THE northernmost beachfront penthouse on the Gold Coast, one with a Christopher Skase historical past, is sparking purchaser pleasure days earlier than it comes on to the market.
The 2-level penthouse is within the Pacific Mirage condominiums subsequent to the Sheraton Grand Mirage resort and so they, just like the resort, had been constructed by failed entrepreneur the late Mr Skase.
The condominiums, accomplished in 1988, are retreats for a few of Australia’s wealthiest households, together with billionaires.
Lucy Cole, principal of the company that carries her identify, yesterday mentioned the lavishly upgraded penthouse was “beachfront gold”.
“It faces east to the ocean and north to a nature reserve,” she mentioned.
“The placement can’t be repeated – the penthouse is certainly one of a form and with a historical past to match.
“Phrase has sneaked out that it’s approaching to the market later this week and already we’ve had folks examine it and others lining as much as the identical.
“One of many inquiries has come from California.”
The 322sq m penthouse has three bedrooms, two loos, and side-by-side basement parking.
It comes with a 148sq m roof terrace accessed by an award-winning glass and timber staircase and with an enclosed kitchen, barbecue and bar space.
The Melbourne vendor, former packaging firm proprietor William Vautin, is believed to have purchased the penthouse in 2003.
It’s being offered through an expressions marketing campaign.
Mr Skase, when Pacific Mirage was accomplished, mixed the 2 beachfront penthouses into one residence spanning greater than 600sq m and with six bedrooms.
The property was offered to a German purchaser in 1991, on-sold to tyre retailer Bob Jane in 1996, and purchased by winery proprietor and current condominium proprietor Giorgio Gjergja in 2002, reportedly for in extra of $3 million.
Mr Gjergja went on to separate the penthouse into two condos, promoting one to Mr Vautin.
The condos are owned beneath firm title and sale costs don’t seem on the general public file.
At this time’s house owners embody the household of billionaire cardboard king Anthony Pratt, furnishings retailer Nick Scali, restaurateur Wolfie Pizem, multi-Melbourne Cup profitable proprietor Lloyd Williams’ household, and Clive Palmer.