Rare riverfront retreat among Brisbane stunners up for auction

first_img29 Laidlaw Parade, East Brisbane Qld 4169A RARE absolute riverfront home just 3km from the Brisbane CBD is among homes set to go under the hammer this weekend.The five bedroom, three bathroom home at 29 Laidlaw Parade in East Brisbane has been scheduled to sell at a 2pm auction on Saturday. The home has multiple living zones.The views are jawdropping from multiple rooms, with the main living area designed with floor to ceiling glass to take full advantage of that.There was also lots of private space for all members of the family.“There is wonderful separation between the bedrooms with the lower level ideal for teenage children with its own lounge area and kitchenette leading out to a large riverfront terrace and expansive lawn.”Among its features were a riverfront pontoon, multiple living and entertaining spaces, water tank and security and a double car lock up garage plus storage. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOX It makes good use of floor to ceiling glass to soak up the views.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoAccording to agent Dean Yesberg of Ray White Brisbane CBD marketed the property as being in an “irreplaceable position” on an “exclusive street synonymous with riverfront living”.“This modern three level family home sits on a 597m2 riverfront block with a wide 15.7m river frontage,” was how he listed it. BUILDER’S DREAM HOME ON SALE LIST FIVE WAY TO PUT YOUR EQUITY TO WORK The home is spread over three levels.center_img It has been meticulously looked after. Not a bad spot at all to watch the world go by.last_img read more

QLD Reds star James O’Connor on his new Brisbane home

first_imgUnique is best. Where do you live and why? James O’Connor attempts to break away from the defence during the round 1 Super Rugby AU match between the Queensland Reds and the NSW Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium on July 03. Photo: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images.QUEENSLAND Reds flyhalf James O’Connor recently moved to Brisbane from the Gold Coast, where he has put his family home on the market.The 30-year-old rugby union star has made a stellar comeback to the game, helping Queensland break an 11-match, seven-year drought at Suncorp Stadium last Friday night when they beat NSW 32-26 in the opening match of Super Rugby AU. Auchenflower, because it’s close to the city and so easy to jump on the Pacific Highway and get down to the Gold Coast. Plus, it still has that small suburb feel. It’s a renovated old Queenslander, with high ceilings and a very open floor plan.It also has great city views and gets a nice afternoon breeze. Queensland Reds rugby star James O’Connor at his family home which he is selling at Paradise Point. Picture: Nigel Hallett. What would you change about your home? What is the best thing about your suburb? More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus9 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market9 hours agoIt’s walking distance to anything you need. I have cafes, shops, parks, a dog park, the stadium and public transport all on my door step. If money was no option, what would be your fantasy home and where? What do you love about your home? What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned/best advice you’ve been given when it comes to property? I’m in the process of making it more private.I really want to create an almost forest feel, with a lot of big trees and plants, and bamboo to give it a really protected vibe. I’d love to get some property in the hinterland, where I could have running water, grow my own food and have access to a national park off it, possibly. last_img read more

Raymond N Wyatt February 15, 1961 – August 28, 2020

first_imgRaymond N. Wyatt, age 59 peacefully passed away surrounded by his family at home in West Harrison, Indiana Friday, August 28, 2020. He was born February 15, 1960 in Hamilton, Ohio to his loving parents Shelby and Janice (Stokes) Wyatt.Raymond is survived by parents Shelby and Janice Wyatt. Brother of Gregory (Antonia) Wyatt, Timothy (Jeri Beth) Wyatt and Shelly (Sean) Garbutt. Uncle of Carissa, Irena, Alayna, Jeffrey, Ashley Wyatt and Emily (Derek) Courtney. Also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.Raymond was a treasure to his family and anyone fortunate to have met him. He would capture the hearts by his contagious smile and loving spirit. He loved God, his family and countless friends.A celebration of Raymond’s life will be held with family and close friends at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home 215 Broadway Street Harrison, Ohio 45030 with Pastor James Jones, of Marysville, TN. A life long friend of Raymond and the family. Burial will follow at Drewersburg Cemetery.In Lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to Margaret Mary Hospice c/o the funeral home.last_img read more

With an eye on Olympics, Narinder Batra keen to sort recognition woes

first_imgNEW DELHI: Indian Olympic Association (IOA) President Narinder Batra is hopeful that the issues regarding the recognition of National Sports Federations (NSF) with the Sports Ministry will be solved in the next two-three weeks so that the athletes can resume their preparations for next year’s Tokyo Olympic Games without any hindrance.”I am in touch with the concerned people in the sports ministry. Keeping in mind preparations for 2021 Olympics and if all goes well, I am hopeful of all these issues getting resolved in next two to three weeks,” Batra said in a statement. On Thursday, the Sports Ministry — acting on the direction of the Delhi High Court — provisionally withdrew the annual recognition granted to 54 NSFs. Sports Ministry Deputy Secretary S.P.S. Tomar, in a letter to SAI Director General Sandeep Pradhan, said: “I am directed to refer to this ministry’s letter of even dated 02.06.2020 regarding renewal of annual recognition of National Sports Federations for the year 2020 and to say that in compliance of the order dated 24.06.2020 passed by the Hon’ble Delhi Court, the department’s letter of even number dated 02.06.2020 granting provisional annual recognition of 54 NSFs stands withdrawn.” The High Court had directed the ministry to revoke the provisional recognition it had given to 54 NSFs on May 11. The court had said that the ministry by doing so has not complied with an order that was issued on February 7 this year. The order had required the ministry and the IOA to “inform the court in advance” while taking “any decision in relation to the NSFs.” The ministry usually provides recognition until the end of the year but it had in this instance only given it provisionally until the end of the year. The Tokyo Olympics were slated to be held in July-August this year but had to be postponed to 2021 because of the COVID-19 pandemic. IANSAlso Watch: #NewsMakers: Lawyers During Lockdown With Oineetom Ojahlast_img read more