Ocean club

Inside the new Masthead Ocean Club on Australia’s Gold Coast – Robb Report

It’s safe to say that Australia hasn’t seen a luxury development like this for some time, at least on Queensland’s sunny Gold Coast.

Although it’s not Sydney or Melbourne, the Gold Coast is known for its world-class surfing, gorgeous beaches, laid-back neighborhoods and theme parks. Many think of it as Miami in Australia, and it’s been Australia’s favorite vacation destination for decades. people near and far can call a piece of Queensland home thanks to the Masthead Ocean Club. The $280 million development is a partnership between Banda, a development and design studio founded by Edo Mapelli Mozzi, husband of Princess Beatrice, and Australian property expert Rory O’Brien.

“The Gold Coast market has been one of Australia’s strongest residential property markets over the past two years,” said Mozzi. Robb Report. “The work-from-home era has sparked a record number of lifestyle changes in Australia (as around the world) as people seek a different way of life.”

Residents will forever enjoy these views as adjacent properties can never be built on.

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The Masthead Ocean Club is located on the prestigious north end of Main Beach and will provide residents with a luxury living experience. This area is called the “Golden Triangle” and is home to several elevated lifestyle amenities like the Southport Yacht Club and superyacht marina, Main Beach Surf Club, and plenty of restaurants and entertainment. There are also 345 acres of spit parkland, which Mozzi says reminds him of Hyde Park in London.

There will be 28 units: 20 residences, five Sky Homes, two duplex sub-penthouses and a super-penthouse designed by Banda Design Studio. Views include the Pacific Ocean, Broadwater and outback with both sunrise and sunset views. the Sky Homes, sub-penthouses and super penthouse will be designed by Banda’s in-house design studio with a soothing and textured color palette using natural materials, while the 20 residences are designed by MIM Design.

“With Masthead, context is everything,” he says. “The design journey started with the location as there is an extraordinary mix of topographies, all of which are visible through the East/West axis of the building. We wanted the design to be relevant and reflective of the surroundings. For example, we chose to specify the beautiful kitchen island in this bold, heavily veined sequoia green marble that is one with the hinterland and the sea beyond. design and we are very proud of it.

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This textured kitchen is like a work of art.

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Design details in the Banda-designed residences include tadelakt finishes, antique bronze elevator details, Calacatta Verde marble, and Arabescato Corchia floor tiles in the bathrooms. There are also fixtures by Stephen Antonson, Emmanuelle Simon, Serge Mouille, Articolo and vintage Palle Suenson. There are also impressive vintage pieces of furniture, like chairs and sofas; unique works of art; and high-end carpets. The desk in particular might catch the ears of design lovers; there is a Pierre Yavanovich oak bentwood desk and a Pierre Jeanneret armchair with a view of the marina.

Amenities include a residents-only club, which includes a wine and champagne lounge, whiskey and cigar room, private dining area, spa, coffee bar, library, and business meeting spaces . Masthead has also partnered with Levantine Hill Winery in the Yarra Valley, BMW and Newgate Thoroughbred Bloodstock Racing to provide members with special lifestyle benefits.

“We wanted the design to resonate with international buyers and not just Australian ones, as this is truly a global proposition,” says Mozzi. “It’s one of the many things that really sets Masthead apart from other developments in the area.”

Prices start from $3.1 million (A$5 million) for a three-bedroom apartment and are expected to be completed in 2024.

Check out more photos of the property below:

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A dining area.

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An airy bedroom exudes tranquility.

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The Gold Coast is often compared to Miami.

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