‘The more the merrier’ goes the old adage, but it’s hard to be merry when your family has outgrown its house.
These monumental houses each boast at least six bedrooms, and will comfortably fit a brood of five or more.
On top of the impressive bedroom count, the entertainment factor is covered too – with tennis courts, swimming pools and huge gardens to keep the little tackers busy.
And if you don’t need the space but like what you see, how about a bed and breakfast?
Positioned among 3.5 tropical acres of landscaped gardens, “Brooklyn” was once owned by Dame Annabelle Rankin, the first woman to ever become a Senator in 1966.
Just 40 minutes outside Perth’s CBD, this west Australian residence features a man-made lake, servants’ quarters, two separate guest wings and balcony views to Serpentine River.
This 1891 Camberwell pile looks an idyllic large family home. Complete with en tout cas tennis court and a huge garden filled with 120-year-old trees, the kids would never want to go inside.
Located in Rainforest Estate (just 10 mins to either the northern beaches or Cairns CBD), this six-bedder offers a tranquil rainforest existence surrounded by National Park.
This recently-renovated seven-bedroom Sydney residence is deceptively massive, and nestled in the sought-after Stanmore area, near a train station and local schools.