MORE NEWS: Multimillion-dollar offer halts mansion’s auction The Mermaid Waters house at 35 Sundowner Court is one of the state’s most popular this week.An extensive renovation has proved worthwhile for a Gold Coast resident whose waterfront home has attracted attention from far and wide.The Mermaid Waters residence at 35 Sundowner Court was the most viewed property going to auction in Queensland this weekend on realestate.com.au.Ray White Broadbeach Waters principal Mitch Palmer, who is marketing the property with Gema Jackson, said its location and impressive renovation were behind its popularity.“It’s a big block and it’s a beautifully finished home,” he said.“The home is in good proximity to the beach but also lies on waterfront so you get the best of both worlds.” MORE NEWS: Charming hinterland home a rare find A renovation has breathed new life into the house. It looks much fresher following the reno.He said it was appealing to house hunters who wanted a property they could instantly call a home without having to do any extra work to it.“Most of the strong interest is coming from young families,” he said.It was good news for owner Kevin Fitzpatrick, who transformed the property from a 1990s brick house to a modern haven in 2016 after buying it eight years earlier.“I’ve got a young family so it was always going to be a family home,” Mr Fitzpatrick told the Bulletin during the marketing campaign.“It was to be our forever home but we ended up in Kingscliff.”Mr Fitzpatrick, a builder, changed the floorplan to make the ground level much more open with a feature staircase as its centrepiece.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa8 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago It has been transformed from a 1990s-built brick house to a modern haven. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45 “You’ve got the high ceilings in the living room with the staircase – it’s a two storey void in that area with VJ ceilings,” he said. “It’s one of my favourite features.”The four-bedroom house has a crisp white interior with splashes of colour throughout as well as louvre windows and multiple outdoor living spaces.A pool and 38m of water frontage outside are among its standout features.The property will go under the hammer at noon on February 1.
Gold Coast house the state’s most popular property going to auction