10 unique properties for rent in October 2023

Introducing a curated collection of unique homes that redefine the notion of luxurious living.

From a Gold Coast waterfront entertainer in Ashmore to a Mediterranean-style oasis in Palm Beach, these unique homes in October 2023 epitomise architectural excellence, opulent extravagance, and a lifestyle that redefines the ordinary.

So what made the list of most unique rentals in October 2023?

These properties were all available to rent on Rent.com.au as 1 October. Click the address for more details or to explore the surrounding suburb.

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1. The entertainer

Unique homes in October 2023: 3 Kootingal Street, Ashmore, QLD

Where3 Kootingal Street, Ashmore, QLD

Why we’re smitten: Architectural allure, a palatial master suite, a stone fireplace, an enviable 600-bottle wine cellar, and a rich history.

Step into pure luxury on the Gold Coast! This architectural marvel boasts a grand master suite, four luxurious bedrooms, a formal living area dripping with crystal chandeliers, a chef’s dream kitchen with top-notch appliances, a pristine, fully-tiled lap pool, and more. Perched on the Main River, with a sandy beach, boat ramp, and private pontoon, it’s a living experience that rivals a five-star resort.

2. The countryside tranquility

Unique homes in October 2023: 18 Forsythe Parade, Black Hill, NSW

Where? 18 Forsythe Parade, Black Hill, NSW

Why wer’e smitten: Secluded manicured gardens, impeccable design, high-end appliances, toasty underfloor heating, and a captivating outdoor sanctuary.

Luxury meets serenity in this fully furnished modern masterpiece, enveloped by 2.5 acres of meticulously landscaped gardens. Luxuriate in top-tier finishes and an expansive open-plan layout that welcomes nature in. Featuring four sumptuous bedrooms, a wine cellar, and the versatile potential of a home office, guest house, or gym. Revel in al fresco entertaining by a lap pool, under covered verandahs, and on lush lawns.

3. The European villa

Unique homes in October 2023: Byron Bay, NSW

Where? Byron Bay, NSW

Why we’re smitten: A unique European villa design, lofty ceilings, a serene ambience, and breathtaking vistas.

Unleash 5-star luxury in the heart of Byron Bay with this stunning 3-story European villa. Boasting six regal bedrooms, a sun-soaked magnesium saltwater pool, lush tropical gardens, and abundant outdoor spaces, this fully furnished gem is tailor-made for those craving solitude in a central locale. Premium fixtures and smart climate control provide the ultimate in comfort. And with a cosy log fireplace, it’s the perfect winter retreat.

4. The beautiful family home

Unique homes in October 2023: 36 Harte Street, Chelmer, QLD

Where? 36 Harte Street, Chelmer, QLD

Why we’re smitten: A unique architecturally-designed layout, top-notch finishes, modern conveniences, and an unbeatable location.

This single-level sanctuary is the epitome of style and comfort. It’s a dream locale with kid-friendly fencing and just a skip away from local amenities, netball courts, cycling routes, and walking paths. Inside, find custom-made joinery, granite benchtops, and rich blackbutt timber flooring that make this architecturally designed gem shine. Featuring Astra Walker and Brodware fittings and top-quality AEG appliances, it’s as practical as it is stunning.

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5. The grand character build

Unique homes in October 2023: 79 Buena Vista Avenue, Coorparoo, QLD

Where? 79 Buena Vista Avenue, Coorparoo, QLD

Why we’re smitten: A historical metamorphosis, stained-glass windows, soaring eight-meter-high ceilings, and awe-inspiring outdoor spaces.

Prepare for the apex of family luxury living in Brisbane’s east! Nestled atop Coorparoo’s most coveted street, 79 Buena Vista Avenue is a masterpiece. Crafted by architects, it boasts five bedrooms with potential for seven, a remarkable 7.5 Green Star rating, a lavish magnesium swimming pool, a private wine cellar, lift access, and spellbinding city views. This tri-level property defines bespoke living by seemingly fusing heritage grandeur with modern refinement.

6. The uninterrupted ocean views

2/79 Oceanview Avenue, Dover Heights, NSW

Where? 2/79 Oceanview Avenue, Dover Heights, NSW

Why we’re smitten: Unrivaled ocean vistas, coastal chic palette, sun-drenched interiors, and seamless indoor-outdoor living.

Embrace the pinnacle of oceanfront living with this top-floor duplex offering uninterrupted sea views, expansive indoor/outdoor spaces, and a sprawling entertainer’s terrace overlooking parklands and the azure expanse. This luxurious coastal haven is the ultimate abode for beachside aficionados, imbued with a natural coastal-inspired palette and a sleek galley-style kitchen featuring Miele appliances.

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7. The billion-dollar views

Unique homes in October 2023: 3002/50 Lorimer Street, Melbourne, VIC

Where? 3002/50 Lorimer Street, Melbourne, VIC

Why we’re smitten: Mesmerising 360-degree vistas, a sumptuous master retreat, and unique artistic flair.

Ascend to the zenith of luxury living with this Sky Villa. Offering breathtaking 360-degree views encompassing Melbourne’s harbour, city skyline, and beyond, this fully furnished gem boasts sprawling living areas, a gourmet kitchen, and a resort-like ensemble of amenities. With two car spaces and a grocery/liquor store just a lift ride away, this secluded Sky Villa on the 30th floor promises ultimate security and serenity.

8. The beautiful furnishings

2/44 Tamborine Street, Mermaid Beach, QLD

Where? 2/44 Tamborine Street, Mermaid Beach, QLD

Why we’re smitten: Prestigious locale, lavish master suite, private lift, and a captivating in-ground pool.

Immerse yourself in opulent living with this architecturally splendid 4-bedroom abode. Boasting over 475m2 of chic living space, including an expansive open-plan lounge and a chef’s European kitchen, no detail has been spared. Unwind by the glimmering lap pool in the secluded terraced entertainment area or step out onto the expansive balcony. The top-floor parent’s retreat features a lavish bathroom complete with a European-style spa for two.

9. The Mediterranean Palm Beach escape

Unique homes in October 2023: 915 Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, NSW

Where? 915 Barrenjoey Road, Palm Beach, NSW

Why we’re smitten: Rustic yet stylish, awe-inspiring views, a vast verandah, poolside lounge, and so much more.

Escape to a fully furnished Mediterranean-style beachfront haven overlooking Pittwater. This rustic sanctuary offers mesmerising sunsets, a shimmering pool, and convenient access to iconic Whale Beach and Palm Beach. Revel in open-plan living areas, generous bedrooms, and multiple zones to accommodate diverse family sizes. Cosy up by the inviting stone fireplace and Rinai gas heating, or refresh beneath external awnings and the rejuvenating mineral pool waters.

109. The unsurpassed sophistication

57 Lower Fort Street, Sydney, NSW

Where? 57 Lower Fort Street, Sydney, NSW

Why we’re smitten: Timeless charm, European chandeliers, meticulous craftsmanship, bathed in natural light, and jaw-dropping views.

Enter an urban haven dripping with history, featuring European chandeliers, original ceiling arches, and glistening plank floors. This 1851 townhouse in Sydney’s coveted Dawes Point reveals a sun-drenched library, an opulent living room, and awe-inspiring views of the iconic Bridge and Harbour. Meticulously revamped, this opulent, unfurnished home offers three lavish bedrooms plus a versatile study/guest room, each showcasing its unique character.


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