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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UPDATE — Winter Weather Advisory now includes Franklin, Wright counties in our area

first_img.A band of snowfall and strong wind gusts will spur a rapid change in weather conditions across central Iowa over the next few hours. Expect brief moderate to heavy snowfall and winds gusting in excess of 35 to 45 mph, which may create near-blizzard conditions at times in some areas. Travelers should be alert for quickly deteriorating road conditions. The short duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations.Kossuth-Winnebago-Worth-Hancock-Cerro Gordo-Humboldt-Including the cities of Algona, Forest City, Lake Mills, Northwood, Manly, Garner, Britt, Kanawha, Mason City, Clear Lake,and Humboldt853 AM CST Mon Dec 9 2019…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…* WHAT…Expect a quick burst of snow with dramatic visibility reduction due to moderate to heavy snowfall rates and blowingsnow. The visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile at times. The limited duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations to1 to 2 inches or less.* WHERE…North Central Iowa.* WHEN…Until noon CST today.* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions and visibilities under a quarter mile at times due to intense snow rates andblowing snow. The hazardous conditions are expected to impact the morning commute.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Expect the potential for rapidly deteriorating conditions to approach the Mason City areabetween 9 AM and 10 AM.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Slow down and use caution while traveling.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from canbe obtained by calling 5 1 1.IAZ025-026-033>037-044>048-057>060-070>073-081>083-092>094-091800-/O.EXB.KDMX.WW.Y.0035.191209T1500Z-191209T1800Z/Wright-Franklin-Sac-Calhoun-Webster-Hamilton-Hardin-Crawford- Carroll-Greene-Boone-Story-Audubon-Guthrie-Dallas-Polk-Cass-Adair-Madison-Warren-Adams-Union-Clarke-Taylor-Ringgold-Decatur-Including the cities of Eagle Grove, Clarion, Belmond, Hampton, Sac City, Lake View, Odebolt, Wall Lake, Schaller, Early, Rockwell City, Manson, Lake City, Pomeroy, Fort Dodge, Webster City, Iowa Falls, Eldora, Ackley, Denison, Carroll, Jefferson, Boone, Ames, Audubon, Exira, Guthrie Center, Panora, Bayard, Casey, Perry, Waukee, Adel, Des Moines, Atlantic, Greenfield, Stuart, Adair, Fontanelle, Winterset, Earlham, Indianola, Norwalk, Carlisle, Corning, Creston, Osceola, Bedford, Lenox, New Market, Mount Ayr, Lamoni, and Leon853 AM CST Mon Dec 9 2019…WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY…* WHAT…Expect a quick burst of snow with dramatic visibility reduction due to moderate to heavy snowfall rates and blowingsnow. The visibility may be reduced to a quarter mile at times. The limited duration of the snowfall will limit accumulations to aninch or less.* WHERE…Central and South Central Iowa.* WHEN…Until noon CST today.* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions and visibilities under a quarter mile at times due to intense snow rates andblowing snow.* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Expect the potential for rapidly deteriorating conditions to approach the Boone and Ames areabetween 9 AM and 10 AM…Des Moines metro between 930 AM and 1030 AM…and Osceola to Lamoni between 10 AM to 11 AM.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Slow down and use caution while traveling.The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.last_img read more

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