By Rose Astley
Finishing touches have been made and the stage set, Sunshine Beach Surf Club finally opened their doors to their new look club.
The $6.5 million face lift wowed patrons from start to finish with all new landscaping and interior, with a larger deck that boasts views over the ocean.
Patrons can expect to see a new and edgy feel, an unusual look for many surf clubs, the polished concrete floors and exposed timer slats set this new space apart from the others.
Their upstairs function room features 180 degree views from Noosa North to Coolum Beach with the capacity to seat 200 people, makes it the dream wedding space, as well as plenty for the kids, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
More than 70 architects from across Australia put their hands up for the challenge of creating a unique building that would do favours to it’s surrounds, in a neighbourhood where house prices reach upwards of $10 million.While there are still minor touches to be completed, the club is more than excited to welcome back their patrons.
Chair of the building comittee and club presidents Warick Redwood said the amount of smiling faces since the opening is a good indication of time to come for the club.”The local community, members and visitors have relished the re-opening of Sunshine Beach SLSC and overwhelmingly voiced their approval of the awesome design, innovative interior layout and quality restaurant offerings.
“The beach views are captured from every seat in the club, the ocean deck remains a unique feature of the club and the only one of its kind in Queensland.
“Management have been blown away with the high numbers of people keen to come on in for a look, and see the interest and smiling faces as a indicator of good times ahead for the Sunshine surfie,” Mr Redwood said.
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