6 Oct

Character-filled home listed for $2.2 million

first_img26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville CityWarringa has been listed for $2.2 million and is expected to draw plenty of potential buyers.Set on a 1879sq m lot, this home is on top of a hill with views out to Magnetic Island and the Palm Island Group while capturing the cool clean breezes.Owner John McHugh said he fell in love with the house when he first saw it and it had been an ideal family home.“I’m a Townsville boy and I had returned to Townsville after being away for a while and we found it while we were looking for a new home,” he said.“It was just this beautiful old Queenslander and there was also a family connection because the previous owner and my father fought in the war together.“It is just in such a beautiful position and to bring up kids there was great because you had such a big yard with those big verandas.” 26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville City 26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville CityA STATELY home at 26 Cleveland Terrace has a level of gracious character which dates back to the late Federation era.The Townsville City property, named Warringa, was built in 1912.With its generous wrap around verandas, it conjures up a feeling of nostalgia for a time when Townsville was just a big country town. 26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville CityThe home is accessible from three different streets and has a triple garage.The landscaped gardens are full of drought hardy plants while there is also an orchard out the back with passionfruit, mandarins, grapefruits and oranges.M Property agents Tracey Stack and Emma Nancarrow said the house was one of a kind.“It’s a house where you wake up every morning feeling lucky to live there,” they said.“It would be a great home for a family especially a family with kids who are transitioning into their adult years.“When you’re sitting there out on the veranda it’s just magical and it’s easy to get lost in the view.”center_img 26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville CityMore from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020Mr McHugh worked extensively on the home to ensure it would remain in good condition for years to come before putting in a swimming pool.Unlike a traditional Queenslander, the home is made of brick and rendered with timber and cast iron verandas. 26 Cleveland Terrace, Townsville CityThe home offered an ideal lifestyle for Mr McHugh and his three young sons who could walk to school and then spend weekends in the pool or riding their bikes along the home’s verandas.Mr McHugh said they were now relocating due to family reasons and reluctantly selling the home.“I do have regrets selling because it’s not the type of home that will come back on the market again for a long time but we didn’t want to rent it out,” he said.“I just loved being able to sit on the veranda and take in all the views.“The sheer size of this house is amazing and it has everything a family could want with no compromises.”last_img read more

12 Jan

Boys’ Provincial Baseball Results

first_imgBC’s best fastball action is happening here at Kin Park. Six teams have travelled here from around the province to vie for the top spot, and Fort St. John is in the running. The boys played earlier today starting at 11, taking on the Fleetwood Marlins. In a close game, the boys lost by just one run, dropping the first game 3-2. Fort St. John Fury pitcher Dane Pedersen threw a tight game, while the boys shook off their tournament jitters.The boys also played today at 3 o’clock against Ft. Nelson; we’re still waiting on the outcome of that game but we’ll keep you posted over the tourney.There are games going on all weekend at Kin Park, with the playoffs starting Saturday evening and finals on Sunday.- Advertisement –last_img read more