You ain’t seen a home in Stafford like this before


first_imgMulti-level living.With the backyard facing the parklands, an expansive balcony on the top floor, and a deck on the lower levels, the home was built to embrace the breeze and the views. “We can see across to the northern suburbs of Brisbane and off to Moreton Island,” Mr Cox said. Take a look inside.FOR a street filled with weatherboard homes and old Queenslanders, the curved otherworldly home at 16 Longland St sure does stand out.The four-storey home was a passion project for its owner Peter Cox who bought the block of land last decade.The block overlooks a parcel of council parkland, so he wanted to build something that not only embraced the view, but did it in a unique way. The home was designed by a prominent architect.“I don’t know what style I would call it, maybe contemporary,” Mr Cox said.He hired a prominent architect to map out his vision, and the home was built in 2008.“It was exactly what I wanted,” he said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoThe home uses the block’s 401sq m space to maximum efficiency. Although it is technically four levels, two are split as ‘half levels’ with just five steps between the first and second floor and the third and fourth floor.Mr Cox said the layout was good for privacy, with it giving a strong sense of separation between the upper and lower levels.center_img Even the bathroom has a view.The curved and high ceilings and large windows also keeps the home cool all year round. “There is no airconditioning because there is no need for it,” Mr Cox said. He felt it would be the perfect house for an executive couple or a family with teenagers.It will go under the hammer on site at 6.15pm on Wednesday, March 28, through Harcourts Solutions.last_img

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