Luxurious home in inner-city Brisbane sells for multi-million price

first_imgBrisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Talll has sold her home for $4.5 million. Photo: Bruce LongA monstrous home at East Brisbane has sold for $4.5 million by Brisbane medical identity Dr Ingrid Tall.The eight-bedroom, five-bathroom property at Laidlaw Parade is on a 405sq m block with river front views.More 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 investor7 hours agoThe outside view of Dr Ingrid Tall’s home which recently sold for $4.5 million. Picture: Jack TranDr Tall, a cosmetic surgeon, declined to comment about the recent sale.According to CoreLogic, the home was built in 1985.Dr Tall owns and operates Cosmetic Image Clinics in Brisbane’s CBD.With more than 20 years experience in the cosmetic medicine industry, Dr Tall was also a former Australian Medical Association Queensland president and television medical journalist.last_img read more

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Following the purchase of a new home, Jessica Rudd has sold her Fairfield property

first_imgAlbert Tse and Jessica Rudd have sold their Fairfield home.HOT on the heels of their purchase of a new home at Chelmer, Jessica Rudd, author, online retail business woman and daughter of former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, has made another property transaction.Ms Rudd and her husband Albert Tse have now sold their Fairfield family home.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours agoProperty records reveal a deal was done April 6, for $1.18 million through Place — New Farm, which was involved in the couple’s acquisition of their Chelmer home. The Fairfield home sold by Jessica Rudd and Albert Tse. Picture: realestate.com.auThe four-bedroom Fairfield home has been restored and sits on a 809sq m site. It’s listing described it as having a colonial facade, while inside original features including VJ walls and polished timber floors.It has a wraparound veranda and French doors.The main bedroom with ensuite is on the top level of the home. It is close to the Fairfield train station and Fairfield Garden shopping centre.No details yet on who the buyer is.last_img read more

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Enjoy the sea breezes from this Redcliffe home

first_imgThe home at 11 Humpybong Esplanade, Redcliffe.ENJOY a seaside lifestyle in this renovated beach house east of Oxley Ave.The lovely property at 11 Humpybong Esplanade, Redcliffe, has been completely renovated and reconfigured to suit modern living.Current owners James and Sharon Hinchey bought the three-bedroom home in 2003 when they had three young boys.Hinchey said the house had been a rental and needed a bit of work, so the couple rolled up their sleeves and got renovating.“We put a lot of sweat and hard work into it and we did a lot of the work ourselves,” he said.The home has an open plan living and dining area.A front deck was added to the home, the front door was repositioned and the living spaces were reconfigured to create an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area.The kitchen and bathroom were replaced, air conditioning was installed, the floors were polished and the home was painted inside and out.“The house was actually purple when we first got it – inside and out,” Mr Hinchey said.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The house now has an open, galley-style kitchen with a timber island bench, white cabinetry and a dishwasher.The three bedrooms all have built-in wardrobes and the family bathroom has a shower over the bath.The home has a covered from deck.The living area and master bedroom open through French doors to the front deck, which looks across to Humpybong Creek.There is also a covered entertaining area at the back of the home.“We spent a lot of time out on the front deck,” Mr Hinchey said.“It has a great outlook, especially on a winter’s morning.“The home is also close to the waterfront without being in the thick of all the traffic.”Mr Hinchey said the home would suit a young family or downsizers.The property is being marketed by Matt Burton from Harcourts Redcliffe for offers over $485,000.last_img read more

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One of the Gold Coast’s iconic beach cottages has sold

first_imgSo close to the beach.“It was a deceased estate when I found it. The retro style was a big appeal. We wanted to knock it down but the original character of the home was hard to let go of, it was timeless.“A lot of Korean and Japanese tourists take photos in front of the house and the property is really popular with our Airbnb guests.” A cool collection of cacti flank the front of the house.AN iconic 1960s Budds Beach cottage has sold for close to a million.In Surfers Paradise, the cottage at 31 Pine Ave passed in at auction but it sold to a local buyer a week later.The property oozes a California-vibe with desert cacti framing the yellow and white retro fibro design.The cacti theme continues…Jackson Paradise, from Ray White Prestige Surfers Paradise, negotiated the sale for $905,000.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North6 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoAccording to Mr Paradise the home is a blue chip Budds Beach cottage sprawled across a 539sq m block.“The buyer is a local who was attracted by the cafe culture at Budds Beach.”Now that’s a snazzy ceiling fan.Mr Paradise said the sale was set to settle at the end of the month.The previous owner of the cottage, Julie Kuiters, originally bought it as an investment almost 20 years ago with a plan to build duplexes.last_img read more

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Debts of winter

first_imgTHOUSANDS of passengers were stranded in TGVs and other trains when a freak wave of icy weather paralysed rail services across the south of France last month. One typical story related a nightmare TGV trip from Paris to Nice that took 31h; staff at one stage abandoned the train for several hours in Lyon-Perrache station, having apparently had instructions to leave the passengers inside with the doors locked. The resulting media furore escalated to the point where Prime Minister Alain Juppé rounded on SNCF during a cabinet meeting, complaining that communications had failed dismally.Indeed they had, a fact which SNCF President Louis Gallois publicly acknowledged in the wake of the debacle. Arguments raged about what should or should not have been done – and whether large clouds of steam from the cooling towers of nuclear power plants in the Rhlast_img read more

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Market

first_imgAlgeria: SNTF is negotiating to buy signalling equipment for 33 stations between El Affroun and Oued Tlelat from Siemens Austria for Sch1bn.Australia: Queensland Rail has awarded two contracts worth A$217 to Walkers-Adtranz Pty Ltd for 90 EMU cars for Brisbane. Westrail has ordered 10 EMU cars from Walkers-Adtranz for the Perth suburban network at a cost of A$32·8m. Victoria’s Ministry of Transport has let contracts worth A$10m for upgrading the Flemington Bridge – Upfield route. GEC Alsthom is to provide new signalling, with Adtranz upgrading overhead electrification and John Holland Construction doubling 2 km from Fawkner to Gowrie. Belgium: SNCB has ordered 55000 prestressed concrete sleepers from British supplier Tarmac Precast Concrete.Bolivia: Empresa Ferroviaria Oriental has called tenders for supply of 200 boxcars, 200 hoppers, 75 flat and 45 open wagons. Brazil: MRS Logística has selected Iochpe-Maxion to refurbish 800 wagons with options for another 1200 .Canada: CN and CP have jointly invited tenders for repair and overhaul of train control and communications equipment.CN has awarded a seven-year resleepering contract to Fairmont Tamper, covering the supply of materials and equipment and the management of CN work crews.France: SAB is to supply brakes, pneumatic controls, resilient wheels, doors and couplings for 20 Eurotrams being built for Strasbourg by Adtranz.Germany: DB has taken delivery of the first of 500 wagons from DWA’s Niesky works for transport of china clay to Italy.Great Britain: Tiphook Rail has ordered 35 pocket wagons from Transtech of Finland to carry 9ft 6in high containers. Railtrack is inviting tenders by August 26 for four-year track renewal contracts worth a total of up to £1bn.Railtrack has awarded a £40m contract to Tarmac for resignalling at Manchester Victoria. Solid-state interlockings will be supplied by GEC Alsthom Signalling.Hungary: MAV-Adtranz Dunakesi wagon works has started assembly of 15 type Z1 coaches as part of a MAV order for 50 from DWA funded by a German credit.Israel: IR has ordered five IC3 Flexliner DMUs from Adtranz for DKr160m; they will be assembled by Ramta at Beer Sheva.New Zealand: Tranz Rail has purchased 17 diesel locos from QR; eight will be used to haul milk trains for Kiwi Dairy.Russia: RZD has ordered track maintenance machines from MTH Praha of the Czech Republic for KC1·77bn, including 60 ballast cleaners and 50 brush cutters. Work will be shared with PRMZ Kaluga.Switzerland: Alusuisse has a contract to develop the bodyshell and interior design for Germany’s Transrapid 08 test vehicle.Turkey: TCDD has ordered 40000 tonnes of rail from Czech manufacturer Trinecké Zelezlast_img read more

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