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Home tropical backyard complete with a waterfall and a caveman-style basement hits the market 

Now that’s a man cave! Home with a tropical backyard complete with a waterfall and a caveman-style basement sells for $1million

  • Luxury Melbourne home is believed to have sold in auction for around $1million   
  • The stunning property has a tropical backyard and a caveman-style basement   
  • The previous owner of the property said living in the home felt like being in Bali  
  • The auction was held early before the planned expression of interest sale ended 

A luxury home complete with its very own waterfall and caveman-style basement has sold for about $1million.

The three-level property which boasts a tropical backyard filled with exotic greenery is surprisingly situated in Gowanbrae, a northwest suburb of Melbourne.

The unique property attributes were enough to spark an early auction on Friday, which went ahead before the planned expressions of interest sale was set to finish on the following Wednesday.

The caveman-style basement (pictured) is the perfect place for children to explore or have adventures in 

After a competitive auction the stunning property was sold to a family for more than the home’s $900,000-$990,000 asking price, it’s understood.

It’s believed the residence, which has been compared to Bali because of its beautiful scenery, could have potentially been brought for around $1million, realestate.com.au reported.

And it’s no surprise the one-of-a-kind residence proved to be such a huge hit with potential buyers, as the property offers an ‘outstanding family lifestyle opportunity’.

The lavish home, which is a stone throw away from acres of parkland, has multiple living areas, an open-plan area for dining as well as a lower-level entertaining zone, according to the property listing.

A luxury Melbourne home complete with its very own waterfall and caveman-style basement is understood to have sold for a hefty $1million (property backyard pictured)

A luxury Melbourne home complete with its very own waterfall and caveman-style basement is understood to have sold for a hefty $1million (property backyard pictured) 

It also offers a gazebo and an outdoor spa – perfect for relaxing in and soaking up the stunning backyard surroundings.

No doubt a family with children would make the most of the basement – which caveman-like design makes it perfect for exploring or having adventures in.  

The house is also conveniently located near to major shopping centres and freeways.

Ms Kristensen, who lived in the property with her family, said the home’s unique features made living there feel ‘surreal’.

The lavish home (pictured), which is a stone throw away from plenty of parkland, has multiple living spaces and an open-plan area for dining

The lavish home (pictured), which is a stone throw away from plenty of parkland, has multiple living spaces and an open-plan area for dining

David Vaughan who works for Real Estate Agents Nelson Alexander said the 'aesthetics' of the property had proven to be a 'real draw' for prospective buyers

David Vaughan who works for Real Estate Agents Nelson Alexander said the ‘aesthetics’ of the property had proven to be a ‘real draw’ for prospective buyers

‘If you say you have a waterfall at home most people think you have a pond with a water feature,’ Ms Kristensen said.

‘But when they first see it you do actually see peoples’ faces light up.

‘It’s a bit surreal, you feel like you are in Bali sometimes,’ she added.

David Vaughan who works for Real Estate Agents Nelson Alexander said the ‘aesthetics’ of the property had proven to be a ‘real draw’ for prospective buyers.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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