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It took years to painstakingly design and build this riverfront retreat

first_imgTimber floors feature throughout the home.The Brisbane River has featured prominently in their lives at the home since then for recreation including using kayaks, boats and jetskis on the water at various times.The thing Mr Jaffar liked most though was the privacy, with no neighbours behind them.The home took 18 months to design and three and a half years to build. 9 Ivy St, Indooroopilly was many years in the design and build.It was the river that drew the Jaffar family to buy a double block of land at Indooroopilly on which they built their dream home.It took some time to get there, but after years of searching Kevin Jaffar said they found the right spot and then spent quite some time making sure they got the build right. 9 Ivy St. IndooroopillyWindows are toughened Viridian glass which has a special thermal insulation coating and there is commercial-grade ducted heating and cooling with custom zones to each bedroom.The house has a smart home control system plus intercom. DETAILS 9 Ivy St, Indooroopilly 5 bed, 5 bath, 6 car Agent: Matt Lancashire Ray White – New Farm Price: EOI closing November 10, 5pmcenter_img 9 Ivy St. IndooroopillyMr Jaffar and his wife Kim, both health professionals, relied on the support of Mr Jaffar’s brother Hooman – an architect and founder of RealSpace Creative – to help design the home.Father, Fred Jaffar, a builder of 52 years, also played a substantial role.“It had to have the best of everything and it had to be a home to live in forever which is why costs didn’t matter,’’ Kevin Jaffar said.Stonemasons were commissioned to hand-cut all of the natural sandstone used throughout the home. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by The home has an infinity pool which overlooks the riverIt was sourced from a quarry in Gosford in New South Wales.“It was all split on site, which included the use of a hammer and chisel,” Mr Jaffar said.Also used were Black Beauty granite and Calacatta Oro marble sourced from Italy and brushbox timber transported from Lismore.“If this home is to be here for hundreds of years, everything needed to be done to the best quality so I said, ‘Go for it boys, I don’t care how long it takes or how much it costs’,” Mr Jaffar said.While it had been the perfect home for his family, it was now time to downsize.The property has a private pontoon, a children’s tree house retreat, a 10m infinity edge pool with pavilion, and a separate gymnasium.There is a V-Max inspired theatre with a cocktail bar, a custom American Oak library, a formal home office, six-car garage and an internal glass lift.There are multiple living and entertainment areas spread over three levels with the lift servicing all levels.last_img

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