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34 REAL ESTATE FRIDAY JUNE 20 2014 CAVE01Z01MA - V1 Gaze upon ranges in stunning home IN the heart of Australia among the dry river beds and the cracking red earth lies a home of pure elegance. At 156 Cromwell Drive, next to the golf course and with views to the MacDonnell Ranges, you will find your very own oasis in the desert. But this charming residence is more than just a home. It comes with a lifestyle. Are you looking to upgrade? Have you been working tirelessly and now searching for somewhere to en joy your hardearned savings? This home may be the answer to your prayers. Luxury, comfort and security come to mind when imagining the life one would enjoy at this home and it all starts from the street view. Well-designed feature gardens greet visitors, and already set the scene for what is to come inside. The entrance has marble til ing for a sophisticated look, as well as being convenient. A formal living area is carpeted and has windows looking out over the rolling ranges. The interior features mint green colouring, producing a relaxed atmosphere. The main bedroom is also located in the front section of the home and has large windows to let in light, creating a natural ambience. A huge walk-through wardrobe has more cupboard space than even the most enthusiastic fashionista could hope for. Through here is a private ensuite featuring the mint green colour scheme, which ties in with the rest of the home. Complete with a large shower, this gives you the perfect place to unwind after a big day. The other two bedrooms are carpeted and have built-in cupboards, and a fourth room is perfect for a home office or an extra bedroom. The country-style kitchen also follows the colour scheme of the home. It has gas cooking and stylishly incorporates bench space, and has a window overlooking the back garden, ideal for the eager chefs in the family. The living and dining area are cleverly designed to open up the space, allowing people to spread out while they enjoy each others company. One of the real gems of this home is the back garden, which flows over a series of levels. On the first level is a lavish undercover entertaining area, perfect for hosting everything from Sunday barbecues, childrens birthday parties to the more elegant cocktail soiree. There is also a manicured lawn in this space, great for playing games with your loved ones. Skirted by beautiful feature gardens, the second and third levels incorporate paved entertaining areas. This not only looks incredible, but is great for having peo ple over, as there is room to spread out. By the time you reach the top level, your mind will be blown. Look out to the McDonnell Ranges and Mt Gillen from a gorgeous saltwater pool. Retreat under the Bali-inspired pagoda while you sip orange juice. If this hasnt sold you yet, keep in mind this home comes with a range of features. The prime location means it is just a short walk from the golf club and some of the best restaurants in town. There is a double stone driveway and a secure double garage. The front windows are fixed with security rollers so you can have that added ease of mind knowing your family and your belongings are safe. So if you are looking for a charming residence full of perks in a great location, make 156 Cromwell Drive your home and enjoy Central Australia for what it is. There are all the comforts and space expected of a quality home in Desert Springs at 156 Cromwell Drive Pictures: JUSTIN BRIERTY Monika OHanlon At a glance Address: 156 Cromwell Drive Price: $889,000 Inspect: Noon to 12.30pm on Saturday Agent: Jo-Anne Pulsford Ph: 8950 3200 or 0419 810 129 1The stylish kitchen has gas cooking and ample bench space There is attractive landscaping to the split-level property 156 Cromwell Drive The inground pool out the back of the home is another delight There is comfort and neat tiling throughout the home