Does this northside home have the best view in Brisbane?

first_imgA very modern kitchen.The striking view, which overlooks the ranges and the CBD, was one of the original selling points when he made an impulse purchase on the property in 2012.A tradesman and renovator by trade, he bought the home from a liquidator’s sale at a time when it had sat unoccupied for seven years.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agoA near perfect view.Despite its dated aesthetics he looked at the Art Deco design and eye-catching view and set out to renovate the house in a way that would restore the home’s former glory. “In its day it would have been very flash,” he said. “What we did with this house is very true to its Art Deco features.”An extra bedroom was added, and a large deck was built to take advantage of the generous view. The home was updated and modernised.The bathroom and kitchen was completely renovated and Mr Kerr worked tirelessly on finding materials that would suit the Art Deco design. “We got recycled posts from Bundaberg and we used Spanish tiles downstairs,” he said.Perhaps the most expensive addition was the backyard swimming pool which came at a very high cost due to the steep hill it needed to be built on. Modern bathrooms.Now that the time has come to sell he said he will miss living in the home but added he would feel like “Leonardo da Vinci not painting” if he did not move on to his next project.“It is truly a unique property. I think we have done a good job of keeping with the Art Deco heritage,” he said. The home at 39 Barokee Street in Stafford is on the market now through Belle Property – Wilston.center_img Not a bad view.COULD this be the best view in Brisbane?It is a bold claim, but one that Gerard Kerr sticks by as he talks up the Stafford property that he spent years making it into what it is today.“I won’t get a view like this again,” Mr Kerr said.last_img read more

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Wyoming rolls over Georgia State 38-17 in Arizona Bowl

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US WATCH US LIVE First Published: 1st January, 2020 15:54 IST Written By Xazavian Valladay ran for 204 yards and scored two touchdowns, quarterback Levi Williams accounted for four scores and Wyoming rolled over Georgia State 38-17 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday. Wyoming (8-5) started slow before scoring two quick touchdowns late in the first quarter and early in the second. The Cowboys built a 14-point lead by halftime and racked up 524 total yards to win a bowl game after being left out of the postseason last year.Williams made his first career start after Tyler Vander Waal entered the transfer portal but remained with the team for bowl practices. The freshman was poised under the bowl spotlight, throwing for three touchdowns and running for another. Valladay had three catches for 91 yards and a touchdowns.Georgia State (7-6) jumped to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter but had a hard time stopping the big-play Cowboys. The Panthers twice turned the ball over on downs deep in Wyoming’s end in the second half.Dan Ellington, who played with a torn right ACL, threw for 156 yards and a TD, adding 70 yards and a score rushing.The Panthers got off to a fast start, marching quickly forThe Cowboys took over from there, scoring two touchdowns in less than two minutes. Williams threw an 18-yard TD to Austin Conway and, following an interception thrown by Ellington, he found Valladay onEarly in the second quarter, Williams had an interception deep in Georgia State’s end on an ill-advised back-foot throw. He made a similar throw just before halftime, but that one turned intoThe Cowboys led 24-10 at halftime.Williams and Valladay connected on a 63-yard pass to open the second half and Valladay scored onGeorgia State responded quickly, pulling within 31-17 when Ellington hit Cornelius McCoy onWyoming kept gouging the Panthers’ defense, though. Valladay broke two tackles on a 62-yard run, setting up Williams’THE TAKEAWAYEllington put in a valiant effort while playing injured, but Georgia State’s defense gave up too many big-chunk plays.Wyoming had a huge offensive day to cap a disappointing finish — 1-3 over its final four regular season games.UP NEXTWyoming loses four starters to graduation on offense and five on defense. Williams is a freshman and Valladay is a sophomore, giving the Cowboys two key skill players coming back.Georgia State loses just two starters on offense and one on defense, so the Panthers should be in good shape to possibly set another school record for wins. COMMENTcenter_img Last Updated: 1st January, 2020 15:54 IST Wyoming Rolls Over Georgia State 38-17 In Arizona Bowl Xazavian Valladay ran for 204 yards and scored two touchdowns, quarterback Levi Williams accounted for four scores and Wyoming rolled over Georgia State 38-17 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday. LIVE TV FOLLOW US Associated Press Television News last_img read more

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Men’s Soccer Clipped by No. 9 Missouri State, 1-0, in MVC Semis

first_imgFull Schedule Roster Frimpong created two chances early, the first coming in the sixth minute. He carried the ball up the left side before sending in a low cross toward the far post, narrowly missing the foot of Austin Smythe, who made a run in behind the Bears’ defense. In the 16th minute, Frimpong set up Leroy Enzugusi near the top of the box, and Enzugusi put the first shot on goal for either side. The Bulldogs finish the year 8-9-1 overall and 4-5-1 in MVC play. Drake reached the MVC Tournament semifinals for the second straight year.”We want to thank all of our seniors for their dedication, service, and impact on our program,” Smith said. “We wish them the very best of success. We now turn our preparation to next year!” Print Friendly Version The Bulldogs refused to go quietly as they scrambled for another late equalizer following the fireworks against Valparaiso. CHICAGO, Ill. – The Drake University men’s soccer team fell to No. 9 Missouri State, 1-0, in the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament semifinals at Loyola Soccer Park on Friday afternoon. The Bulldogs finish the 2019 season with a record of 8-9-1. The teams volleyed attacks at one another but each defense held serve. Finally in the 67th minute, the Bears scored the lone goal of the match. The Bears nearly broke through in the 31st minute when Denton sent in a cross to the far post for Dolling, who headed it into the heart of the box to Ian Jones. Missouri State capitalized on a free kick in the 67th minute. The Bears’ Jack Denton sent forward an in-swinging delivery from 35 yards out on the left flank, and Josh Dolling got a foot to it in heavy traffic to redirect it into the back of the net.”It was a great battle between two very good teams,” said Drake head coach Gareth Smith. “I’m proud of our performance but disappointed in the result. I thought tonight was one of our most disciplined and complete performances on both sides of the ball against a top-10 team in the country.” Dolling redirected the shot as he fell on his backside, and he managed to get enough pace on the attempt to net his seventh goal of the season. Erik Fahner fired a left-footed strike that narrowly missed wide left in the 87th minute. He and Allen ripped two more attempts in the final moments, but Missouri State blocked the tries. Luke Anderson reacted quickly to deal with the danger of Jones’ header. It was the first of two saves on the day for Anderson. Enzugusi created a quality chance in the 25th minute, but his shot hit side netting. From there Missouri State did well to possess the ball and slow Drake’s momentum. Missouri State’s Jones worked down the left side and gained an advantage before being taken down. Denton lobbed in the ensuing free kick, somehow finding the foot of Dolling in the middle of a hoard of bodies near the 6-yard box. Bradan Allen went for goal from outside the box just before halftime, but the lefty’s curling shot hooked just wide right. The buildup gave the Bulldogs momentum into halftime despite being locked at zero. Anderson maintained his composure and made a high quality save in the 78th minute, positioning himself well for a diving save and absorbing the ball to prevent a rebound. Drake rode the wave of momentum into the second half, unleashing two shots in the opening minute. Frimpong again set up Enzugusi, whose header missed the right post by a foot. Moments later Smythe forced a save with a strong strike, and he peppered another shot on target in the 55th minute.”We created more chances in the game and had long spells in the game where we looked dangerous,” Smith said. “If we were a little more clinical in the final third I think we end up with a different outcome. The margins at this level are small and our performance is a clear indication of our quality and ability to compete with some of the best teams in the country. Credit to Missouri State on an excellent season and for finding a way to get the result.” The Bulldogs controlled the early stages of the game as they were spurred on by strong play from Fred Frimpong. In the 35th minute, Missouri State nearly opened the scoring for the second time when Nicolo Mulatero’s knuckling shot ricocheted off the crossbar. The Bears got a rebound attempt but the shot sailed high.last_img read more

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