Queensland richlisters sink millions into 20-room urban sanctuary

first_imgThe Terrace Suite at Spicers Potts Point, 122 Victoria St, Sydney. Picture: Supplied“We have been meticulous with the renovations to preserve and restore traditional features of the buildings including the Victorian fireplaces and cornices.”The development will see a new three storey extension to the buildings which will compliment the heritage features of the terraces.The Turner’s Spicers business already has two boutique hotels in New South Wales – Spicers Sangoma Retreat in the Blue Mountains and Spicers Vineyards Estate in the Hunter Valley Vineyards. They have five Spicers properties in Queensland including two on the Sunshine Coast, two in Brisbane and in the Scenic Rim. The exterior of 122 Victoria St, Potts Point in Sydney. Picture: SuppliedONE of Queensland’s richest families has sunk millions into a 20-room urban sanctuary, and you could be their guest for a small price.Queensland richlister Jude Turner and husband Graham “Scroo Turner” may be better know for their success turning Flightcentrre into a multibillion-dollar business, but they also own the highly successful Spicer’s boutique hotel chain. Spicers Retreats owner, Jude Turner, has ramped up construction of Spicers Potts Point. Picture: SuppliedMrs Turner, who runs the hotel business, expects to have a soft opening of their newest 20-room boutique development in highly exclusive Potts Point as soon as May, with construction already ramping up.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“The property is set in three Victorian terrace houses that date back to 1873,” Mrs Turner said. “The vision is to ultimately create a unique, relaxed luxury experience amid the buzz of Sydney’s best cafes, restaurants and bars.”center_img Room 1, King Room, at Spicers Potts Point, 122 Victoria St. Picture: SuppliedIf you’re hoping to be a guest of the Turners, the price of a Queen Room starts at $359 a night which includes breakfast.“We see ourselves as an addition to the flurry of activity Potts Point already has to offer,” Mrs Turner said, “with guests encouraged to try the amazing restaurants in the region, joining us for breakfast in the hotel or canapes and drinks in the conservatory of an evening.”She said they were taking steps to honour the history and heritage of the terrace homes which were built as private residences over 100 years ago.last_img

Related Post

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *