Queenslander house on the Gold Coast hits the market
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But their favourite feature is the tropical gardens which they have developed over the years.“We are both keen gardeners and that’s probably what has kept us here so long,” he said.The property is set to hit the market through Mark Saveall of McGrath Estate Agents.“I don’t think there is another house like it on the Gold Coast within 5km of the ocean,” he said.“These types of houses are a dying breed unfortunately.“But they are the perfect design for our climate – they are the original open-plan home.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenHow much do I need to retire?00:58 MORE NEWS: Renovated castle has ‘secret’ room Pam and Lloyd Nugent are selling their property Two Views after having lived there for 25 years. Pic Tim Marsden“But I could always see it had potential to be a nice home.”Over the years the pair breathed new life into the house — they installed new kitchens, French doors and casement windows.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa13 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe three-bedroom residence features a pool, fire pit, open plan kitchen, living and dining areas as well as an outdoor entertaining area.Mr Nugent said its location at 13 Ernest St initially sparked their interest.“For us it’s up on the hill and it’s an ideal spot,” he said.“It also gave us a project to work on.”MORE NEWS: Melbourne family will live like The Jetsons Pam and Lloyd Nugent are selling their property Two Views after having lived there for 25 years. Pic Tim MarsdenWIDE verandas decorated with fretwork, open-plan living areas, wooden floors and casement windows.The Gold Coast is not known for traditional Queenslander-style houses but Lloyd and Pam Nugent are hoping theirs will strike a chord with house hunters.The 100-year-old Queenslander in Labrador is up for sale at offers over $899,000.As well as a raft of traditional features from the early 1900s, the property comes with an extensive history. “The people who owned it originally could see the Hinterland and they could see the Broadwater so they called it Two Views,” Mr Nugent said.“When we bought it people used to say to us ‘you bought Two Views’ — it was talked about a lot in the area.”The pair, both retired, paid $150,000 for the property in 1996 but said it was in desperate need of a revamp.“It had been terribly neglected,” he said.