9 San Remo Blvd., Sorrento is going to auction.
With sweeping views across the water to Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, a prized Sorrento property is for sale for the first time in almost 30 years.
The grand two-storey residence is at 9 San Remo Blvd, sits on a large block with almost 35m of river frontage, and offers a timeless design with a Mediterranean influence.
Owners Sue and Kerry Feeney purchased the property back in 1994, after discovering what was then one of only two remaining vacant blocks in the quiet cul-de-sac.
Enjoy the outdoor entertaining area alongside the pool.
Entertain in style.
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At the time the couple were living in Hong Kong and were seeking to relocate back to Queensland, so set
about building a dream home that encapsulated the Gold Coast lifestyle.
“We’d actually gone next door to look at a house for sale when we saw this block,” Mrs Feeney said.
“It had this incredible river frontage in a brilliant location and we were so lucky to procure it.”
You will never get sick of the river views.
One of the living areas.
Over a six-month build process, the couple brought their vision of a resort-style family home to life.
“It was so exciting to move in,” Mrs Feeney recalled.
“We’d come from Hong Kong, then stayed in an apartment in Surfers and it was just so peaceful here with a fabulous atmosphere.”
Enjoy the water views from almost every room.
Spanning two levels, the residence includes a grand foyer with curved staircase, five bedrooms, five bathrooms, an office, and multiple living areas, including a formal lounge with wood burning fireplace.
The home’s design is open plan and revolves around maximising every available water view, with vast expanses of glass windows creating a light and bright feel.
“You look out over the river straight up to Surfers Paradise,” Mrs Feeney said.
“You can also see the skyline of Broadbeach and the Q1.”
The grand staircase.
Indoor areas lead effortlessly to the outdoors where balconies, al fresco terraces and an entertaining pavilion all overlook the swimming pool and river beyond.
Set among manicured gardens, the home’s crisp white rendered facade and terracotta tiles complete the resort-style feel.
Mrs Feeney noted the double-storey pavilion was added in 1998, creating an additional outdoor covered space in a property that’s ideal for entertaining.
“The pavilion area is one of my favourite areas,” she said.
“We love entertaining there and looking out over the river.”
The house from the front.
Over the years, the home has played host to countless gatherings and events, including 21st birthdays, family celebrations, and numerous parties.
“It’s a great house for entertaining,” Mrs Feeney reflected.
“Living here is like being on holiday.”
The property also has its own private jetty and 9m pontoon, offering boat access to the surrounding canals and Broadwater.
The house offers resort-style living.
Mrs Feeney said this waterfront lifestyle had been a highlight of the family’s time there.
“We had a boat and the kids used to waterski,” she said.
“But it’s also just wonderful to soak in the atmosphere of the boats and jetskis going past.”
After almost three decades in their Sorrento sanctuary, Mrs Feeney noted the time had come to downsize.
“I love this property and it’s hard to leave,” she conceded.
“But we’ll take away incredible memories of family time with our children, and it’s time for the next chapter.”
The property goes under the hammer on October 6 through Eddie Wardale and Michael Kollosche of Kollosche – Broadbeach.
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