From the air it is a sight to see! ON THE MARKET 36-38 Karina Cres, Broadbeach WatersAgent: Jackson Paradise, Ray White PrestigeFeatures: Pool, gym, CCTV, jetty, outdoor kitchen Area: 1,942sq mExpressions of interest: Closing June 22, 2018Inspections: Saturday and Sunday, 11-11.30am Enjoy the European-inspired gardens.The couple, who have three children — Ava, 11, Tony, nine, and Presley, two — bought the property in 2012 with a big vision in mind. “We couldn’t find a house that suited what we wanted,” Mrs Madden said. “We found this place and the gardens were very overgrown. “We decided to do a massive renovation starting on the inside and going out to the landscaping.” The kitchen.But where exactly do you start on a transformation like this? “For me there were some key pieces that I wanted and one was my large Ilve oven,” she said. “I also found copper sinks and then copper became quite a theme throughout the whole house.” The house was completely guttered with new gyprock, electrics, plumping and a Cbus system installed. “When we pulled the house apart we could have almost knocked it down,” she said. “While the structure is the same we really opened it up.” More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa16 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoAs well as renovating the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms, french windows were installed in keeping with the European theme. The back deck overlooks the water.The sinks were imported from Mexico while the marble benchtops and tiles were brought in from Italy. “We both really like that warm and rustic feel so everything, from the walls to the ceilings, has a warm undertone — even the lighting is of a warm nature,” she said. Walking around the property, it’s easy to feel a million miles away among the manicured gardens and numerous entertaining areas. “The gardens really compliment the house now, it flows all the way out,” she said. “One of our favourite features is our veggie gardens beside the water.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:02Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:02 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenAndrew Winter: How to flaunt your Unique Selling Point01:02 Relax beside the pool. Relax around the pool. There are plenty of warm tones throughout the residence. There is plenty of space – the property is a huge 1942sq m. MEGA SALE MAKES TOP 10 RENOVATE OR KNOCK DOWN? Other standout features include a self contained residence and gym, pool, outdoor alfresco kitchen and a jetty.Mrs Madden said the property would ultimately suit another family. “The big thing about this property is the space,” she said. “There’s so many different areas for a family to use. The couple plans to remain on the Coast and are looking at taking on another renovation project. La Morada at 36-38 Karina Cres, Broadbeach Waters is on the market.IF you’ve ever dreamt of escaping to France or Italy but don’t want to leave the Gold Coast, this is the property for you.Lara and Stephen Madden are behind La Morada, a sprawling European-inspired estate nestled on the waterfront in Florida Gardens.