Impeccable finish and location an appeal to buyers at auction

first_imgInside 18 Carroll St, Bardon.There is a self-contained studio option on the lower level.The home has been renovated with fresh colours, bespoke cabinetry and carpentry and attention to detail, including polished floors, french doors, authentic cornices and a stunning galley kitchen featuring stylish benchtops.Mr Dixon said the Carroll St pad was within the desired catchment zone for Rainworth State School and Kelvin Grove College.The Brisbane CBD is only 7km away, Mr Dixon noted. 18 Carroll St, Bardon.This three-bedroom, two-bathroom home was bought by a local couple at auction for $840,000.The home at 18 Carroll St, Bardon, went to auction on August 26 and was marketed as a “gorgeous renovated home on a generous parcel of land in a prized street location in inner Bardon”.Dixon Family Estate Agents – Toowong selling agent Jack Dixon said there were four registered bidders keen on the three-bedroom, two-bathroom home, and bidding kicked off at $780,000.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The two-level home was beautifully renovated, a feature which Mr Dixon said was a drawcard to the property, on a 529sq m block.last_img read more

Luxury escape up for grabs in celeb haven of Byron Bay

first_imgThe finding was revealed in new research from property market research firm Propertyology, which was released yesterday.That research identified the top 40 towns with the most expensive median house price.In Queensland, celeb enclaves and lifestyle destinations — think Noosa, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast — are streets ahead of Brisbane. But while Byron Bay may now be Australia’s most expensive place to buy a house, Ms Heller said it remained “pretty low key” The resort-style pool “The fully approved resort currently hosts an array of local and international visitors, celebrities, recluses and newly married couples,” the listing says. The main residence has three bedrooms including a master suite with a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite, a separate lounge room plus an open plan combined living and dining room space, a modern kitchen and spectacular vistas. Margot Robbie’s secret wedding estate for sale And has views to die for!The villas are named The Escape, The Grand, The Intimate, The View and The Palms.Each villa features private decks with views, a marble ensuite and reverse cycle airconditioning. One of the villasMs Heller said Byron Bay, and its surrounds, had become a haven for the well-heeled.“We never used to see Raneg Rovers in Byron Bay but now they are everywhere,” she said.“It has gone very up-market and that’s reflected in the property prices.”Byron Bay now has Australia’s most expensive median house price, recently taking the crown from Sydney. RELATED: Thor’s haven now Australia’s most expensive town Chris Hemsworth who played Thor, his model/actress wife Elsa Pataky and family call Byron Bay home and are building a mega mansion Source: InstagramMs Heller remained tight-lipped on the resort’s celeb connections, but did say she was involved in the sale of another property nearby with connections to Hollywood royalty.“We sold a property at Broken Head that was rented out by Matt Damon, and Chris Hemsworth was living next door,” she said.As for La Vista, it is surrounded by tropical gardens, landscaped lawns, and has a stunning northeast aspect. Actress Margot Robbie married her longtime boyfriend Tom Ackerley in Byron Bay (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images)Listed with Karin Heller of Parkinson Albert Park and Byron Bay Real Estate, the spectacular 0.6 hectare property has five private villas and a three bedroom main residence. center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoThe main residence has three bedrooms Hemsworth’s controversial new mega mansion starting to take shape Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:53Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:53 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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La Vista is on the market An aerial view of La Vista “There is more and more (celebrities) moving in, a lot more money around,” she said. “But the locals don’t tend to pay them much notice, which is what they like.“You see them (celebrities) at the local schools, at the soccer games, in the cafes, it is very low key.”As for La Vista, Ms Heller said she had already received plenty of interest.She said a lot of that interest has so far come from expats looking to return to Australia, interstate buyers keen to buy a lifestyle property with an income opportunity, and “a few locals”.“They (potential buyers) are looking to keep it as a business and tap in to that corporate market, wedding market, and that celebrity market looking for privacy,” she said. “We were only recently joking that you could just helicopter in and no one would know.”La Vista will go under the hammer at 11am on May 25.last_img read more

The Latest: Swedish soccer clubs want season delayed

first_imgValencia said Monday that 35% of its squad and coaching staff are infected, while Espanyol said on Tuesday that six members of its squad and staff have it.All three clubs say their infected members are in good health.___3 p.m.All training sessions at Belgian professional soccer clubs have been suspended until at least April 5 because of the coronavirus outbreak. March 18, 2020 The Latest: Swedish soccer clubs want season delayed AC Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimović has set up a fundraiser to help Italian hospitals in the center of the coronavirus outbreak.According to the website accepting donations, Ibrahimović has donated 100,000 euros ($109,000) to the fund. It quickly raised a further 10,300 euros ($11,300).The site states that all the money raised will be “directly donated to Humanitas to help strengthen the intensive care and emergency units of Milano, Bergamo, Castellanza and Torino’s hospitals.”Italy has been the second hardest hit country with more than 31,000 cases of the virus.The 38-year-old Ibrahimović rejoined Milan in January from the Los Anegles Galaxy. He has also played for Italian clubs Inter Milan and Juventus. Belgium’s national security council earlier said all gatherings, cultural, social, festive and sporting activities have been prohibited until the same date.The league says it will decide which matches can be rescheduled once training has resumed.The league also says it will pay the second instalment of an 800,000 euro ($862,000) solidarity fund to amateur clubs to help them cushion the economic weight of the pandemic.___1:35 p.m. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the coronavirus pandemic’s effect on sports around the world (all times local):___3:35 p.m. Clubs in the top two soccer leagues in Sweden say they do not want to start the new season until the beginning of June because of the coronavirus outbreak.The Swedish soccer association must now decide whether to accept the clubs’ request.The season was due to start on the weekend of April 3-4.The clubs say in a statement that their decision is supported by broadcasters, fans and the country’s main supporters’ union.The clubs say “work remains on establishing a new plan for the year and sorting out the exact dates for the start and other rounds.”center_img According to Food Lifeline’s website, the organization provides the equivalent of 134,000 meals daily and had 58 million pounds of food sourced last year.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 Associated Press The entire hotel will be given up for medical workers if necessary.___1 a.m.Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and pop star wife Ciara have announced they are donating 1 million meals through Seattle’s Food Lifeline to help provide meals for those in need during the coronavirus outbreak in the region.“Everything we do together makes a difference,” Ciara said in a video posted to her Twitter account. “And together we will conquer this tough time that we’re going through.” ___1:20 p.m.Premier League team Chelsea is making a hotel located on the grounds of its Stamford Bridge stadium available free of charge for London’s medical workers during the coronavirus outbreak.The club says Russian owner Roman Abramovich will cover the costs of providing the accommodation for staff of the National Health Service who “will be working long shifts and may not be able to travel home or would otherwise have to make long commutes.”Chelsea says the offer is initially for a two-month period and will be reconsidered depending on circumstances. ___3:30 p.m.Spanish soccer team Alavés says 15 people in its club have become infected with the coronavirus: three players, seven members of its coaching staff and five other employees.The club had already reported that two members of its staff were infected.Valencia and Espanyol said earlier this week that their clubs have also been hit by the virus.last_img read more