Welcome to one of the quirkiest houses on Mermaid Beach

first_imgWelcome to the quirky Mermaid Beach pad at 16 Petrel Ave A SUPER quirky house with squid tentacle sculptures, backyard mirrors and a suspended stairwell has sold for $1.55 million.The colourful contemporary house at 16 Petrel Ave, Mermaid Beach is described as a work of art by Michael Mahon and Eoghan Murphy from M-Motion. The house oozes character“I have counted that it is exactly 27 steps to my favourite coffee shop,” the father-of-three said.“It is the convenience that drew us to this place but the home has an incredible retro beach vibe.“Once you step outside the gate you realise how busy it all is, you have the beach on one side and Nobby’s on the other.“The home is a private sanctuary in the middle of it all.”The house has light and bright interiors with floor to ceiling windows. The house is an artwork in itself according to Michael Mahon and Eoghan Murphy from M-MotionMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North4 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoFor homeowner Paul Collis, it was a private sanctuary that oozed character.“I think this unique design really stands out,” Mr Collis said.“There is something really quirky about it and I haven’t seen this type of design anywhere else on the Gold Coast.“I’m not a great big fan of Gold Coast homes but this one has character.”The home is filled with artwork and sculptures which Mr Collis bought from the local Gallery One. The courtyard is covered in a wall of mirrors “It has a number of enticing zones to entertain or unwind in,” Mr Mahon said.“Choose to retreat to the sanctuary of your lounge room, host family and friends in your open plan living and dining with its courtyard views, or embrace indoor-outdoor living with the stackable glass bi-fold doors.” Light, bright and breezyTimber stairs and floors combine with floor-to-ceiling glass walls and louvres to create a seamless integration between the inside and outside.Colourful contemporary interiors bring the layout to life while raked ceilings add to the ambience.The owner of mortgage broker service Blue Coast Finance said the retro beach vibe drew he and his family to the house. last_img read more