Modern mansion sets $2m record for Burleigh Heads street

first_img79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads. 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads.NGU Real Estate agent Emil Juresic said he and fellow agent Sean Graves received about 100 inquiries about the property and showed 50 groups through in three days.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 agoHe said buyers fell in love with the home’s position and modern design.“The sellers developed an amazing house, which is a quality build with great design,” Mr Juresic said.The four-bedroom home was among one of the most viewed homes on realestate.com.au last month.Mr Juresic said the sellers, Roxy and Darren Smith, built two similar homes next to each other – one they decided to live in and No. 79 they sold. 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads. 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads.The multi-level home sits on an elevated block and is surrounded by bushland with views to the Hinterland, famous Gold Coast beaches and Tallebudgera Creek.Oversized windows and towering glass doors that open the combined kitchen and living area up onto the entertainment deck and pool make the most of the coastal views.Mr Juresic said this was what the new buyers loved most about it.“The couple were living on a few acres of land and wanted to buy a great home with water views,” Mr Juresic said.“They are absolutely in love with this home.”The property also has a double garage underneath the pool and a butler’s pantry.Mrs Smith said they had searched for the perfect block of land for years.“We were super lucky to find this block,” she said.She said they were “very happy” with both the homes.“We’re so happy there, we know we have a beautiful slice of the Gold Coast,” she said.“It was huge for my husband to build this, he put so much love into it.” 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads. 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads.A CONTEMPORARY Burleigh Heads mansion has sold for a record $2 million after just three days on the market.A Gold Coast family looking for a sea-change bought the new home at 79 Ocean Parade, known as Oceania, last month.The sale has smashed the street’s previous record, which was set by No. 100 when it sold for $1.6 million last year. 79 Ocean Parade, Burleigh Heads.last_img read more

Historic Natural Bridge cafe and residence for sale

first_img The property could be renovated or set up for Airbnb rental.The house could also be converted back to a family home, bed and breakfast, or continue to operate as a restaurant and cafe.As an added bonus, visitors to the cafe also enjoy ‘dinosaur views’, with the models used in Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park stationed on the property opposite. MORE: Rare Budds Beach cottage a bargain buy Inside the Gold Coast’s sports-mad house The cafe and restaurant is a popular stop for visitors to the Natural Bridge.Nestled on 1.51ha of usable land at the base of the mountain range, Christie’s Prestige Director Alex Caraco said the property presents a rare opportunity to acquire an income-producing business on a tourist route.“There’s a large semicircular driveway for coaches and cars and plenty of space for several cottages for Airbnb, subject to council approval,” he said. “It’s a licensed venue which could also be set up for weddings and there’s council approval for music which lends itself to lots of different opportunities.“I don’t see this staying on the market for long once the border reopens.” The property is surrounded by rainforest and enjoys high rainfall.The Nerang Murwillumbah Road forms part of a scenic drive route between the Gold Coast and Murwillumbah in NSW. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoA bore and rainwater tanks supply the property with unlimited water for commercial use and high rainfall makes the area suitable for organic farming.“The water from the bore is super clean because it filters through igneous rock making it a pure form of drinking water,” Mr Caraco said. “You could also use it to grow plants, feed animals, and top your water tanks up in case of bushfire.” The cafe and restaurant occupy a front section of the main residence.center_img The Natural Bridge is a popular attraction in Springbrook National Park.The tourist hotspot is famous for a waterfall flowing through rocks and into a cave where glow worms are visible after dark.Built in 1935, the cafe forms part of a four-bedroom residence which previously served as a telephone exchange, a post office and had a petrol bowser during the 1970s.Retiring owners Judith Diamond and Kerry Broome, who’ve been serving hungry tourists at 3175 Nerang Murwillumbah Rd for the past 20 years, have listed the property for $995,000. The cafe, restaurant and residence are located on almost four acres of land. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:31Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:31 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenIs it a good time to list?02:31A historic cafe and residence near one of the Gold Coast’s most popular natural attractions is on the market, presenting huge untapped potential when the border reopens. The Natural Arch Cafe Restaurant, also known as Two Pines Cafe, is less than one kilometre from the Natural Bridge within Springbrook National Park.last_img read more

Skandi Darwin Begins Contract on Shell Prelude FLNG

first_imgDOF Subsea’s Skandi Darwin vessel has started its contract with Shell Australia on Sunday.DOF Subsea secured the contract for the provision of IMR services and a multi -purpose supply vessel for the Prelude FLNG facility in July 2016.The contract is for five years with two two-year options.Mons S. Aase, the CEO of DOF Subsea, added: “This is a cornerstone contract for the group with high strategic importance through strengthened presence in the Subsea IMR projects segment in the Asia Pacific region.”Prelude FLNG will produce, liquefy, store and transfer LNG at sea. The facility is located 475 kilometers north-north east of Broome, Western Australia.Prelude is expected to produce 3.6 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas a year, as well as liquefied petroleum gas and condensate.last_img read more

Batesville Wins The Battle Of The Lady Bulldogs

first_imgThe Batesville Lady Bulldogs played an exciting last home game of the 2017 season on Tuesday night as they faced off against the Columbus North Lady Bulldogs. Batesville improved to 13-2 with an impressive 4-3 victory over the visiting Lady Bulldogs.After a slow start to the game last night against East Central, Batesville got off to a fast start on Tuesday night scoring twice in the first 11 minutes. After earning an early corner kick, Ellie Cassidy put a good ball into the box that Baylee Rohlfing was able to control and she found Georgia Gratz inside the 6-yard box. Gratz settled the ball and found an opening for the score. 4 minutes later, Batesville struck again. This time, it was Liz Heidlage who struck a quick shot from distance that rocketed past the opposing GK for the score. Bre Moman was credited the assist. After a Columbus North score on a direct kick, Batesville was able to increase the lead to 3-1 with 18 minutes to play in the first half. A great ball found Hailey Mohr into space on the right wing and she took a great cross that went up and over the GK and found a wide open Carlie Werner for a great header goal. With 11 seconds to play in the half, Columbus North was awarded a very questionable penalty kick. After Columbus North converted the penalty kick, Batesville would take a narrow 3-2 lead into halftime. ​In the second half, Batesville would extend the lead once again. With 18 minutes to go in the game, Taylor Rowlett finished her 18th goal of the game. Georgia Gratz gained possession and took the space in front of her until she had a defender commit, once the defender stepped up, Gratz found Rowlett in the space behind her and Rowlett ripped a shot into the upper 90 for the score. With Batesville now up 4-2, they settled back in to their game and did what they do best and would hold on for the victory. Columbus North scored with 6 minutes to go in the game to make it 4-3, but the Batesville defense stayed strong and didn’t give up another shot for the remainder of the match. “This was an exciting game to watch for the fans! We had another great crowd tonight and I am glad the girls were able to put on a show for the home fans who have been so supportive of our team this season. It was nice to avenge our regional loss to Columbus North from last season and pick up a big win tonight. Gabi Garcia played great in goal and her defense also worked hard to preserve the victory.”  Bulldogs Coach Kyle Laker.center_img The Batesville Lady Bulldogs will finish their regular season schedule as they travel to Franklin County on Thursday night for a varsity only match at 7:00.The JV Lady Bulldogs put up an impressive fight against the Columbus North Bulldogs on Tuesday evening winning 1-0.The ladies returned to the field after a tough loss to the East Central Trojans from the previous night. Even with sore and tired legs from the battle the night before, the ladies efforts and heads were high on Tuesday. Batesville controlled the ball on both halves of the field in the first half of the game. Their offense was hungry to score and their defense was adamently not going to let up to Columbus North. With only a couple minutes remaining in the first half Kayla E Meyer, from the back line, played a beautiful through ball to Callie Main up top. Callie took a simple touch and placed the ball in the back of the net to give Batesville the lead. Olive Cerniglia had great hands in the goal during the first half to keep Columbus North scoreless. Lily Esser and Gabby Gibbs played a strong game in the midfield to help support both the offense and defense when they had possession of the ball. Batesville went into half time with a 1-0 lead on Columbus North.When returning in the second half, the game started a little slow for Batesville. Passes weren’t connecting as effortlessly as in the first half, but that did not stop the ladies from trying. From the defense, Rachel Kuntz and Kayla E Meyer led the team by pushing up and holding a high line. With solid support from their outside defenders, Kayla Stone, Chloe Saler, and Kayla H Meyer, the defense was able to help keep Columbus North off the score board for the remainder of the game.Coach Griggs shared, “The JV team has improved immensely throughout this season. I cannot believe the growth that I have seen from each and every player. I am proud and honored to be the coach of such a wonderful group of ladies.”last_img read more

Bowers dominates at inaugural Missouri IMCA Nationals

first_imgSprint Cars – 1. Jason Martin; 2. Stu Snyder; 3. Toby Chapman; 4. Nathan Weiler; 5. Kenny Potter; 6. Jack Potter; 7. Buddy Tubbs; 8. Jake Greenwood; 9. 77-Jason Miller; 10. Jordan Miller; 11. Jason Danley; 12. Monty Cook; 13. Austin Couch; 14. Chad Jarrett; 15. Mike Moore. By Jacob Blair Modifieds – 1. Steven Bowers Jr.; 2. Chad Clancy; 3. Shayne Bailey; 4. Adam Kates; 5. Jaylen Wettengel; 6. Mark Schafman; 7. Michael Dotson; 8. Jacob Brock; 9. Nick Hermsen; 10. Tony Hardisty; 11. Mike Densberger; 12. Sean Barragan; 13. Jesse Dennis; 14. Issac Dotson; 15. Eddie Ingram; 16. Kale Smith; 17. Kyle Olberding; 18. Doug Heimbaugh; 19. Dustin Miller; 20. David Coates; 21. Scott Smith; 22. Jim Masoner Jr. Chad Shaw paced the first half of the Karl Kustoms Northern SportModrace. Matt Andrews worked his way to the back bumper of Shaw but both were running the same line and Andrews couldn’t move by. Steven Bowers Jr. was the $1,200 feature winner at the inaugural Missouri IMCA Nationals at US 36 Raceway. (Photo by Judy Staley) After halfway, Bowers found the right line and dominated the rest of the way, picking up the first-ever Missouri IMCA Nationals Modified win and the big trophy in Westfall GMC Victory Lane. The victory was good for $1,200; Bowers was already on the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot. Stu Snyder patiently worked his way to finish second after starting seventh. Chapman finished third, with Nathan Weiler fourth and polesitter Kenny Potter fifth.  Stock Cars – 1. J.J. Baumli; 2. Mich Ross; 3. Bryan Rigsby; 4. Brian Labonte; 5. C.J. Turner; 6. Mike Nichols; 7. Jaylen Wettengel; 8. Keith Simmons; 9. Dana Cook; 10. Cade Richards; 11. Daniel King; 12. Matt Smith; 13. David Holcomb; 14. Caleb Pugh; 15. Carson Masoner; 16. Shane Schmidt; 17. Connor Masoner; 18. Dan Jackson; 19. Steve Starmer; 20. Brad Labonte; 21. Shadren Turner. Clancy finished second while Shayne Bailey started 16th and drove through the field for a third-place finish. Adam Kates and Jaylen Wettengel charged from 12th and 15, respectively, to round out the top five.  In the IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Car feature, Toby Chapman paced the field early before Jason Martin found his way around. Once out front, Martin showed he was the class of the field and picked up the $1,200 win. Shaw slipped up off turn two and Andrews took control of the race and drove away. Shaw regrouped and tracked Andrews back down but ran out of laps and Andrews earned the $800 win. Shaw finished second with Chris Wright third. Coleman Browning and Jeremy Pittsenbarger made up the final spots in the top five.  The IMCA Modified main saw Jesse Dennis and Kyle Olberding battle for the lead early. Quickly though, Steven Bowers Jr. and Chad Clancy moved by and started battling for the lead. For the first half of the race, the two searched the track for a line and while doing so swapped the lead several times.  With Clancy out front, a caution flew on the final lap and set up a green, white, checkered finish. Clancy got a good restart and crossed the line first but was disqualified in post-race tech for a rev limiter chip infraction and Baumli got the $1,000 win. Mich Ross finished second, with Bryan Rigsby third after starting 13th. Brian Labonte and C.J. Turner finished out the top five.  OSBORN, Mo. (Oct. 26) – A full pit area checked in for the first ever Missouri IMCA Nationals at US 36 Raceway.  Northern SportMods – 1. Matt Andrews; 2. Chad Shaw; 3. Chris Wright; 4. Coleman Browning; 5. Jeremy Pittsenbarger; 6. Randy Smith Jr.; 7. Blain Petersen; 8. Randall Bix; 9. Trevor Dunn; 10. Josh Munsen; 11. Josh Everhart; 12. Tristan Phillips; 13. Steven Clancy; 14. Craig Reynolds; 15. Craig Carpenter; 16. Cameron Meyer; 17. Austin Charles; 18. Tim Eaton; 19. Truman Asher; 20. Chase Rudolf. Feature Results The IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars put on the best battle of the night as J.J. Baumli and Chad Clancy went back and forth all race long. Either driver could only lead a few laps before the other would storm back by.last_img read more

2015 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour payout powered up with new partnership from Industrial Electric and RACEFEEDX

first_imgFollowing up to the RACEFEEDX “New Blood, Long Tow” presented by IMCA.TV, officials from the Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour are pleased to announce added purse monies from Industrial Electric and RACEFEEDX for the 2015 monster modified tilt.

Industrial Electric joins the growing list of Dakota Classic Modified Tour sponsors in the same way so many businesses have joined the tour–as fans of racing! Owner Lynn Hecker of Dickinson, North Dakota, has sponsored several IMCA modified cars over the years and he loves to “see the very best drivers from all over the continent come to North Dakota to compete against some very tough competition right here at home.” He also understands some of the tracks on the tour, like his home track of Dickinson, do not have the grandstand capacity to fund the ever growing payouts the tour needs to attract the best drivers. 

While in Arizona this past winter watching two of his sponsored drivers, Shawn Strand of Mandan and Jeff Taylor of Cave City, Arkansas, race, the idea was tossed around about Industrial Electric helping out with an “enhanced” payout at each of the six tracks that makeup the series. Lynn talked to his own drivers and they suggested that positions 2 through 10 could use additional funding as the level of competition has increased so much over the years and it would make sense to increase the middle of the payout. In true North Dakota spirit of cooperation the plan was put together and Industrial Electric is now on board as a major tour sponsor.

Dakota Classic Modified Tour Director John Gartner sees this new support of Industrial Electric, along with the “Long Haul, New Blood” support from RACEFEEDX, combined with the funding help from title sponsor Kupper Chevrolet as “a game changer for the series that will once again take the tour to a new level of competition with car counts our fans in North Dakota have come to expect.” 

With the new agreements Industrial Electric adds $1000 per night to the race purse for a total of $6000 in new monies.

In addition to the “New Blood, Long Haul” bonuses totaling $3000, RACEFEEDX, the official Live Broadcast Partner of the tour, is doubling down and adding $500 to the race purse per night for a total sponsorship of $6000 with more promotion bonuses to be announced soon.

2015 Kupper Chevrolet Dakota Classic Modified Tour Official Payout:

IMCA Modifieds1. $21002. $15003. $11004. $9005 $8006 $7007. $5508 $4509. $42510. $40011. $37512. $35013. $32514. $30015. $30016. $30017. $30018. $30019. $30020. $30021. $30022. $30023. $30024. $30025. $30026. $300$13,875

IMCA Stock Cars1. $8002. $5503. $3504. $2505 $2006 $1757. $1508 $1509. $12510. $10011. $10012. $10013. $10014. $10015. $10016. $10017. $10018. $10019. $10020. $100$3850For all six tracks the Tour pays a minimum of $106,350 in payout during its six day run. All of these figures are records.

Each night Jiffy Lube of Bismarck and Brad Hellman, the driver of car #54, will award $54 cash to the “Hard Charger” winner of the IMCA Modified feature.

Keep your browser locked on www.dakotamodtour.com for more breaking info as we race towards the opener at Nodak Speedway on July 5, 2015, or Follow the Tour on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram @dakotamodtour with the official hashtag #modtour15last_img read more

Four-goal Shakhtar Donetsk set up Europa League semi-final against Inter Milan

first_imgShakhtar Donetsk booked a clash with Inter Milan in the Europa League semi-finals after a 4-1 win over FC Basel on Tuesday.Goals from Brazilians Junior Moraes, Taison, Alan Patrick and Dodo gave them the win in a one-sided last eight clash. The Ukrainian champions will take on Inter Milan in Duesseldorf on Monday after Sunday’s semi-final in Cologne between 2017 Europa League winners Manchester United and Sevilla.Both sides have won Europe’s second-tier competition a record five times.The final is set for August 21 in Cologne.Sevilla clinched their berth with a 1-0 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers in Tuesday’s other quarter-final, thanks to a late goal by Lucas Ocampos.Shakhtar Donetsk, who won Europe’s second-tier club competition in 2009, missed a string of chances to triumph by an even bigger margin. This went on as they dominated the match with crisp one-touch passing and superior close control.Moraes headed the Ukrainian side into a second minute lead after a howler by FC Basel’s Serbian goalkeeper Djordje Nikolic.He was beaten to the ball by the striker after rushing off his line to meet a Marlos corner-kick.Nikolic made amends with several good saves in the first half but was powerless in the 22nd minute when Taison capped a lightning Shakhtar break with a deflected shot.This was after good work by Marlos and a clever dummy by Patrick. Marcos Antonio rattled the woodwork with a long range effort in the 40th minute, before Shakhtar Donetsk took their foot off the pedal in the second half.They seemed contented with keeping possession as their rivals chased shadows.Still, Patrick made it 3-0 with a 75th minute penalty kick after Yannick Marchand fouled livewire Taison in the area.Right-back Dodo added the fourth in the 89th minute, with the goal awarded after a VAR check for offside.RelatedPosts Bayern Munich fans undergo Super Cup coronavirus tests Vidal lands in Milan to complete move from Barca to Inter Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ Substitute Ricky van Wolfswinkel netted a stoppage time consolation for FC Basel from close range, but the Swiss side had little to cheer after being blown away by their opponents.Reuters/NAN.Tags: Alan PatrickDodoEuropa LeagueInter MilanJunior MoraesSEVILLAShaktar DonetskTaisonWolveslast_img read more

Cruyff blames Balotelli’s clubs

first_imgJohan Cruyff has blamed Mario Balotelli’s former clubs for failing to educate the Italy international. The 24-year-old has been in the spotlight for his actions on and off the pitch for several years now, and his behaviour is under renewed scrutiny at Liverpool where he is yet to score in the Premier League following his £16million move from AC Milan in the summer. Balotelli recently made headlines for his late-night partying habits, but Dutch great Cruyff is not blaming the player himself. Cruyff believes these clubs should have taken a firmer stand with the temperamental striker. “You educate people and if one does not wish to be educated, he doesn’t play,” the former Barcelona coach said. “It’s as easy as that. “The ones that have made the mistakes are the ones to blame. “The mistake is in the roots, not in the final product.” Balotelli is currently on international duty with Italy preparing for Sunday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia. The Liverpool striker was a surprise inclusion in Antonio Conte’s Italy squad given his recent form. Balotelli had not featured for his national team since Italy’s first-round elimination from the World Cup. “We always speak about people but I like to speak about the education of people,” he said. “How have they educated him (Balotelli) in the clubs he has played for? “It’s too simplistic to say, ‘He doesn’t behave well’. But one should follow that up with, ‘Why is that?’ “If it is down to education, how is it possible that he has played for Italian clubs for the past five or six seasons and he doesn’t behave well? “For me it’s the fault of the team not of the person.” Balotelli made his Serie A debut at the age of 17 with Inter Milan, and three years later he moved to Manchester City where former Inter coach Roberto Mancini – seen by some as a father figure to the player – had been keen to reunite with him. However, his poor disciplinary record continued and a bust-up with Mancini led to Balotelli returning to Serie A in January 2013 with Milan. The Palermo-born player, who competed for Italy at the World Cup in Brazil, scored 30 goals in 54 games for the Rossoneri. Press Associationlast_img read more

Frankel filly breaks Irish record

first_imgA filly by the brilliant Frankel out of the 2007 English and Irish 1,000 Guineas winner Finsceal Beo has been sold for €1.8million at Goffs November Sale – a record for a foal at public auction in Ireland. The foal from Frankel’s first crop was sent from the Al-Eile Stud in Kilgobnet, Dungarvan, and bought by Dermot Farrington Bloodstock, of Naas, on behalf of a ‘new Irish client’. Her sale brings the total generated by Finsceal Beo’s progeny at auction to €5.45m. However, her price is not a European record for a foal – that accolade belongs to My Typhoon, the half-sister to Galileo and Sea The Stars who sold for 1.8m guineas at Tattersalls in 2002. She is the fifth foal out of her dam, who was trained by Jim Bolger. Finsceal Beo’s third foal Ol’ Man River is the pick of the crop so far. Bought for a record €2.85 million as a yearling at Goffs last year, the Montjeu colt was a smooth winner of his debut before capturing the Group Two Beresford Stakes at the Curragh and is a big Classic hope for the Aidan O’Brien stable in 2015. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more