Brisbane home built like a resort is set to go under the hammer

first_img947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs.IF you can picture yourself in a sprawling colonial-style resort for a home, this six-bedroom 1ha property in Brisbane could be the one you’ve been waiting for.The home at 947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs in Brisbane’s northside has five bathrooms, a quadruple garage and walks the line between homestead warmth and stately opulence.It is the first time the property is on the market since it was built in 2000. 947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoTristan Rowland and John Bradley of Place Aspley were marketing the home as having quality St George and Miele appliances, granite benchtops and a splashback, a breakfast bar, double basin sink and two walk-in pantries. A sitting room and study also comprise the central hub of the house, accessed via a hallway with a designated gallery area featuring illuminated display cabinets.To the hallway’s left is a bedroom with built-in wardrobes and an ensuite. Near the bedroom is a laundry and linen-cupboard, with the hallway veering around to the spacious main bedroom. 947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs.For starters, the 1ha block with resort-style facilities is accessed via a private street. Grassy lawns precede a timber veranda with a traditional balustrade, sconces and portico entry. Double timber doors open to a foyer with a chandelier, with features throughout the house including high ceilings, decorative cornices, polished timber floors and ornate archways.Beyond the foyer, dining and family rooms open through French doors to a covered veranda.Between the dining and family rooms are a central kitchen and meal area; the meals area has double hung windows overlooking the property. 947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs.Along with access to the rear veranda, the main bedroom has a built-in wardrobe, a sitting area and an ensuite with a sunken bath, dual rain showers and a double marble vanity.Two more bedrooms are in the right wing of the house, both with walk-in wardrobes and serviced by a bathroom.There is also a self-contained space in the residence’s right wing, including a bedroom with two walk-in wardrobes, a bathroom, a kitchen with Kleenmaid appliances and timber bench tops and a living and dining area. 947 Beams Rd, Bridgeman Downs.Outside, the rear veranda runs the length of the house and overlooks a lagoon-style pool with a rock waterfall.A full-size tennis court with flood lights and a rotunda sits just beyond the pool. Back inside, the lower level of the house features a wine cellar and tasting room, a workshop and bathroom, along with a covered patio. Inspections are by appointment and the property is set to go to auction at 3pm this Saturday at Homemaker City Aspley, Shop 28/825 Zillmere Rd, Aspley.last_img read more

NFL ace Umenyiora tasks stakeholders on poverty, education

first_imgFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Nigeria born American NFL ace Osi Umenyiora believes it is time to get more practical in solving social problems.The Two-time Super Bowl winner says the NFL need to move on from ‘symbolic gestures’ and address social issues with ‘real resources and real funds’.The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis in May and the shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin last month have been two high-profile cases of police brutality in America.But it has long been an issue in America – well before Colin Kaepernick took the knee before a San Francisco 49ers pre-season game in 2016.The ostracised former quarterback has been without a team since the end of that season, and while many players will follow his lead this season, Umenyiora wants players to find other ways to enact social change.‘I think that it is time for more substantive action to be taken as opposed to just taking the knee. Everybody is doing that, it’s becoming mainstream,’ Umenyiora said.Nigeria born American NFL ace Osi Umenyiora‘It’s the popular thing to do. To say black lives matter, to take a knee, post a black square. But what are you doing outside of that?’‘For me I feel like it’s time for players to be getting involved and actually doing things other than protesting. At this point everybody knows what you are talking about, so what are you protesting right now?‘We need to find a way to get the heart of a lot of these issues: the poverty, the lack of education, a lot of these different things that can really make a difference in people’s lives and the way they interact with each other‘I think it’s time for us to get doing that by committing real resources and real funds to that as opposed to just making symbolic gestures.’ After six months of unexpected and profound change, the two-time Super Bowl winner is not predicting a revolution in the NFL on the field.Read AlsoEx-NFL wide-receiver Reche Caldwell, 41, shot dead in ‘targeted robbery’‘It’s going to be the same old teams. You’re going to see a lot of the veteran teams in there, the teams that have a well-established head coach, the well-established franchises,’ he says.Teams have been forced to adapt to Covid protocols. They have not had a pre-season to scout talent and many will play without fans.center_img Promoted Content8 Addictive And Fun Coffee Facts5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes10 Hyper-Realistic 3D Street Art By OdeithWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreA Runner Uses Strava App To Create Amazing Pieces Of Running Art7 Thailand’s Most Exquisite Architectural Wonders10 Stargazing Locations To ‘Connect With Nature’Which Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Betterlast_img read more