More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoSerenity Cove, Gold Coast.The sales splurge has prompted the Malaysia-based developers Sime Darby and Brunsfield International Group to bring forward the construction of a further 18 lots, with 15 expressions of interest already recorded.Savills director of residential Chris Jones said contracts were already being finalised.“We have noticed many purchasers relocating from other masterplanned communities within the area,” Mr Jones said.“Many have been attracted by Serenity’s low body corporate fees which are currently set at just $28 per week. The project has attracted professionals from Sanctuary Cove, Ephraim Island and Hope Island Resort, with most buyers appreciating the central location, less traffic and proximity to Paradise Point.”The new release is a mix of waterfront and dry lots, with some blocks featuring views over Coombabah Creek. The estate is designed to be a boating haven, offering direct access to Coomera River, the Broadwater and Coombabah environmental reserve. A $5 million lock links to the waterways for vessels up to 13m long and 4m wide. There will be a marina precinct with 3800sq m of retail and dining space fronting Lake Serenity.Mr Jones said Serenity Cove had attracted leading builders McCarthy Homes, Metricon, Clarendon Homes, Resolve Constructions and GJ Gardner Homes. The first residents have already moved in and seven homes are now under construction. Most buyers have been local owner-occupiers.Mr Jones said the new Hope Island Marketplace, which is just a two-minute drive away and scheduled to open in December, was also an attraction. Serenity Cove, Hope Island aerialA buyers’ spending spree at a masterplanned community on the Gold Coast has prompted the developers to fast-track the latest land release.Up to $16 million in land across 19 lots has been snapped up by buyers in just nine weeks at Serenity Cove, a $650 million gated community at Hope Island.