The mansion features a stunning rooftop deck and viewing platform.“Renovating homes is a sideline hobby Tracy and I really enjoy,” Mr Pasin said. “We designed this home to suit our business because we do a lot of work from home and wanted a separate space.” Plenty of room to entertain.Auctioneer Colin Banks said he sold six Gold Coast propeties under the hammer last weekend. “I have seen more $2 million properties sold at auction in the past 12 months than I have in six years,” he said. “The heatwave isn’t the only thing that is setting records.”Mr Banks said there were no absentee bidders at the auction.The seven-bedroom, six-bathroom home was only half completed when Mr and Mrs Pasin purchased it in December 2014.It now has an ultra-modern design with two kitchens, a sauna and an observatory. The couple, who own Ilearn Education Group, said the Mermaid Beach house was their fifth renovation. More 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 agoThe sellers handed out maps to help guide prospective buyers around the multi-level home.“Gary Ablett came here three times for an inspection and he even got to the stage of doing a pest inspection, but his wife canned it.“It is a marvellous property that gets a lot of heads turning.” The Gold Coast Suns player has recently put his sprawling Gold Coast property on the market and is on the hunt for his next buy on the Coast. The multi-level Mermaid Beach mansion sold under the hammer.A MERMAID BEACH mega mansion, which came close to being AFL star Gary Ablett’s home, has sold under the hammer for $2.3 million. Six bidders, including five Asian buyers battled it out to secure the magnificent property at 2288 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach. The property was sold within 20 minutes to an Asian buyer who does not speak English and declined to be named. The luxury home has been completely renovated.In what has been described as a Chinese New Year miracle, Ray White agents Julia Kuo and Sam Guo said the new owner was a businessman who lived at Broadbeach. “It is the last day of the Chinese New Year so there was a lot of interest from Chinese buyers,” Ms Kuo said. Sellers Graham Pasin and his wife Tracy were handing out maps to help bidders navigate through the mansion. “I’m pleased with the sale,” Mr Pasin said.
LAUREL, Ind. — The Laurel Fire Department, Laurel Police Department, and Indiana Fire Marshal’s Office have been investigating a house fire that occurred in the early morning hours yesterday on Quarry Road.At this time the cause and investigation into the fire continues, but investigators are ruling this as a suspicious fire/arson.No injuries were reported and all occupants escaped.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Laurel Police Department or Indiana Fire Marshal’s Office.