20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount Louisa“A family retreat that brought the outdoors and indoors into one.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“High Vista Drive has a strong sense of community where neighbours become friends and it was a place where our children felt safe.“The rock walls, landscaping and natural vegetation provided a safe haven to the local wildlife.”The home was architecturally designed by Danny Oberski who was familiar with life in the tropics. 20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount Louisa“From the house you can see right out to Magnetic Island, Cleveland Bay and Douglas.“The house also has solar because it was the owner’s dream to be energy neutral and off the grid.” 20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount LouisaThe pole home has five bedrooms, three bathrooms, double car accommodation and is on 1.5 acres of land high on Mount Louisa.The owners of the house said their vision was for a family home that would capture the essence of living in North Queensland.“We wanted a home that used its elevation and captured the panoramic views north, south, east and west resulting in beautiful outlooks from every room. 20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount LouisaGlass has been used extensively throughout the home to maximise natural light and views while louvres in the bedrooms capture breezes.The swimming pool is positioned between two of the pavilions and is visible from the kitchen. It also has a waterfall feature that is illuminated with blue neon lights.Ray White selling agent Julie Mahoney said the home offered great value for money at the high end of the market because it would most likely sell at below the replacement cost.“You couldn’t recreate it,” she said. “It’s in an absolutely amazing spot because the owners purchased the block straight from the developer and they got one of the best blocks,” she said. 20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount LouisaThe pole home has soaring steel beams which meant manual excavation was kept to a minimum to help maintain the natural rock formation of the land.The home is made up of three pavilions which provide private sanctuaries but also allow space for a family to enjoy time together.The open-plan living areas flow out to the oversized, covered timber decks through bi-fold and french doors. 20/18 High Vista Drv, Mount LouisaPERCHED among the treetops of Mount Louisa some of the best views in Townsville can be seen from the decks of this luxury home.20/18 High Vista Drive will be sold under the hammer on May 8.