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Beach house for cashed-up surfers

first_img32 Netherby Rise, Sunrise BeachIt’s not a bathroom without a bath so the toilet and shower space, not bathroom, is built directly behind a rather modest bed.A heavy use of concrete also dominates here but the addition of a trio of bright Moroccan-style lights takes the area from dull to inspiring.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agoBi-fold doors swing back to reveal a private deck and plunge pool with enviable ocean views. 32 Netherby Rise, Sunrise BeachThat outlook is even more impressive from the main kitchen, living and dining room on the floor above.Interior styling on this level is consistent with the sleeping quarters, neutral on purpose to direct attention to the sparkling blue water beyond. Huge 3m pivot doors open up allowing for breezes to relieve the chef hard at work in a kitchen equipped to feed the fussiest of guests. 32 Netherby Rise, Sunrise BeachGuests can escape from the action by walking down a spiral staircase and past a 10m waterfall feature to access a separate building which has two bedrooms and a Japanese-styled bathroom.This four-bedroom, three-bathroom beach house is only a two minute walk to the ocean or a short drive to the popular Duke St dining precinct.Selling agent Nic Hunter, from Tom Offermann Real Estate Noosa Heads, has listed 32 Netherby Rise on the market as an “offers invited” campaign. 32 Netherby Rise, Sunrise BeachIf the European appliances, coffee machine, gas stove, teppanyaki grill and deep fryer, wine fridge, roasting and pastry oven, and sensor touch cabinetry aren’t quite enough, there’s a second kitchen attached to an outdoor barbecue overlooking the lap pool. 32 Netherby Rise, Sunrise BeachEYRIE at Sunrise Beach has got that cool eco-friendly minimalist vibe going on which only works with the support of exceptional design.A concrete bunker-like main bedroom is devoid of colour with the exception of an LED strip running the length of the ceiling. Any warmth present in this sleeping space is created by a mini-fireplace hanging not far from a huge sculpted stone bath.last_img read more

Camp Hill hot suburb for Brisbane Lions fans

first_imgThe season started well for the Brisbane Lions at the Gabba on Saturday and for residents on Watson St, Camp Hill, it always finishes well, with Brisbane Lions members often being treated to drop-in calls from players like Darcy Gardiner (pictured) and Lewis Taylor. AAP Image/Darren EnglandIn Brisbane there’s one street in particular that’s become a haven for star Aussie Rules football players — and it’s not in Woolloongabba.If you’re a Brisbane Lions fan, there’s no better place to call home than Camp Hill.That’s because many of Brisbane’s star players live there. Don’t miss your chance to buy into one of the most popular Brisbane Lions streets in Brisbane when this three-bedroom house at 123 Watson St, Camp Hill goes to auction on Saturday at 5pm. One street in particular has had a lot of love from the Brisbane Lions.Local resident and Brisbane Lions fan Alayne Campbell said Lions players visit Watson Street after the season to meet fans and pose for photos.“There are apparently more Lions members on Watson St than anywhere in Brisbane,” Mrs Campbell said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours ago“And at the end of every season, we get little surprise visits and they come with jerseys that they sign for the boys and ice-creams sometimes, to say thanks.” There had even been interest in the house from members of Brisbane’s AFL team.“A lot of Lions live around our area, and there’s certainly been some interest from that sector,” Mr Hicks said.Saturday’s onsite auction is expected to attract first home buyers and developers, with the house on a large 567sq m block ready to be renovated or knocked down. Brisbane Lions players Lewis Taylor (left) and Darcy Gardiner (right) with one of their number one Watson St fans, Frazer Campbell. Picture: suppliedThe Brisbane Lions have visited the Campbell family three times already, with sons Frazer and Rupert, joining their dad Scott as diehard Brisbane Lions fans and members.However the time has come to move and the family home is being auctioned this Saturday.“There’s a coffee shop just across from Watson Street, and the players often pop in there. It’s just a little hub of Brisbane Lions players and fans,” Mrs Campbell said.A spokeswoman for the Brisbane Lions said Camp Hill and Coorparoo were popular suburbs for Brisbane Lions players to live and it followed that fans would also call these neighbourhoods home.“It used to be Bulimba, but now Camp Hill is the main suburb,” she said.Place Bulimba agent Shane Hicks is taking the Campbell family’s three-bedroom house at 123 Watson St, Camp Hill to auction this Saturday at 5pm and said Brisbane Lions fans and first time property owners should not miss the opportunity to buy into the sporting community. SEE WHAT ELSE IS AVAILABLE FOR SALE IN CAMP HILLlast_img read more

Clippers’ struggles from 3-point range hasn’t helped their cause

first_imgSAN ANTONIO >> One of the surprising elements of the Western Conference playoff series between the Los Angeles Clippers and San Antonio Spurs has been the Clippers’ struggles from the 3-point line.After having the league’s third-best field-goal percentage of 37.6 percent from there during the regular season, the Clippers were shooting just 30.4 percent from beyond the arc through five games. They were a mere 1 of 14 in their Game 5 loss at Staples Center on Tuesday.The Clippers at times have struggled to get clean looks, but coach Doc Rivers admitted that his team had at least 10 of those Tuesday and they still didn’t fall.“I still think it’s the defense,” Rivers said ahead of Game 6 on Thursday night at AT&T Center; the Clippers were down 3-2 and faced elimination. “And just because they’re open, doesn’t mean you’re open, if you know what I mean. I think what happens, especially through the series, is you start rushing them. “You haven’t had an open look, you finally get one and you pull the trigger a little too quick. We had, like I said, film-wise, we had 10 just point-blank ones (Tuesday), but we just didn’t make them. Basketball is always going to be a make-miss league.”Even more astonishing was that J.J. Redick, who took more 3-point shots (458) than any of his teammates during the regular season, did not have one attempt in Game 5. That did not happen in 78 regular-season games.“They’re taking away some stuff,” Redick said. “I never go into a game thinking I need to shoot eight 3s. I just kind of take what’s there and they did a good job of taking that away from me.“Hopefully, we can knock down some of these shots. I think some of the 3s we took were actually good looks. Matt (Barnes) got some swing-swings that he normally makes. Jamal got some clean looks, off dribble penetration.” Rivers says he was right A day after being fined $25,000 for ripping officials for several calls that went against the Clippers in Game 5, Rivers on Thursday was asked if he had reviewed the calls to see how on the money he was in complaining.He wouldn’t go into details — likely so he wouldn’t lose more money — but he didn’t completely balk.“I’m not going there, but I can say I was right, a lot,” Rivers said. “Let me just put it that way.”Clippers point guard Chris Paul agreed his team could not afford to take any anger about the officiating into Thursday’s game.“Yeah, I said, I think, after that game, you let it soak in that night and then yesterday (Wednesday) it was cool,” he said. “It is what it is.”Boris Diaw having big seriesSpurs reserve post Boris Diaw averaged 8.7 points and 4.3 rebounds in 24.5 minutes during the regular season for the Spurs. He entered Game 6 averaging 10.4 points and 7.0 rebounds in 28.7 minutes in the series.Coach Gregg Popovich was asked about Diaw’s contributions during the pregame news conference. “He’s doing a pretty good job,” said Popovich, who was in his short-answer mode.Rivers had no difficulty going into detail about what Diaw has meant to the Spurs in this series.“I’ve heard talk about (Tim) Duncan and (Tony) Parker and (Manu) Ginobili and everyone else — and, obviously, Kawhi (Leonard) — but Diaw to me has been the quietest asset in this series,” Rivers said.“He’s been the guy who’s made big shots, he’s made big plays. … When you just look at comfort, he’s looked so comfortable on the floor.” Diaw had one poor shooting game — April 19 in Game 1 — when he scored five points on 2 of 12 from the field. He did have six rebounds and five assists in that one.center_img Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

ALL THINGS THRICE FOR LUCKY LOTTO CONVOY COUPLE

first_imgIT’S ‘three and easy’ for Convoy couple Laurence and Sheena McMullen these days.The couple celebrated the birth of baby son Darragh last Friday – and then scooped the St Mary’s GAA Club lotto of €5,250 today!All of which will make for a wonderful 1st wedding anniversary next month. As one friend said: “All they need now is a babysitter! You don’t want to be spending all that money just on nappies!”Happy mum and baby arrived home from the hospital to the lucky lotto news this evening. ALL THINGS THRICE FOR LUCKY LOTTO CONVOY COUPLE was last modified: February 24th, 2015 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:convoylotto winnerSt Mary’s GAA clublast_img read more