.The five bedroom, five bathroom, seven car garage dream home at 187-191 Hedges Avenue in Mermaid Beach was being marketed at $16.995 million by Professionals agent Luke Henderson.“This home is for sale well below its replacement cost – that is if you could ever again find three adjoining blocks side-by-side on Hedges Avenue.187-191 Hedges Avenue, Mermaid Beach Qld 4218. Picture: Realestate.com.au Imagine waking up to this. Picture: Realestate.com.auIt has a dream list of features including a massive yard that the size of one whole block of land, a mancave that includes a study, pool table, bar, powder room and massive four-screen television, inground tiled magnesium pool and spa, a lift to three levels and an impressive chef’s kitchen.The home has a magnesium pool. Picture: Realestate.com.aulast_img read more