Renewed push to sell Port Douglas mansion that’s never been lived in

first_imgPort Douglas mansion ‘Tanamera’ is going under the hammer..The owners of a Port Douglas trophy home they’ve never had time to live in have embarked on a renewed push to sell the tropical hideaway.‘Tanamera’ was completed in the early 2000s, making it eligible as a new residence under Foreign Investment Review Board rules and opening it up to the overseas market.But the lavish retreat at 144 Island Point Road, Port Douglas, is yet to snare a buyer since it was offered to the market eight months ago for $7.2 million. Port Douglas mansion ‘Tanamera’ is going under the hammer.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019Mr Madley is a partner at the Singapore-based Howe Robinson Partners shipping company. He was formerly the chief executive of Icap Shipping, after his company Island Shipbrokers was bought by Icap for $US2.4 million in 2012.Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty principal Paul Arthur said property would be ideal as a second residence, corporate retreat or holiday rental. Port Douglas mansion ‘Tanamera’ is going under the hammer.Sotheby’s International is now taking the property to auction, as the owners are in a hurry to sell.Property records show it had previously been listed for $9.2 million in 2013.Timothy and Jacqueline bought the 2023sq m block for $900,000 in 2001.They then spent four years designing and building the three-level dream home, which was inspired by years of travel throughout Asia and East Africa.But because of their busy lives in Singapore, have never actually lived in it. Port Douglas mansion ‘Tanamera’ is going under the hammer.The Asian inspired, Master Builders award winning home is the ultimate in resort style living in one of Queensland’s most luxurious locations.Built into Flagstaff Hill on the highest vantage point in Port Douglas, it offers panoramic views of Four Mile Beach across to the Daintree Hills.The four-bedroom, five-bathroom home comes with all the luxury trimmings including marble floors, a timber cathedral ceiling and a tree house ‘parent retreat’ with spa pool. Port Douglas mansion ‘Tanamera’ is going under the hammer.There are gardens indoors as well as out, and water is a key feature of the feng shui design, with a series of cascading waterfalls and ponds throughout the house.And it’s in good company, with another luxury property for sale just down the street.Villa Hemingway at 1 Island Point Road is also on the market for $10.8 million.‘Tanamera’ is scheduled for auction on May 8 in Sydney.last_img

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