Brookfield house with one-of-a-kind design hits market

first_imgOff the bar is a temperature controlled wine cellar.Mr Somal said the house would suit a family.“It’s a really nice, family orientated area,” he said.“It’s a safe area, with good neighbours and good schooling — it’s very desired.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 Check out that view from the bath.The house has luxury inclusions from built-in speakers throughout the main living areas, an intercom system and ducted airconditioning.There is even a temperature controlled wine cellar off the bar, which is on the lower level.A walk-in wardrobe off the master bedroom has New Guinea Rosewood timber shelves, and the view from the spa bath is something you would expect from a hinterland retreat. The arched ceilings continue in the bedroom.“It is a nice open space with a view over the swimming pool,” Mr Somal said.“That’s where we relax and have a cup of coffee.”Outdoors is an inground pool with a lane for swimming laps, and upstairs is a deck for entertaining. Angular windows are a feature in the kitchen.“We liked the unique design and the character of the home,” Mr Somal said.The architecturally designed property, believed to be built in the late 1990s, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms over a number of levels. The house at 5 Preston Place, Brookfield, is for sale.From curved corrugated iron ceilings to exposed brick and angular windows, this Brookfield house is one-of-a-kind. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoThere is an arched corrugated iron ceiling.In the time the Somals lived at the property, they made a number of improvements, from tiling downstairs, and landscaping the front and rear gardens.The house has numerous living spaces, with formal and informal areas, but it is in the downstairs living room that Mr Somal would say was his favourite. There are floor to ceiling windows on this side of the house.Balraj and Aishwarya Somal bought the house at 5 Preston Place nearly six years ago after they were drawn to the unusual look of the property.last_img read more

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Syracuse struggles to contain Virginia tailback Taquan Mizzell in triple-overtime loss

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on October 17, 2015 at 9:42 pm Contact Sam: [email protected] | @SamBlum3 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Antwan Cordy looked back only briefly as he sprinted into the end zone after scooping up a ball that had bounced on the turf.Taquan Mizzell, who entered the game as the nation’s leading receiver among tailbacks and Virginia’s top offensive threat, lay flat with Donnie Simmons on top of him. Cornerback Julian Whigham had wrapped him up, and Simmons’ blow popped the ball loose.The frustration of the first 20 minutes in which Syracuse had missed numerous chances to score had vanquished with its 7-0 lead.“We did our best to contain him,” Whigham said. “… Our idea going in was just to contain him.”Early on, Syracuse was able to do that. Mizzell finished with 69 receiving yards and tacked on 58 more rushing, but had just -1 yard through the first four drives to go along with his fumble. As the clock ticked, he was able to heat up, and so too did Virginia (2-4, 1-1 Atlantic Coast) in its 44-38 triple-overtime win over Syracuse (3-3, 1-1) on Saturday at Scott Stadium.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textMizzell told his coaches he would be back in the game mentally after the fumble, and thanked his coaches after the game for sticking with him.“I do think I ran the hardest I’ve ever run today,” Mizzell said. “There were moments today that our offense dreamed of and we just have to build off that.”Whigham said when SU first started watching tape in preparation for the game, Mizzell’s quick and shifty hands stuck out right away. He said that whenever they hit him on screen passes, the goal was to “box it and cage” it. The Orange “tried” to do that, Whigham said.In overtime, though, Mizzell ran in a 13-yard touchdown in the second overtime to put Virginia up 38-31. Then on the first play of the third and final overtime, his 12-yard run up the right side took the air out of any chance Syracuse had to keep the Cavaliers scoreless on their drive.“He is really talented,” SU linebacker Zaire Franklin said. “He definitely has a knack for receiving and he’s a pretty good route runner. I felt like for the most part we did really a good job, by when it came down to the last couple of drives we let up on them.” Commentslast_img read more

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Kevin Durant Apologises for Comments on India

first_imgKevin Durant has apologized for the disparaging comments against India that he made in a recent interview. The American basketball player posted messages on social media on August 11, saying he is “sorry that my comments about India were taken out of context”.The 28-year-old NBA champion Golden State Warriors member was in India last month as part of his efforts to promote basketball around the world. He tweeted that his comments about the poor conditions in the country were “taken out of context”. He added that he should have “worded it better”.Durant’s ApologyHis posted on Twitter: “Sorry that my comments about India were taken out of context, I’m grateful for the time I’ve got to spend there and I’m really pissed about how my comments came off, that’s my fault, should’ve worded that better. I spoke about the difference between my imagination and reality there in Delhi and about where the game is compared to the rest of the world. No offense from this side, I’m coming back out there for more camps and cool shit. Sorry…” [SIC]pic.twitter.com/g54w3TtAoH— Kevin Durant (@KDTrey5) August 11, 2017What Durant Apologised ForIn an interview with the Atlantic this week, he recalled his visit, saying the “cows in the street, monkeys running around everywhere, hundreds of people on the side of the road” and the poor living conditions of people. “Just a bunch of underprivileged people there and they want to learn how to play basketball. That — was really, really dope to me,” he said.Durant’s comments drew a lot of reactions online, with many people questioning the research he did about the destination, before undertaking the visit. He had said in the interview: “India, I’m thinking I’m going to be around palaces and royalty and gold — basically thought I was going to Dubai,” he said in the interview. “Then when I landed there, I saw the culture and how they live and it was rough. It’s a country that’s 20 years behind in terms of knowledge and experience.” He talked about his visit to the Taj Mahal, saying he had expected the Mughal monument to be “holy ground, super protected, very, very clean”. But what he saw, he said, was very different. “Mud in the middle of the street, houses were not finished but there were people living in them. No doors. No windows … stray dogs and then, boom, Taj Mahal, one of the seven wonders of the world,” he said.Trip to IndiaDurant was on his debut trip to India in July, during which he toured the country, coached the top local prospects in the game, and even set a Guinness World record for the world’s largest basketball lesson (multiple venues), in which 3,459 children participated. Related ItemsIndia basketballIndia NBAKevin Durant apologisesKevin Durant India tripKevin Durant NBA IndiaKevin Durant Taj MahalLittle Indialast_img read more

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