Victorian couple found the perfect house in Tweed to retire in

first_img20 Harrier Street Tweed Heads SouthOWNERS Steve and Sharon Shaw just had to add a pool to complete the family feel when they decided this contemporary residence would be the place to retire. From the street, the property is a traditional family home with a stylish stone design.The substantial use of timber, glass and stone drift create a dramatic contemporary feel. 20 Harrier Street Tweed Heads South“We really liked the stone, and there is a lot of glass and timber inside.”“We added a pool shortly after we bought it for the kids and they have used it more than we have.“It was a great buy because there was heaps of space for the kids and grandkids.“My wife and I manage units at Coffs Harbour so when we were away our grown up kids used it when they visited.“Tweed Heads was our top choice because of the weather.” 20 Harrier Street Tweed Heads SouthThe four-bedroom home has an open-plan kitchen and dining room which flows out to a timber entertainment deck.Mr Shaw said the pool was designed to sit high up on the block so he could use the space underneath. “There is storage under either side of the pool,” he said. “Everything is really well thought out so we had as little maintenance as possible.“Even the plants have been planned to require as little attention as possible.”center_img 20 Harrier Street Tweed Heads SouthA nine-seater cinema, magnesium swimming pool and surround-sound speakers are some of the thoughtful extensions the couple added to the property when they purchased it for retirement in 2012. Their plans have now changed and they would like to move closer to family in Victoria. “Believe it or not, we did no major renovations,” Mr Shaw said.“It was the perfect home to retire in because all the work was done for us. It came with all the bells and whistles.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agolast_img

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