Construction king creates ultimate Gold Coast smart home
July 8 2020
A FLAWLESS design, no-expense-spared approach and the latest in home automation were the fundamentals of this Palm Beach property’s makeover.
The once dated waterfront house at 144 Tallebudgera Drive is now a luxurious Hamptons-style smart home.
The house is fully automated with C-Bus lighting, media, security, multi-zoned audio and features preset profiles with most of it controlled through an iPad.
The state-of-the-art technology has been deployed throughout the high-end home, with 11 televisions that include pre-wired Foxtel part of the package as well as eight HD security cameras and an intercom.
The outdoor entertainment zone is a highlight of the property with an elevated cabana atop a boat shed, as well as a sitting area and heated pool and spa.
Inside, the glamorous kitchen with a luxuriously large Carrara marble island bench, shaker cabinetry and wine fridges is just one of the standout areas.
The top-notch renovation was done at the hands of construction king Theodore Vairaktaris, who turned his one-man painting business Usher Group into an $83 million company.
The property’s transformation coincided with the launch of boutique developer Taris Property Group, which will allow Mr Vairaktaris to build and renovate high-end homes.
He spent months on-site overseeing the planning, co-ordinating, designing, budgeting and managing the build of the Palm Beach home to ensure it was both beautiful and functional.
“Having spent almost two decades heavily invested in the construction and trades industry, I have gained an intimate knowledge of what is functional and experiential for buyers,” Mr Vairaktaris said.
“In a world of infinite possibilities, property owners and investors want unique, habitable and thoughtful environments. My eye for detail and creative flair will set our projects (apart) from others.
“It is one thing to build a house but another to create a dream.”
One of Australia’s two certified Feng Shui masters was also on board with the project to ensure the property had good energy, according to the developer.
“Our renovation of 144 Tallebudgera Drive was never going to be just another Gold Coast property,” he said.
“It was always going to be a statement and we have achieved that by approaching it as a fresh canvas where art meets design.”
The property is set to go under the hammer on October 26 through Michael Kollosche and Rob Lamb of Kollosche.