Gold Coast house with see-through facade sells for more than $1 million

first_imgThe Broadbeach Waters property at 31 Naranga Ave is known for its unusual design.AN unusual brick house known for its see-through facade has changed hands in a million-dollar deal.The award-winning Broadbeach Waters property on Naranga Ave was snapped up for $1.2 million earlier this month by an interstate couple.Property records show its sale marks a record price for its street.The previous benchmark of $890,000 was set when the property at no. 17 sold in 2017.Lambert Willcox Estate Agents director Jesse Willcox, who marketed the property, said it also set the bar for dry blocks in the area. The new buyers plan to move in. The house sold for $1.2 million. The polished concrete floors are among the house’s standout features.“It’s a standard brick unit but it’s turned on its edge so you see through it,” Mr Davidson told The Bulletin in March.“It’s like a breezeblock but more hard-wearing, it doesn’t need to be painted or treated.”He said the house was broken down into different sections with some very enclosed and sheltered areas while the main living areas were open to the elements.A 25-year-old crepe myrtle tree, which stands within the central atrium and connects the home’s two levels, is a highlight.Large expanses of glass, polished concrete floors and spotted gum timber flooring are also standout features. There is a 25-year-old crepe myrtle tree inside the house.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa11 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoHe said the buyers were perfect for the four-bedroom, two bathroom house and planned to move into it.“They fell in love with it, the uniqueness of it stood out,” he said.“Obviously it’s a fairly unique property so it drew a lot of attention.”The house, which was built by vendors James and Lauren Davidson with Brisbane-based James Russell Architect, is well known among locals because of the bricks that surround it.It is a design similar to breezeblocks, which were hip in the 1950s and ’60s, where bricks are laid on their side to show their weepholes and allow for natural light and air to flow through. MORE NEWS: How this woman made $100k in eight weeks An interstate couple snapped up the house. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:35Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:35 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p288p288p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenFive things to consider when buying into a regional area01:35 MORE NEWS: Coast’s first penthouse sells under the hammer It has an open floorplan with lots of natural light.last_img

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