The ultimate chill out zone.“The lines, the light and the luxury of this exceptional contemporary beach residence each play a key role in defining its desirability. The location is absolutely irresistible,” the property listing reads. 48 Second Ave, Palm Beach is set to go to auction on February 1.This Palm Beach property has summer style in spades with its timber floorboards, coastal decor and pops of native and decorative flora.The newly-built home is described as “the perfect place to entertain family and friends this summer”.“Filled with copious amounts of natural light and fresh breezes throughout the open plan living which extends outside to the elegant low maintenance yard/ garden complete with plunge pool,” the listing reads. The perfect place to spend a lazy summer evening. Outdoor living flows from inside.Retreat from the midday sun in the comfort of split system airconditioning, plus remote ceiling fans in the living rooms, while the property soaks up the rays — there’s 12 solar panels installed.It’s also just a 400m walk from Palm Beach. Winner! Villa 2/14 Fifteenth Ave, Palm Beach is just 170 metres from the beach. 1/22 Arthur St, Mermaid Beach is on the market for $1.35 million.THE Gold Coast may have dodged the worst of the heatwave but the mercury is still soaring. Here’s some of the coolest coastal properties on the market.Villas, enticing pools, chic coastal decor and the beach just an easy stroll away are all features these beachside buys share. The interior is expansive and airy. Nautical accents feature.Apart from the flocks of beachgoers, there must be something in the water at Palm Beach. Less than 200 metres from the beach, this top-level villa is touted as “boutique seaside living” and it delivers with an open concept plan, warm timber floors and large tiled balcony. There’s the prerequisite airconditioning and fingers crossed for the warm weather to continue — the property is also wired for future solar roof panels. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours agoInside the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home. Designer stone kitchen with European appliances.This four-bedroom, three-bathroom “house-size” villa in Coolangatta is all about crisp architecture and natural light. The effect? Very cool. 2001/215 Boundary St, Coolangatta is set to go under the hammer on January 24.Walk to Greenmount Beach and Snapper Rocks for an early swim, before having a plunge pool at your disposal for the rest of the day. 2/102 Jefferson Lane, Palm Beach is set to go to auction on February 3.You can’t really get much closer to the coast than this Palm Beach abode. The four-bedroom, three-bathroom villa offers postcard perfect ocean views and a front-row seat to access the beach literally a few footsteps away.The two-level residence features its own courtyard entertaining area, sunny alfresco desk, master suite and new stone kitchen with integrated breakfast bar.