Find sanctuary in modern mansion
This modern Gold Coast mansion sits on a sprawling block in a hidden street that backs onto a golf course – the perfect sanctuary
THE sophisticated grandeur of this modern mansion is bound to leave guests in awe.
High ceilings with what appears to be endless windows add to the scale of the Sanctuary Cove home while neutral tones and wood finishes give it a modern edge.
It was built almost a decade ago by former Queensland politician, the late Ivan Gibbs, and his wife, Doris.
Their son, Andrew, said while the home held a special place in the Gibbs family, it was much too big for his mother.
He said his parent’s built it with entertaining in mind.
“They’ve always had a lot of people around for dinner so it was always about that,” Mr Gibbs said.
It was also important for his father to have a large study.
“He spent a lot of time in the office and on the phone — he was involved in lots of charities too,” Mr Gibbs said.
The home sits on an almost 2500sq m block and also has a pool, media room and water features.
It is hidden in a quiet street surrounded by the trees and lush grass of the golf course.
Mr Gibbs said they wanted to find a buyer that would appreciate the home for what it was.