The Gold Coast property that is fit for a Kardashian

first_img2 Charlton St, Southport.IT rivals the Kardashian residence right down to the Ralph Lauren drapes.America’s most famous reality TV family was the inspiration behind this stunning Southport mansion.The giant 5238sq m property has long made headlines with rumours INXS star Michael Hutchence stayed at the estate.Hutchence’s solicitor Stephen Diamond originally bought it in 2000 for $2.3 million and named it ‘Diamond Park’.Impressive outside and in.The estate was last sold by farmer John Lawrie in 2013 for $3.2 million.The mega mansion at 2 Charlton St was completely transformed it into a “Kardashian palace” by owner and designer Fiona Jackson, who bought it in 2013.“We bought the home when we were in Dubai and we flew a Gold Coast draftsman over to do up some designs for us,” Mrs Jackson said.The imposing interior makes quite a statement.As for the Kardashian family, the mother-of-four said she shares the same taste and love for family, including throwing large birthday parties for her children.“I wanted a Kardashian kitchen,” she said.“I stalked anything I could find, even to the point to get the back splashes from Italy and having them hand cut here for the Herringbone effect.Plenty of space to soak up some rays.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North6 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“It is incredibly European, we travel a lot especially in Europe so we take a great deal of ideas from those places too.”Among the features of the seven-bedroom, nine-carport house are fireplaces, cocktail bar, billiards room an atrium foyer with a carved Cherrywood double staircase and a separate ground-floor suite for a housekeeper.Simon J Cowan from Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty is marketing the property.“Its been less than a week since it hit the market and I have had 20 inquiries,” Mr Cowan said.“A well-known doctor inspected it last Saturday and a prominent solicitor has his eye on it too.”Grandeur abounds.WHAT IT INCLUDES:A metal ceiling and marble fireplace feature in the dramatic Ralph Lauren styled living room.Glistening chandeliers and wall sconces are imported from Abu Dhabi which combine with an extensive use antique glass.The billiard room showcases burnt orange walls magnify the New York bar styling of the den, which has a games room, a kitchenette, a cinema with a retractable screen and overhead projector.Royal blue – and white.The Parisian style bathroom is the perfect place to pamper. The claw-foot bathtub adds a touch of luxury.It is rumoured INXS star Michael Hutchence stayed at the estate. Hutchence’s solicitor Stephen Diamond originally bought the home.INSIDE COAST’S MOST OTT HOUSESteps descend through lush lawn and terraced grounds to a new north-south floodlit championship tennis court.Old-world style given a modern twist.last_img read more

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