Gold Coast home makes a statement with “bathing box”

first_img9 Sportsman Ave, Mermaid Beach. 9 Sportsman Ave, Mermaid Beach.“We moved into it while we got the plans ready and then we moved out while we did the work,” Mr Reardon, a builder who runs Hyatt Homes, said. “It was virtually a knock down. The front entrance is in the same place but everything else is completely different.”The ground level has an open plan design that flows to the outdoor alfresco entertaining deck overlooking the pool. 9 Sportsman Ave, Mermaid Beach.“We’ve got a TV out there, a built-in kitchen, barbecue, dishwasher, fridge and sink,” he said.Another standout feature is the media room with a 64-inch flat screen and Bose sound system. The couple are selling to start another project in Mermaid Beach.The property is going to auction on May 26. 9 Sportsman Ave, Mermaid Beach.“As soon as you walk into the house you see it — the colour and style is exactly how it is in Brighton and also where I originated in England,” Mr Reardon said. “It adds to that beachy look of the house.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe pair bought the property in 2009 and completely rebuilt the house. 9 Sportsman Ave, Mermaid Beach.THE vendors of this stunning Mermaid Beach house have taken some inspiration form iconic Brighton Beach in Victoria.As soon as you step inside Bruce and Sue Reardon’s six-bedroom home, your eyes are drawn to the bright blue and yellow storage shed by the pool.The shed has been painted to look like one of the Brighton bathing boxes.last_img