Jeweller close to gem of a sale

first_img2141/32 Refinery Pde, New FarmMargot says despite the joy of living in the residence for over a decade, it’s time for new owners to become part of the property’s story.“For somebody else to love our home as much as we do will be enough.”Margot says the building is full of original features such as a fireplace, wrought iron columns and cathedral ceilings, but the new owners will enjoy modern conveniences too.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“In that home we have the very best of apartment living with the very best of living in a home.“We drive into the carpark… we unlock the door, we walk in and that’s our home. Now that’s a very unusual in a situation when you’re living in an apartment complex.”Features include a 2500-bottle wine cellar, river and city skyline views and a three-car garage.Despite Margot’s growing international profile, there are no plans for the couple to relocate overseas.“I will never move from Brisbane,” Margot says.“But my business does take me to the US increasingly so we did find that we need something that’s more of a pit stop rather than more of a family home.” Peter Kedwell and wife Margot McKinney are selling their iconic New Farm property.Prominent Brisbane jewellery designer Margot McKinney and her husband Peter Kedwell are close to securing more than $5 million for their riverfront home in New Farm.Originally built in 1890, Refinery House is the only stand-alone residence retained as part of the 2004 redevelopment of the old CSR sugar refinery site. 2141/32 Refinery Pde, New FarmMarketing agent Brett Greensill of LJ Hooker New Farm says despite the home having been on and off the market for several year, top-end market conditions are now ripe for finalising a sale.Mr Greensill says low interest rates plus the affordability gap between Brisbane and Sydney prestige property are driving demand in the sector.“That’s giving consumers and business confidence, and confidence is a very important thing when it comes to capital growth.”Mr Greensill says negotiations will be finalised by the end of February.last_img read more


first_imgTHIS is one YouTube video which could go global – thanks to Rathmullan man Paul Deeney. It records the day aliens visit the Co Donegal seaside town.Watch as aliens from a UFO abduct the Lord Mayor – and the locals mistake the spaceship for a new themed pub!Click to play.Enjoy    DDTV: THE DAY ALIENS CAME TO RATHMULLAN (THE VIDEO) was last modified: December 31st, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ALIENSdonegalRathmullanUFOlast_img read more

2015 Anchorage Municipal Election

first_img(Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage)With over 97 percent of the precincts reporting in, the winner has yet to be determined in Anchorage’s mayoral race.Leading the pack of 11 candidates is Ethan Berkowitz, with 36.84 percent of the vote. Amy Demboski and Andrew Halcro trail Berkowitz with 24.31 percent and 21.60 percent, respectively.If no mayoral candidate receives over 45 percent of the vote, a runoff election will be held between the two candidates who received the most votes.(Photo by Zachariah Hughes, KSKA – Anchorage)Kathleen Plunkett leads the race for School Board Seat E, receiving 66.59 percent of the votes, to opponent Derrick Slaughter’s 32.12 percent.In the race for School Board Seat F, Tam Agosti-Gisler holds a 13 percent lead over David Nees.Elisa Snelling holds a 4 percent lead over Starr Marsett for School Board Seat G.last_img read more