Multi-million dollar sale of Brisbane architectural landmark

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first_img188 Pacey Rd, Upper BrookfieldIn contemporary architecture circles, names don’t come much bigger than Donovan Hill Architects.The firm has won numerous awards for its single-letter designs through southeast Queensland, so when its “B-House” hit the market in 2016, the prospect of owning a habitable sculpture caused a fever among fans of modernist-influenced housing.The January sale of the property has now settled, with the $3.25 million price tag confirmed.The home at 188 Pacey Rd, Upper Brookfield sits on over 21 ha of private rural-residential land. It’s a perfect setting for this masterpiece.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:25Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:25 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenDream Home: 40 Blackler St, Semaphore00:25 Related videos 00:25Dream Home: 40 Blackler St, Semaphore00:31Historic home for sale01:53Chill out in this underground home00:35Dreamy Victorian Terraces 01:00Historic bluestone cottage in Batesford00:48Art DecoThe house strikes a marriage of glass, brick, concrete, steel and timber that’s been causing design tragics to quiver.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019Its features include a rooftop desert garden and pond which adjoin a study on the upper level. A semi-exposed staircase takes you to the lower level where a stainless steel and marble kitchen is central to the main living space.The view from the kitchen hub looks across the alfresco to a monumental pool.The lower level also accommodates four bedrooms, two bathrooms plus powder room and enormous storage space.The seller, Roy Mills, told News Corp last year it took a long time to build the home because of high attention to detail.“The house was being built around the same time as GOMA was being built and GOMA almost got built faster than this,” he said.“It was only when we got the 3D model put together that I really started to understand it.” Timber decking and a desert garden provide a link to the upper-level study. The home, known as the “B House”, is considered a significant contribution to Brisbane’s architectural landscape.last_img

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