The Property Tribune

Australia’s Finest Home

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The 6-storeyed Nautilus. Photo –

  • Nautilus is expected to sell for more than $50 million, according to reports
  • 6-storey home comes with 7 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms and 6 kitchens, on 3,965 sqm
  • Designed by Sammut Developments, it won 2016 HIA-CSR Australian Home of the Year One of Australia’s most extraordinary uber-mansions, and home to an authentic WWII torpedo in its basement, is set to hit the market in coming weeks, offering buyers the chance to own six levels of extravagant luxury perched on the shores of Sydney’s Burraneer Bay.

Bird’s eye view

‘Nautilus’ possesses every amenity imaginable to show off to your guests. There are two stand-alone guest pavilions, a wet bar, dual championship bowling alleys, a premium gymnasium with yoga and pilates studio, an in-home cinema, archery range, 25-metre lap pool, teppanyaki BBQ, jacuzzi, day spa with a Turkish steam room and a 2,000 bottle speak-easy cellar.

Often described as Australia’s finest home, Nautilus is the only Australian property to boast three internal lifts, street to water access without traversing a single step and expansive dedicated entertaining areas throughout the home.

A view from the river

The sale of 325 Woolooware Rd home is anticipated to – if you excuse the pun – torpedo sales records for the Sutherland shire.

Owned by entrepreneur Steve Shelley, chair and co-founder of Deputy Workplace Management Solutions, the property is expected to sell for more than $50 million, according to reports

River views

The home is set on 3,965 square metres and offers 7 bedrooms, 19 bathrooms and 6 kitchens across its 6 levels.

Designed by Sammut Developments, it won 2016 HIA-CSR Australian Home of the Year, 2016 HIA-CSR People’s Choice Award and 2016 HIA-CSR Australian Custom Home Award and helped earn Sammut Developments win the Master Builder of the Year Australia award.

“This is one of the most exceptional houses ever constructed in Sydney, with no detail spared in creating a contemporary retreat overflowing with state-of-the-art amenities and sophisticated finishes.” Allen Sammut, director of Sammut Development Group

“Considering the sheer volume of facilities Nautilus is home to, combined with its phenomenal waterfront positioning overlooking Buraneer Bay, we anticipate this gem will garner an unprecedented level of interest from the luxury market.”

Space and pool

The property’s own private beach includes a slipway for 37 foot boat, wharfing and docking area, floating pontoon, waterfront crane and deep water mooring to harbour a 78 foot vessel.

Back inside, a four-vehicle showroom off the living area is in addition to garaging space for no less than 20 cars.

Underground car garaging for 20 vehicles

The property is being marketed by the Highland Property Group in conjunction with LJ Hooker Double Bay.

“As a local myself, I am excited for this property campaign to launch and am honoured to be a part of such an iconic, once in a lifetime opportunity to sell one of Australia’s finest homes. I believe this campaign will raise the benchmark for prestige property in the Sutherland Shire,” David Highland, Highland Property Group