Glass house in northern nsw offers a unique outlook on country living

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LONG-held wisdom may suggest people in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, but it seems unlikely such a limitation will put buyers off this magical home in the Byron Bay region.

Known as The Glasshouse, the unique architect-designed home sits on nearly 2hA of land off Coolamon Scenic Drive in Coorabell.

Constructed from a mix of timber, concrete, steel and, naturally, plenty of glass, the homes design seeks to amplify spectacular views of the surrounding countryside.

The views can be soaked in from the three-level homes wraparound verandas, as well as from an outdoor dining area that adjoins the kitchen.

Listing agent Liam Annesley of LJ Hooker-Byron Bay has marketed the kitchen as a chefs dream, complete with an industrial size Maytag oven and two Leibherr double fridges.

Designed by architect Alex Tzannes, the homes interior abounds with exposed steel columns, beams and trusses.

The downstairs area has a cinema room, while other pockets of the home include a wine cellar and mezzanine library. There are two fireplaces upstairs.

Outside the main, four-bedroom house there is an additional two-bedroom pool house with a private kitchen.

The pool house is self-contained and has its own subtropical gardens.

Its the grounds were the property truly shines the outdoor space features a waterfall, private lake and orchard, boardwalks and secret gardens.

The property is currently listed through an expressions of interest campaign that will close in February.

It had been listed in 2014 for $4.5 million, according to Core Logic records.

Local prices have changed somewhat in the last two years. The median price of houses in Coorabell is now $1.44 million, having grown 1.5 per cent over the past year.

The suburb is the priciest place to buy a home in NSW outside of the Sydney-Newcastle area and the NSW suburbs in the orbit of Canberra.