Helipads are all the rage in Queensland dream homes

first_imgThis $2.7 million Mission Beach luxury home at Altitude One40 has its own grass helipad. Picture: realestate.com.auThe bargain of the lot was a five-bedroom house at 1 Haas Street, Bli Bli – known locally as the Bli Bli mansion. It has had a $100,000 price reduction since May to now sit at $1.5m.The property was a motoring enthusiast’s dream, with its own concrete helipad and a seven bay parking building that has its own fuel pump, according to agent Jason Mills of Ray White Maroochydore. Foget the Tesla or a speedboat, the ultimate status symbol is still a helicopter pad in prestige Queensland homes priced from as low as $1.5m.According to agents, helipads were favoured by those without room for a special runway for small planes or people who preferred heli-transfers to long commutes or transfers.Prestige homes blessed with the convenience of a helipad were priced from as low as $1.5m, according to listings on Realestate.com.au. The $5.7 million home 430 Sunrise Rd, Tinbeerwah, has a grass helipad along a path to the tennis court. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor1 hour ago“If you’re lucky enough to own a helicopter, the helipad and adjoining hangar facilities will cater for your aviation requirements.”The next price level up was a four bedroom dream home at AltitudeOne40 in Mission Beach, which was on the market for $2.7m.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:45Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:45 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 Rate1xFullscreenSummer Dream Home: Currumbin01:45 Related videos 01:45Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:34Paradise for sale…01:16Dream home: Broadbeach Waters01:33Dream Home: New Farm01:36Dream Home: Brookfield01:00Mermaid BeachAgent Peter Stone of Real Estate of Distinction Sawtell had it as a stunning residence on a kilometre-long block backing onto a World Heritage Rainforest, with a designer home that has extensive views to the Great Barrier Reef.This private helipad was on grass 140 metres above sea level, part of the charm of a place looking to “set the standards to which all other luxury executive retreats aim”.“As the sun sets each evening, you can watch from the pool deck high above Mission Beach as Dunk, Bedarra and Hinchinbrook Islands melt into the azure sea and the tranquillity of the rainforest envelopes you.”center_img Coming into land at the $2.7 million Mission Beach luxury home at Altitude One40. Picture: realestate.com.auAmong the higher price helipad homes was 430 Sunrise Road, Tinbeerwah, marketed as “the ultimate Noosa hinterland estate”. The six bedroom, six bathroom, quadruple garage home was priced at $5.7m.The 35 ha (88 acre) property, named Cintamani by the owners, has stunning views along the Noosa coastline, according to agent Tom Offerman of Tom Offerman Real Estate.“There’s a true sense of arrival as you drive pass by the helipad and grand slam championship tennis court and then step from your car under the porte – cochere, complete with it’s magnificent fountain.”The vehicle commute from Cintamani to Brisbane was about 90 minutes, something a helicopter would definitely make short work of.last_img read more