Hot five waterfront homes on the market

FEW things beat the feeling of waking up to an ocean or river view, even science has confirmed that living near a body of water improves wellbeing.

So, Ray White is putting your happiness first in coming up with a hot five list of waterfront homes on the market across the country.

From beachside apartments to riverside retreats, do your health a favour and find your balance and calm by trawling through these beautiful waterfront listings.

Watch the sun go down over the ocean from the balcony of 3 Taworri Way, City Beach in Perth.

Ray White Dalkeith-Claremont director Vivien Yap is marketing this award-winning home (above) designed by architect Pavlo Szyjan, with offers accepted until 6pm on Tuesday, April 24.

The five-bedroom, four-bathroom residence has an extensive range of features including a heated pool, outdoor kitchen, home theatre, luxurious main bedroom, office, wine cellar, lift and a showroom double garage with gym.

Positioned on one of Brisbane’s finest riverfront streets, 15 Laidlaw Parade, East Brisbane is a modern double-storey home designed to take full advantage of the captivating city views.

The property (above) has an opulent hotel vibe with a wet-edged infinity pool, wine cellar, smart home technology, travertine and natural stone, and floor-to-ceiling glass windows.

Ray White East Brisbane director David Price and Ray White Ascot sales agent Damon Warat are managing the marketing of this riverfront beauty with tender closing Tuesday, May 8 at 2pm.

South to the Gold Coast where Ray White Broadbeach-Mermaid Waters power pair Sam Guo and Julia Kuo have an incredible Hamptons-style waterfront Southport property available for offers over $9.5 million.

This extraordinary home at 1a Yacht St (above) has wonderful Surfers Paradise skyline views across Main River, with Cronin Island to one side and Paradise Waters to the other.

The house itself is an authentic recreation of the timeless Hamptons-style with roof shingles shipped in from the Hamptons, American Oak flooring, soaring ceilings, Hampton cornices, and American plantation shutters.

There’s also a sandy beach, floating pontoon to accommodate a 65ft boat, glass-fenced pool and large covered outdoor entertaining area.

For $450,000 you can escape to 142 Auld Kird Rd, Sidmouth in Tasmania.

Ray White Launceston’s Matthew Paul is marketing the sale of this 4.45ha property overlooking River Tamar (above).

The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home features speciality Tasmanian timbers throughout, including macrocarpa pine beams.

There’s a boat ramp down the road, Bonnie Beach is only minutes away, take your pick of local boutique vineyards or drive 30 minutes into Launceston.

If you’re after a little less land but still want those water views, $775,000 can buy you this contemporary beachfront apartment (above) at Seaview Rd, Henley Beach in South Australia.

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom unit comes with a private outdoor entertaining patio overlooking the ocean, as well as two balconies.

Only 10kms from Adelaide’s CBD, contact Ray White Henley Beach’s Jae Curtis for more information.