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File ref: BA001
Balinese   258sqm
4 Bed  4 Bath  2 Garages  2 Storey
File ref: MO001
Modern   308sqm
3 Bed  2 Bath  2 Garages  2 Storey
File ref: CO001
Contemporary   914sqm
6 Bed  5 Bath  4 Garages  2 Storey
File ref: AF001
African lodge   265sqm
3 Bed  4 Bath  0 Garages  1 Storey
File ref: EC008
Economy   68sqm
3 Bed  1 Bath  0 Garages  1 Storey

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