Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

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Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

Kim Kardashian and partner Pete Davidson in Far North Queensland to shoot a movie. This recent photo is from Kim Kardashian’s Instagram page


Hotel plans have been ditched for the last remaining stretch of beach at Palm Cove, and the Russian-speaking owners are now seeking home buyers from Melbourne to LA for the $9.5 million hot spot.

“This rare, absolute beachfront home site is perfect for movie stars, savvy entrepreneurs or Australia’s 100 wealthiest individuals,” says Place Projects sales pitch.

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Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

Queensland’s best home site on Lot 4 Triton St, Palm Cove


With Hollywood superstars Kim Kardashian, Pete Davidson and Orlando Bloom already in far north Queensland to film the American/Australian comedy Wizards, it’s no surprise that an A-list celebrity has already inspected the spot.

Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

Actor Orlando Bloom trains at a gym in Port Douglas before filming for the movie Wizards. This photo is from Orlando Bloom’s Instagram page


The 18,500 square foot property on Lot 4, Triton St, Palm Cove is nestled between two of North Queensland’s most prestigious hotel resorts, the Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa and Alamanda Palm Cove.

Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

Pullman Palm Cove Sea Temple Resort and Spa executive penthouse went up for sale last year after being refurbished, with a price guide of $1.3 million – $1.5 million.


The property has been on the market as a future hotel site for five of the last six years and the DA approval for a Leigh Ratcliffe designed hotel on land with its 135m beach frontage is valid until 2024.

But Bruce Goddard, director of Place Projects, says demand in the Cairns region has shifted from hotels to private residences and the property, owned by private Russian-speaking investors based in Australia, is now entering the housing market. offered.

“Today, building a five-star resort is a very expensive process, so the new thinking is to meet the market where the market is and there is high demand and low supply of beachfront properties,” said Mr. Goddard.

“So a group of 25 luxury beachfront villas or even individual plots seems like the new opportunity. This is 100 percent where the question is.”

Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

The ground developers and celebrities will compete for in Far North Queensland.


It’s been 17 years since a residential area in Palm Cove (near Argentea Beach) was sold, and Mr Goddard said developers are currently finalizing feasibility studies to seize this rare opportunity to explore a piece of tropical north Africa. Queensland which is also less than 30 minutes away. from an international airport.

“Most of the people watching are Palm Cove experts and know the area well,” he said

“Kim Kardashian and all the friends are shooting movies here, traveling around the region and enjoying the position. You never know who will get you through the place.”

Celebrities, developers look forward to the best home site in Queensland

Sunrise over Double Island. Photo: Ross Palm


The property is a pure tourist attraction, with direct access to Palm Cove beach and views of the exclusive Double Island.

Bruce Goddard and Spiri Buhagiar of Place Projects are selling the property, which is designated for tourism and residential purposes, with a price guide of $9.5 million plus GST.

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