This character-filled home is on the market for the first time since 2002

first_img15 Namatjira Crt Broadbeach Waters“It was unlike anything else I had seen on the Gold Coast and it really felt like a place I could call home,” the mother-of-two said. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North9 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“My children were very young at the time and the pool has this fantastic shallow design at one end so I could be in the pool with the kids and we could all enjoy it together.“I also had this amazing vision to create a Hamptons influence with the interiors.” 15 Namatjira Crt Broadbeach Waters“I put in farmer style doors for the kitchen cabinetry to give it a rustic style,” she said.Mrs Parifi said her favourite room in the home is the sunroom with the fireplace. Other highlights of the property include a north-facing aspect and three living rooms. 15 Namatjira Crt Broadbeach WatersTHE white picket-fence, row of pine trees, and lavender-lined garden beds at this Cape Cod inspired house could have come straight out of a fairy-tale book with its quaint style. Homeowner Emma Parifi bought the home with her family in 2002 and said the picturesque character of the home charmed her into sealing the deal. 15 Namatjira Crt Broadbeach WatersMrs Parisi said the family extended the home shortly after buying it and put an extra bedroom, living room and another garage space in. “The size of the land also blew me away when I first saw it, we were previously living on Amalfi Drive and needed something bigger and couldn’t believe the sheer size of this block,” Mrs Parifi said. 15 Namatjira Crt Broadbeach WatersThe four-bedroom home is poised on a 909sq m block and has a number of French doors and windows as well as a Hampton’s inspired kitchen. last_img read more

Family home pretty in pink in Shailer Park

first_imgThe home at 10 Yeeda Ct, Shailer ParkA large rumpus room opens through sliding doors to the poolside deck. Ms Wilson said her favourite part of the home was the front deck. “It’s cool with beautiful views and it’s easy to sit out there and relax,” she said. Ms Wilson said the home was great for entertaining. The home at 10 Yeeda Ct, Shailer Park.Ms Wilson said they wanted a tin house and thought the contrasting pink colour scheme would make it a “bit funky and different”.“When we first built it, people would stop and look all the time, but not so much now. Sometimes I’ll still see a car pull up across the road and have a look,” she said. The home is on an elevated 1120sq m block and has high ceilings, big windows and timber floors. More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020 The home at 10 Yeeda Ct, Shailer ParkThe house has an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area open to the front deck. There is also a study, powder room and laundry off the main living space. The master bedroom has a private balcony, walk-in robe and ensuite, and the remaining bedrooms have built-in robes. The home at 10 Yeeda Ct, Shailer Park.THIS striking multi-level home was architecturally designed and built to stand out. Owners Anne and Arron Wilson built the four-bedroom property at 10 Yeeda Court, Shailer Park to be the perfect home for their family of five. “It’s in a lovely neighbourhood and very quiet,” Ms Wilson said. “I found the block of land 16 years ago and said to my husband, ‘This is where I want to be.’ ” The home at 10 Yeeda Ct, Shailer Park“We have our barbecue set up on the front patio so it’s handy to the kitchen,” she said.“When the kids were little we had the barbecue set up on the back patio close to the pool but as the kids became teenagers they could have their friends at the back and we had our adult area at the front.” The property is being marketed by Julie Crittenden of LJ Hooker Kenmore.last_img read more

Call to review teen abortion law

first_imgStuff 26 April 2015Young pregnant teens don’t have the mental maturity to understand the implications of an abortion, new research suggests.Parents should be involved in the abortion decision, rather than giving all girls, no matter what their age, the right to consent, Otago University masters law student Michael Morrison said.The current “clumsy” legislation that allows teens to chose to have an abortion without their parent’s permission is outdated and should be repealed, he said.“We’re relying on an ancient piece of legislation.”Morrison’s law and ethics essay, which argues this case, has won second place in an international academic writing competition.The paper has been published in the latest edition of the Asian Bioethics Review.In New Zealand children aged under 16 generally need their parent’s permission to undergo medical procedures, except when it comes to abortions. THE REPORTlast_img read more