Site of the Pink Palace gets a designer makeover

first_imgRender – Shea Residences St. LuciaSunland Group’s new display home sits on land formerly occupied by the “Pink Palace” – a St Lucia icon that was once a party house for rock stars and celebrities before being reclaimed by nature.The Pink Palace was demolished to make way for Shea Residences Pic Jamie HansonThe sprawling mansion, at 276 Swann Road, was purchased by Sunland Group — the developer behind projects including Palazzo Versace and Q1 on the Gold Coast — in May 2015, and was demolished in 2016.Sunland managing director Sahba Abedian said construction of Shea Residences was now on track for completion during the first quarter of 2018, with 75 per cent of the development sold.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoThe display home was recently opened to the public, giving potential buyers the chance to experience the boutique development.Shea Residence, St LuciaIt will include 28 luxury homes located within an intimate garden setting.Living and dining spaces flow to the balcony, perfect for entertaining.Shea Residences, St Lucia“Natural textures of copper and travertine stone are featured among the exquisite architectural facades, alongside flute and curtain inspired entrances,’’ Mr Abedian said.“They are connected at the podium level by a sculptural central spine – featuring artistic landscape design and reflection pools – and a magnificent cantilevered garden that is located at its entrance.“Stylish gourmet kitchens are fully integrated, featuring stone bench tops, high-gloss cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances.”Mr Abedian said Shea Residences also featured a unique basement car park design complete with secure garages, additional storage and exclusive lift access to each home.The Pink Palace’s original sandstone pavilion — which once formed the main entrance to the administration building of the former Brisbane Central Technical College (now known as QUT) on George Street in the Brisbane CBD — has also been preserved.“(It) will be transformed into an elegant resident amenities building complete with a private cinema, lounge and entertaining kitchen overlooking the pool,” Mr Abedian said.last_img

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