Gold Coast home’s unusual style and design makes it stand out for all the right reasons

first_img70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenDifferences between building in new or established estates01:50 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa13 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“We just really liked the feel of dark rendered walls with timber and concrete,” Mr Van Kersen said.MORE NEWS: Live on the Edge 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale. The couple built the house themselves through Mr Van Kersen’s building company, Van Kersen Homes. They have lived in it for the past year.“The design process was actually really quick because we knew exactly what we wanted then it only took us about six months to build,” Mrs Van Kersen said. 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale.IT is the type of house that stands out in a crowd, and not just because it has an unusually dark exterior.Feature lighting, natural materials including travertine stone, timber and polished concrete as well as wide windows give the two-storey Helensvale property a sense of elegance.Owners Danielle and Jonathan Van Kersen took an industrial style and blended it with warmer tones when they designed the four-bedroom house on Serenity Boulevard.center_img MORE NEWS: Fancy a NRL halfback for a landlord? 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale. 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale.The waterfront home has a main bedroom with ensuite on each level, a built-in bar, alfresco dining area and pool.Mrs Van Kersen said they loved the home’s open floorplan, especially that they could further open the living area out onto the alfresco area.“In the afternoons, we get an absolutely wicked sunset,” she said. While reluctant to sell the house, they want to pursue another project. 70 Serenity Boulevard, Helensvale.last_img read more