Upper Kedron evolves from acreage to urban enclave

first_imgRender showing the living area in Highbury by MosaicSet to take shape in Highbury Place, the development will consist of 24 architecturally designed one and two-storey homes ranging in size from 201sq m to 227sq m.The homes will be built to accommodate buyers from downsizers seeking low-maintenance to growing families wanting room for the kids to play and the dog to run. “This will be a leafy, urban utopia just 12km from the hustle, bustle and bright lights of the CBD,” Mr Monahan said.“Residents will be close to bushland that will never be built-out and will overlook a protected wildlife enclave, providing a green and tranquil outlook.”The homes will feature open-plan living along with well-appointed kitchens, luxurious bathrooms and generous storage spaces. One of the house designs available at Highbury by MosaicMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoMosaic Property Group managing director Brook Monahan said Highbury responded to Upper Kedron’s evolution from prestigious acreage into a leafy urban residential location.“Million-dollar mansions on acreage blocks were once the only options on offer, making this area out of reach for most buyers,” Mr Monahan said.“However, the suburb is now transitioning into a leafy urban area with a selection of lot sizes to suit purchasers at all stages of life.“There is a strong community spirit, with residents who are passionate about preserving the area’s village lifestyle while allowing careful development to provide more housing choices.” Highbury by MosaicA BOUTIQUE 26-home enclave will be built at Upper Kedron, which has seen a 15 per cent rise in median house prices in the past five years. The leafy suburb, which had predominantly been home to farming and acreage lots, has seen a surge in residential building activity in recent years, with the Ferny Grove-Upper Kedron Neighbourhood Plan recently approved by the Brisbane City Council.Mosaic Property Group has confirmed it will construct 26 homes on blocks ranging from 450sq m to 2700sq m at its Highbury development at the foot of the picturesque D’Aguilar Range. Each of the four-bedroom contemporary residences will overlook a preserved wildlife corridor, while many of the properties will incorporate a bushland eco corridor that is protected by strict covenants.center_img One of the house designs available at Highbury by Mosaiclast_img read more

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A place for downsizers and young professionals to call home

first_img More than 150 new homes for Wooloowin Belle Property residential sales consultant Daniel McGahan, who is marketing the project, said the developers, Carbone Developments, had sought a site on Keona Rd for some time because of it location. Carbone Developments’ Keona Rise development will consist of townhomes designed for owner occupiers and investors.A new residential development will deliver six land blocks and 14 townhouses to Brisbane’s McDowall by the middle of next year. “High-end finishes and striking facades combined with open-plan designs and large courtyards will provide a point of difference compared with existing dwellings in the local area and all at an affordable price point.”Mr McGahan said the development was targeting local downsizers, as there were currently limited options for them in the existing marketplace. RELATED: >>FOLLOW EMILY BLACK ON FACEBOOK<< Innovation comes to historic Herstoncenter_img MORE: The proposed bathroom within the Keona Rise townhouse development.“The residences have been designed for owner occupiers and savvy investors being in a boutique development of 14,” he said. Noosa townhomes walk to river precinct The proposed living areas within the Keona Rise townhouse development.“The position has always been highly sought after from buyers due to its elevation, surrounding large family homes and close proximity to amenities,” Mr McGahan said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus15 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market15 hours ago“The current site at 107 Keona Rd had been in the same family for decades and when the time finally came to sell, the Carbones expressed interest immediately.“The development has been in planning for six months.”Mr McGahan said the product mix of executive townhouses and vacant land in a “whisper quiet” location, would appeal to a wide range of buyers. “McDowall and surrounding suburbs comprise a lot of buyers who live in substantial homes on large blocks and they have very few options available to them when looking to downsize, but more importantly have the option to still live locally and have access to the same amenities,” he said.Mr McGahan said the community would also suit young professionals and investors.last_img read more

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UCL: Napoli good enough to stop Messi – Manolas

first_img Loading… “For his quality and football intelligence.” read also:Barca to start Messi, Suarez, Griezmann in attack against Napoli Napoli have some injury worries ahead of the tie and Manolas hopes to see Lorenzo Insigne back in time, before he confirmed he was ready to play. “The pressure is all on them,” he said. “I hope Insigne recovers. “I’m fine, the pain in my ribs has passed.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Greece international, Kostas Manolas, has claimed Napoli must stop Lionel Messi ‘as a team’ when the Partenopei travel to Barcelona on Saturday. The former Roma defender was on the scoresheet when the Giallorossi famously eliminated the Blaugrana from the competition in 2017-18, and he revealed Francesco Totti encouraged him to do it again. “I met Totti and he told me: ‘Courage Kostas, try again’,” Manolas told La Repubblica. And the former defender believes it’s possible to stop the Argentine talisman in Catalonia this weekend. “You stop Messi as a team, without fearing his talent,” the 29-year-old added. “In my opinion, he’s the best in the world.Advertisementcenter_img Promoted ContentAir Pollution Is Rapidly Decreasing Thanks To COVID-19What Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?10 Actors That Started Their Careers On Soaps7 Netflix Shows Cancelled Because They Don’t Get The RatingsBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?9 Movie Scenes That Got Re-Shot Because Viewers Didn’t Like Them6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesTarantino Wants To End His Career With This Movie?last_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgThe Wildcats have won seven in a row and can secure at least a share of the regular season SEC title with a victory. The Tigers won the first match-up 75-66 on Feb. 1, their second straight victory over Kentucky and fourth in the last seven meetings. Since that loss the Wildcats have won five times by a total of 31 points. Kentucky’s streak is its longest this season and has been led by guard Immanuel Quickley, who has averaged 21.5 points during the run.Michigan State at Maryland highlights a strong slate of weekend matchups in the Big Ten as the conference race enters the closing stretch. The ninth-ranked Terrapins are 15-0 at home. They beat the Spartans 67-60 on the road two weeks ago. Maryland has a two-game lead on 24th-ranked Michigan State with three games left in the regular season. Illinois, Penn State and Wisconsin are in a four-way tie for second place with the Spartans. The Terrapins haven’t finished first in conference play since tying Duke for first place when they were still in the ACC in 2009-10.Also Saturday, No. 7 Duke will be looking to bounce back from its double-overtime loss at Wake Forest when it visits Virginia. The Blue Devils have won three straight on Virginia’s home floor and swept the eventual national champions in two regular season meetings last season. Virginia is surging with five straight wins and has locked up no worse than fourth place in the ACC this year.There are two intriguing games in the Big 12 that feature teams that are likely locks for the NCAA Tournament against teams that have some work to do. The first is in Lubbock, where Texas is taking on No. 22 Texas Tech in a game that could help to solidify the Longhorns’ at-large resume. The second happens in Morgantown, where Oklahoma plays No. 20 West Virginia. Elsewhere, top-ranked Kansas visits Kansas State in the first meeting between the schools since their game in Lawrence ended in a brawl that spilled into the stands.OLYMPICS-US MARATHON TRIALS Associated Press Virus worries affect more sportsUNDATED (AP) — Concerns about the new coronavirus continue to have an impact on sporting events around the world.In Japan, baseball games were played in empty stadiums Saturdayday and horse races were held without spectators. Sunday’s Tokyo Marathon, one of the world’s largest races, has been restricted to elite runners.In France, Sunday’s Paris half-marathon has been called off due to the outbreak. Organizers said the race involving some 44,000 competitors would be rescheduled for a date to be determined.Five Serie A soccer games in Italy were postponed on Saturday. The matches were originally due to be played without fans this weekend but the decision to call them off was taken by the league as part of “urgent measures for the containment and management” of the COVID-19 disease. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditT25 MEN’S BASKETBALL-SCHEDULESome key matchups on the Saturday scheduleUNDATED (AP) — No. 8 Kentucky is set to host No. 15 Auburn Saturday afternoon to highlight the Southeastern Conference’s weekend slate of games. Virus threat to Olympics casts shadow over marathon trialsATLANTA (AP) — The nation’s top distance runners are competing in Atlanta Saturday for spots on the U.S. Olympic marathon teams. The top three men’s and women’s finishers in the afternoon trials will earn spots on the team that will compete in the Summer Olympics in Japan.Runners are trying to put aside concerns about the coronavirus and the possibility that it could force the cancellation of the Tokyo Games, which open July 24.The Olympic marathon is scheduled to be staged in Sapporo, a couple hours from Tokyo. The event was moved to protect the runners from the heat in Tokyo.VIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTS Update on the latest sportscenter_img ROMO-CBSRomo remains with CBS after agreeing to long-term contractUNDATED (AP) — Tony Romo will remain with CBS as its top NFL analyst after agreeing to a record extension.CBS Sports spokeswoman Jen Sabatelle said that the network and Romo have agreed to a long-term contract. The New York Post reported that the former Dallas quarterback’s new deal is worth $17 million a year.CBS’ deal with the NFL expires after the 2022 season, but Romo’s contract goes beyond that. CBS is expected to retain their rights when the next round of negotiations start, which could happen this year once a new collective bargaining agreement with players is finalized. WORLD CUP-WOMEN’S SUPER-GOrtlieb wins 1st World Cup, Brignone extends overall leadLA THUILE, Italy (AP) — Austria’s Nina Ortlieb edged Federica Brignone (feh-deh-REE’-kah breen-YOH’-nay) of Italy by one hundredth of a second Saturday to win a women’s World Cup super-G in Italy. It was her first career victory.The win for the daughter of 1992 Olympic downhill champion Patrick Ortlieb came one week after she earned her first podium result in a downhill.Brignone extended her lead in the overall standings to 153 points from the absent Mikaela Shiffrin. The American three-time overall champion is taking a break from the sport since the death of her father. Corinne Suter was third and remained in the lead of the super-G season standings. February 29, 2020 Romo was hired by CBS in 2017 when he retired after 14 seasons and signed a 3-year deal that averaged $3 million per season. He quickly made an impact being paired with Jim Nantz and was widely hailed as the best analyst to debut since John Madden. Romo’s new contract eclipses the $8 million per year that Madden received with Fox. Adjusting for inflation, the current value of Madden’s contract is $14 million.last_img read more

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