36 Pilot Court, Mermaid Waters.“I’m a cabinet maker by trade and I did toy with the idea of totally renovating the house but we couldn’t come to terms with changing the family home, it meant too much to us and we loved it just the way it is,” Mr Clothier said. “My two sisters were both married here and we used to have the wildest parties back when we were growing up,” he said. “Mum was the real party starter. Our guests would always end up in the pool!” 36 Pilot Court, Mermaid Waters.The house has an open-plan design and captures stunning waterfront views. It is topped with luxury, with chandeliers and a stylish bar. While the pool is the showpiece, the house comes with multiple areas for entertaining.The property is going to auction on October 14.Christine Tucker of Harcourts Coastal is marketing the property. 36 Pilot Court, Mermaid Waters.GETTING ready for school and jumping in the tinnie in true Gold Coast fashion was the highlight of Guy Clothier’s childhood at 36 Pilot Court. Mr Clothier said his family bought the Mermaid Waters property almost 30 years ago and have adored it ever since. 36 Pilot Court, Mermaid Waters.He said he grew up in the house with his identical twin Daniel and two sisters. “We actually lived in the Middle East but we had a holiday house on the Gold Coast so we would come here a lot,” Mr Clothier said. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North3 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours ago36 Pilot Court, Mermaid Waters.“Dad eventually ended up moving the whole family here and we loved it.“My brother and I always took the tinnie to school on Fridays and we would park up at TSS (The Southport School) boat shed. The property, owned by Mr Clothier’s 80-year-old mother, still oozes its original 80s style in the pink and gold bathrooms but the kitchen has been upgraded.