10 Clear Water Bay Avenue Clear Island WatersThe elegantly designed home has ornate cornices and a chandelier in the foyer. Over the past eight years the family has spent almost $200,000 on putting their own style on the residence. The family upgraded everything from the floors to the pool deck.“We have come a long way with the gardens,” Mrs Richards said. “We are big on outdoor entertaining so we put in surround sound.“The flow in this house is great because it is so open but it still has a really luxury feel.” 10 Clear Water Bay Avenue Clear Island WatersSPORTS Gold Coast CEO Brett Richardson and his wife Kim have been looking for a way to expand their five-bedroom home so they don’t have to part with it.Built by George Cassar, the two-storey Clear Island Waters home is surrounded by palm trees on a 961sq m block with a gated entrance. 10 Clear Water Bay Avenue Clear Island WatersMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“We found Clear Island Waters was an area for families and that sealed the deal for us.“Now that we have made really great friends in the street we are reluctant to move. I wish there was a way to expand the house.“I want space for an art studio because the spare room is currently a play room. We are considering moving to acreage property.” 10 Clear Water Bay Avenue Clear Island WatersMrs Richards said the home had met the family’s criteria when they found it.“We moved from Sydney in search of a home that we could grow old in,” the mother-of-three said. “We needed a home that was central. Our kids love playing outside and hardly ever spend much time in front of the television, so it was important to find a good community.