Gold Coast jungle residence takes you to Bali and back

first_img49 Fitzwilliam St, Carrara.IT is the jungle home in the middle of the Gold Coast.Open wide 300-year-old Indian doors to a tropical hideaway enhanced with dozens of indoor plants which bring this majestic Carrara mansion to life.A piece of Bali seeps out of every room with timber highlights, animal-skin rugs and themed ornaments.49 Fitzwilliam St, Carrara.Homeowners Henry Kulhan and his partner Karin Tom said the design started with a rainforest tree dining table picked up while they holidayed in Bali and cascaded from there.“Karin bought the house in 1989 and it wasn’t a tropical place at all, the style was completely different,” Kulhan said.“But in the past seven years we have really transformed it. I have spent $20,000 on the greenery and botanicals alone.”More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoA saltwater pool, lounge room and two bedrooms were added onto the design.The castle-like door is sealed by a large piece of timber which slides across.49 Fitzwilliam St, Carrara.Poised on an 853sq m block the house channels a relaxing resort style.The five-bedroom home at 49 Fitzwilliam Street is described by Harcourt’s Coastal agent Campbell Moore as a “sensational entertainer”.“The home is spread over two levels and joins outside living to inside,” Moore said.“The floorplan is really functional and allows the home to flow effortlessly from internal living spaces to the oversized undercover entertaining area and out to the saltwater swimming pool.”The property is on the market for offers over $1.5 million.49 Fitzwilliam St, Carrara.last_img read more

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