18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters. 18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters. 18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters.The luxurious five-bedroom home has an open living area downstairs that flows onto a covered entertainment deck overlooking the pool and water.It also has a separate study as well as a second living area upstairs.The beach, restaurants and light rail are a short walk away while Pacific Fair is also close by. 18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters.EVER dreamt of fishing off your own jetty?It’s a reality for Dan Hodges who barely has to leave his backyard to throw a line out.He said it was one of the best parts of his family’s Mermaid Waters home, where they often spotted dolphins swimming past.Mr Hodges bought the property eight years ago where he lived with his wife, Tracey, and daughter before knocking down the original house and building two new ones. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa16 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters.“We just loved the location,” he said. “We lived in the old house to get a good feel of what worked.”They built the two new homes to make the most of the water and skyline views as well as the coastline breezes and sunlight.They have already sold 18A and have reluctantly decided to sell 18B, where they have been living for the past 18 months.“We’ll certainly miss the house, and more importantly we’ll miss the location and the neighbours because you can’t replace that,” Mr Hodges said. 18B Avanti St, Mermaid Waters.