Some may dream of a white Christmas, but here in Australia, there’s nothing more festive than luxury beach houses.
Sea, surf and sand are what inspire yuletide joy, as well as direct beach access…and these luxury mansions have got all that and more.
Water frontage, private swimming pools, and postcard style views are just a start. These beach mansions take it a step further, featuring world-renowned architects, butler’s pantries and multiple entertaining areas—perfect to watch sunrises, sunsets and of course, the New Year’s Eve fireworks.
From the glistening, protected seascapes of the Great Barrier Reef to the surf reserves of Maroubra, Sydney, here’s our line up of the most incredible Australian beach houses on sale this Christmas, listed by our friends at Sotheby’s International Realty.
Luxury Beach Houses in New South Wales
Appearing like a modern castle rising out of the coastal boulders, this is no doubt one of Maroubra’s finest beach houses.
With the intention to capitalise on the incredible views, the residence’s four floors offer uninterrupted vistas of the ocean. With several entertaining areas, both alfresco and sheltered, the design will please even the most particular host. Need additional car parking? Guests will find plenty of space in the 12-lot carpark below.
With both smart technology and eco-friendly design, the home celebrates the best of our time. Relax in the huge infinity edge pool and spa, indulge in the wine cellar, and play in the billiards room or on your very own sun baking rocks that lead to the water’s edge.
Kurraba Point NSW
Designed by award-winning Stafford Architecture, this luxury beach home is made to marvel. From the waterfront terraces, to the infinity pool and private jetty, luxury living starts and ends here.
The bold interior architecture includes elements from different worlds, with varying textures and colours yet somehow, it is harmonious—herringbone parquet, steel ceilings, and limestone walls all come together cohesively.
Glamour and celebration are on the guest list here, with the perfect backdrop to create memories for decades.
Taren Point NSW
If you’re looking for a cosy but elegant beach house, look no further. With a handful of sun-filled living spaces, oversized bedrooms and a swimming pool overlooking your private jetty, the home will keep families living harmoniously for generations to come.
The magnificent estate has everything a family will need, including a beach in your backyard, close proximity to the best schools in the area, a full security system and a large, north-facing garden.
The little extra is the positive energy flowing freely throughout the home, certified by a professional Feng Shui expert.
We were quick to fall for this Mediterranean style villa in Sydney’s premiere suburb of Vaucluse.
On the market for the first time in 60 years, this is exceptional Sydney beach house features four large bedrooms, six bathrooms and a separate two-bedroom apartment with its own rooftop terrace.
Spend lazy days relaxing in the unique harbour front pool or taking the boat out from your private deepwater jetty.
Luxury Beach Houses in Queensland
Hayman Island, QLD
Peering over the azure waters of the Coral Sea, tucked away in the hilltops is where you’ll find this absolute high end luxury property. It’s tough not be in awe—Hayman Estates takes beach living to a whole new level.
Designed by noted architect Kerry Hill, the home is like a retreat, seamlessly blending the indoors with the outdoors. Natural light floods the living spaces like a reminder of the boundless surrounding nature.
Four bedrooms with ensuites and private balconies mean plenty of space for the whole family.
As a residence of the prestigious Hayman Island Resort, you’re offered not only the finest design, but also the best resort style facilities—a professionally maintained dwelling, as well as a 24-hour concierge, gym, spa, water sports and restaurants at your disposal whenever you need.
Burleigh Heads QLD
Charming, private and prestigious, this family home is the perfect nest between city and coast.
With the awesome lifestyle amenities of Burleigh Heads just moments away, you’re just a quick drive from the best restaurants, shops, markets and bars. Not to mention, the lovely Burleigh National Park and Burleigh Beach around the corner.
Prefer to stay in for the day? Your glorious ocean views, very large living area and outdoor bbq space await you for hours of dining and entertaining.
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