These Queensland mansions give The Bachelorette pad some serious competition
Bachelors in paradise, anyone?Group and single dates will be easy to organise with Hamilton Island a 10-minute helicopter ride away. The home is for sale via expressions of interest. For the tropical escape, consider the 6,813sq m estate at 21 Knott Court, Whitfield, in Cairns. The sprawling home at 72 McGahan Street, Carina Heights.The five-bedroom home sits on a 1528sq m hilltop lot and features an outdoor jacuzzi, 500-bottle wine cellar, sauna, billiards room, saltwater pool and wet bar. The master suite takes up the entire top floor — perfect for romantic rendezvous — and there is garage parking for up to five cars. It is easy to picture eligible bachelors milling around on this poolside terrace.Described as a north Queensland estate without peer, the six-bedroom mansion is in the foothills of the Whitefield Ranges and has sweeping views across the region. The property has classic Greek and Roman architecture including Tuscan columns, handcrafted domes, Perlato Olimpio marble flooring and a 17m pool with Versace style mosaic tiles. This stunner at 3-7 Sir Lancelot Close, Sovereign Islands has a waterside pool.Described as a Mediterranean villa-inspired home, the waterfront property comes with ocean and city views, a 25m swimming pool, grand entry with sweeping staircase and yoga studio. The mansion has seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, four powder rooms and a self-contained guest cottage. 72 McGahan Street, Carina Heights.The 1200sq m property also has multiple terraces, balconies and courtyards. The home is listed as ‘for sale’ without a price tag. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoNeed more pizzazz? Head down the road to the Gold Coast, in the Bachelorette’s own backyard, and take a peek at 3-7 Lancelot Close, Sovereign Islands. Mandalay House has some serious romance vibes.The seven-bedroom, three-storey property is on a 4,241sq m oceanfront block in Airlie Beach with horizon pool, helipad, marina berth, jet ski docks and boat shed. The owners drew inspiration from Nice and Monte Carlo when designing the home and the opulent interiors are reminiscent of the Baroque period with antiques sourced from Italy and USA. A master suite fit for a reality star.For the requisite cocktail parties there is plenty of alfresco entertaining space, a teppanyaki barbecue, and a billiards room.The home is for sale via expressions of interest over $13 million. If seclusions is more your style, set your sights on Mandalay House in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef. The Bachelorette mansion in Glenorie, NSW.Little is known about the internal layout of the property but it has been decorated in an opulent Moroccan style and an excessive amount of fairy lights and candles. Head to the sunshine state and you will find plenty of comparable properties where you can play out your Bachelorette fantasies. These Queensland stunners also come with the added bonus of not being in New South Wales. In Brisbane, a four-storey Tuscan style mansion at 72 McGahan St, Carina Heights will surely fit the bill. An ensuite worthy of a bachelorette.The luxury continues in the master suite with private balcony and open marble ensuite with sunken bath — just add rose petals for instant tacky romance. This estate is so exclusive the price is only available on request. Mandalay House, Airlie Beach, comes complete with helipad and marina berth.IF the Bachelorette has you dreaming of a mansion stocked with dreamy men, look no further than sunny Queensland — for the property at least. You will have to source your own bachelors. This year’s The Bachelorette played out on a 2ha Mediterranean-style estate in Glenorie, 44km northwest of Sydney. The palatial pad was also used for the 2017 season of The Bachelor and features a floodlit tennis court, Olympic-sized swimming pool, ponds and landscaped grounds.