The Tates have since listed that property for sale with an asking price of $4.5 million.The family will be in good company with Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate and his wife Ruth just up the road at 124 Commodore Drive, which they snapped up for $3.55 million in 2018.The Tates tried to flip that property in January with an asking price of $4.5 million after the adjoining three-lot riverfront site sold for a record $9.4 million. The blue chip block offers easy access to some of the city’s best assets.That sizzle sealed the deal on the sale of 85 Commodore Drive, with the buyers splashing out $3.18 million on their patch of paradise with the sale having settled on 8 April.It is understood the new owners are hoteliers who are relocating from Hong Kong to pursue business ventures on the Gold Coast.The family plans to build their dream home on the 1.013ha lot which boasts spectacular views of the water and city skyline and has 26.4 metres of direct water frontage.“Commodore Drive is the premier street on the Gold Coast,” Mr Mian said.“This location offers the ideal Gold Coast life — riding jet skis, going out in the boat and being close to town.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa8 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago“The jet ski tour allowed them to see how close they are to Marina Mirage, Versace, the Broadwater and the Gold Coast Seaway.” Mayor Tom Tate snagged 124 Commodore Dr for $3.55 million in 2018. Principal Amir Mian and sale agent Carlie Mills of Amir Prestige jumped on a jet ski to sell a vacant blue chip block at 85 Commodore Drive, Paradise Waters.“When you’re selling waterfront property on the Gold Coast it pays to remember that what you’re really selling is the lifestyle that goes with it,” Mr Mian said.“You’re selling the sizzle.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:12Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:12 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenCOVID-19: What will happen to house prices? 02:13A leading prestige property agent has gone the extra mile to show one foreign family exactly what life on the Gold Coast’s elite riverfront street could look like.With no house to inspect and only an existing pontoon to work with, principal Amir Mian and sales agent Carlie Mills, of Amir Prestige Property Agents, had to get creative.The dynamic duo hired jet skis to allow the Hong Kong buyers to experience the lifestyle on offer at Commodore Drive, Paradise Waters, where a vacant blue chip block was being considered.
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