9/58 Tristania Drive, BardonRob Neale and his wife Ann have lived in the Bardon home they designed for 17 years.Mr Neale said the location had really appealed to them from the outset, as it was close to the Brisbane CBD and various services, but had the benefit of being an “exceptionally quiet, leafy tranquil, beautiful area”.9/58 Tristania Drive, BardonThe couple are now downsizing and have put the property on the market.Mr Neale said one of the most impressive things about the home was the views. “You’ve got the cityscape views, you’ve got green reserve views and internally (the home) is very spacious,” he said.9/58 Tristania Drive BardonThe property – which has high coffered ceilings throughout – lies within a secure gated community and offers about 700sq m of floor space.It encompasses five bedrooms.One of the bedrooms has an attached study, and there are three bathrooms, a powder room and numerous living spaces across two levels.The main entertainment areas are on the upper level, where there are indoor and outdoor spaces.The outdoor areas can be accessed through the living areas and the dining room. The swimming pool is also on this level, as is an internal atrium courtyard that is fully landscaped with a pond.Mr Neale said the water feature also helped to create a soothing environment.Three of the five bedrooms are also on this level and there is a single car garage through which the upper floor of the home can be accessed.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours ago9/58 Tristania Drive BardonOn the lower level are the other two bedrooms, a living room and storage space, as well as wine racks and garaging for a further three cars.The home is constructed of solid rendered concrete and has ducted and individual airconditioning throughout.It has up-to-date technology including a security system, intercom and Sonos sound system.There are rainwater tanks as well as landscaped gardens across the 1321sq m block.Marketing agent Brandon Wortley from Ray White New Farm said response to the listing so far had been strong.9/58 Tristania Drive, Bardon“It is the best pocket of Bardon and it is surrounded by equally big, beautiful, mostly contemporary, homes,” Mr Wortley said.He said it was surprising how close the suburb was to the CBD. “It actually only takes 12 to 15 minutes from New Farm,” he said. “It is a beautiful big home, on top of the hill, with great views.”Mr Wortley said the size of the house and the high ceilings meant it could easily be described as palatial.DETAILS9/58 Tristania Drive5 bed, 3 bath, 4 carAgent: Brandon Wortley Ray White New FarmAuction: Saturday July 8, 1pm.
Tags: Lyme Regis, U14 9 Aug 2018 Francesca keeps U14 girls’ trophy in Italian hands Francesca Fiorellini kept the English U14 girls’ open championship in Italian hands when she won the trophy today by five shots at Lyme Regis Golf Club.The 13-year-old was one-over par for 54 holes and commented: “I was very excited at the beginning of the day and on the last hole when I was sure I could win, I was very, very excited.”She follows Charlotte Cattaneo as champion and adds her name to a trophy which was once won by Georgia Hall, now the Ricoh Women’s British Open winner.Fiorellini started the day one off the lead, held by Harriet Lockley of Wales, and went round in two-under 72 today to shoot away from the field.The English challenge was led by Patience Rhodes of Burnham and Berrow, Somerset who finished as joint runner-up and recreated a piece of history.Back in 2014 Rhodes’ sister Mimi – now an England girl international – was runner-up in this event, also to an Italian, Emilie Paltrinieri.Rhodes, 14, intends to keep following in her sister’s footsteps – and overtake her if possible! “I’m hoping to be better than her, I always beat her at chipping,” she laughed.She finished this championship on six-over, tied with Anna Neumayer of Austria, and commented: “I’m very pleased because I did the best I could have done.” Rhodes also won the handicap competition on net six-under par.Three other English girls also finished in the top ten Rachel Gourley (Arcot Hall), who tied fourth; and Scarlett Williams (Parkstone) and Lottie Woad (Farnham) who tied sixth.For full scores click hereImage copyright Leaderboard Photography.