Coffee mogul Phil Di Bella lists New Farm home with $6m+ price guide
Deep in New Farm, Brisbane’s resident king of coffee Phil Di Bella and wife Gianna built what they had planned to be a forever home for themselves and their two children.
“We have built other homes before that look stunning, but I didn’t enjoy living there but with Turner Avenue, it’s so liveable and perfect. It just works,” Mrs Di Bella said “It’s got a homely feel yet it has huge street appeal and immense presence.”
The Di Bellas built the exemplary four bedroom home on a rare, empty, 636 square metre block at 30 Turner Avenue four years ago.
The contemporary home was future-proofed for ongoing family life, with Mrs Di Bella advising the architect on what their family needed as the kids grew up.
“We wanted a master suite separate from our kids and our intention was to raise our the kids here as they got older,” she said.
“It’s a wonderful home that has been perfectly designed to include so many features characteristic of modern day living. It’s perfect to lock up and leave which is great when we spend a lot of time at the Gold Coast.”
Phil Di Bella became coffee royalty when his roasting business Di Bella Coffee spread across , and then the rest of the world. He sold the company in 2014 for a potential $47 million, and retains an active role in the business.
The immense house has 547-square metres of floor space, which includes a cinema, guest suite, and a home office. Related: Sunshine Coast’s property hotspots revealedRelated: Why interstate buyers flock to BribieRelated: Millions in Brisbane property left to rot
Outside, the rest of the block is dedicated to outdoor living areas with a pool, sauna, and built-in barbecue.
There’s also full automation throughout the house, with keyless entry, CCTV, lights, and intercom systems.
The striking black facade and screens over the front balconies are also sure to impress.
Ray White New Farm’s Matt Lancashire has the listing, he said the home had left him amazed.
“It’s generously proportioned with a modern and minimalist floor plan. I love it,” he said. “It truly delivers on its brief to have seamless indoor and outdoor entertainment with functionality, space and privacy in mind for the most modern family living.”
The Di Bellas are giving up on what would be their forever home to buy a block with more grass for the two kids, aged nine and seven, to play on.