Rozetta Naumoski, owner of the landmark floating house at Burleigh Heads, relaxing at home with daughters Mia (left) and Sienna.. 45 Hill Avenue, Burleigh Heads.
45 Hill Avenue, Burleigh Heads.
45 Hill Avenue, Burleigh Heads.
DCIM\100MEDIA\DJI_0233.JPG 45 Hill Avenue, Burleigh Heads.
The Gold Coast’s most talked-about home – a spectacular floating box that sits atop Burleigh Hill – is up for sale and expected to set a new record for the area.
The three-level luxury construction at 45 Hill Avenue, which appears to sit suspended floating along the cliffs of Burleigh Heads, made headlines across Queensland earlier this year after its unique design drew the attention of neighbours and visitors to the popular beachfront suburb.
Now a local landmark, the property’s jaw-dropping design is expected to attract buyers from all over , says Ed Cherry of Sophie Carter Exclusive Properties.
“There was so much interest when it was being built, the design of it is nothing short of incredible,” he says.
“We’ll see a new record price in Burleigh once this has sold for sure.”
While many would have been put off the severe slope of the land, owner Rozetta Naumoski saw it as a delicious challenge when she stumbled across the block last year.
“I’m a bit obsessed with hills. I got out of the car, saw the view and had made a decision to buy it all within 10 minutes,” Ms Naumoski says.
“I absolutely love the challenge. Some people may be scared of slopes like this because of the potential cost and hassle but to me, you get that perfect combination of being within a stone’s throw of the beach but elevated, on top of the world.
“I’ve actually renovated two other properties on hills before so I was confident I could do it again and I had a very clear vision of what I wanted.”
Ms Naumoski engaged renowned architect Paul Uhlmann and local luxury builder Nick McDonald of Mactech Constructions to bring her dream to life, which she describes as “nothing short of magical”.
“My brief was for a floating house on the hill and it’s exactly what I got,” she says. “Getting up in the morning, opening up the living area to those views … it’s incredible.
“One of my favourite things is to take a bath underneath the stars, or even better, if there’s a full moon.”
And while it’s an impressive feat of engineering and a pillar of contemporary architecture, Ms Naumoski insists it’s also a wonderful family home.
“It has been a dream of mine to build a home like this for so long and I couldn’t be happier with how it turned out.”
Every aspect of the home showcases exceptional attention to detail from the bespoke joinery to the organic palette of timber enhanced by matte black and copper accents.
The house features four bedrooms, three bathrooms, a range of living spaces including a sunken lounge with fireplace, plunge pool, poolside deck, an open-plan living space with soaring ceilings and a kitchen flowing out onto the balcony overlooking the ocean.
Price Finder data show the highest price paid for a house in Burleigh Heads was $4.75 million in 2016. Because this house is being sold via an expressions of interest campaign, an asking price cannot be disclosed, although Mr Cherry says he’s giving recent comparable sales in blue-chip beachfront locations like Palm Beach and Miami as a guide.