Centrally located to all the best the Gold Coast has to offer is this 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom family home. With beds for up to 10 people it's perfect for the extended family, 2 families or small groups of friends. There is off-street, security-gated parking but why bring the car when you can walk to everything you need?
Hear the waves and smell the salt. This is the ideal holiday house in the perfect location. The beach is a direct 150 metre walk to the end of the street. Some of the Gold Coast's most popular restaurants, cafes, taverns and wine bars are a pleasant stroll away. There is a fruit and grocery store, bakery, Asian supermarket, post office and newsagent around the corner. Pacific Fair, Oasis Shopping Centre, Star Casino and the Gold Coast Exhibition and Convention Centre are all within 2 kilometres.
Located in Mermaid Beach, a very safe neighbourhood at the heart of the Gold Coast. Homes in this area are highly sought after due to the proximity to patrolled beaches, up-beat social scene and family-friendly, easy-going vibe. You will find people here smile genuinely and say, "Good morning" as you pass them on their way to one of the many popular cafes. With bikes and skateboards a common mode of transport, and surfing a popular past-time, the energetic enthusiasm is contagious and inspiring.
THINGS TO DO IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD
Jump on a bike or stroll to the end of the street and you're at the beach For the kids we provide beach games, buckets and spades. For the teenagers there are boogie boards and a frisbee. For the adults, there's an esky for the drinks and an umbrella for the sun. You can lay back and watch your family having fun.
This is the perfect home for a relaxing family holiday that caters for all ages.
THINGS TO DO AT THE HOUSE
With 2 verandahs, a gazebo, fire pit, swimming pool, 2 alfresco dining spaces and a BBQ there are places and spaces to cater for everyone's desires. Escape with a good book, float aimlessly in the pool, pour your favorite chilled drink and sip your way through the afternoon while the kids happily occupy themselves. There's Netflix, DVD's, books, board games and X-Box in the dedicated upstairs kids' living space. Best of all and most surprising to visitors, the property is peacefully confined within large, solid walls. Once you enter through the front gate, a sense of serenity envelops you and you quickly forget that you're so close to all that the Gold Coast has to offer.
BEDROOM ONE - King bed, walk in wardrobe, ensuite with shower, double vanity and toilet, ducted air-conditioning, TV and access to own private patio, perfect for sunbaking.
BEDROOM TWO - Queen bed, large wardrobe, TV, ducted air-conditioning, opens up to large verandah with comfortable couch and views of the street.
BEDROOM THREE - Queen bed, Built in cupboard, ducted air-conditioning
BEDROOM FOUR downstairs - Queen bed, Built in cupboard, access to outdoor courtyard
There is also a pull out sofa bed in the upstairs living area which can sleep an extra 2 people if needed.
With ducted air-conditioning throughout the upstairs living and bedrooms, large windows and plentiful ocean breezes, the entire home is easily cooled.
The kitchen has a pod coffee machine, microwave, dishwasher and many other inclusions. Laundry has washing machine, clothes dryer, and tub. We provide towels and linen, and basic supplies for your first few days such as tea, coffee, sugar, olive oil, toilet paper soap and detergents. We want you to have all you need at hand for a stress-free holiday Should you wish to order a supermarket delivery ahead of your arrival time, please feel free to ask. Arrangements can be made to ensure your fridge is stocked ahead of time.
The bus stop is a short walk away. From here you can travel express directly to the Gold Coast Coolangatta Airport. Buses from here connect with other services to travel to theme parks, Robina Town Centre or Coolangatta and also link up with the G:Link light rail system which will take you to Surfers Paradise and as far as the Gold Coast University hospital at Parkwood.
THINGS TO DO ON THE GOLD COAST
Experience the new Star Casino. Spend a lazy Sunday outdoors, relaxing with a drink and good company at the popular Garden Kitchen and Bar. The locals are all loving the renewed casino vibe.
Do you like sports? Want to be close to the action for the Commonwealth Games? Metricon Stadium, home of the Gold Coast Suns and host to many large events including the Commonwealth Games opening and closing ceremonies and all athletic events, is 7 kilometres away. Next door to this is the Carrara Sports and Leisure Centre, the place to go for Commonwealth Games badminton, weightlifting, wrestling and para power-lifting. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the place to go for the Commonwealth Games netball and basketball finals is just 2 kilometres away. The Rugby Sevens will be 6 kms away at Robina Stadium. All of this is an easy bus ride or cheap taxi or uber.
Dreamworld, Movie World, Sea World, Wet 'n' Wild, Paradise Country and Gold Coast Wake Park are all within 20 minutes drive. Public transport and privately-hired mini buses are also options that may suit your needs. Cuddle a koala, hand-feed the lorikeets and learn about Australia's native animals at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Did you know that that from May to October, thousands of humpback whales swim past the Gold Coast on their annual migration to breed in sub-tropical waters? These whales can frequently be viewed from the beach. For an unforgettable experience, you can also witness the majesty of the whale up close by taking a whale watching trip. You won't be disappointed.
Venture south across the border to explore the laid back sleepiness that is northern New South Wales. Kingscliff, Byron Bay, Nimbin and Lennox Head are just a few of the towns well worth a day trip to.
More than 1000 kilometres of bikeways on The Gold Coast link neighbourhoods, parks, beaches and public transport. There is a 36 kilometre "Oceanway'' path extending from the Southport Spit to Coolangatta which is perfect for cycling, walking or just casually admiring the beach views while the kids run from one playground to the next.
Open every weekend of the year, one of Australia's biggest weekend markets, Carrara Markets, is a short walk away. Here you can buy fresh produce from the local farms, seafood, meat, art and craft and eat a fabulous breakfast.
The Gold Coast beaches are popular surf and fishing spots. Should you wish to have surf lessons, go on a fishing day trip, or explore the beautiful islands of Moreton Bay, don't hesitate to ask. I've lived here for 40 years and can tell you the best places to see, to eat, to fish and to surf. Nothing is too much trouble. Just ask.
Please note that this house is NOT SUITABLE FOR PARTIES, EVENTS, LARGE GROUPS OF SINGLES OR SCHOOLIES CELEBRATIONS. In line with Gold Coast City Council regulations, there is a strict noise curfew between the hours of 10pm and 8am.