WHEN the sale sign went up on her Mermaid Beach shack, 85-year-old Joan Schuh admits a few tears were shed.
The great grandmother is set to say goodbye to her family beach house after six decades.
Her late husband Bill helped her parents build the in 1956 on the sand dunes of Nobby Beach during a time when there was only dirt roads and scrub.
“It has been a beautiful holiday home,” she said.
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This is the first time this beach shack has been offered to the market for more than 60 years. Pictured: Joan Schuh at the house. Picture: John Gass