The home at 1 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough. Picture: supplied.THIS modern home was built for family living and poolside entertaining. Owners Suzanne and Andrew Parker bought the property at 1 Landsborough Ave, Scarborough in 2009. “It had a little cottage, which we lived in for three years, and seven years ago we knocked it down and rebuilt,” Mrs Parker said. When it came to the new home the Parkers wanted to take advantage of the sea breezes and waterfront views while creating a private entertainer’s home built around a huge swimming pool. The kitchen has a servery to the poolside entertaining area. Picture: supplied. MORE NEWS: This is what a $1.5M renovation looks like Would you swim in a skip bin? Sky high penthouse with sea views “For us it was all about entertaining family and friends and having that open-plan, indoor-outdoor living,” Mrs Parker said.“We wanted a parent’s retreat with double sized everything – the ensuite, the shower, the spa bath.“We also needed a theatre room and a garage that could house our 22ft Bowrider with trailer.” Set across two levels, the home has a lounge with cocktail bar and an open-plan kitchen and dining space opening to the poolside patio. The kitchen has a walk-in pantry and servery to the outdoor space. The master ensuite has a double spa, double shower and double basins. Picture: supplied.“I love that the kitchen is quite big and open so when you’re entertaining you’re still engaging with people around the pool area,” Mrs Parker said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours agoA triple garage, laundry and powder room complete the downstairs area, while outside the patio wraps around the huge magnesium swimming pool.“The alfresco area is probably my favourite part of the home. You feel like you’re in a resort when you’re out there,” Mrs Parker said. The living area has a built-in cocktail bar. Picture: supplied.Upstairs the spacious master suite includes a walk-in wardrobe, a balcony and an ensuite with double spa bath, separate toilet and double shower.There is also a family bathroom, a living room and three bedrooms with a balcony to one on this level.The home is on a fenced 400sq m block a short walk to the foreshore, restaurants and shops. The property is on the market through Clinton Viertel of Belle Property Redcliffe.