Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Two for the Price of One with New Lease of Life; There's a Surprise in Store at This Hidden Acreage Property, Reports Felicity Richardson

Newspaper article Sunshine Coast Daily (Maroochydore, Australia)

Two for the Price of One with New Lease of Life; There's a Surprise in Store at This Hidden Acreage Property, Reports Felicity Richardson

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HIDDEN behind a buffer of thick gardens, this property is located in a quiet street in the enclave of Little Mountain, Caloundra. Essentially there are two dwellings on the property. The first is the original house of about 25 years which has been renovated. It has open-plan living, tiled floors, air-conditioning and a large pantry in the kitchen. A second living area has an area ideal as a kids' play den.

Three bedrooms are nicely separated from the wing consisting of the parents' retreat. In the main suite there is a lounge that can be closed off from the rest of the house, a wall of mirrored wardrobes, an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe behind the bed. At one end of the wardrobe is a desk nook which would offer privacy and quiet for mum or dad to do the books.

This room is also fitted with a sink and bench with plenty of room for the bar fridge and kettle.

There are a number of covered alfresco dining options with this property. The front dwelling has a built-in outdoor kitchen with water feature frontage.

aThe current owners have gone to the extent of remote controlled outdoor lighting, including in the gardens, around the alfresco areas and pool a everywhere,a says Carol Carr of Henzells Agency.

aYou can change the colours for any mood or occasion.a

Meander on up through the garden decking to a gazebo-style entertaining area overlooking the pool and set within tropical gardens.

It's like a tropical escape.

aIt's ideal for an extended family,a Carol said. aThe pool is central and ideally the area where the family will gather.a

Further up the tiered stairs is another deck area, more intimate for the dwellers of dwelling two.

Tiled floors line the open living and kitchen area and bathroom, while carpets offer that bit of comfort in the two bedrooms. The main has a walk-in wardrobe.

Up the semi-circular driveway is an automatic door with the effect of a garage, yet hidden behind two car parks to the dwelling behind. …

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