Unusual water feature a highlight of Gold Coast house

first_img“It’s got a waterfall that comes out of the ceiling over the pool,” Mr Reid said.No expense was spared in construction of the five-bedroom waterfront house, which hit the market this week.“It only took us eight months to build. We finished in October last year and we’ve just been tidying it up for selling,” Mr Reid said.The house goes to auction on February 9. The Mermaid Waters residence at 33 Sundowner Court has an unusual water feature in its entry foyer.Step inside this Gold Coast home and anything will seem possible, even walking on water.Guests will tread carefully through the entry foyer of the Mermaid Waters residence where an impressive water feature takes centre stage.It looks like a miniature lap pool with stepping stones offering an easy passage to avoid getting wet.But a large sheet of custom-made clear acrylic means it can be walked over while staying dry. RELATED: Water feature stands out in Gold Coast mega-mansion Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59 The house has recently been built. Pendant lights suspended from a towering void are also standout features.Owner and builder Jon Reid said a lot of research went into the water feature, which had been designed to take care of itself.“I’m a builder by profession and I wanted to do something in this house that’s never been done before,” he said.“We spent a lot of time engineering it.” MORE NEWS: Ashy Bines sells Gold Coast housecenter_img MORE NEWS: Avo dream to own a farm? He spent almost $50,000 on the feature, which has Italian mosaic tiles and coloured lighting.“It’s a lot of money but everyone that comes in and sees it thinks, ‘Oh my god’,” he said.Other cleverly designed features throughout the house include floating staircases with lighting, pendant lights suspended from a towering void and two more water features outside.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa8 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago The pool has two more water features.last_img read more