The House the Coast Built ready to help great cause
ASTUTE property buyers don't have to look any further for a home that ticks all the right boxes than the House the Coast Built in Flame Tree Pocket.
With four bedrooms, a handy location, top fittings and features, and L-shaped saltwater "Magna" pool, it is a future homeowners' dream.
But this house has extra elements no other home on the market can boast of.
It was built with love.
The person lucky enough to have the winning bid at Sunday's Valentine Day auction will be able to know they haven't only got a great buy, they have helped amazing little children, like Lyla (pictured), have a better life.
All of the proceeds from the sale of the house and the amazing items in it will go to Sunshine Coast charity, Wishlist.
This charity has helped Lyla and her family through many difficult periods.
While Lyla looks as adorable as any other six-month girl, her delightful nature hides a terminal medical condition that will one day take her life.
Lyla was born at Nambour Hospital in July, 2015, to Bec and Kieran Van Jole, from Meridan Plains.
Within weeks of being born, little Lyla was diagnosed as having a rare genetic disorder, Peroxisomal Disorder, that attacks internal organs.
It is a disease where the body can't process fats and proteins properly, which then overloads internal organs causing them to struggle to function and eventually fail.
Lyla's condition also attacks her immune system, so what is the common cold for many young children, can turn in to a hospital stay for her.
"Lyla and I saw 2016 in from an isolated room on the paediatric ward at Nambour Hospital," Bec said.
"We spent five nights on the ward as Lyla struggled with bronchiolitis and while it was incredibly scary at the time, I can't speak highly enough of how amazing the nursing staff was."
Bec and Kieran were given an opportunity to have an early Valentine's Day lunch in The House The Coast Built, ahead of Sunday's auction.
Just like the house and all the items in it, the lunch was donated by Sunshine Coast business eager to be part of something bigger than themselves.
Wishlist CEO Lisa Rowe said families attending the lunch brought home just what the sale of The House The Coast Built and its contents is all about.
"The kitchen is really the heart of the home, so It's a privilege to have these remarkable families come and essentially christen it with us and fill it with love and goodwill ahead of the Valentine's Day Auction on Sunday," Ms Rowe said.