Rivalling any prestige residence on the international market, Hamilton’s Balaam is a landmark Queensland home renowned for leading a resurgence in luxury riverfront property. Designed by celebrated architect Shaun Lockyer and constructed by Hutchinson Builders, Balaam is award winning, record breaking, and headline making.
Commanding three levels on the banks of an exclusive Hamilton stretch of the Brisbane River, Balaam is a true showpiece offering a lifestyle of excess and indulgence. This meticulously designed palatial residence is set across a sizeable allotment manipulated to capture vast water and city views. Timber, glass, concrete and stone enclose a series of cubes to create the property’s striking facade; the home is interesting and intriguing from any aspect. The bold exterior design has been carried through to the inside of the home, which offers an impressive eight bedrooms and nine bathrooms. Interior finishes mirror those without, with stone, timber and glass all featuring prominently, the walls a rich tapestry of texture and natural colour. The cubic style is also used inside creating many interesting feature walls.
Along with the state of the art chef’s kitchen, open plan living and dining areas and media room, this property offers several additional rooms which elevate it into an exclusive and premium class. A library, media room, fully equipped gymnasium and dedicated children’s playroom are among some of the additional spaces. Despite the ample room, the use of natural materials in the home’s construction means spaces feel homely not cavernous. The parent’s master suite overlooks the Brisbane CBD and Brisbane River. Here, the prestige and glamour continue with dual walk in robes and dual ensuites, as well as a parent’s retreat lounge space. The private deck provides the perfect vantage point for enjoying the stunning views.
Beyond the property walls, there are several entertaining decks, as well as several secure children’s play areas and an architecturally designed cubby house and animal enclosure. Three generous outdoor terraces all command city views. Additional amenities at the property include cantilevered heated swimming pool with adjoining bar and kitchen, open air gas fire pit, a fully controlled climate controlled wine cellar. All levels of the home are accessible by an internal lift. Balaam is a special property where architectural design and luxury inclusions collide with a premium location.
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