Unique design up high in split-level Ferny Hills home

first_imgHOT PROPERTY: Take a look at this Ferny Hill home. THE unique, split-level home at 20 Barber Rd was just what Brian Hornby and his wife Suzanne wanted when they looked for a home in Ferny Hills in 2009.Set on an elevated 600sq m block, the three-bedroom home overlooks a small suburban park from its backyard. “It is very unique to other houses built in the suburb, but there were a few built around the same time that are a similar style,” Mr Hornby said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus18 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market18 hours agoSplit level design.“We added that deck back in 2012,” Mr Hornby said.“There was a smaller one there before, but we extended it and took out the sliding aluminium doors for bi-fold doors.“It really opened the house right up.” 20 Barber Road, Ferny Hills 3D floor plan“It is really nice and it is close to the birds and the trees,” he said.In the colder months, an older style wooden fireplace can help keep the entire house warm, aided by the open-plan style that helps spread the warmth up to the bedrooms.The couple are planning to downsize to a townhouse in The Gap.He said the home would be ideal for a family with the suburb being close to schools, public transport and shops.The home is on the market now through RE/MAX Northern. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 7:28Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -7:28 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p256p256p228p228pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenPrestige property with Liz Tilley07:29 Open plan living.In warmer months, Mr Hornby said they will generally use the undercover deck more than the dining room. The deck is perfect for entertaining.“You would call it open-air style, it is split level and it is very open, airy and light.”Unlike most two-storey homes, the top level is also the entrance, with the bottom level sinking in with the slope of the block. The top floor has all three bedrooms, with the lower floor reserved for a large open-plan kitchen, living room, dining area and large covered deck overlooking the trees from the nearby park.last_img read more

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Former Arsenal and Sevilla player Reyes dies in car accident

first_imgMADRID, Spain (Reuters) – Former Sevilla and Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic accident, aged 35, several of his former clubs said yesterday.“We couldn’t be announcing any worse news. Our beloved former youth player Jose Antonio Reyes has died in a traffic accident. Rest in peace,” said a statement on Sevilla’s official Twitter account.Reyes was under contract at Spanish second tier side Extremadura. Seven second-tier games, due to be played today, including Extremadura’s match against Cadiz, were postponed until Tuesday. Reyes’ last match was a 1-0 win at Alcorcon on May 18. “With a shrunken soul and a broken heart Extremadura reports the death of our player Jose Antonio Reyes in a traffic accident. We ask everyone to pray for his soul,” said a club statement.The left winger also played for Arsenal, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid among other sides and made 21 appearances for the Spain national team.Spanish media said the accident occurred at 11:40hrs (0940 GMT) yesterday morning on the road connecting his home city of Utrera and Seville. Sevilla’s statement said his cousin Jonathan Reyes also died in the accident. Reyes made his professional debut with Sevilla at the age of 16, moving to Arsenal in January 2004 for £17M and was part of the famous ‘Invincibles’ who won the Premier League that season without losing a game.“Jose, who was part of the Invincibles team, was a hugely popular figure at our club and will always hold a special place in our hearts. Our thoughts are with all his family, friends and team-mates,” said Arsenal on Twitter. He joined Real Madrid on loan in the 2006/07 season, winning the La Liga title and later joined neighbours Atletico before returning to boyhood club Sevilla in 2012, going on to lift three consecutive Europa League titles between 2014 and 2016.He later played for Espanyol then Chinese club Xinjiang Tianshan Leopard before returning to Spain to join Extremadura in January. Spain captain Sergio Ramos, a former team mate of Reyes at Sevilla said on social media “I’m broken, destroyed, I have no words. All my love to his family. We’ll always remember him. Rest in peace, brother.”Reyes’ death comes 12 years after Sevilla left back Antonio Puerta died from a heart attack during a match.The club’s sporting director Monchi added: “It’s impossible to believe this news, it’s impossible to take in, how cruel. Rest in peace Jose Antonio Reyes … what a left wing you and Antonio are going to form up there in heaven.” Governing body UEFA and the Spanish soccer federation also issued their condolences.last_img read more

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Registration deadline nearing for Pomeroy Inn and Suites Links Open

first_imgThe open features a number of events Saturday and Sunday along with the rounds of golf. Saturday will feature long drive and chipping contests, and a barbecue supper and horse race, while Sunday will offer a breakfast, as well as hole prizes, and prize presentations. Registration for members is set at $95, while non members will pay $125. Those wanting to take part can visit Fort St. John Links, or call 250-785-9995. Participants are asked to have their RCGA Handicap card.- Advertisement –last_img

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