Benowa Waters mansion is the American dream

first_imgPat McCarthy and his daughters (left to right) Ainsley, 17, Ava, 13, and Lauren, 20, at their family’s dream home in Benowa Waters. Picture: Glenn HampsonCreating a dream home to accommodate a busy family of seven is no easy feat, but the McCarthys managed just that. Their Benowa Waters mansion has a long list of luxury inclusions, such as a 2500-bottle wine cellar and adjoining waterfront tasting room for the adults. And for the kids, the pool and tennis court were a hit. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoA tennis court is just one of the luxury inclusions. The family are selling 64-66 Charolais Cres, Benowa Waters, to downsize. Owners Pat and Penelope McCarthy built the lavish property at 64-66 Charolais Cres 14 years ago. “It was our dream home,” Mr McCarthy said. “We had five children ranging from five to 21 at the time and lived in Benowa Waters but were looking for a much bigger home to suit a growing family.“At the house, everyone has their own space to go and chill out, watch TV, play games, play outside, but there are also lots of communal family areas for us all to be together.” MORE NEWS: The secret to building a Gold Coast dream home MORE NEWS: Enchanting Tamborine Mountain cottage ready for next chapter The expressions of interest campaign ends on March 18. Mr McCarthy said tennis lessons had been a Saturday morning ritual, with a coach hosting lessons for the whole neighbourhood on their family’s court. “We also started the Halloween craze in Benowa Waters,” he said. With only two kids left at home, they decided it was now time for the family to downsize and are on the hunt for their next dream home. The expat Americans designed the luxury coastal house to have a Hamptons feel. “We are both from the Hamptons and brought a lot of that feel with us. We wanted the look and feel of the places we grew up,” he said. “It has a beautiful coastal feel and is a modern house for a large family that enjoys the waterfront lifestyle.”center_img The tasting room and wine cellar — wine not? Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), 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.This 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.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51 Plenty of spots to entertain. The six-bedroom house sits on a 2015sq m lot and offers 60m of waterfrontage, with a pontoon that can hold a 20m vessel. There is a private sandy beach, a boat shed and numerous indoor and outdoor living and entertaining zones. Ray White Broadbeach duo Sam Guo and Julia Kuo are marketing the property, with the expressions of interest campaign closing on March 18. Pick up a copy of the Gold Coast Bulletin today to see the Coast’s top 50 dream homes.last_img read more

Tobago 2016 Cycle Classic: Geron Williams finishes third in 50-lap road race on day-three

first_imgGUYANA’s National road race champion Geron Williams had to settle for third in the 2016 edition of the Tobago Cycling Classic which culminated yesterday in the Twin Island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.Williams,after resting on Thursday,after two days of competition, could not hold off last year’s champion and the eventual winner of Friday’s leg of the Classic series, Jamaican Marloe Rodman who found the form he showed last year.It has been reported that Rodman, representing Team PSL, made good use of Thursday’s rest day as he came out with energy to win the Plymouth Criterium ,which saw the cyclists pedal for 65km (50 laps) in divison one. Rodman, who won the four stage Tobago Classic last year, finished ahead of Nick Stopler (second) of the Netherlands and Williams, respectrively.The overall leader heading into yesterday’s final stage was Dutchman Arno Van Der Zwet of Team PSL, while Stopler is second overall and Oscar Pachon (Colombia/Team Cocos) is third.Williams,Guyana’s only professional cyclist and riding for Team Foundation of the U.S, along with other Guyanese – Raynauth `Obeahman’ Jeffrey, Hamzah Eastman, and Jamal John – was scheduled to contest the fourth and final leg of the event yesterday,which is a 60-lap Criterium around the Market Square at Wilson Road in Scarborough.Jeffrey, Eastman and John are all representing different teams and it should be noted that the Guyanese are not a national unit.Other Guyanese that were expected to be in action yesterday were Jebon and Romello Crawford ,who contested the Division Two category and were down to contest a 20 lap/20km criterium.Riders from Colombia, Germany, Netherlands, Dominican Republic, Sweden, Venezuela, France, Antigua, Cuba, Martinique, Canada, Jamaica, Argentina, USA, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Barbados and Denmark participated in the annual event.last_img

Syracuse blows late lead to Louisville, loses 4-2

first_img Published on March 15, 2019 at 7:25 pm Contact Adam: [email protected] | @_adamhillman Comments For the fourth time since joining the conference in 2013, Syracuse (8-15, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) lost its ACC opener. Syracuse fell to Louisville (18-7, 1-0), 4-2, on Friday. The Orange held a 2-1 lead entering the bottom of the sixth inning, but the Cardinals scored three runs to take the lead.SU scored first in the third inning when Louisville redshirt senior third baseman Sidney Melton allowed a ground ball to trickle under her glove. Sophomore Gabby Teran advanced from second to score, giving Syracuse a 1-0 advantage.The score was tied at one run a piece in the sixth inning. With runners on second and third and only one out, Louisville junior shortstop Caitlin Ferguson saw a ground ball roll between her legs. Senior Hannah Dossett stepped on home plate as SU regained its one run lead. At that point, Alexa Romero had struck out seven batters, only allowing five hits. Then, the Orange collapsed in the bottom of the sixth inning. Romero was able to put out two of the first three batters. The lone hit was a double from Louisville redshirt freshman Taylor Roby. After a bunt single and a walk, the Cardinals had loaded bases with two outs. On the second pitch of the at-bat to Melton, the Louisville senior crushed a double to left center. Romero could only watch as all three runners touched home base, giving the Cardinals their first lead of the day.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse faces Louisville again on Saturday at 1 p.m.center_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more