Fig Tree Pocket paradise complete with home grown produce


first_imgThe home at 19 Cubberla St, Fig Tree Pocket, is up for sale.This Fig Tree Pocket home has the perks of rural living without leaving the city.The 19 Cubberla St property is for sale after Lisa Bonifant and her family had to move for family reasons. The alfresco dining area looks over the pool.They had lived in the area for 12 years, the last two of which were spent in this home. Mrs Bonifant said they spent many hours taking advantage of the indoor-to-outdoor flow.“There is a beautiful big kitchen with bi-folds that open out to a large alfresco dining area which looks over the swimming pool,” Mrs Bonifant said.“The kids could be in the pool and I could watch them from the kitchen, or we could just be sitting around outside and having a few drinks with friends.” One of several living spaces.The home has multiple living areas, including a media room, and downstairs there is a large multipurpose area.Mrs Bonifant said the home is ideal for a family.“It’s a really good layout, it’s a little separate from the kids and private, but still not too far away.“You can walk straight to the school and lollipop person without having to cross any roads.” Open plan living.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The property has been extensively landscaped by the family and has aspects for those either with a green thumb, or wanting to teach their kids about sustainable living.“It’s got a vegetable garden with the most beautiful tomatoes,” Mrs Bonifant said.“Watching the kids collect eggs for the first time was also really special.”The home is sprawled out over a 1400sq m block, and has five bedrooms and two bathrooms.The master is separate to the other bedrooms, creating the ultimate parents’ retreat.There is a his and hers walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite with double vanity and shower. A large modern kitchen complete with breakfast bar.last_img read more

Camp Hill home sells for $1.385m on the buyers’ anniversary


first_imgIt has a modern kitchen.Mrs Burke said they had three young children, one of which has autism, so the home would be one they spend the coming decades in.“Our youngest little boy has a disability and he’ll need to be with us when he grows up,” she said.“When I saw the shed out the back I could hear all the other people saying it would make a great pool house, but all I could I think is that would make a great flat for him.” There is a pool out the back, with a nearby shed, perfect for a flat.The agent said the big drawcard of the property was the 986sq m block, something Mrs Burke agreed with.“Our son loves to be outside… and this gives our three small children room to run,” Mrs Burke said.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 8:04Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -8:04 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p216p216p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenMay 1: Real Estate Market Wrap08:04 The home at 56 Stephen St, Camp Hill, sold under the hammer for $1.385m.STEEL is the traditional gift for an 11th wedding anniversary but this couple had something much bigger in mind.Katie and John Burke bought each other this house at 56 Stephen St, Camp Hill at an auction this morning.“We haven’t bought each other any presents, we were like, ‘No, no, we’re going to go and buy this house’,” Mrs Burke said. Inside 56 Stephen St, Camp Hill.The renovated 1930s Queenslander, which has polished wooden floors, intricate decorative ceilings and lead-light windows, drew a crowd of about 30 before it went under the hammer at 10am.While there were three registered bidders, two fought it out, with an opening bid of $1.2 million.center_img More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoOut on the back deck at 56 Stephen St, Camp Hill.Bids rose in tense $25,000 increments before Place Bulimba auctioneer Paul Curtain called half time on the auction to convene with the vendors.The home was then sold under the hammer to the Burke family with a bid of $1.385 million. The bedroom has bay windows.Place Bulimba lead agent James Curtain said they had achieved a great result.“We had three registered bidders, two of which fought it out quite strongly and we achieved reserve,” Mr Curtain said.last_img read more

Update on the latest in sports:


first_imgUpdate on the latest in sports: SAN ANTONIO, Texas (AP) — LaMarcus Aldridge will miss the remainder of San Antonio’s season while he recovers from surgery on his right shoulder. It’s a blow to the Spurs’ hopes of extending their streak of playoff appearances.Aldridge had surgery on April 24, stemming from an injury the Spurs said the seven-time All-Star suffered in a game at Utah on Feb. 21. He played in two more games after getting hurt, including one in which he scored 24 points in San Antonio’s win over Dallas.The Spurs have been to the playoffs in 22 consecutive seasons, matching the longest streak in NBA history.NHL-COYOTES-GUTIERREZGutierrez is NHL’s first Latino team president Brighton to have cardboard cutouts of fansUNDATED (AP) — English soccer club Brighton is offering fans the chance to have cardboard cutouts of themselves in the stadium when the Premier League resumes.Games in the league will be closed to spectators for the remainder of the season because of the coronavirus pandemic.Five of Brighton’s nine remaining games are at home.The first is on June 20 against Arsenal. Fans need to send in a photo wearing a Brighton jersey and pay $25. UNDATED (AP) — The NFL and the players’ union have sent a planner to the 32 teams outlining procedures for the full reopening of their practice facilities.A memo written by Commissioner Roger Goodell and approved by the NFL Players Association describes protocols focusing on screening, testing, and infection prevention and treatment for COVID-19, including response for new infections.Also included are instructions on proper facility access, cleaning and disinfecting; physical distancing; hygiene, health education and medical services. There are instructions on food preparation; supplies; and team travel.No timetable has been set for the return of most players to team complexes. Only players rehabilitating injuries have been allowed to enter the buildings.SPORTS-VIRUS OUTBREAK In other coronavirus-related news:— Wisconsin is permitting the voluntary return of football and volleyball players for initial health assessments and COVID-19 testing this week to clear the way for them to begin voluntary strength and conditioning activities June 15. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will return later this month, followed by the men’s and women’s hockey teams.— The group that runs the U.S. Open tennis tournament is eliminating 110 national positions and reducing travel costs over the next few years to deal with the financial effects of the coronavirus pandemic. The U.S. Tennis Association also announced Monday that it will close its headquarters in White Plains, New York, and shift remaining staff to anNBA-SPURS-ALDRIDGEAldridge won’t return this season Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-BASEBALLNew MLB plan calls for 76-game seasonNEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is making another try to start the coronavirus-delayed season in early July.center_img The proposal calls for a 76-game regular season, expanding the playoffs from 10 teams to as many as 16 and allowing players to earn about 75% of their prorated salaries.Players have refused cuts beyond what they agreed to in March shortly after the pandemic began, part of baseball’s again acrimonious labor relations. The arduous negotiations have jeopardized plans to hold opening day around the Fourth of July in ballparks without fans and provide entertainment to a public still emerging from months of quarantine.MLB says it can’t afford to play in ballparks without fans, and in May the owners proposed an 82-game schedule. The union countered with a 114-game schedule at prorated pay that would extend the regular season by a month through October.NFL-FACILITIES-RETURN PLANNFL sends plan to teams for return to facilities GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes have made Xavier Gutierrez the first Latino team president and CEO in NHL history.Gutierrez’s hiring was announced by Alex Meruelo, who became the NHL’s first Latino controlling owner when he bought a majority stake in the Coyotes last year.Gutierrez previously served as managing director at Clearlake Capital Group and was chief investment officer of Meruelo Group, which is owned by Alex Meruelo. June 8, 2020 Associated Press last_img read more