74a Melinda St, Southport.The two-storey Coco Republic-styled home is comprised of a beautiful mix of materials including stone, timber and glass.Director of Innova Projects, Danny McKanna who built the home and lives next door said the home is comparable to everting an art gallery. “The architect made the most of the northern aspect through the courtyard,” Mr McKanna said. 74a Melinda St, Southport.The four-bedroom home designed by architect Adam Beck sold for $785,000 last Friday. “We had a mix of local and southern buyers who were after this home,” Mr Lambert said.“It was very competitive but the Sydney buyers ended up buying the property.“The buyers sold their Sydney home and were after a Gold Coast lifestyle.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North6 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“The big attraction was the design of the home and its location, it is right behind the popular Brickworks.” 74a Melinda St, Southport.“The design itself is probably one of the best features, as we designed it for ourselves.”Mr McKanna was building both homes at the same time, as well as juggling life as a new father following the birth of his first child mid-2016. 74a Melinda St, Southport.“Creating a centralised courtyard has allowed natural light to flow through the property each morning and the huge amount of glass allows for a great indoor-outdoor connection.”“We built one as a family home and this one is basically exactly the same floor plan with a slightly different style of finishes and colours. 74a Melinda St, Southport.A STUNNING Southport property was snapped up by Sydney buyers who offered thousands of more dollars to outprice locals. The home at 74A Melinda St had five contracts on it before it sold to Sydney buyers for $5000 more than the asking price, according to Mitchell Lambert from Lambert and Willcox.