Best homes to splash out on

Best homes to splash out on

Powerball players across the nation are holding their breaths ahead of tonight’s $100m jackpot draw — and most already know how they will spend their winnings.

For those ticket holders planning to grow their property portfolio, it might be worth taking a closer look at some of the most lavish homes up for grabs.

From beachfront beauties in Sydney to a villa along the French Riviera, here’s what $100m can buy, and still leave you with plenty of change.

41 Battle Boulevard, Seaforth

Complete with an infinity pool, a private lift, huge home cinema, guest rooms, a sauna and walls of windows revealing uninterrupted views of Middle Harbour, this house on Sydney’s northern beaches is like no other.

The five-storey Seaforth trophy home has hit the market in the new year with a $15 million to $16 million guide.



Should it sell for that price, the contemporary property is set to send suburb records tumbling.

It comes with six bedrooms, seven bathrooms, two kitchens and a number of outdoor terraces on each floor.

On a 1429sqm parcel of land, the property has tiered Japanese gardens leading down to a private jetty and boat house.

It has been held by the sellers since 2007, when they snapped it up for $8.31 million, according to CoreLogic records.

Despite only being up for grabs for a couple of weeks, the property has been generating strong buyer interest.

6 Wyuna Rd, Point Piper

Another new listing – and potential Powerball winnings purchase – for 2019 is this Point Piper residence.

Set on a 743sqm parcel, this striking abode has a unique design which earned it the Robyn Boyd Award by the Australian Institute of Architects in the early 2000s after it was built.

The house is laced with glass and timber and has an open-plan design which brings the indoors out.

To one side of the four-bedroom house is a 23m lap pool, where residents can cool off and enjoy easy water views.

Inside, it has soaring ceilings with quirky skylight placements and custom windows that capture the scenery.

Selling for the first time in 33 years via an expressions of interest campaign, the property is expected to fetch $18 million.

1491 The Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach

Those who favour apartment living have the chance to own this Gold Coast beauty for less than $10 million.

Taking up three expansive storeys joined by a timber staircase with a floral feature wall, the Queensland penthouse has panoramic views of Palm Beach.

The swanky apartment is perfect for larger families as two levels are made up of bedrooms and living spaces.

Each one comes with a well-equipped kitchen featuring stone benchtops and Miele appliances.

Sitting atop these levels is a 323sqm private entertainment area that will have guests wanting to stay.

The upstairs retreat comes with a heated pool and spa, a covered barbecue area and ample space for lounging.

The six-bedroom listing is being offered via an expressions of interest campaign. The building’s smaller apartment at No.2 was only on the market for a week and was secured for $3.35 million.


Based on this, due to it being double the size with an added rooftop, the penthouse is expected to sell for more than $7 million.

18-20 Shakespeare Grove, Hawthorn

An opulent Victorian mansion featuring a whopping seven kitchens, a ballroom and an 18-seat movie room is still waiting for the right buyer to come along.

Avon Court in Hawthorn has seen a number of price drops in its handful of months on the market with the latest down to $40 million.

On a sprawling 4239 title and perfect for someone wanting to splurge, it also has two swimming pools and two rooftop terraces. Living spaces include formal and casual options.

Understandably known as one of the state’s most prestigious properties, it even comes with its own teppanyaki bar.

It has been reported that the property was owned by former Richmond Football Club president Clinton Casey until 2009 and sold to Autobarn co-founder Garry Dumbrell for $20.25 million.

The sellers have been there since 2014, when they bought it for $19.8 million.

Villa on the French Riviera

For those wanting to step outside their comfort zone, and the country, this gorgeous listing in France could be the perfect option.

Priced at US $7.4 million – the equivalent of $10.3 million here – this art deco style villa spanning 800sqm stands in the seaside hot spot of Les Issambres.

A standout feature is its fully functional disco, that is soundproof and can provide the perfect night of dancing for up to 150 people.

Perched on raised land with sweeping sea views, it showcases European accents and comes with a cabana and an infinity pool.

The five-bedroom house near Saint Tropez was built in 2000. Extras include a fireplace, intercom system and large garage. It is selling through Christie’s International Real Estate.

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