Go with the flow in waterside serenity
This five-bedroom mansion’s beauty is more than skindeep with its owner having used his plumbing skills to ensure every aspect of the home is in first-rate order
WITH a waterfront lifestyle, pool, spa and gym, this house is fit for an elite swimmer. So it’s no surprise retired Olympic swimmer Janet Blood and her husband Paul Blood bought the five-bedroom house that sprawls over 1073sq m in Benowa Waters just over a decade ago.
Mrs Blood said her husband coupled his building and plumbing skills together to create a family house to channel the “perfect Queensland lifestyle”.
“We are both swimmers and we always feel a calming sense when we’re around water,” Mrs Blood said.
“My husband and I have been gradually renovating the house over the years.
“Paul won the Master Builders award in 2008 for his work on the Mudgeeraba Industrial Park and he was confident when it came to the house.”
The mother-of-two said the bathroom has been re-tiled and re-piped.
“Most people wouldn’t go to that extreme of redesigning a bathroom to the extent we did, but we love the house and felt it was worth it,” she said.
The couple also meticulously landscaped the backyard.
The two-storey home has many luxury features including a media room.
“The media room has two sliding doors that when closed it is a sound-proof room which is great for the kids when they watch movies, the rest of the house is