For sale Farmhouse, Eagle Heights, Gold Coast, Queensland, DROMORE HOUSE 54 MacDonnell Road, Eagle Heights, Queensland, 4271

For sale - Cod. 7708

  • Tipology: Farmhouse
  • Area: 260 m²
  • Rooms No.: 12
  • Floor: Tile & Timber

A captivating executive lifestyle package awaits commencing a scenic 30-minute drive from the Gold Coast’s sweeping golden beaches winding up pretty country roads to the diversity of Tamborine Mountain’s rainforest plateau, which offers breathtaking views of the Hinterland ranges and the panorama of the Pacific Ocean.
Boasting tremendous accommodation including three comfortable bedrooms (each with build in wardrobes), enter from the picturesque private continental style courtyard, the foyer sitting room opens into a sumptuous large formal lounge enhanced by 15’ raked ceilings crowned with an antique crystal chandelier. The lounge room is also fitted with reverse cycle air-conditioning. The Masport combustion stove adds a warm ambience and the designer draped picture arched windows allow undisturbed views of the botanical gardens, making this a stunning living space to relax in.

The brand new traditional kitchen includes a large pantry, stainless steel Miele appliances, an oversized De’ Longhi oven with rotisserie, five burner gas hob, stainless steel canopy range hood with stainless steel and glass splashbacks. Italian granite worktops, designer taps, double stainless steel sink, twelve volt lighting and an arched full length picture window compliment the gastronome package.

The charm continues to the dining room, where a pretty patio door leads out to the foyer. There is another picture arched window, offering views of the courtyard and a sweet timber bridge that crosses over the feature pond leading to the entertainment area.

The light filled sunroom showcases extensive decks and the pool via feature toughened thick walled panel windows with two louvers at each end. Another large patio allows access to a further cosy entertainment sitting and dining room.

The lure of the entertainment room affords a magical living area accommodating a comfortable sitting room, with one open wall that can be sealed off with custom made clear zipped roller blinds, bringing the garden into this wonderful space. The large combustion fireplace ensures constant use throughout the year. A characteristic stone wall creates a warm and interesting ambience. Step up to the dining area that features a large cushioned settle, with hidden storage, as well as huge glass windows on two walls staging undisturbed views of the sparkling solar heated, salt chlorinated swimming pool, vast decks and beyond to the vista of the rainforest canopy. Another doorway allows access to the back deck and pool. Twelve volt deck lighting completes the magical character of this wonderful outdoor/indoor living area.

There is a large bathroom with shower cubical, separate toilet as well as an ample sized laundry. The en-suite to the master bedroom opens out to the back of the house. French doors lead from the master bedroom to the vast decks and pool.

At the front of the property is a substantial driveway and upper lawn area with garden plus wide paths around the house. Solid timber arched gates to each gable ensure total privacy to the back entertainment areas. With the property being fully fenced, other features include a large garage that provides ample storage, a garden tool shed, plus a wood shed and closed in carport. There is ample car parking in the front driveway for a further four cars.

The roof has been recently insulated and thousands of dollars have been spent on rare bromeliads and botanical plants, tree ferns, foxtail palms to name but a few, making this garden enjoyable, easy to maintain and lush throughout the year.

To the rear of the property is a large solar heated, salt chlorinated swimming pool. Substantial decking of over 300sqm, a small lawn area with steps that leads down to a gate and into a totally private cleared rainforest sitting area.

Steps away are National Parks that offer magical walking tracks, complimented by the Mountain’s Botanical Garden, which showcases the mountain’s abundant flora and fauna.

As a wildlife sanctuary the mountain teams with life from timid lyrebirds, scrub turkeys, king parrots and lorikeets, vociferous whipbirds, passive peacocks to courting bowerbirds populating local forests and hedgerows. Elusive platypuses live in the clear mountain creeks and at night the fireflies glow in the rainforest. Sunrise and sunset witness grazing paddymelons, while flying foxes whisk about.

The house is perfectly located being a minute’s walk to an abundance of Art Galleries, Craft Shops, fashionable Restaurants and Bistros on the famous Gallery Walk, in addition to award winning Wineries including Cork and Fork tour guides. At the same time the house affords privacy and seclusion.

Local amenities comprise of two Shopping Centres, Medical Centres, Veterinary Surgery, Building Providers, Major Banks, Newsagencies, two Post Offices, Hair Stylists, as well as traditional pubs and nurseries. Tamborine retains its unique rural heritage and is renowned for its produce, particularly avocados, Tamarillo, rhubarb, kiwifruit and flowers and two monthly markets.

There is a wide choice of accommodation for visitors to suit everyone's taste and budget from small intimate country hotels to holiday cottages, elegant resorts and bed and breakfast accommodation to overnight cabins with glorious vistas.
The plateau is eight kilometres long, five kilometres wide and approximately 560 meters above sea level. Located one hour south of Brisbane, and only 20 minutes from the Gold Coast, close to both Coolangatta and Brisbane airports making this home the perfect location.

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