Biggs family to part ways with Banora Point home after 40 years

first_img48 Laura St, Banora Point.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North9 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoThe home is on an elevated 708sq m north east facing block.As well as an open plan dining and living area, it features a kitchen with granite benchtops and Miele appliances.A stunning atrium welcomes guests while a grand staircase leads to the second level and main living areas and bedrooms.The pool and its poolside entertaining terrace with built-in barbecue has been the biggest hit with the family.“The family would come down from Brisbane and get together around the pool area for barbecues,” Mr Biggs said.“It really has been a magnificent home over the years.” 48 Laura St, Banora Point.Mr Biggs bought the land in the 1970s and built a family home for his wife and their four children to enjoy.In 1992 he renovated the four-bedroom home with a focus on “modernising” it.“We enlarged the bedrooms and ensuites, put a new laundry in, an office and enclosed the balcony so that we could have a sitting room off the main bedroom and the lounge,” he said.“That’s where we sit and overlook the Gold Coast.” 48 Laura St, Banora Point is on the market.THIS resort-inspired house in the northern NSW suburb of Banora Point has been home to the Biggs family for more than 40 years.With spectacular ocean views and a grand two-level design, it’s no wonder Max Biggs decided to renovate rather than sell his family home in the early 1990s.“Before we did the rebuilding we thought about selling and moving out to Terranora but decided to spend the money, remodel the house and stay where we are,” he said.“You can’t get much better as far as the aspect goes and we are so close to town.“I’m glad we did it as it’s ended up being the right decision.” 48 Laura St, Banora Point.Mr Biggs said the property would suit another family who could enjoy the home as much as his family has.“I don’t think there’s very much anyone would need to do,” he said.“The layout of the home would suit almost any configuration as well.“If there’s only two children then you will have a lovely big fourth bedroom that could be a rumpus room or a gym.“It’s been a bedroom and also a children’s playroom, it’s had many uses.”center_img 48 Laura St, Banora Point. 48 Laura St, Banora Point.The father-of-four and grandfather-of-eight said he was planning to downsize.“The home is now too large for me,” he said.McGrath Coolangatta/ Tweed Heads agents Chris and Kelly Holt are marketing the property. It’s on the market for $800,000 — $830,000last_img

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