Serene family sanctuary close to nature, and koalas

first_img25-27 Sugarwood Place CornubiaANYONE living at Sugarwood Place might get the occasional cuddly visitor.The quiet Cornubia street sits right next to the Forest Nature Refuge, a protected area that is populated with koalas.“We had a little koala tapping on our front door,” said Elesha Macdonald, who moved into the area 20 years ago. “Because the little fella could see his reflection on the glass, which was a bit cute.”Ms Macdonald and her husband built their five-bedroom home at the base of the forest purely for its serene location. 25-27 Sugarwood Place CornubiaMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours ago“You wouldn’t know there is a house anywhere near you, it is like you don’t have any neighbours,” she said. The 400sq m home sits on a 1766sq m block in a quiet cul-de-sac at the base of the nature park. The home has nature for its backyardInside, the home has five-bedrooms, and three bathrooms on a single storey, which Mrs Macdonald said made it the ideal home for raising children. There are multiple entertaining areas throughout the home, including a dining room, lounge room and a media room. Pool with a view.The suburb is about halfway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, but in an area where nature is right close by. 25-27 Sugarwood Place CornubiaOut the back there is an in-ground swimming pool and an outdoor alfresco dining area.“That outdoor entertainment area is where we spent most of our time,” she said. The trees from the forest never feel far away, and part of living at the home is getting used to seeing and hearing the wide array of animals that call the forest home. Most of the home has been renovated in the last two years, including fresh paint inside and out, and new Spanish clay tiles.The couple are planning on a sea-change to Redland Bay, and the home is on the market now. The home is located at 25-27 Sugarwood Place and is on the market now through Elders Real for offers above $799,000.last_img read more


Man nabbed in Arevalo drug bust

first_imgOcampo was detained. He faces charges forviolation of Republic Act 9165, or the Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of2002./PN ILOILO City – A 23-year-old man wasarrested in a drug buy-bust operation in Zone 10, Barangay Calaparan, Arevalodistrict. Five sachets of suspected shabu wereseized from Jericho Ocampo, a police report showed. Operatives of the Regional DrugEnforcement Unit staged the entrapment operation which led to the arrest of thesuspect around 3:45 p.m. on Saturday. Ocampo, a son of a retired policeofficer, was caught after he allegedly sold a sachet of suspected illegal drugsfor P5,500, the report added. last_img


IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars chase $1,200 check at U.S. 36

first_imgOSBORN, Mo. – Friday, Sept. 18, marks the penultimate points race at U.S. 36 Raceway for the 2020 championship season.  Along with the continued points battles, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars are racing for $1,200 to win and $250 to start in a draw and redraw show. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods are also racing. Pits open at 4 p.m. The grandstands open at 6 p.m., with hot laps at 7:30 p.m. and racing at 8 p.m. Tick­ets for the event are $20 for general admission, $18 for senior and military and children 12 and younger are free. Pit passes are $35. center_img The final two events at U.S. 36 Raceway are Championship Night on Friday, Sept. 25 and the second annual Missouri IMCA Nationals on Oct. 8-10. More information on the Missouri IMCA Nationals will be released later this week.last_img read more


Breaking: Man U confirm extension of Ighalo’s loan deal

first_imgRelatedPosts Ighalo: My best moment as ‘Red Devil’ EPL: Crystal Palace stun sloppy Man U EPL: Red Devils attack Palace Manchester United have reached agreement with Shanghai Greenland Shenhua to extend the loan deal for Odion Ighalo.The Nigerian striker’s stay was initially due to end on May 31, but he will now remain with the Reds until January 31, 2021, enabling him to build on an impressive start to life with the club he supported as a boy. Ighalo’s tally of four goals in eight appearances so far includes at least one strike in each of his three starts – against Club Brugge, Derby County (2) and LASK.Monday’s confirmation is a timely boost for United boss, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, as he continues to prepare his squad for this month’s resumption of competitive football.The Premier League’s proposed return date is June 17 and the Emirates FA Cup quarter-finals have been lined up for the weekend of June 27 and 28.However, the actual fixtures are still to be finalised and will publish all the details of United’s rescheduled games in due course.Ighalo will now hope to pick up from where he left off, after winning United’s Goal of the Month award for March with a stunning strike in our last match, the impressive 5-0 victory over Austrian club LASK in the Europa League. That last-16, first-leg game at Linzer Stadion on March 12 was a sign of things to come, as it was played behind closed doors due to the COVID-19 pandemic.That will also be the case for all remaining fixtures in 2019/20.The manager said: “They [Shanghai Greenland Shenhua] have been great towards us, allowing him to play for his dream club. It’s been a dream for him and hopefully he can finish what he started and win a trophy with us.”Tags: Manchester UnitedOdion IghaloOle Gunnar SolksjaerShanghai Shenhua Football Clublast_img read more


Video: Sign him up, Arsene! Midfield target on form again

first_imgWith another below-par performance and Arsene Wenger receiving a pasting from some sections of the Emirates faithful, it was a tough weekend for Arsenal.Their 2-2 draw with Hull City, thanks to Danny Welbeck’s late equaliser, has increased pressure on the Gunners to strengthen their squad and, as it happens, one of their long-term targets put on a show for Schalke in the Bundesliga.Julian Draxler has been a bright spot for the Miners, who have seen Roberto Di Matteo replace Jens Keller, following a tough start to the campaign and he picked up a goal and an assist as they beat Hertha Berlin 2-0.Check out the German international’s performance above…last_img