Waterside beauty has serious Italian villa vibes

September 28, 2020

first_imgThe home at 24 Cayman Cres, Raby Bay, was built by the owners to be a private family sanctuary. Picture: supplied.Influenced by traditional Italian architecture and designed to have a timeless feel, this waterside home has an incredible 913sq m of internal living space across two levels. Owner and builder Alfio Marino said the vision for the home at 24 Cayman Cres, Raby Bay, was a family sanctuary meticulously constructed using high quality materials. “We wanted a touch of Italy with the terracotta look,” he said. “And we wanted water views from nearly every room.” The grand staircase inside the home at 24 Cayman Cres, Raby Bay. Picture: supplied. MORE NEWS: Super garages worthy of super cars Big house, big pool, big shed Mr Marino said nearly all materials were imported, most from places such as Brazil or Europe, with the terracotta roof tiles coming from Western Australia and the wrought iron being hand forged.Every little detail, from the ornate cornices to the polished granite staircase, was carefully thought out. On the ground floor of the home there is a four-car garage and a grand foyer with the statement staircase. Most rooms in the home have water views. Picture: supplied.The open-plan living, dining and kitchen area flows out to the patio. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoThere is also a formal lounge and dining space and a separate family room, both with french doors opening to the poolside area. Upstairs, the spacious master suite has a walk-in wardrobe, private balcony overlooking the canal, and an opulent ensuite.The remaining bedrooms have balcony access, while one also has an ensuite. There is also a family bathroom, powder room, home theatre and large storage room.Outside there is a poolside pavilion and a full outdoor kitchen surrounded by low-maintenance paving and manicured gardens. “I love sitting out in the barbecue area in the morning having a coffee and watching the dolphins come in herding fish,” Mr Marino said. The property is on the market through Joseph Lordi of McGrath Bayside.center_img Cottage goes from blah to brilliantlast_img

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