Hilltop haven has a pool in-line with the roof

first_imgMs O’Kane said the home had a large pool that also overlooked some of Townsville’s best scenery. “We have island views ocean views, Castle Hill views, Townsville stadium views, botanical gardens views — there’s always something to look at,” Ms O’Kane said. “We decided to buy this house because it’s got strong foundations and a good family vibe — there’s a warmness about it,” Ms O’Kane said. “This is an amazing home, I thought it was going to be our forever home.“I’ve always said if I won the lotto, I’d still never move.”With Castle Hill a stone’s throw away and The Strand only a short stroll down the road, there is not a lot this property doesn’t offer buyers. This house is on the market at 21 Murray Street in North Ward is on the market for $1,098,000.THIS bungalow style home boasts character and expansive views overlooking Castle Hill, Magnetic Island — and everything in between.The current owners Lara and Paul O’Kane bought this house almost eight years ago, choosing it for its warm family atmosphere.A professional change has put this residence and its doorstep to some of Townsville’s best lifestyle amenities back on the market. READ MORE NEWS Tropical oasis with heart of green 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 2020“We can walk anywhere, we often go for a stroll to Gregory St or we go to Queens Gardens if there’s something on,” Ms O’Kane said.“We have the most spectacular sunsets here in Townsville and we have dinner most nights on our deck enjoying the view.” The house is warm and welcoming with louvre windows letting in the breeze and opening the space. It also attracts plenty of native birds and butterflies, with animals often taking their place on the outdoor deck to watch the sun go down. The hardest place in QLD to sell a housecenter_img “The pool is the highest thing in the house, it’s in line with the roof so we spend many Sunday afternoons with people over at our house.“We love having nibblies and a few drinks in the pool with friends and family.” “The bird life here is amazing, there’s lots of butterflies and we get scrub turkeys that come through all the time, sometimes there’s even a goanna that comes through,” Ms O’Kane said. “We quite often sit on the deck and have breakfast with the kookaburras and there’s been many nights where we’ve seen an owl sitting on the deck as well.” Restored Queenslander snapped up after amazing transformation READ MORE NEWSlast_img read more