Errol and Kathy Taylor are loving their new life at Newport apartments in Hamilton Reach.PRESTIGE apartments in Hamilton are appealing to downsizers who still want room for their extended family to visit.With only seven residences left, the recently completed Newport at Hamilton Reach is proving a winner in the luxury apartment market.Errol Taylor and wife Kathy chose to buy a three-bedroom, three-bathroom apartment on the second level, enabling them to downsize but still accommodate their children for visits.“The children have grown up and left home so we wanted something on the water that couldaccommodate the family when they visit,” Mr Taylor said.“We also wanted to be in a position where we could go on holiday and not worry about thegarden, security and checking the letterbox.”The couple has been renting an apartment in another Hamilton Reach building, Watermarque, ahead of the settlement of their Newport purchase.“We absolutely love the community feel and vibe,” Mr Taylor said. “It’s family friendly which is great for our grandkids.“We love the lifestyle here — it’s an excellent location that is close to everything but still has arelaxed, family feel.” Newport at Hamilton Reach.The $35.9 million 34 apartment, five level complex has the feel of a boutique hotel, with stunning Brisbane river frontage and views to the CBD.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoFrasers Property Australia general manager residential Queensland Cameron Leggatt saidNewport’s popularity could be attributed to its design, location and Brisbane’s buoyant prestige market.“Our relationship with Newport’s architect, Rothelowman, across several stages of HamiltonReach has been crucial in achieving the best design outcomes for this development,” MrLeggatt said.“This has enabled the architect to develop an intimate and holistic understanding of thecommunity, its residents and their lifestyle needs.”Rothelowman Principal Jeff Brown said the natural elements surrounding the property drove the architecture behind the project.“Defined by a splendid location next to the Brisbane River, golf course and waterway, we were given the opportunity to deliver a high-quality, private and intimate apartment dwellings, very favourable to an owner-occupier buyer,” Mr Brown said.“The building was designed to reflect the meandering of the Brisbane River; white and dark tones fold against one another, allowing for deep shadows to play across the facade exaggerating form through movement.”Mr Brown said the interiors showcased a light and simple finish allowing owner-occupiers to personalise their own apartments.“Generous spaces combine considered joinery and fixtures to match the requirement for an understated sense of luxury,” he said.Newport features an internal atrium with mature palm trees and natural airflow.The development’s remaining apartments include riverfront residences ranging in size from 109sq m to 165sq m with prices starting at $755,000 and ranging to $1.525 million.
It was renamed Circle View Station and was developed into a cattle quarantine holding property as part of the very first shipments of live cattle export from the Townsville Port.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020In 1993, a house was relocated from South Townsville and renovated by the Buchanans, and the family lived operated the cattle quarantine business there until 2003. The following year, the property was purchased by the Tonner family.The house was modernised and underwent a major renovation and extension for the current owners and their five children. Flood victims finally return home Home between a rock and a nice place This property known as Pinnacle Pastures is up for sale, offering buyers plenty of business options.A SLICE of Townsville history is up for grabs in Townsville’s Pinnacles — and it comes with a sweet view of Mount Stuart.Before this 37.6 acre block of land was home to the Tonner family, it was part of a large cattle station called Laudham Park Station.In the early 1990s, this parcel of land was separated from the cattle station and sold to the Buchanan family, who were the caretakers of Laudham Park at the time. READ MORE Iconic Rollingstone Ranch snapped up The property was converted to a thoroughbred horse breeding facility and renamed Pinnacle Pastures, which it is known as today. John Gribbin Realty agent Sibby Di Bartolo, who is marketing the property, said the price had been reduced from $1.4 million when it first hit the market to $939,000 — making it a great buy.“The owners have put so much love into it and are trying to find a family or buyer who is interested in doing the same,” Mr Di Bartolo said. “It really offers buyers endless opportunity and we’ve had a mix of interest across the board.“Its’ great water supply offers buyers the opportunity to start up a turf farm or grow small crops.“It would also be great for someone who wants to do functions like weddings in the gardens.” READ MORE