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Family builds house around a fig tree

first_imgModern meets minimalist.“We built it about four and a half years ago, we bought the land off my in-laws who owned the property next door,” said Mrs Dray.The finished residence, given the moniker ‘The Little Tree House’ by the Drays, is built around its very own magnificent fig tree and features an innovative and stylish design, accentuated by polished timber finishes and flowing living spaces. The 6,474sq m property features polished timber.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours agoIt has a master retreat.It features a secluded master retreat, with ‘his and hers’ walk-in robes, a modern ensuite and separate access to the pool. “My favourite feature is definitely the swimming pool area, it’s got the sunken bar and bar stools in the pool itself,” said Mrs Dray.“It has a resort feel and is great for outdoor entertaining.”The couple has decided to list the property, midway through their fifth personal house build in Bonogin. Lot 2/2 Stockyard Crt, Tallebudgera is on the market for offers over $1.299 million.A TREE HOUSE with a swim up bar and flawless finish has been designed to blend in with its surrounds, but it’s a standout on the property market.The sprawling ranch-style retreat with hints of resort living wasn’t the Dray couple’s first rodeo.It was the fourth residence Clint and Alaana Dray of local family building company Creative Homes built for themselves. The couple who built the home favour timber pole designs.“We build all the time for clients, so when we do it for ourselves it’s exciting,” said Mrs Dray, who works in the administration side of the business. The couple, who have two young children, design their clients’ homes and favour timber pole designs that suit the block of land.“We try to have as much of a minimal impact to the site as possible, and design the property to fit in with the natural environment and its surrounds,” Mrs Dray said. This property, situated in the Tallebudgera Park estate and nestled in Hinterland surrounds, nails that brief. It even has its own tree house in the backyard.It’s kitted out with 20 solar panels and a charming tree house and swing, and the timber influences, including a large timber breakfast bar, ensure the tranquillity of the tropical environment flows throughout.The entertainer’s kitchen also features a gas cooktop and butler’s pantry, and overlooks the open plan lounge and dining area, complete with a fire place.There’s also a second living space, suitable for a rumpus room or kid’s play room, and a powder room adds to the three bathrooms on offer.Outside, landscaped lawns sprawl over a quarter of a hectare and border a garden shed, that could be used as a workshop space, and a single carport. The property is close to top Gold Coast schools, shopping and centres, while still maintaining a secluded sanctuary location.last_img read more