First opportunity to rent the penthouse of NRL legend Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin

Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin has set up his Mermaid Beach penthouse for a game day in style on the mancave-style rooftop terrace. Photo by Glenn Hampson

Famed as the home of NRL legend Paul ‘Fatty’ Vautin, a Gold Coast penthouse has hit the rental market for the first time, giving fans a chance to feel the high life.

The 499-square-metre house – whose top floor was built as the ultimate sanctuary with a “huge rooftop entertaining terrace” – is located 220 meters from the sea at Mermaid Beach.

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It even has a heater under the TV to combat the cold Queensland game days. Photo by Glenn Hampson

There are only three apartments in the building.

The property is located about 220 meters from the beach.

This is the first time the house has been on the rental market since Vautin sold it to an investment firm less than a year ago for $3.25 million.

The rent is set at $2,250 per week — which works out to $117,000 per year after a one-year contract.

The five-bedroom, three-bathroom, double-car, two-storey penthouse apartment is listed by Mermaid Beach estate agency Professionals – John Henderson as “a light-filled apartment in the heart of Mermaid Beach, steps from the sand and waves of some of the best beaches the coast has to offer.” .

Ready for the next occupant to create their own style.

There are retractable hatches to add privacy and avoid any bad weather.

The roof level also has its own kitchen, providing dual living options for multi-generational families or to keep game day chaos away from the main kitchen downstairs.

The popular deck area has retractable hatches to deal with any wayward Queensland rain clouds, a built-in TV and a heater for the rare cold that sets in during the winter. It also includes the second home’s fully equipped kitchen with built-in fridge/freezer and service window, as well as a large bedroom and bathroom.

Accessible by elevator from the basement parking, the lower level of the home hosts a Hampton-inspired interior, a second kitchen and open-plan living area, a master suite, a children’s retreat or second living area, two large bedrooms, a master bathroom, and a laundry room And fifth. Bedroom or home office and covered porch with full length patio bar.

The main kitchen is in the basement.

There is also another bar area that runs the length of the downstairs veranda.

The beach lifestyle is a major attraction for many people moving to Queensland.

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When Mr. Voten put the penthouse up for sale, it was described as a home that offered “the freedom to enjoy the size of the house without all the stress of outside maintenance.”

It is one of only three apartments in the building, and is now available for six or 12 months.

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