Water bargain! Aussie mansion with its own 164ft water slide could be yours for £600,00

By Tui Benjamin 


‘Water’ bargain, this Aussie mansion is – coming with its own 164ft water slide, cinema, putting green and hair salon for just £600,000.

For less than the average price of a house in London, families looking to escape to the sun could snap up 9 Parakeet Court in Warner, a northern suburb of Brisbane, for $1,075,000 AUD (£614,223).

The incredible five bedroom property boasts a fully-functional 50-metre flume which owner Craig Gormley snapped up from Gumtree in 2016 after it was sold off by a nearby family attraction called The Woolshed.

Professional builder Craig, who remembered riding the slide at The Woolshed as a child, then got permission from planning chiefs to install it in his backyard – to the delight of his two children.

The stunning family home, set in 1.5 acres of land, also features a designer kitchen with waterfall stone benches and a cocktail island with built-in bar fridge which leads onto a huge open-plan entertaining area.

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There is a ‘resort-style’ swimming pool with Cabana hut and the house even features its own cinema with large screens and split-level seating and a fully-equipped hair salon.

The stylish master bedroom has a custom-built walk-in wardrobe and a luxury en-suite with his and hers sinks and a double shower.

To top it off, nestled in the grounds are a self-contained one bedroom granny flat with its own veranda overlooking the pool and a three-hole golf putting green with sand bunker.

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A spokesman for LJ Hooker Albany Creek said: “Absolutely no expense has been spared here as the current owners have totally transformed this property into an ultra-modern, chic and stylish acreage residence.

“From inside to out the house oozes style, class and sophistication with an abundance of modern fixtures and finishes combining throughout.

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“The house even has its very own 50-metre fibreglass water slide – a truly unique feature to top off this truly impressive home.

“The owners have done an incredible job in transforming this into what is sure to be one of the most sought-after residences in Warner.”