On The Market: This $12 Million Waterfront Mansion Is A Jewel In East Brisbane’s Crown

29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane1

East Brisbane might not be the first suburb that comes to mind when prompted about Australia’s best contemporary homes, with the likes of Vaucluse, Toorak, or Point Piper dominating headlines in recent years. However, 29 Laidlaw Parade, East Brisbane, is an exciting outlier from the booming market trends of Sydney and Melbourne, combining immaculate design and waterfront views into an enticing property.

For some tastes, 29 Laidlaw Parade, East Brisbane, will be too contemporary in its aesthetic, with stark black brick dominating the immediate visual impression of the home. But once inside, you come to understand the intimidating exterior makes way for a much more considered and thoughtfully designed interior, rich with detail and gentle curves that contrast the conservative facade.

Located on a bend in the mighty Brisbane River, the property exudes considered calm, with five bedrooms, six bathrooms, and space for a quartet of vehicles within its expansive 597m² block size. Views of the river make way for equally spectacular sights of the city, which is just four kilometres away from the front gate.



29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane

RELATED: On The Market: This $22 Million Toorak Mansion Oozing With Old-World Charm

Spanning three different levels, the interior was designed by the world-renowned Greg Natale, an interior designer with a penchant for Deco-inspired shapes and high-contrast colour palettes. There’s a European sensibility to the home, although not in a stuffy or old-world way, instead, injecting a cosmopolitan aspect that brings together design elements from around the world.

On the ground floor, you’ll find a large open-plan dining and living area, leading to a kitchen that boasts a butler’s pantry, breakfast bar, and high-end German appliances. Wallpaper by De Gournay brings the living space to life with an Italian-mined Paonazetto marble fireplace serving as a focal point for the room.

29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane

The ground level is the middle level of the home, with a stunning concrete staircase connecting all three levels together. Follow the stairs down to the lower level, and you’ll find the sizable garden complemented by an in-ground swimming pool. Alongside the pools is an alfresco dining area, while inside on the lower level, there’s an impressively sized home theatre, spa, guest bedroom, as well as a modest gym area. Down a flight of stairs from the back of the garden, the marina berth sits on the river, which is large enough for a 15-metre boat.

Heading back inside and following the curved staircase up to the upper level, you’ll find the master bedroom complete with an ensuite, enormous walk-in robe, plus an additional fireplace. The master bedroom features Gucci wallpaper for a further touch of Italian flair, while the rest of the upper level includes three additional bedrooms, one of which enjoys a balcony.

29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane

With facilities and finishings that remind of, but exceed even the most premium of boutique hotels, 29 Laidlaw Parade, East Brisbane, was a home built for entertaining in style. Dripping with brass furnishings and offering more stonemasonry details than most places of worship, it’s the home of an individual unafraid to show a little character.

The property is to be sold at auction by Place Estate Agents on April 12th (tonight). While a specific reserve was unable to be advertised, the agency indicated an expected range of at least $10-$12 million.



29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane
premium47383971 0de7 2953 061f 9f20 ec73 45f1 a1c8 daa7 20220223065113
premium47383967 c5bf f645 04c9 8c82 880a ed34 fef3 3286 20220223065112
29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane
premium47383963 f6f4 f53e fdca e0e6 96ff 653d 4814 7105 20220223065127
premium47384301 93d6 808b 00ab 5938 4b64 9d29 8973 8ca7 20220223065227
29 Laidlaw Parade East Brisbane
premium47384287 d40e 21d4 8530 a165 91b8 4c1d 8702 bd02 20220223065229
premium47383883 3ed9 b71b 1b49 8250 fcf7 a895 80cb 5a62 20220223065112
premium47383801 02f4 be74 4c19 c9d7 cfa5 e106 67b0 be0b 20220223065111
premium47383820 0609 92db 1530 f4b8 b78f 1aab 4cab 48c3 20220223065111
premium47383804 5fdf 9de0 3f04 5c35 f5e6 5111 c881 7909 20220223065120
premium47383821 73fb fb92 db68 8420 f922 5845 76bf 94e9 20220223065122
premium47383975 324e 696a f282 c533 0121 6903 6f65 8075 20220223065126
premium47383970 a41c 7287 3273 783b aa90 8a0b 4a93 b83c 20220223065123
premium47383791 5ec8 c847 860d 7de4 7ddf bc08 a68a 624b 20220223065119
premium47384308 42bd 58dc 2e8b 066a 50af 7ac3 1110 03df 20220223065230
premium47383972 221e 78a4 002b 1816 83d4 dd62 a86a 4ce5 20220223065121
premium47383816 8ed2 aeef ce32 0b05 5307 8b0d 7ede 6ee9 20220223065229