International buyers splash big cash on Gold Coast rainforest estate

first_imgA rainforest estate at 32 Carey Pde, Tamborine Mountain, has changed hands for a figure believed to be just below $3 million.ONE of the country’s largest privately-held rainforest estates has sold to international buyers in a multimillion-dollar deal. The 21.47ha property perched on top of Tamborine Mountain is known as Carinya and has an 800m driveway which winds through the private piece of rainforest. The deal, which is set to settle in the next few weeks, was rumoured to be inked for a figure just below the $3 million mark. MORE NEWS: Hong Kong buyers turn to Coast following protests Ms Brunt said they wanted a home with casual elegance, contemporary lines, warm tones and to have an artistic celebration of nature within the interiors. “The owners rebuilt the property and did all the gardens — it’s beautiful,” she said. “They are wanting to travel more, they have been there for over 10 years and have decided to have a change.“They have loved it and put their mark on it but want a lifestyle change.”CoreLogic records show the property last changed hands for $1.75 million in 2008. The property is one of the largest privately-held rainforest estates in the country. The international buyers plan to split their time between Europe and the Gold Coast.The four-bedroom house hit the market in August and was passed in at an auction event in September. Amir Prestige Property Agents’ Colleen Brunt and Nick Zhang notched the deal. Ms Brunt would not reveal any details about the sale price but said it was another impressive sale on the mountain. She said the overseas buyers fell head over heals for the property and plan to divide their time between Europe and the Gold Coast. “The buyers are international, from Europe, and were looking for something unique and away from the hustle and bustle of the Gold Coast,” she said. “The buyers looked up and down the Coast, they didn’t just concentrate on Tamborine. “They really loved the Tambourine village lifestyle and the feel it gave them, they felt at home.“They wanted to live with nature and this property allows them to do that.” There are impressive views from almost every room. The house has four bedrooms and three bathrooms.The grounds feature low-maintenance gardens, a fruit orchard, workshed and lagoon and boarder Tamborine National Park. A sweeping panorama of the city skyline, ocean and rainforest were another highlight of the Hinterland home. “Carinya is one of the largest rainforest estates in Australia,” Ms Brunt said. “There are a few of them but this one is one of the largest. It was amazing it attracted an international buyer and we had a substantial amount of inquiries due to the uniqueness of it.” More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa9 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoThe vendors spent years recreating the property, drawing inspiration from the picturesque surrounds. Not a bad spot for a game of pool. The property was named Carinya. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:02Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:02 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen5 wow rural home sales around Australia01:03center_img MORE NEWS: Secluded slice of ‘God’s country’ hits the market last_img

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