Roman palace on the Gold Coast heads to auction

first_img MORE REAL ESTATE STORIES QLD leads top 100 list for investors The suburbs Aussie owners never leave FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOKcenter_img This house on a double block at 1-3 Queen Guineveres Place, Sovereign Islands is going to auction on September 15.INTERNATIONAL tap dancer turned auctioneer Nigel Long will bring his trademark theatrics to the auction of 1-3 Queen Guinevere’s Place at Sovereign Islands on Sunday and for once he might be upstaged by his surroundings. Auctioneer Nigel Long, who started his career as a dancer, touring Australia and the world with the Tap Dogs.“Villa Verona” has been builder Scott Widdicombe’s muse since he bought the 1571sq m property in 2016, and if Shakespeare were in the market, Juliet would have a new home. A view of the original home and the entertainment wing that was added within the last two years.Roman and Greek friezes, and Calcutta marble floors feature in this sandstone masterpiece that was built by Russian shipping heavyweights Igor and Irina Farbitnik in 1998.A multimillion-dollar facelift has done away with the tennis court in favour of an expansive waterside entertaining wing with built-in cafe lounges, a dining area, a fully outfitted bar, and gardens. Amir Prestige agent Ivy Wu said 25-30 buyer groups have viewed the property ahead of Sunday’s auction at 11am with interest from Sydney and Melbourne.“Some are looking for holiday homes and others are looking to relocate,” Ms Wu said.“It is a one-of-a-kind property with a full renovation.” Honey, I’m home! As lounge rooms go, this one will do.Grand double doors open up to double storey ceilings and a grand crystal chandelier before revealing the main living areas and gourmet kitchen with antico granite benchtops and a butler’s pantry.The upstairs grand master suite is joined by three other ensuited bedrooms and a parents retreat. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoA master bedroom for her. And a master bedroom for him.The pool house has an 18m heated swimming pool, there are imported marble fountains, and the pontoon is also 18m long, with a seat, bait tank and storage locker. The pool house features automatic roof shutters.“I love the street appearance of the property,” Ms Wu said.“And the other thing is it is made of concrete and sandstone so it is well made.”last_img read more

Next Premier League starts on 20 July

first_imgNext season of BiH Football Premier League should start earlier than usual, and the first round should be played on 20 July, and in the autumn part of the league, 19 rounds should be played, reports sportsport.baHaving in mind that the Football World Cup is next year, and that BiH team is likely to qualify, Football Federation of BiH has decided to start the next football season a  bit earlier.Spring part of the season would start on 1 March, and in mid-May the last round would be played.This year’s winner was football club ‘Željezničar’.last_img

BH Football Team Selector Robert Prosinecki to announce Names of Footballers soon

first_imgThe selector of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s football team Robert Prosinecki will release names of footballers who will play the upcoming matches against Austria and Spain on Friday, 2 November.BiH team will play on November 15that the Ernst-Happel Stadium in Vienna, and three days later in Las Palmas, Dragons will play a friendly match with Spain.After three games in League B of UEFA’s League of Nations, Dragons have a maximum of nine points, winning two times Northern Ireland and Austria once.(Source: klix)last_img

Florida man breaks into home and makes himself breakfast

first_imgA Florida man has been arrested after he allegedly broke into a resident’s home and began making himself breakfast.The incident was reported Tuesday around 4:00 am.The Pinellas County Sheriff’s Office says the resident told them that he woke up to find the  suspect in his kitchen making breakfast. When the suspect noticed the resident, he then told the resident to “go back to bed.”The resident then contacted the police and the suspect fled the scene.Authorities were able to track down the suspect in a wooded area behind the home. The suspect has since been identified as 19-year-old Gavin Crim.It was reported that Crim, who is a Marine, entered the home through an unlocked backdoor. Authorities believe that the alcohol may have been involved.last_img