31-33 The Corso Isle of Capri from the air.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa18 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago 31-33 The Corso, Isle of Capri — $8.8 million It took less than one week for entrepreneurial businessman David Baird and his wife Marion’s property to be sold to an Asian buyer.Ray White Broadbeach agent Sam Guo handled the Baird’s sale and said a quick interstate trip helped seal the deal.Mr Guo said the Isle of Capri property was in one of the best positions on the Gold Coast. A penthouse in Surfers Paradise holds the top sale so far of 2018.WE are only four months into the year but the Gold Coast has already recorded several multimillion-dollar sales.From lavish penthouses to riverfront mansions and beach houses, there are plenty of luxury properties changing hands on the Glitter Strip.These are the top five of 2018 so far: Sam Guo in front of 31-31 The Corso on the Isle of Capri. Picture Mike Batterham The biggest sale of 2018 so far: 3250/23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise. 150/59 Pacific St, Main Beach. GCB 31-33 The Corso Isle of Capri. 2623 Virginia Drive, Hope Island. Picture: Realestate.com.au 150/59 Pacific St, Main Beach. 150/59 Pacific St, Main Beach — $5.3 million It was a quick sale for this spectacular Main Beach penthouse.The Xanadu North three-level luxury residence hit the market in December. Robert Graham of Ray White Prestige said the Xanadu North three-level property was on the market for 32 days before it sold.“Both the buyers and sellers are ecstatic over the purchase.”CoreLogic data reveals the property last changed hands in 2014 for $4.06 million.A heated pool, theatre, bar and wine cellar are among its standout features. Soak up that view from 712 Pacific Parade, Currumbin. 3250/23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise. 3250/23 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise — $9.5 million IT’S one of the country’s best penthouses with a huge 21 car spaces and now it holds the Gold Coast penthouse record.Property development company owner Ron Bakir sold his palatial Surfers Paradise apartment for $9.5 million in January.The sale of the apartment tops the city’s previous penthouse high of $9.2 million, set six years ago when Melbourne builder Peter Devitt bought the apartment that crowns Main Beach’s Liberty Panorama tower.Michael Kollosche of Kollosche Prestige Agents handled the sale. What a beach house! 712 Pacific Parade, Currumbin. 712 Pacific Parade, Currumbin — $4.4 million The only sale on this list on the southern Coast, this Currumbin property stands out for its spectacular beachfront location.It changed hands in January through Currumbin Realty’s Richard Plumb and Mark Ryan.Every bedroom has ocean views while there is also a huge front deck for dining or relaxing.Other features include a media room, pool and double garage.The property also has income potential from short-term holiday letting. 2623 Virginia Drive, Hope Island. Picture: Realestate.com.au 2623 Virginia Dr, Hope Island — $5.05 million This ultra-modern house is on a 1000sq m of land with 20m of water frontage which overlooks the Marina Harbour. Outdoors is an entertainment area with a built in barbecue kitchen which overlooks the swimming pool and a 14 metre pontoon.Inside are four bedrooms, while the main bedroom has an ensuite and large walk in wardrobe.The home also has a games room with a billiard table and fully equipped media room. It was listed for sale through Rita Na of Hope Island Resort Realty.