Tropical labour of love hits market

first_imgA tropical paradise. Picture: SuppliedHe was marketing the home at 5 Lawson Street, Midge Point as “the ultimate in exclusivity”.“After more than three decades of planning and fulfilling a dream, the owners are about to retire in Sweden and must acquire a sale.” The property has a swimming pool too. Picture: SuppliedHis wife Ingemar said “Paul Deering came highly recommended and he was an excellent choice for us and Villa Simar”.“This has been a really long project. Over the years, continued improvements and plantings have been commissioned as we worked closely with Paul to create the most sustainable, beautiful surrounds that we could.” They even built a bridge on the property. Picture: SuppliedThe 700 sqm home has five bedrooms and three bathrooms with green marble in the kitchen, five-metre high ceilings, and a panorama room that overlooks the substantial investment they made into the gardens. It has soaring five metre high ceilings. Picture: Supplied Landscape designer Paul Deering helped lay out the gardens 22 years ago. Picture: Supplied The home was sprawled over 700 sqm. Picture: Supplied Loads of outdoor space. Picture: SuppliedThe couple had roped in the help of landscape designer Paul Deering 22 years ago for the greenery, fountains, ponds and waterfall.“Everything was carefully chosen to showcase the surrounding nature,” according to Sigrid Eriksson.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours ago Many architectural plants were incorporated into the design. Picture: Supplied“The gardens and home were designed sensitively to be sustainable and to complement the beauty of the natural surroundings, with the entire property powered by solar energy.”The gardens include a pergola, bridges and a gazebo with the design created around being “as beautiful as possible and easy to maintain” Mr Eriksson said. Classic and tranquil. Picture: Supplied Not a bad spot for a firepit. Picture: Supplied FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK A fan on the veranda even. Picture: Supplied“It’s the perfect lifestyle property. With a semitropical climate, it is close to the coast and all amenities, yet it is wonderfully private.”Agent Rob Taylor of Taylors Property Specialists Cannonvale has the home marketed for expressions of interest closing November 12.“They are the most beautiful people and what they have created there is just a beautiful labour of love. You just sit there in awe. It’s a beautiful home.”He said it would be an amazing wedding venue. The ultimate in exclusivity, Villa Simar was created for those that enjoy their privacy but still love to entertain. Picture: Supplied One of the most stunning kitchens to come on the market this year. Picture: SuppliedA 22-YEAR labour of love close to the Whitsundays has hit the market and it comes with its own helicopter pad, fountains and waterfall. Swedish couple Ingemar and Sigrid Eriksson were on a month-long Queensland holiday when they got more than they bargained for after falling in love with the tropics.They built a two-storey resort-style home after buying five acres of land, creating Villa Simar — a sumptuous escape with all you could ask of a tropical sanctuary. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51last_img read more