This Townsville home boasts views aplenty and many high-class extras

first_img143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland BeachStarting on the ground floor you will find an independent apartment with spacious studio bedroom, two-way bathroom and separate kitchen including provision for a laundry, ample storage cabinetry and preparation space. The apartment opens on to a neat paved area, perfect for a quiet afternoon wine with views over the ocean. “One of the home’s main standout features, also on the lower level, is an outrageously large, 78 sq m warehouse, separate to the roomy four-car garage,” says listing agent Allison Gough.“This space would be ideal for someone with a large reef boat, caravan or extra-large work vehicles.” 143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland BeachOn to the top floor, it is here that you will find the main living and entertaining spaces as well as magnificent 360-degree views of Townsville’s Hervey Range to the west, Cape Pallarenda and Magnetic Island to the east and ocean views to Hinchinbrook Island on fresh clear days. “The grand luxuriousness of this level can only be truly appreciated in person from the exposed hardwood timber features in the vaulted ceiling in the family living, to the substantial dining room, home to a complementing Redgum 10-seater entertainer’s dining table and the expansive but inclusive, outdoor patio space,” Ms Gough said. 143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland Beach“The outdoor breathtaking deck with sparkling stainless steel kitchen with wet area, five-burner cook top, oven and rotisserie, pizza oven and in-built fridge recess ensures that entertaining is a simple yet delightful experience for hosts as well as associates, friends and relatives. “This is Tropical North Queensland living at its best.” 143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland BeachMore from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Climb, or take the centrally located lift, up to the first floor where you will find three substantial bedrooms, all of which include outstanding ocean views, massive wardrobe accommodation and split system airconditioning. There are two uncomplicated chic bathrooms on this level, individually styled, airy and designed for easy care.This level also includes an open study or activity room which separates the master bedroom from the additional bedrooms and adjoins the theatre room. center_img 143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland BeachA GLORIOUS mansion by the beach, this Bushland Beach home boasts views aplenty and impressive high-class extras.Spanning three levels of luxury, the four-bedroom, three-bathroom home is at the end of a no-through road at the top of a hill, ensuring peaceful privacy and spectacular views.The stunning home was designed by architect David Hopmeier to provide an abundance of liveable space all within three levels. 143 Goicoechea Drive, Bushland BeachThere is an ocean-facing balcony with access from the activity room and the master suite. Provisions have been made to accommodate wine or tea and coffee lovers with a kitchenette facility located within the activity room.The main laundry is located on this floor with great storage options, internal clothes line and folding bench.last_img read more

Syracuse beats UC Davis, nearly upsets No. 13 UCLA

first_imgSyracuse (8-9) narrowly defeated UC Davis (8-11) 1-0 in the the third game of the Stacy Winsburg Memorial Invitational and lost a thriller to No. 13 UCLA (12-8) later in the evening, 3-2.Jocelyn Cater followed up her complete game performance on Friday night with yet another complete game shutout, this time against the UC Davis. The senior was dominant all afternoon, giving up no runs on just two hits, one walk and eight strikeouts.The Orange’s lone run in the pitcher’s duel came in the fifth inning on a Maddi Doane single to right field that scored Alyssa Dewes. Doane and Dewes led the Orange with two hits apiece, as SU amassed seven total hits in the contest.Leah Munden took the loss for the Aggies, giving up one run on seven hits, one walk and four strikeouts. She was followed in relief by right hander Justine Vela, who tossed a single scoreless inning.In the second game of the evening, the Orange battled No. 13 UCLA to round out the tournament.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAnnaMarie Gatti got the start for the Orange and went the full game, surrendering three runs on seven hits, three walks and two strikeouts. Only one of the runs was earned.Down 2-0 in the top of the sixth, Corinne Ozanne sent a long home run to center field, bringing the Orange within one of the Bruins.Then, in the top of the seventh, Andrea Bombace blasted a pinch-hit home run to center to tie the game at two.With the score at two apiece in the bottom of the seventh, Alexis Bennet doubled to left center, scoring Paige Halstead and dashing the Orange’s hopes of an upset.Johanna Grauer got the win for the Bruins. The sophomore gave up two runs on five hits, no walks and three strikeouts in the complete game victory.The Orange is back in action next Saturday, as it starts Atlantic Coast Conference play with a doubleheader against North Carolina in Chapel Hill, NC. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on March 5, 2016 at 10:01 pm Contact Matt: mjfel100@syr.edulast_img read more

Florida Highway trooper arrested for corruption

first_imgA Florida Highway Patrol trooper was arrested after investigators said he helped a friend cover up a hit-and-run crash that left a gardener seriously injured.Prosecutors charged David Casillas, 35, with organized fraud, filing a false insurance claim and official misconduct. He surrendered Tuesday to a Miami-Dade jail.Casillas is accused of writing a bogus report for dentist Jesus Del Valle weeks after the crash. Prosecutors in the case suspect that the crash report was used to file a bogus insurance claim for the dentist’s damaged Sports Utility Vehicle.The Florida Highway Patrol fired Casillas in January. Del Valle, 51, was also arrested as part of the investigation, which lasted more than one year. A mechanic, Ariel Perera, is also facing charges.According to an arrest warrant, the case began when Del Valle, driving a Ranger Rover SUV, sideswiped a landscaping crew that was working alongside 62nd Street on June 30, 2015.The gardener, Yoel Montero, of Lewis Tree Service, suffered a traumatic head injury and severe injuries to his right leg, leaving him hobbled for years to come.The motorist never stopped, driving off even though the passenger-side mirror of the vehicle had been torn off. That detail would be key to breaking the case — mirrors for the 2015 Land Rover can only be ordered directly from Range Rover manufacturers.Miami Beach Detective Richard Rodriguez soon discovered that in the weeks after the crash, only one such mirror had been sold — to Perera, Del Valle’s friend and a mechanic, for the dentist’s damaged SUV. Witnesses later placed Del Valle behind the wheel at the time of the crash, the warrant said. Cellphone records also placed Del Valle at the scene of the crash.The probe revealed that Del Valle put in an insurance claim for the damaged SUV.He turned, prosecutors allege, to Trooper Casillas, a personal friend, who agreed to make a report showing that the crash actually happened seven days later and miles away on Bird Road, not in Miami Beach. The report claimed that the SUV crashed into a palm tree.last_img read more