Take a look inside the biggest deals chalked up in Brisbane in the past five years

first_imgInside the bathroom of the Harbour Rd, Hamilton home when it was listed for sale.The home, called Balaam, sits on a prime 50m riverfront site among the high-rises. When the trophy home hit the market it was in such demand that six contracts were offered for it. This Virginia Ave, Hawthorne home achieved the biggest sale price in 2013The three-level riverfront home looks out over the water to New Farm Park. It has open plan living areas on the lower level and the outdoor entertaining area has a terrace and pool which also has river views. The view from Welsby St, New Farm. Picture: CoreLogic The Harbour Rd, Hamilton home at the time of listing.The eight-bedroom, nine-bathroom home was designed by architect Shaun Lockyer. It has two-swimming pools, and a fireman’s pole with a cubby house and fire pit. 2014 This was the year a company associated with Australia’s richest person, Gina Rinehart made a big play in the Brisbane property market securing at home at Aaron Ave, Hawthorne for $14 million. Even the pool at the Welsby St, house has a river view. Picture: CoreLogicThe home has access to a 15 metre pontoon. With views like this, it’s not hard to see why this home at Leopard St, Kangaroo Point was a record breaker.The five-bedroom, six bathroom home, is perched atop the cliffs at Kangaroo Point and has views across the Brisbane River and the city skyline. Inside the kitchen area of Welsby St, New Farm. Picture: CoreLogic 2015 The sale of a riverfront home at Harbour Rd, Hamilton for $11.8 million was the biggest house sale chalked up in 2015. The sale of this Harbour Rd, Hamilton home was the biggest for 2015.BRISBANE’S house price record was smashed last week in a deal more than $4 million higher than the previous best house sale price.While not every year is a record breaking one – the previous record of $14 million was held since 2014 – each year does turn up some significant sales. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS FREE STRAIGHT TO YOUR INBOX While the homes are in different suburbs, and are very different styles, the one thing they all have in common is river views. RIVERFRONT HOME BAGS TOP SPOT BRISBANE’S MOST EXPENSIVE HOUSE SALE Take a tour through the biggest house sales of the year every year for the past five years. 2017 The year is not over yet, but surely it would be hard to beat the $18.48 million achieved with the sale of Leopard St, Kangaroo Point. Harbour Rd, Hamilton when it was listed in 2015. This is how the home at Virginia Ave, Hawthorne looked when it was marketed in 2013. Inside Virginia Ave, Hawthorne in 2013. The riverfront home at Aaron Ave, Hawthorne was the biggest Brisbane sale in 2014. It was sold off market, so there are no pictures of what it looks like inside.The riverfront home is on a massive 3400sq m block. It has a pool, tennis court and views across the river to New Farm.It also came with a private pontoon and the deal included a neighbouring block of land which housed an untouched 1930s bungalow. 2013 The top sale for 2013 was a home at Virginia Ave, Hawthorne. It changed hands late in the year for $7.48 million. It has enormous walk in wardrobes. Even the bathtub has great views.The three-storey home has Saint Lorraine marble flooring imported from Greece, an infinity swimming pool which looks out across the Brisbane River and a temperature controlled wine cellar. 2016 River views were also a big selling point for this home at Welsby St, New Farm which was the top seller for 2016.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours agoThe sale of this home at Welsby Street, New Farm was a big deal in 2016, taking out the top sale for Brisbane that year.The three-level riverfront home traded for $10.5 million. It has four bedrooms and four bathrooms while the open plan living, kitchen and dining space flows out to an alfresco dining area and lap pool with infinity edge. The home at Harbour Rd, Hamilton has extraordinary river views.The deal included a second title and a development application for a 10-storey building.last_img read more


Women’s hockey: No. 1 Wisconsin looks to continue offensive production on the road against Bemidji State

first_imgThe No. 1 University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team (23-3-0, 13-3 WCHA) heads to Bemidji, Minnesota, this weekend for a road series against the Bemidji State Beavers (9-15-2, 6-8-2).The last time these teams met was in mid-November when the Badgers outscored the Beavers 8–0 in a dominant weekend sweep at LaBahn Arena that also featured a tremendous goalkeeping display from junior Kristen Campbell. Six different Badgers scored that weekend.Women’s hockey: Badgers outscore Bemidji State 8–0 in dominant weekend sweepThe No. 1 Wisconsin women’s hockey team continued its commanding 2018 campaign over the weekend, sweeping the Bemidji State Beavers Read…The Badgers should have no problem replicating their offensive from their previous meeting in November. Last weekend, Wisconsin’s offense got back on track with eight goals against St. Cloud State after struggling against Minnesota a week earlier.After leading the Badgers to a sweep of St. Cloud State, both Mekenzie Steffen and Campbell earned WCHA weekly honors. Steffen recorded her first career multi-goal game in Friday’s 5–0 victory, while Campbell registered a shutout in Friday’s victory while only allowing one goal over the weekend.The Beavers are led by sophomore Clair DeGeorge, who leads the team with 18 points (eight goals, 10 assists), and are 4-2-1 since play resumed after the winter recess. They are coming off an eight-goal weekend against Minnesota State that resulted in a 5–2 victory and a 3–3 tie.Look for Wisconsin to come out firing, as the Badgers are now outscoring their opponents 42-12 in the first period after last weekend’s sweep.Women’s hockey: Comparing success of this year’s Badgers to past championship teamsThe University of Wisconsin women’s hockey team has undoubtedly enjoyed a dominant season up to this point. With a No. Read…Wisconsin is 73-5-4 all-time against Bemidji State, with just one loss to the Beavers since 2013. The Badgers are 29-1-3 all-time on the road against the Beavers, and enter the weekend having won 17 straight against their WCHA rivals.Puck drop on Friday is set for 6 p.m., while Saturday’s game is set for 3 p.m. Both can be streamed on FloHockey and can be followed live on Twitter @BadgerWHockey.last_img read more