Inside Sorrento stunner with endless list of luxury features

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first_imgVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:37Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:37 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenSpring selling predictions for 202002:37There’s a commercial pizza oven, firepit, gym and pontoon, but the wine cellar is what really stands out in this Gold Coast house.Home to the Atkins family for 18 years, the luxury compound at Sorrento is deceptively discreet from the street. “It was very deceptive from the front but the water reach instantly appealed,” vendor Michael Atkins said.“You’ve got privacy because you’re not looking across into neighbours. “Instead you have unimpeded views of trees, the water and a north orientation.”Anchored in a tranquil bay, just 50m from the main river, the new owners can enjoy the best of both worlds. “We can soak up rivers views without wake damage or boat noise.”The entertainer features an alfresco terrace with a commercial pizza oven, pool, waterside firepit plus a pontoon, sandy beach, boat ramp and boat shed. First time buyers line up for a crack at renovated charmer More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoStyle at every turn.On offer is an elegant lounge with gas fireplace, inset into an Aspen natural stone wall, a living room which is reminiscent in an English reception room, a pool room with an oversized servery window plus a decadent timber panelled dining room adorned wall chandeliers. There’s also a cocktail bar and cabinet plus Beverly Hills Hotel handpainted wallpaper – another stand out of the residence. The house is on the market through Kollosche agents Eoghan Murphy and Michael Kollosche who say they have had plenty of interest. The kitchen.“Of all my listings at the moment this one has generated the most inquiry,” Mr Murphy said. “We’ve just been inundated. The majority of interest is coming from Melbourne.”He described the house as “a home with plenty of character”.The property is on the market at $2.75 million through Eoghan Murphy and Michael Kollosche of Kollosche. The epic wine cellar.And don’t forget the 1500 bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar with double glazing, insulation, a pressed metal ceiling and LED lighting.“It’s been fantastic for entertaining,” Mr Atkins said. “We’ve hosted big parties here of over 100 people. This house copes beautifully for that. Especially the wine cellar. That will be hard to leave.”The property, which has been renovated twice during their tenure, is also a story of contrasts where every room seems to have a tale to tell.“We wanted each room to have personality,” he said. “We ask ourselves, ‘where would we like to go today’.” 39 Campbell St, Sorrento. MORE NEWS: Gold Coast real estate market in for a blooming springlast_img read more


10 years of Greek financial crisis in one film

Posted On Sep 21 2019 by

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram BBC2 aired a new documentary on 4 February; in an episode titled ‘Inside Europe — Ten Years of Turmoil’, BBC follows world leaders and European ministers around summits and conferences leading up to the financial disaster.The second episode, ‘Going for Broke’, features Angela Merkel and Nicolas Sarkozy as well as former Greek Prime Minister Georgios Papandreou.The film revolves around the EU’s efforts to prevent the near bankruptcy of Greece, an effort that included the implementation of strict austerity measures that brought the Greek people to their knees and nearly sank the European Union.Germany’s finance minister Wolfgang Schauble, UK chancellor George Osborne and the controversial former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis also appear in the film, alongside a Donald Tusk, Francois Hollande and Matteo Renzi.The film delves into the disagreements between leaders on the future of Greece as part of the European Union and whether or not it deserved to be saved. Rebuffed by the bank managers the leaders had to come with a decision. All the EU finance ministers were summoned, even the ones not in the Euro. If the Euro fell, the EU would crash with it.Watch the video by BBC below:last_img read more