Crowd expected at Versace for Gold Coast auction event

first_img6602/6 Marina Promenade, Paradise Point. “In our eyes everything stopped before the Games and during the Games, there was a lack of buyers,” he said.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa17 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days ago“Our strategy was to wait until everyone comes back, people are more relaxed and back into the swing of things.”Among the properties on offer is a luxury penthouse at Paradise Point. Amir Mian’s auction showcase earlier this year.A GOLD Coast auction event at Versace will get underway at 11am with an array of properties including mega mansions, waterfront residences and blocks of land up for offer.The team at Amir Mian Prestige Properties are behind the event and are expecting a crowd The residence at 164 Sundance Way offers 21m of water frontage and an open-plan design.“Centrally located in Runaway Islands the property has a stunning north to wide water and almost point position aspect,” the listing states.“The property needs a little TLC but this is an opportunity for you to really add value.” The four-bedroom apartment at 6602/6 Marina Promenade offers a massive 374sq m floorplan with a private lift foyer, space for three cars in the basement and an 18m private mainra berth.A five-bedroom waterfront house at Runaway Bay will also be offered to the market. 6602/6 Marina Promenade, Paradise Point. In Ashmore, a four-bedroom family home built on a hill is also set to go under the hammer.The property at 15 Milparinka Terrace offers several entertaining areas as well as an open log fireplace and a poolside Bali Hut. “We’ve got a combination of properties from one end of the Coast to the other,” principal Amir Mian said.“That includes Helensvale, Sovereign Islands, Runaway Bay, Bundall, Hollywell, and Broadbeach Waters.”Mr Amir said his agency decided to wait until after the Commonwealth Games to stage their “auction showcase”. 164 Sundance Way, Runaway Bay. 15 Milparinka Terrace, Ashmore. Amir Mian, principal of Amir Mian Prestige Properties. Photo: Regi Vargheselast_img read more

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World Taco Day: the best Gold Coast houses to host a Mexican fiesta

first_img This is the perfect spot to enjoy a taco or two.The buyers of this property will be grabbing their tacos, hard or soft, and heading to the patio every Tuesday. The four-bedroom house at 55-57 Sierra Drive (ironically close to the word siesta) is on the market with a $779,000 price tag through Ray White Rural agents Emma Hawker and Cherie Todd. MORE NEWS: Insane $45m mega-mansion hits market Does World Taco Day have you inspired to buy a house to host a fiesta?IN celebration of World Taco Day we have found the best Gold Coast houses to host a Mexican fiesta. If you want an authentic setting to chow down your favourite taco, you won’t be able to go past this Tamborine Mountain property. It’s bright, it’s bold and the exterior will have you feeling like you’re walking the streets of the North American country. RELATED: Extensive renovation takes estate from dated to daring MORE NEWS: Curved beach house lands sweet seven-figure deal A grand estate at 25 Fyfes Rd, Gilston, would be the perfect spot for a fiesta. The fanciest of Mexican feasts could be made in this kitchen.If you’re looking for more of a luxurious abode to host a colourful fiesta, a grand Gilston property at 25 Fyfes Rd will fit the bill. Originally built for a Malaysian prince in the 1970s and once owned by ‘pyjama party king’ and property developer Bernie Else, the property is no stranger to a soiree. While it’s the epitome of opulence, the property has splashes of colour throughout and ample entertainment areas that make it the perfect spot for a fiesta. It is on the market with a $2.7-$3 million price guide through Michael Kollosche and Rob Lamb of Kollosche. 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 1:01Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:01 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 Rate1xFullscreenAustralian homes fit for a celebrity01:01 Speak Spanish? A Spanish-inspired manor at 392 Gilston Rd, Gilston, is seeking a buyer.And if Mexico’s many languages are enough to inspire you, this manor with touches of a Spanish castle might be a match. Limestone walls, soaring ceilings and an atrium are highlights of the four-bedroom house at 392 Gilston Rd, Gilston which has a $5.5 million price tag. So touch up on your Spanish and you’ll fit right in.last_img read more

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Good for Mike Pence wanting to protect his marriage

first_imgNational Review 30 March 2017Family First Comment: The media and the left are in an uproar because the Vice President made a decision years ago never to place himself in a compromising situation or place of temptation in order to protect his marriage. “If you read the Post’s story in full, you’ll see that Mike Pence believes that, in Karen, he has a great thing going. For knowing himself well enough to avoid screwing that good thing up, he should be praised by the culture, not mocked and maligned. There’s a decency at play there. There’s a humility, too. Good for the vice-president. He’s made his vows, and he’s sure as hell gonna keep ‘em.”Good for him!#protectmarriagewww.protectmarriage.org.nzTwo days ago, the Washington Post ran a fascinating profile on Mr. and Mrs Mike Pence, once sentence from which has inspired both outrage and mockery:In 2002, Mike Pence told the Hill that he never eats alone with a woman other than his wife and that he won’t attend events featuring alcohol without her by his side, either. If themore pointed among the reactions are to be believed, this rule suggests that Pence is a religious weirdo, an enemy of women, a reactionary, or a closet pervert — or perhaps all of the above. Were I to sum up the responses in a single word, that word would be “yuck.”And I can’t for the life of me figure out why. For a start, I cannot imagine being critical of or caustic toward the private decisions that any couple makes in order to strengthen their marriage. If there is any over-zealotry at play here, it is in support of the Pences’ most sacred promises to each other. Have we really reached the point at which that’s abominable?Moreover, I suspect that we are really arguing over degrees, not absolutes. Among the arguments that I’ve seen leveled against Pence are that he “doesn’t trust himself”; that he “doesn’t trust women”; that he must be some sort of sex-addict; that he sees all females as “temptresses” or “sirens”; and that he erroneously regards himself as an “adonis.” “Why,” some have inquired, “does Pence seem to believe that having dinner with a woman will lead inexorably to sex?” None of these critiques makes sense to me. Suppose that instead of saying that he “never eats alone with a woman other than his wife,” Pence had said that he never lets a woman who is not his wife into his hotel rooms. Would that imply that he thinks he’s irresistible? Or that he can’t control himself? Or that he thinks that women are innately nymphomaniacal? Or, alternatively, would it suggest that he wants to avoid giving off the wrong impression – either to other women or to the press — and that he is aware of human nature and the way in which temptation works? I’d argue that the latter is the case, and that by avoiding one-on-one dinners and eschewing drinking when alone, he is merely drawing the line a little closer than would others (and would I).READ MORE: http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/446282/mike-pence-wants-protect-his-marriage-good-himKeep up with family issues in NZ. Receive our weekly emails direct to your Inbox.last_img read more

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