‘Turtle Point’ Residence

This stunning, energy efficient house built on the edge of Lake Kurwongbah is a showcase of Yates’ love of innovation and skill as craftsmen.

  • Summer living room featuring coloured, polished concrete floors

  • Brass inlays in polished concrete floors throughout main hallways

  • Winter living room with travertine floors and fireplace

  • Separate guest wing incorporating three bedrooms, each with individual decks facing the lake

  • Infinity pool overlooking the lake

  • Hand-forged wrought iron external feature screen and entry gates

  • Extensive use of native Australian timber species, including use of recycled spotted gum on posts, stairs and upper floor

  • Low E glass (energy efficient glazing) on external windows and doors

  • Barestone Cladding on exterior

Awards award-ribbon

  • Finalist - Australian Custom Built Home (HIA Australian Housing Awards) 2013
  • Finalist - Australian GreenSmart Energy Efficiency (HIA Australian Housing Awards) 2013
  • Winner - Queensland Home of the Year (HIA Queensland Housing Awards) 2012
  • Winner - Queensland Custom Built Home (HIA Queensland Housing Awards) 2012
  • Winner - Custom Built Home $1 - $2 million (HIA Brisbane Housing Awards) 2012
  • Winner - GreenSmart Energy Efficiency (HIA Queensland Housing Awards) 2012