first_img87 Albatross Ave, Mermaid Beach.BRISBANE IT boss Scott Smith has cut $145,000 off the sale price of his weekend villa. The founder of IT company Comlinx put the villa on the market less than a month ago before it sold $1.35 million. The home was originally on the market for $1.495 million. 2/87 Albatross Ave, Mermaid Waters. Supplied by Luke HendersonMore 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 agoAgent Luke Henderson of John Henderson Professionals Mermaid Beach negotiated the deal ad said the residence at 87 Albatross Avenue attracted interest from purchasersbecause of its beachside living without the multi-million price tags of its neighbouring beachfront mansions.Mr Henderson said the east-facing, three-bedroom- plus-study villa enjoyed ocean views andsea breezes.“The villa was planned with a luxurious lifestyle in mind and was designed to maximise thenatural light and the ocean views,” said Mr HendersonThe founder of IT company Comlinx said he bought the three-bedroom villa at No. 2/87 Albatross Ave as a weekender in 2010 for $1.16 million.Mr Smith said he was struggling to find time for the villa after buying a large Indooroopilly home.Mr Henderson said it was difficult to find something for under $2 million in the exclusive neighbourhood.last_img