Two Sovereign stunners going under the hammer this weekend

first_img13 Royal Albert Cres, Sovereign Islands.TWO spectacular Gold Coast mansions on the same street will go under the hammer this weekend.Both houses on the Sovereign Islands are among the standout properties being offered to the market.13 Royal Albert Cres, Sovereign Islands is going under the hammer at 2.30pm.CoreLogic data revealed 47 homes went to auction on the Gold Coast last weekend with a clearance rate of 54.6 per cent, 14.1 per cent higher than the Sunshine Coast.Auctioneer Colin Banks said there was a new interest in the Sovereign Islands.“The Soveriegn Islands has always been a sought after place but with new builds in the area interest is picking up again,” he said.“Christmas was a very slow season for auctions, and January was a blitz so now the market is gradually picking up again very slowly.”Want to see more dream homes?  Here are a few we found earlier. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:45Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:45 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, 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 Rate1xFullscreenSummer Dream Home: Currumbin01:45 Related videos 01:45Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:34Paradise for sale…01:16Dream home: Broadbeach Waters01:33Dream Home: New Farm01:36Dream Home: Brookfield01:00Mermaid BeachMr Banks said a Clear Island Waters property he was set to auction tomorrow had already sold.“There is usually a 30 per cent chance of this happening on the Gold Coast but only for lower end homes.“The home I was going to call at Clear Island Waters was well in the $2 million price range.”Meanwhile, Ray White agent Edin Kara is taking 13 Royal Albert Cres to auction at 2.30pm13 Royal Albert Cres, Sovereign Islands is going under the hammer at 2.30pmMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoStone feature walls a floating wooden staircase, curved walls and chandeliers are just some of the features in the five-bedroom house.13 Royal Albert Cres, Sovereign Islands.Mr Kara said the home has views down the canal and a nature strip at the front for a sense of privacy.“It is located in one of the best streets the Sovereign Islands has to offer,” he said.Further up the street, perched between the newest homes on Sovereign Islands, is a five bedroom, five bathroom house at 76 Royal Albert Cres.With a 20m waterfront the contemporary home has striking tropical gardens.Professionals Vertullo Real Estate agent Chris Moyer said the house featured imported clay roof tiles from Italy, designed to give a rustic style.At Helensvale, 8 Edgewater place is being taken offered to the market at 2pm8 Edgewater Place HelensvaleDescribed by the owner Josephine Sverdioff as a home with royal history, the six-bedroom house is poised on a 804sq m block.“The story in the street is that 8 Edgewater was one of three homes owned by a Malaysian prince,” Mrs Sverdioff said.“The prince apparently stayed in house number 10 on holidays and the two houses either side of the mansion were for his staff, which were number 8 and number 14.”8 Edgewater Place Helensvalelast_img read more

French inspired luxury home in Brisbane’s east fails to find its new owner

first_imgSoft colours flow throughout the home.Agent Denis Najzar from Place Bulimba said it was hard to find the right buyer for a home that was very unique for the area. “It is so different to what else has been sold in the street, they have constructed such a beautiful house but you cannot compare it with other properties,” Mr Najzar said. 45 Nelson Place CarindaleA home that offered a touch of France in the heart of Carindale failed to sell despite bidding hitting well over a million.A bidder was willing to pay $1.35 million for the three-storey, four bedroom home at 45 Nelson Place but no-one was willing to pay above a $1.5 million vendor bid.The home was a passion project for owner Steve Stamatiou, a builder at Mati Constructions, and his wife Andrea. A spacious family room.“We wanted to mix the traditional with the contemporary for a home that would stand the test of time, I feel a lot of the contemporary homes go out of fashion quickly.” Andrea said. They originally planned on keeping the home, but once the construction phase was complete they decided it was simply too big for their family.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoTake a look inside.They built the home over seven months in the French provincial architecture style.Inside the home has high end features including a fish tank built in to a wall, a video intercom and a granite breakfast bar. last_img read more

Football referees/officials off to Jamaica

first_imgGUYANA will be represented by a three-man delegation, which left the country yesterday, at this week’s FIFA/CONCACAF annual referees Instructors and Assessors courses set for the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, St James.Head of the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) Refereeing Department, Stanley Lancaster, Referee Assessor Roy Mc Arthur,and Referee Instructor Lindley Langhorne,will be attending the courses which run from September 27th to October 4th.All three will participate in the FIFA/FUTURO III course for Referees Instructors and Fitness Instructors,which runs from September 27th to October 1st. The CONCACAF Assessors course will be held between October 2nd and 4th and will be attended by Mc Arthur and Lancaster.The objective of the annual courses, practical and theory, is to build the capacities of the Referee Instructors and Assessors by exposing them to the latest scientific methods and practices for instructing, teaching,and assessing.Sessions will also look at the revised FIFA Laws of the Game and their interpretations.Participants will be facilitated by FIFA’s Regional Development Officer/ Technical Instructor, Peter Pendergast and FIFA’s Fitness Instructor, Allan Morgan Browne. (Ras Wadada).last_img read more