A jawdroppung cliffside retreat fabricated from uncooked concrete, rosewood timber and frameless glass has bought, simply 5 years after it swept the structure world by storm.
Planchonella Home, delivered to life by Jesse Bennett Architect, took the housing design world by storm in 2015 when it was constructed, successful the highest nationwide gong on the Australian Institute of Architects Awards – the Robin Boyd Award for Residential Structure (Homes New).
It taken the design scene by storm within the lead-up to that, successful Home of the Yr on the AIA Far North Queensland Regionals in addition to being named Challenge of the Yr.
It then went on to be topped the Queensland winner of the Robin Dods Award for Residential Structure (Homes New) earlier than taking out the nationwide award.
The house was additionally Australian Home of the Yr on the Homes Awards and winner of the New Home over 200sq m gong as nicely.
Regardless of having all these accolades below its belt, sealing a deal had proved troublesome because the property got here in the marketplace in November final 12 months. A $2.25m price ticket was placed on the property when the COVID-19 well being disaster hit, which remained all through to July.
The house was listed as having been bought on October 2, virtually a 12 months since having first been listed.
Agent Nadine Edwards of LJ Hooker Cairns Edge Hill listed the property as “a house with soul”.
“The construction and fixtures have been handcrafted and upon first method the attraction will probably be on the spot for these astute consumers craving a house with soul. Surrounded by lush heritage rainforest, this residence has been designed and constructed utilising concrete profiles sympathetic to the contours of website ridge line and making certain minimal impression on the pure panorama.”
The open plan design was modern with movable partitions that turned open areas into purposeful rooms, she stated, permitting “a simple circulation between indoor and outside”.
Uncooked concrete, rosewood timber, frames and fixtures, and frameless glass home windows mixed successfully within the residence.
“Intensive use of frameless glass home windows and doorways permits unobstructed views to be appreciated from each vantage level throughout the residence.”
The property is ready on 4,818sq m with views of town and rainforest and is positioned simply 7km from Cairns CBD.