first_imgPROP CON: 30 Hawkesbury Rd MoggillTHE parents of Olympian-turned-developer Mark Stockwell have put their sprawling riverfront estate on the market for the first time. Myora Park at 30 Hawksbury Rd at Moggill sits on 4.15 hectares, and has been the family home for more than three generations. As for Myora Park, the homestead and estate could easily fit in to an Aussie outback drama series like A Country Practice.It has five bedrooms including a luxurious master suite with large walk-in-robe and ensuite, a guest wing, a large home office and library, high ceilings, space for four vehicles plus a large workshop, formal and informal lounge and dining spaces, handcrafted parquetry flooring, bi-fold doors, two-way log fireplace, lead light accents and timeless chandeliers. Wraparound verandahs allow for stunning river viewsThe homestead sits on over 10 acres quality acreage and is just 23km from the Brisbane CBD. MORE: Brisbane’s hottest listing for 2018 has sold The study/libraryPrior to joing the family business in 1992, Mr Stockwell represented Australia as a swimmer at the 1984 Olympics and 1986 Commonwealth Games. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours ago The home is full of traditional featuresThere is also a gourmet kitchen with integrated appliances, outdoor entertainment spaces, a pool, tennis court, spa, sauna and barbecue amenities. Mark Stockwell has many fond memories of the home, which was built by his late father in 1979. The family bought the farm land in 1978.“We moved there in 1980 when I was about 16. We had been living on Pinjarra Rd and my sister and I were mad about horses … my parents bought the place for the horses,” he said.“I had this dream of going to the Olympics and competing in equestrian but about a year later (after moving in) I stopped riding and started swimming and went on to compete in that.“It’s a special place and there are so many family memories … we have a large family and mum and dad loved getting us all together.”Mr Stockwell said it would be hard to let the property go but “life goes on”, with his mother now living with his family.“These types of places don’t come up very often,” he said. “It’s high up on the junction of the Brisbane and Bremer rivers and it is rural land still in the Brisbane City Council area,” he said.“You feel like you are in another world.”Myora Park is listed with Benjamin Smith and Kel Goesch of Brisbane Real Estate – Indooroopilly.center_img The Stockwell homestead is on the market for the first time.“Steeped in history, sophistication and built with unparalleled craftsmanship, this opulent family homestead has been positioned to capture the spectacular and commanding river views where the Brisbane and Bremer Rivers meet,” the listing says. The stunning property is just 23km from the Brisbane CBDThe home is listed in the name of Necia Stockwell, according to CoreLogic property data.Her son Mark Stockwell is the managing director of Stockwell Property Group, a company founded by Bill and Necia Stockwell in 1952. Mark Stockwell poses for a photo at South Bank ahead of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Photo AAP/ Ric FrearsonStockwell currently has eight projects either completed, under construction or in the pipeline, including Encore and Virtuoso at West End, and Boggo Road Village. RELATED: Twin towers set to sing at orchestral site What a spot to just sit back and watch the river rise and fall!Perhaps the most outstanding features are the stunning wrap-around verandas and the entertainment pavilion, which have been designed to embrace the stunning riverfront views of the Brisbane and Bremer rivers.last_img

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