Enviable lifestyle comes with canal-front retreat

first_imgThe home at 41 The Promontory, Banksia Beach.THE buyers of 41 The Promontory, Banksia Beach, acquired both a home and an enviable lifestyle when they purchased the property for $1.479 million on July 24.The two-year old, four-bedroom, three-bathroom house is positioned on a 1094 sqm cul-de-sac block with a staggering 44m canal frontage.L J Hooker senior sales agent, Martin Howard-Smith, said the market responded well to a home that took full advantage of its site and position.“It was built by the owner to an exclusive design … it really was exquisite,” he said.“It was a house that brought the outside in and the inside out.” There was a games room, with its own bar area and glass-front drinks fridges, that led to the outdoor entertaining space.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The home at 41 The Promontory, Banksia Beach.“And then you had a magnificent open-plan lounge/dining and kitchen,” he said.Mr Howard-Smith said other features — such as a butler’s pantry, fireplace, swimming pool and spa — all added to the appeal.“It had a pontoon and easy access to the Pumicestone Passage,” he said.“The market in the last 18 months really has picked up again and properties are now selling well on Bribie Island — there’s a strong demand for canal homes.“We’re getting quite a lot of people still from the Brisbane area who are looking to come into Bribie. “It’s a popular location because it doesn’t matter where you are on the island, you’re only minutes away from the waterfront.”last_img

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