The ten most popular properties for sale in Australia right now are idyllic retreats for space to escape the rat race.
The number one, most in-demand Aussie listing on Domain right now is a Noosa North Shore home, pavilion style, with a deep jetty mooring for parking a big boat.
Four of the top ten are in Queensland, which has been a boom market due to southern state migration, chasing lifestyle and better bang for buck, and Chris Hemsworth’s personal trainer’s estate and a house with a shark tank next to the kitchen also ranked.
The top ten most viewed homes this week on Domain… Number 1 16 Wygani Drive, Noosa North Shore, Queensland Walk from here to Noosa’s beautiful and secluded Teewah Beach. (Domain)
The property has a jetty and lawn that kisses the shore, effectively giving the buyer their own private slice of the Noosa River. Multiple decks and pavilions look over the water.
Number 2 11 Hampton View Court, Hampton, Queensland The pool seems to touch the horizon. (Domain)
The home takes in views of the Great Dividing Range escarpment from its lofty position. To linger and enjoy the views, the
outdoor area a kitchen with built-in BBQ, sink and drinks fridge. Number 3 72 Donaldsons Road, Red Hill, Victoria Enjoy lunch and a Peninsula pinot in the elegant garden. (Domain)
The estate comprises a romantic farmhouse and a “boutique vineyard”. Everyone will want to visit and stay after a beverage or three, given you are in Mornington Peninsula wine country, so it is a good thing the house has seven bedrooms.
Number 4 91 Commodore Drive, Paradise Waters, Queensland The property is akin to one of the great hotels of the world. (Domain)
Known as North Point, the waterfront
mansion – on the Gold Coast canals – has “resort-style gardens”, a glistening pool and grand design features, reminiscent of a six=star hotel. Number 5 63 Kangaroo Point Road, Kangaroo Point, New South Wales Sharks circle the large tank in the NSW home. (Domain)
This listing has bite. An enormous shark tank next to the kitchen will astonish at the open for the inspections. The 20,000-litre aquarium is the largest private residential set-up in Australia.
Number 6 225 Broken Head Road, Newrybar, New South Wales The house has a connection to Thor himself. (Domain)
The glamorous home near Byron Bay belongs to personal trainer to the stars James Duigan – Aussie film star Chris Hemsworth is one of his clients – and still for sale after passing in at auction on a bid of $14.8 million.
Number 7 54 Treadwells Road, Inverloch, Victoria Step from the lawn onto the sand and enjoy a private dip. (Ray White Inverloch)
You could idle away the days on your own private beach and house your guests in a chic converted bus with lounge area. The
unique home promises the buyer “both land and sea. Number 8 12 Dudley Street Brighton, Victoria The mansion is glamour, glamour, glamour, in Brighton’s so-called Golden Mile. (Domain)
This is what the elite end of the market call a
“trophy home”. The estate includes a cinema and a library, in gardens by renowned landscape designer, Paul Bangay. Number 9 128 Guanaba Creek Road, Guanaba, Queensland Everything a family could need spread across substantial acreage. (Domain)
The large cedar homestead – with a tennis court, pool, spa, gym and sauna – has six bedrooms and “playful platypus” which live in the waterways the property.
Number 10 57 Parker Crescent, Berry, New South Wales The property is chic, modern and the white pops against the verdant vistas. (Domain)