Half-finished Gold Coast house hits the market

first_imgLooking for your next project? This one has been half completed.IT’S one thing to buy a blank canvas, but another to buy a half-finished attempt at building a luxury house. A rare offering in Tallai has just hit the market and isn’t a standard property. The 2.92 ha block at 189-207 The Panorama features an architecturally-designed, three-level home that is only half built. But to sweeten the deal, the buyers of this property will also get a completed three-bedroom home and shed as part of the package. A $1.66 million price tag has been assigned for the lot. City views are on offer from both houses. 189-207 The Panorama, Tallai, is a three-in-one real estate offering. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenDifferences between building in new or established estates01:50 More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago MORE NEWS: Family prepares to farewell historic farm This completed house is also part of the package.center_img The half-built house needs its “finishing touches.”“A once in a lifetime opportunity has arisen for new owners wanting to put their finishing touches on their new home while residing at the property or rent the existing house for an estimated $800 per week,” the listing says. MORE NEWS: Where is Australia’s most popular location? The owners could live in it while completing the other house.“The current owners are unable to finish construction themselves, this provides a unique opportunity for new owners to select their own fixtures and finishes and make any other required adjustments to the home before it is finished,” the marketing said. “Alternatively, all selections originally made by the current owners are available to you with the rest of the documentation.” Overseas commitments meant the current owners were unable to finished building the new residence.Its design featured six bedrooms, two ensuites, two bathrooms and two powder rooms as well as luxury additions such as a wine cellar, home theatre, pool and gym. It was designed to have high energy efficient standards with solar and also offers impressive views of the Gold Coast skyline across a 715sq m floorplan. It’s difficult to calculate the cost of building a home, however in June 2018, the Australian average was $1270.80 per sqm, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).This figure does not include a design, planning permit, site works and unexpected costs. At this figure, if the house was at the halfway mark it would cost less than $500,000 to complete.However, architecturally-designed properties at the higher end of the market can blow out to the millions. The triple treat is on the market through Robert Boyle of Landlink Realty Southport.last_img read more

Steve Allen, 61, Wellington: Nov. 25, 1951 – Oct. 20, 2013 (updated)

first_imgSteve AllenSteven Allen, 61, of Wellington died, Sunday, October 20, 2013 at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Wellington.Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, October 24th, at the First Christian Church in Wellington, KS. Visitation will be at the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home in Wellington from 9:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M., Wednesday, October 23, 2013 with the family receiving friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. Burial will be at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery in Wellington. A memorial has been established with the Avenue of Flags or the Wellington Humane Society PO Box 494, Wellington, KS 67152 and may be left with the Hawks-Shelley Funeral Home of Wellington. For further information or to send a condolence please visit www.hawksfuneralhome.Steven Ray Allen was born November 25, 1951 the son of Emerson and Betty Lee (Ray) Allen in Wellington. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1970 and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Vocational Education.Steven joined the US Navy and served his country in the UDT Seal Teams all over the world for over 24 years. Steven was united in marriage to Jana Staley in 1992. He worked at Allen Trenching, worked for the City of Wellington, and was currently the Maintenance Supervisor for Sumner Regional Medical Center. Steven was a hard worker and always cheerful; he could talk to anyone, but was also tenacious and determined. He was involved in pet rescue, enjoyed spending time traveling and loved the ocean.Steven is survived by his wife Jana of the home, father, Emerson Allen of Winfield, sons: Brian Cochran of Wellington, Lee Cochran of Wellington, and Joseph Cochran and his wife Shanna of Minot, ND; brothers, Bobby Allen and his wife Vicki of Mt. Hope, KS and Doug Allen and his wife Janet of Milan, KS, as well as many nieces and nephews.last_img read more