There is a deck out the front and out the back.The house has been restumped, an extra bedroom has been added and the back and front decks have been expanded into full entertainment areas perfect for outdoor living. “We live on the front deck when the weather is nice and when the weather is a bit windy we live out on the back,” he said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoThe home retains its distinctive character charms.He was about to get married so he spent his free time after work and on weekends to do his best to make the home into something he could be truly proud of. “It was a good project for a young bloke that didn’t have much money,” he said.In the decades that he has lived there he has transformed it from the old beach shack to a modern family home. The water is just across the road.“The early mornings when the sun comes up are beautiful.”He and his wife have decided it is time to downsize, but he still plans to live somewhere close to the water.The home which is listed through Jack Harvey at Coronis Bracken Ridge will go to auction tomorrow at 10.30am. Greg and Sue Williamson are saying goodbye to their home of more than 30 years. Photo AAP/ Ric FrearsonWhen Greg Williamson first cast his eye on a house at 4 Allpass Parade in 1983, he did not think a lot of it.The old two-bedroom Shorncliffe home was showing its age after decades bearing the brunt of the weather from Shorncliffe seaside.But the home did appeal to him for two very simple reasons, it was in front of the water, and had the Sandgate Golf Club just behind the backyard.“I’ve always loved the water and I was a pretty keen golfer at the time, so it had the two things I love,” Mr Williamson said. Although he got the home for a good price, it needed a lot of work to transform the old seaside shack into something that he would feel truly proud of.“It was very tired, an old single guy had owned it and it really was the worst house in the best street,” he said.