One of the Gold Coast’s iconic beach cottages has sold

first_imgSo close to the beach.“It was a deceased estate when I found it. The retro style was a big appeal. We wanted to knock it down but the original character of the home was hard to let go of, it was timeless.“A lot of Korean and Japanese tourists take photos in front of the house and the property is really popular with our Airbnb guests.” A cool collection of cacti flank the front of the house.AN iconic 1960s Budds Beach cottage has sold for close to a million.In Surfers Paradise, the cottage at 31 Pine Ave passed in at auction but it sold to a local buyer a week later.The property oozes a California-vibe with desert cacti framing the yellow and white retro fibro design.The cacti theme continues…Jackson Paradise, from Ray White Prestige Surfers Paradise, negotiated the sale for $905,000.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North6 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoAccording to Mr Paradise the home is a blue chip Budds Beach cottage sprawled across a 539sq m block.“The buyer is a local who was attracted by the cafe culture at Budds Beach.”Now that’s a snazzy ceiling fan.Mr Paradise said the sale was set to settle at the end of the month.The previous owner of the cottage, Julie Kuiters, originally bought it as an investment almost 20 years ago with a plan to build duplexes.last_img