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A new apartment development overlooking the beach and parkland, Natura sits inside the highly sought-after suburb of Burleigh Heads. The 33 three-bedroom, half-floor apartments are spread across 17 storeys, giving each 180-degree views over the surrounding areas. Offering never-to-be-built-out views, these luxury residences are priced from $1,649,000.
Natura is a new apartment project located in the beachfront suburb of Burleigh Heads on Queensland’s Gold Coast. Natura sits on the beachfront, separated from the water by only The Esplanade and parkland. With only 33 apartments over 17 levels, each Natura apartment has 180-degree views over the surrounding area including the ocean, Gold Coast skyline and hinterland. As you may have guessed, there are only two apartments per storey in Natura, meaning residents will only ever have one neighbour.
The Natura apartments have a very ‘natural’ design throughout. The external facade is designed to pay homage to the surrounding skyline and the Bureligh Heads landscape, which is evident in the building’s curved edges. Undulating screening also moves up the facade of the building, to mimic the movement of waves on the nearby beaches. Abundant greenery will also be included, which helps to both soften the exterior and provide environmental benefits.
To say that the apartments at Natura are high-quality would be a slight understatement. This is apparent in the inclusions and in the floorplans alike: if you note nothing else from the renders of Natura, take away the fact that they are definitely indicative of how high-quality the apartments will be. The interiors have been designed to play off of the Burleigh Heads landscape, which is represented in the neutral finishes throughout and the inclusion of natural materials where possible, such as natural stone (Selenis marble, from Artedomus) and travertine. The landscape is also seen in the curved edges of the kitchen bench and ensuite vanity, similar to sea-worn rocks.
All of the apartments have Earp Bros tiles on the floor (flooring that looks good, is long lasting and is easy to clean is a must in homes near the beach, and Earp Bros are known for delivering on all three of these) and double glazed windows. The open-plan kitchen, living and dining area makes full use of these floor-to-ceiling windows, providing expansive views and maximising the amount of natural light let in. Sliding doors on the balcony extend the space even further, which is ideal if you live so close to the beach: residents can enjoy relaxing dinners overlooking the ocean, or simply keep the doors open to ensure ocean breezes throughout the apartments.
The kitchen is certainly worth mentioning in detail. Featuring a natural stone island, the kitchen has been designed with cooks and entertainers alike in mind. This is obvious in high-quality appliances (everything from the stove top to the integrated microwave is Gaggenau), which will suit everyone from the amateur to the professional cook. The kitchen also has a large butler’s pantry and high-quality joinery (and there’s also a wine cellar, so you can keep the good stuff in great condition).
The master bedroom ensuite is also finished to a high standard. Designed to emulate a hotel bathroom, the ensuite has a double vanity with draws hidden behind stone drawer fronts. The standout feature of the bathroom is the freestanding bathtub, which will sit next to a natural stone feature wall (which conceals the shower). Full height mirrors, handmade artisan wall lights and brushed nickel tapware (from Brodware) complete the space.
All of the apartments are a sizable 211 sqm, which makes the open-plan living spaces feel even larger than they already are.
The apartments are priced from $1,649,000.
Natura has not begun construction yet.
Natura is located at 112 The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads, and is separated from the beach by only a road and a parkland, giving residents views that cannot be built out. The apartments are in the ideal location for people who like to get out and about: some of the suburb’s best restaurants, cafes and shops are all within walking distance of the apartments, and the parkland across the road connects to the Burleigh Head National Park, famous for it’s beautiful views over the nearby beaches.
Burleigh Heads is a great medium between the bustling and busy Surfers Paradise and the quieter beachfront suburbs of Tugan and Palm Beach. It is an area of the Gold Coast which has historically been made up of predominantly locals and domestic holidaymakers that have holidayed at Burleigh Heads year after year. This is reflected in the quality of the restaurants nearby. Restaurant Labart is one of the most highly rated French bistros on the Gold Coast, and it’s only 10 minutes walk from the apartments. If you’re after something a bit different, residents will be pleased to find out that Mediterranean-style tapas restaurants, and authentic Italian and Vietnamese restaurants are all within five minutes drive. The Paddock Bakery — another local favourite, for its coffees and great food — is similarly close by, and there is a Coles and an Aldi just 1.5 kilometres up the road.
Using the Gold Coast Highway, you can be in Broadbeach within nine minutes. Brisbane is about an hour and ten minutes drive away, and Byron Bay is the same distance in the other direction. If you have to fly for work or leisure, it’s good to know that the airport is less than 20 minutes away. There are great public transport options throughout the suburb, which are only set to get better when the Gold Coast Light Rail stage 3A opens in 2023. This major piece of infrastructure will connect residents to the rest of the Gold Coast much more quickly, and is set to begin construction in early 2021.
Natura is located close to several schools, including primary (Prep – Year 6) schools such as Burleigh Heads State School, Miami State School, Marymount Primary School, and Varsity College. Secondary schools close by include Miami State High School, Marymount College, Varsity College, St. Andrew’s Lutheran College and Merrimac State High School.
Residents will have access to a number of facilities, all of which have been designed to enhance wellness. To this end, there will be a resident’s-only pool, outdoor dining area and a dedicated ‘wellness space’, which will be home to infrared saunas, meditation chairs with guided breathing and exercises, full-body scanning recovery chairs and a private studio for residents to workout in. There is also a reflexology pool for resident’s use, which is sure to bring health benefits and be a great conversation starter!
Every resident will also have access to the secure resident car park.