House on the hill to go to auction

first_img9 Cleveland Terrace, North Ward“The family has requested it on-site and I think it’s deserving of an on-site auction because the house is what it’s all about and I just think it honours the property to have it on site,” she said.“There has been a lot of boardroom talk about the price and everyone from bank managers to real estate enthusiasts all have an opinion but its true market value will be found on auction day.” 9 Cleveland Terrace will be open for inspection on Sunday from 3pm to 3.30pm before going to Auction on site on Thursday, August 10 at 5.30pm. 9 Cleveland Terrace, North WardNow the three-bedroom, two-bathroom Californian bungalow will go to auction on site on Thursday.Listing agent Julie Mahoney from Harcourts Kingsberry Townsville said 250 groups of people had been shown through the property in the past three weeks and 100 people turned up to the first open home. CLICK HERE for all the latest Townsville real estate news “We’ve had everyone from gardeners who used to work at the property over the years to people looking for an investment or to live in, so we’ve had quite an array,” she said.“Some significant people have lived there that have contributed to the history of Townsville.“It’s such an elegant property and it’s been very well maintained.“While it hasn’t got a theatre room it has a stately elegance and it will never lose its value.“I think it’s going to be a local buyer that will live in it and just cherish it because they don’t make them like this anymore and they can’t be re-created.”More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020 9 Cleveland Terrace, North WardONE of Townsville’s most iconic homes is about to go under the hammer after receiving huge interest from potential buyers. 9 Cleveland Terrace in North Ward is instantly recognisable as the white house on the hill admired by many as they walked along The Strand. 9 Cleveland Terrace, North WardThe open plan timber kitchen has a separate causal dining area while there is also a formal dining room, two separate living areas and a master suite with walk-through wardrobe to ensuite.A covered outdoor patio leads out to the lawn while there is also double car accommodation with a separate workshop.Ms Mahoney said the auction will be held at the home by REIQ’s 2016 auctioneer of the year Justin Nickerson. 9 Cleveland Terrace, North WardIt’s the first time the home has been on the market in 44 years after being bought by co-founding director of the North Queensland Cowboys Max Short in 1973, who died last year, aged 89.Many a social gathering has been held on the vast lawns of the property with prominent identities in attendance while everyone from the home’s cleaner to politicians have eaten in the home’s grand dining room.The house is positioned on a huge parcel of land over two allotments with sweeping views of Pallarenda, Magnetic Island and Castle Hill.While the home has been immaculately maintained, the character details such as classic timber framing, casement windows, traditional light fittings, and crown moulding have been retained.last_img read more

The City of Alpena of gets rid of its mobile app after six years

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisThe City of Alpena is getting rid of it’s mobile app after 6 years.Assistant City Engineer Steve Shultz says, its not the method of communication residents prefer.“If we continue to use our email and use the phone to communicate with the public, that’s all we need for now and I have no idea what will happen in the future, but it’s all about the phone call and having a personal contact with a person. That’s the biggest thing I can see right now and why people still use the telephone to make contact with the city – because you’re talking to a human, you’re not talking to some electronic device.”Shultz says the city of Alpena’s website is still a great source of information for those who want to stay updated. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: alpena, appContinue ReadingPrevious Photo of the Day for Monday, February 4Next Road commission warns of black ice on roadwayslast_img read more

UEFA fined BiH’s Football Association for Behaviour of Fans during Match with Italy

first_imgThe Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina has to pay 33,250 Euros.Namely, UEFA fined the Football Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina with 33,250 Euros due to the behavior of fans during the match of Euro 2020 Italy – BiH Qualifiers, which was played on June 11th.The Disciplinary Commission decided that due to the use of pyrotechnics by BiH’s supporters, BiH Football Association will pay 30,250 euros, and an additional 3,000 euros for throwing objects into the field, news portal reports.last_img