Love the water? This Gold Coast property is for you

first_imgThe property backs on to a canal and overlooks the Broadwater.“This morning there were dolphins out the back swimming around the pontoon,” she said.“I like to get on my paddleboard of a morning.”The location of the property allows for 180 degree views of the Broadwater from most rooms, and long canal water views with bridge-free access for boating. The house has multiple living spaces, three bedrooms and three bathrooms. It was once a prize home.That was almost 20 years ago, and now Mrs Leigh-Smith is downsizing after her husband passed away. The couple raised their young family in the house and Mrs Leigh-Smith said it was an ideal home for families.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe interior of the concrete house is spacious, with large glass panels to capture the view. Living spaces include a designer kitchen, a centrepiece staircase, a formal lounge room and a family or games room. The pool has a waterfall feature and overlooks the canal with a private pontoon.Outside features a pool with waterfall feature and gazebo, overlooking a private pontoon.Mrs Leigh-Smith, who works at Runaway Bay Marina, said the property was also ideal for someone who loves the water. 8 Constance Esplanade, Runaway Bay is set to go to auction later this month.MOST homes carry memories for their owners but for vendor Mary Leigh-Smith, this house is extra special.“On the day we got married, I got ready here,” Mrs Leigh-Smith said. “We were friends with the people who built the house, then 10 years later we bought it.” last_img read more