The home at 38 Courageous Ct, Newport.THIS near-new home with pool, pontoon and indoor-outdoor living is on the market on a wide section of canal in Newport.Karyn Townsend calls the property at 38 Courageous Ct home, along with her family.“We built the home in March 2015,” she said. “Because we’re on the canal, we wanted the kitchen at the back of the home with bi-fold doors that open right up to create that inside-outside feel.“We have the upper deck and we also have another section closer to the water, so there are different spaces for everyone to spread out.” The canalside pool at 38 Courageous Ct, Newport.The open-plan living, dining and kitchen area flows out to the poolside entertaining area. The kitchen has stone benchtops, stainless steel appliances, island bench and a walk-in pantry.Upstairs, the master bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with freestanding bathtub, double shower and separate toilet. The open-plan living area at 38 Courageous Ct, Newport.Ms Townsend said the home had a deceptive street presence.“It looks great from the street but you’d have no idea the back of the home opens up to amazing waterside living,” she said.“Most people get to the end of the hallway and just say, ‘Wow this is amazing’.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“It’s absolutely beautiful to wake up in the morning, open the bi-fold doors and have the water and breezes right there.” On the ground floor of the home there is a double garage, powder room, laundry and media room. The media room at 38 Courageous Ct, Newport.The second bedroom has an ensuite and the two remaining bedrooms have access to the three-way bathroom. There is also a second living area upstairs. Ms Townsend said the home was perfect for a modern family. “There is plenty of space for everyone and everything flows beautifully,’’ she said. ‘‘It is just an easy house to live in.’’The property is being marketed by Stephan Siegfried and Johanne Fenton, of One Agency Redcliffe, for $1.149 million.