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An Exquisite Home for All SeasonsProperty ID 1755657This is a home for all seasons and for all purposes be it large family home or the ultimate weekend entertainer; the design accentuates the positives. Just as important it can cope with anything the elements can throw at other times with the home benefiting from four large drainage tunnels. A huge rain water tank collects and re-uses water for garden irrigations and toilets.
Whale Beach Road gently meanders between Palm Beach and Whale Beach with this home being ideally positioned on the hillside sheltered from the northerly rains. At the same time it will always retain the spectacular ocean views from its vantage point over the nature reserve below.
Few homes come close to matching the vision, dedication and craftsmanship that has gone into the design of this home. This ecological, environmentally friendly home has grown, matured, now flourishing in its full glory. The home was originally built by iconic Australian surfing legend Nat Young but that was just the beginning.
Those who have experienced building homes will immediately understand what it takes succeed; dedication, love, patience, time and money. Over a period of four years the current owners have meticulously built an exquisite home with breathtaking ocean views in a truly beautiful part of the world, it perfectly balances these quite magnificent views with great privacy.
The bulk of the home is spread across three levels that incorporate living, dining and kitchen with vaulted double height ceilings. For those that like entertaining this home is a remarkable and your guests will be similarly impressed. This space opens directly to a substantial terrace that takes full advantage of the uninterrupted panoramic ocean views across to Palm Beach and Barrenjoey Head.
Upstairs there is a mezzanine family room, study, three bedrooms, three bathrooms, laundry and a further two terraces with spectacular views across every level. Of particular note is the modern kitchen with enormous amounts of storage, exquisite marble bench tops, Miele appliances including steam oven, microwave and traditional oven. The master bedroom benefits from dual aspects including both ocean and rock face views, private terrace and an opulent en-suite with sunken Japanese bath.
This unique home offers a rare mix giving the fortunate owners areas of peaceful private seclusion through to all out entertaining. The double brick home benefits from numerous features of note the design effortlessly absorbs into its surroundings as parts of the home expose its natural bedrock foundations assisted by galvanised steel beams for extra strength. There are two big retaining walls built behind the kitchen and self-contained unit. The tinted windows keep the house cool in summer, there's an electronic pergola on the main terrace, electric blinds throughout, a self-contained studio with its own shower room, kitchen and terrace and with ocean views, secure parking, an abundance of storage, reverse cycle air-conditioning, under floor heating, plus under floor heating and heated towel rails in all bathrooms, in built vacuum system, solar panels that produce power back to the grid, an inclinator to the main home, well maintained gardens with irrigation and rainwater tank that irrigates the gardens at night.
The only genuine way to really appreciate this home is to take time to come and inspect, I guarantee you will not be disappointed.