Lux­ury fea­tures to suit fam­ily liv­ing

With fea­tures in­clud­ing a 10m pool, spa, ca­bana, ten­nis court and me­dia room with wet bar, this Sor­rento home has some­thing to ap­peal to ev­ery mem­ber of the fam­ily

Weekend Gold Coast Bulletin - Property - - FRONT PAGE - WORDS JES­SICA BROWN

CALL­ING all buy­ers on the hunt for the per­fect fam­ily home.

With a 10m pool, spa, ca­bana with out­door kitchen, ten­nis court and me­dia room with wet bar, this Sor­rento abode has fea­tures that will ap­peal to ev­ery­one.

For­mer Mantra Group CEO Bob East and his wife Su­san Mil­lar-East bought the 2369sq m water­front prop­erty in 2014.

Mr East said with four chil­dren, it made sense to buy a home on a big block.

The two-storey, five-bed­room home ex­udes mod­ern el­e­gance with Car­rara mar­ble, Syd­ney blue gum tim­ber floors and Traver­tine tiles fea­tured through­out.

Mr East praised his wife for the hard work she put into ren­o­vat­ing the prop­erty over the years.

“My wife changed it up a fair bit room by room and cre­ated more of a Hamp­tons feel,” Mr East said.

“It’s got a re­ally good teenage re­treat area and it’s got an in­cred­i­bly nice pool house — the pool house, that we built, is re­ally spe­cial.”

They held fond mem­o­ries of the home so Mr East said it would be hard to say good­bye. But since he sold Mantra Group last month, Mr East said he’d need a new project. “We’ll prob­a­bly head to the beach

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