Gold Coast penthouse sells for seven figure sum

first_imgCook in style with an ocean view. The Italian-inspired penthouse sold for $2.215 million at auction this week.A STUNNING European-inspired Main Beach penthouse sold to a Brisbane-based buyer under the hammer this week for $2.215 million.It was the second highest sale in the state, CoreLogic records show.The property, in the Spinnaker building on Main Beach Pde, had been on the market since February with different agencies.The penthouse from above.Tolemy Stevens of Harcourts Coastal took the property to auction where it attracted five registered bidders. He said the sale came down to an “aggressive marketing campaign”.“There were more than 50 inspections over four weeks and the auction was successful to the delight of the sellers,” he said.“The buyer was from Brisbane and will be using the lovely penthouse as a private holiday home for his family.”More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North5 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoIt has plenty of space to entertain.The apartment was home to Italian sisters, Giulia Ponticello and Josephine Rizzo, who inherited it from their parents.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:45Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:45 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, 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.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenThis 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.Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:45 Related videos 01:45Summer Dream Home: Currumbin01:34Paradise for sale…01:16Dream home: Broadbeach Waters01:33Dream Home: New Farm01:36Dream Home: Brookfield01:00Mermaid BeachWith two kitchens, a wet bar and multiple formal lounge rooms, the penthouse oozes Italian luxury across three levels.The property was bought in 1994 but Mrs Ponticello said the style all started with her parents’ love affair with classic Italian furniture.The bedroom is just as glamorous as the living areas.“It was just an ordinary unit design when my parents originally bought it,” she told the Bulletin earlier this year. “It all started with the Silik-style furniture, which my parents imported from Italy. My father is from Sicily and he was fond of the traditional classical style.”What a view- the ocean from almost every room.The features include black granite kitchen benchtops, Victorian-style tiled floors and glass chandeliers which add true a touch of luxury.The penthouse has columns with gold-leaf style finishes and a winding staircase which leads up to three ensuites bedrooms and two living rooms.The rooftop level, which has 360 views, features an impressive St Peter’s Basilica style dome above the dining table which lets in streams of filtered light.Fancy a bite to eat at this dining room table?last_img read more

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Undefeated Boston College obliterates Syracuse early and often en route to 7-2 victory

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on December 10, 2015 at 8:49 pm Contact Matt: mralex01@syr.edu Jessica Sibley tilted her head back as her skating slowed to a halt at mid-ice. Three Boston College goals in two minutes and 18 seconds added to what was already a 3-0 BC advantage. Midway through the second period, the Eagles had Syracuse looking confused, and Orange head coach Paul Flanagan was forced to call a timeout to, unsuccessfully, end the run.“Speed, skill and smarts,” Flanagan said of BC. “They have excellent team speed, they’re very skilled. They needed (just) eight or 10 shots to score four or five goals … and they know where each other’s gonna be.”Syracuse’s (8-10-2, 5-1-2 College Hockey America) hopes of playing spoiler to a national powerhouse’s perfect season took a hit just two minutes in. That’s all that No. 2 Boston College’s (20-0, 13-0 Hockey East) high-octane offense needed to score the game’s first goal, and all that the Eagles needed to set a tone SU couldn’t replicate in a match that quickly turned into a decisive 7-2 blowout.The Orange defense struggled to contain U.S. Olympian Alex Carpenter, gave up open passing lanes and failed to pressure the puck. Carpenter scored four goals, including three in a row, as BC clobbered Syracuse Thursday afternoon at Tennity Ice Pavillion.“When you’re not angling and checking well,” Flanagan said. “And they’re just freewheeling with it and then our defense backpedaled … they controlled the puck.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textFlanagan had emphasized the importance of using angles to push BC’s forwards off the puck on Tuesday, but for much of the game, the Eagles asserted their will. One of the more effective angling exhibitions came midway through the second period, when Dakota Derrer’s stick snapped in half.As the two shards laid on the ice, Derrer proceeded to skate for the next minute, stepping in front of BC forwards and using her body to push them off the puck.But stick or no stick, it didn’t matter. Boston College was too big, too quick and too strong.“Our angling was pathetic tonight,” a visibly frustrated Sibley said after the game. “We let them come right at us and they went around us every time.”For a full 60 minutes, the Eagles kept the puck on a string. SU’s defense posed no threat as the Eagles did what they pleased, dumping off the puck for trailers and flicking it off and around the wall.With 9:20 remaining in the first period, Carpenter stood behind the net before muscling her way through three Syracuse defenders and around the goalpost, flicking the puck into the back of the net with ease.Just under eight minutes later, Carpenter snuck in front of the net and pushed another shot between Gilligan’s legs.“She’s got a tremendous amount of individual skill,” Syracuse goalkeeper Jenn Gilligan said. “She’s got a quick release. She’s probably one of the best — one of the better hockey players in the nation. (But) is she impossible to stop? No.”Yet for much of the night, Carpenter looked like it. She notched her third goal just minutes into the second period, and another goal 56 seconds later from Dana Trivigno made it 5-0 Boston College. With his team reeling, Flanagan pulled Gilligan in favor of freshman Maddi Welch, but even she went on to surrender two more goals, including one more from Carpenter.Sibley criticized the team’s effort, while Flanagan took it a step further, questioning the desire of Syracuse to be on the ice. With an opportunity to make a statement heading into December break, SU took a big swing and miss.“Altogether it was just inconsistency,” Gilligan said. “In all aspects … as a team we were just inconsistent throughout the entire game. And it’s frustrating.” Commentslast_img read more

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