gcb realestate 9 Seafarer Court Paradise Waters 31 January 2017 new“I purposefully picked a home that needed redesigning.” Mrs Lyn said she had renovated more than 20 properties in Queensland and New South Wales but this house was her biggest project.“I’m a renovator, it’s what do,” she said. 9 Seafarer Court Paradise WatersMrs Barber said the vertical garden wall brought the house to life. “It wasn’t easy getting that garden wall in but I’m glad I went through the effort because it has created a stunning atmosphere in the garden,” she said. 9 Seafarer Court Paradise 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“When I buy a property it has to meet a certain checklist of good bones and the right location.“I spent six months researching if this property would be the right one and then I spent another 12 months renovating it from top to bottom.“I learnt a lot about colours over the years so this home is very much a blank canvas because of the white palette. You can create any style you want with colour and furniture. I love how flexible it is.” The resulting transformation has created a modern design with big open spaces and tropical gardens. 9 Seafarer Court Paradise WatersThe foyer opens to an elegant timber staircase and flows into the lounge room which has a fireplace. The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home includes an ensuited main bedroom with a private balcony that overlooks the water.“I don’t normally live in the houses I renovate but this was my home so it is exactly to my taste,” Mrs Barber said. 9 Seafarer Court Paradise Waters“I had a local Gold Coast window cleaner to come and help with my windows and he was confused when he got to my address because the property had changed dramatically over the years.” Mrs Barber said the rooms were created to be large and open. “I love space but I also believe in less is more so when it came to decorating I used a minimal style,” she said.“My favourite part of the home is the open-plan living area. It all flows out onto the pool and deck and overlooks the garden.” 9 Seafarer Court Paradise WatersA JAW-DROPPING renovation has transformed this Paradise Waters house into a light and bright modern oasis. Owner Lyn Barber bought the property at 9 Seafarer St three years ago and said the first thing she wanted to do was take the roof off. “It was totally outdated when I bought it,” Mrs Barber said. “I took the roof off and started again.