Gold Coast house sets record in Hinterland estate with million-dollar sale

first_img The property set a record for its estate.Marketing agent Katrina Walsh, of Harcourts Coastal, said it was the only property to sell in the Hidden Woods Estate since the original owners snapped them up.“It’s set a record, it’s the only resale in the estate,” she said.“It had a lot of interest.”She said the buyers planned to live in the four-bedroom, three-bathroom residence, which was on the edge of a nature reserve and had panoramic valley and Hinterland views.The 4062sq m property includes a single-storey house, saltwater pool, deck, covered parking for seven cars and a work shed.A media room, billiards room with wet bar, parent’s retreat and sauna are among its standout features. It fetched more than $1 million more than what the owners paid for the block in 2010.Property records show the seven-figure deal marked one of the highest sale prices in Advancetown.A five-bedroom property on Narrowleaf Rd holds the suburb record after changing hands for $1.6 million in 2016.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa9 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:27Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:27 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenWhy Spring 2019 is a good time to sell01:27 A luxury house at 64 Hidden Woods Drive, Advancetown, has sold in a $1.43 million deal.THE million-dollar sale of a sprawling Advancetown home has set the bar for its Hinterland estate.A local buyer splashed $1.43 million on the property at 64 Hidden Woods Drive – more than $1 million more than the sellers paid for the block in 2010, according to property records. MORE NEWS: What it takes to own a waterfallMORE NEWS: Wackiest bathtubs on the market The Hidden Woods Drive sale comes weeks after another acreage estate at Gilston sold for $2.85 million. Self-titled agency head Michael Kollosche and agent Rob Lamb handled the sale of 25 Fyfes Rd.Mr Lamb said buyers often got a lot more for their money in hinterland suburbs.Latest CoreLogic data shows Gilston’s median house price is $605,000.Advancetown doesn’t have a median house price as there haven’t been enough sales to determine an accurate figure.last_img read more

Barshell Appreciates Dist. #3 Residents with Cows, Cash

first_imgTwo of the five cows offered to the district by Rep. Barshell are ready for the victory celebrationPromises more for district if Boakai winsMontserrado Electoral District #3 representative-elect, Ceebee C. D. Barshell, has presented to the residents a package to appreciate them for electing him at the October 10 poll.Barshell, who bested 15 other contenders, including the outgoing representative, Bill Twehway, made available to the district leadership five cows and 337 (25kg) bags of rice for a jamboree in appreciation of his preferment to the district’s legislative seat.Mr. Barshell told the Daily Observer in a recent exclusive interview that he decided to appreciate his people so that the will hold together under the umbrella of peace and unity.Representative-elect BarshellHe said that the rice and cows are for residents in the 11 communities in the district, adding, “all that I have to offer will not only be for those who voted for me, but others who also exercised their franchise whether for me or any of my opponents. Those who voted for me and those that voted for my brothers and sisters, who along with me were vying for the same seat in a bid to better the living conditions of our people through developmental programs are all my friends. We are not enemies, therefore, I welcome all of them so we can share with each other and have fun together by eating what I have provided in appreciation for the vote,” Barshell told the gathering to a round of applause.In addition to the rice, Barshell also presented L$337,230 for the soup kind. He then gave  two of the cows and 137 bags of the rice to the district leadership.Barshell meanwhile promised to present similar items including three cows and L$137,000 following the end of the pending run-off election in appreciation for those that would vote for Vice President Joseph N. Boakai and his running mate James Emmanuel Nuquay.“I am campaigning along with my supporters and others who believe in a good leadership to see to it that Boakai becomes our next president, but all is in the hands of the voters. If they should choose him over his opponent, the decision should be based on his maturity, preparedness and independence from many influences, because I feel our country will have a lot to benefit should Boakai win,” he said.The representative-elect is an education entrepreneur — the proprietor of the Barshell University, and the Barshell Elementary, Junior and Senior High School.He has given a 50 percent tuition waiver to all students attending his grade school and is providing 4000 scholarships to students at the Barshell University, and 3000 other scholarships to students attending the General Auto Driving Academy (GADA) as well as two vehicles to do their practical.“I am giving out additional 4513 scholarships to students attending the Barshell University in honor of VP Boakai, who heads our Unity Party ticket,” he said.The general chairman of the district, Patrick Gayflor hailed Barshell for the gesture and his resolve to work in the best interest of the district.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more