This one-of-a-kind Sunshine Coast home is set to for auction this weekend

first_img15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auWHEN Bill and Jean Hartley bought their block of land at 15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach in 1999 they weren’t really sure what to do with it.They were concerned the block would be difficult to build on, but inspiration struck Mrs Hartley when she was driving along the David Low Way.“There was one particular house I admired, wishing one day I could build something just like it,’’ she said. One of the outdoor entertainment areas of the home. Picture: realestate.com.auThe house will be auctioned on October 14 at 10.30am It is listed through Belle Property Noosa Principals, John Stamp and Ben Radcliffe. The fins at the front of 15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach make it a standout property. Picture: realestate.com.auEventually she worked up the courage to knock on the door of the house and ask if they knew who the architect was.They were soon in touch with architect Frank Macchia and their standout home was about to become a reality. 15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach. Picture: realestate.com.auThe Sunshine Coast auction market is starting to fire up again, with new figures released by CoreLogic revelling it had the highest auction clearance rate within southeast Queensland last week of 55 per cent. Large picture windows allow for fantastic views. Picture: realestate.com.aucenter_img The home captures views from different angles. Picture: realestate.com.auMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoWork started in March 2001 and about 12 months later the house was complete.The three-level- four-bedroom home has sweeping views from the Coral Sea through to Mount Coolum and the hinterland. 15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach. Picture: realestate.com.au“Seeing something on paper is one thing but seeing it eventually evolve just blew us away,” Ms Hartley said.The home has stunning architectural features including the “fins’’ at the front and the soaring ceilings.Mrs Hartley said the home had tuned out just how she imagined it and she particularly loved the fins at the front which could be spotted as far away as the Coolum golf course.She said they were only selling to downsize.“I said to someone the other day, I think I will never ever own something like this again in my life.’’ 15 Godilla St, Coolum Beach. Picture: realestate.com.aulast_img read more

Cricket Australia to seek clarification from ECB about Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ claim

first_imgCricket Australia said that they will probe Moeen Ali’s ‘Osama’ sledge and seek clarification from their counterparts “as a matter of urgency”.”Remarks of this nature are unacceptable and have no place in our sport, or in society. We have a clear set of values and behaviours that comes with representing our country. We take this matter very seriously,” a Cricket Australia official told the cricket.com.au website on SaturdayThis comes in after Moeen revealed in his autobiography, which is being serialised by the Times, that he was called Osama bin Laden by an Australian player during the first Ashes Test at Cardiff in 2015.Moeen went on to add that the apparent reference to Islamist militant Osama bin Laden was shocking and angered him to the core.Also read – Moeen Ali reveals shocking racial abuse by Australian player during Ashes 2015″An Australian player…turned to me on the field and said, ‘Take that, Osama’,” he recalled. “I could not believe what I had heard. I remember going really red. I have never been so angry on a cricket field.”I told a couple of the guys what the player had said to me and I think (England coach) Trevor Bayliss must have raised it with Darren Lehmann, the Australians’ coach. Lehmann asked the player, ‘Did you call Moeen ‘Osama’?”. He denied it, saying, “No, I said: ‘Take that, you part-timer’.Also read – England’s Moeen Ali doesn’t feel sorry for ‘rude’ Australians”Obviously I had to take the player’s word for it, though for the rest of the match I was angry.”advertisementMoeen, who scored 92 runs and took five wickets as England won the match on their way to series triumph, said he spoke to the Australian at the end of the series and received another denial that the player had used the word “Osama”.Moeen, who endured a miserable 2017-18 Ashes series Down Under, said in another extract from the book that he had no sympathy for the three Australian cricketers banned earlier this year and found the whole team “rude”.Also read – Australia need Steve Smith and David Warner to return desperately: Shane WarneAustralian captain Steve Smith, vice-captain David Warner and batsman Cameron Bancroft were banned for lengthy spells after a ball-tampering scandal during a Test in South Africa.(With inputs from Reuters)last_img read more

TFA YouTube channel hits 1,000,000 views!

first_imgLast Friday the Touch Football Australia YouTube channel reached one million views. Since its creation in 2011, the TFA YouTube channel has covered events from the inaugural Elite Eight series, through to the 2011 Federation of International Touch World Cup, the 2012 and 2013 Trans Tasman events, the 2012 State of Origin series, National Touch League events, right through to state and junior state cups and state league finals. 2013 saw the introduction of Live Streaming to the channel, with several events having been live streamed since then, adding another dimension to TFA’s event coverage. TFA YouTube channel facts:Total views – 1,002,332 viewsTotal minutes watched – 1,735,809Top Five Videos2011 World Cup – Australia v New Zealand Men’s Open Final – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zE6XcrAAsg 2011 World Cup – Australia v New Zealand Mixed Open Final – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbdS4kgf1DU 2011 National Youth Championships – NSWCCC v TNZ 15’s Boys – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSDHgoysG9c 12 Plays of Christmas #1 – Dylan’s Display in Mudgee – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fh95c8sXukU 2011 World Cup – Australia v New Zealand Women’s Open Final – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZXMz4QSMFqs Top Five countries viewing the channel:AustraliaNew ZealandUnited KingdomSingaporeFranceTo view close to 500 Touch Football videos from the past three years, be sure to visit www.youtube.com/touchfootballaus and become a subscriber today! Thank you to all of our viewers and subscribers for your support in helping us reach this milestone!Related LinksOne million views!last_img read more