71 Robertson Place, Fig Tree Pocket has great water views. Picture: realestate.com.auThere’s nothing quite as soothing as staring out across a water vista.Whether that’s the ocean, a lake or the river, water views are pretty hard to beat. We’ve found three of the best water views currently on the market. Jason Adcock from Adcock Prestige has a four-bedroom Brisbane riverfront home at 71 Robertson Place, Fig Tree Pocket, listed for sale. The water views at 55 Lather Rd, Bellbowrie are very impressive. Picture: realestate.com.auThe five-bedroom home is listed through Mark Shorrock from RE/MAX – Profile Real Estate.It sits on 1.04ha of land and comes complete with 50m of river frontage. The home offers four living areas, a lounge, family, dining and rumpus room.The property also has a championship tennis court and a practice wall, as well as a professional golf putting and chipping green. The Brisbane River view at 71 Robertson Place, Fig Tree Pocket. Picture: realestate.com.auThe home sits on an elevated 3535sq m site, which includes a tennis court and swimming pool. It has 45m of south-facing river frontage.The two-level home was designed by award-winning architect Denis Mullins.Amenities include an outdoor terrace with an in-built barbecue, while inside is a games/media room and a bar with industrial washers and fridges.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours agoThere is a seven-car garage and the home is surrounded by sub-tropical gardens with water features. The home is at the end of a cul-de-sac.If being surrounded by water appeals, then a property at 8 Cowry Close, Tangalooma, could be the perfect one for you.Listed for $1.165 million, the eight-bedroom home is being marketed through Julie Vines from Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty. Plenty of water views from 8 Cowry Close at Tangalooma. Picture: realestate.com.auThe property is within the separate private estate attached to the Tangalooma Wild Dolphin Resort.From its hilltop position, the home has views over the beach. The deal includes a diesel Pajero 4WD and an electric golf buggy.It already returns an average $90,000 a year net.Alternatively, if it is lots of land and absolute riverfront you are after, a home at 55 Lather Rd, Bellbowrie, will be auctioned today at 3.30pm.
Champions Manchester City fell eight points behind Liverpool in the title race after suffering a shock home defeat against Wolves.Adama Traore scored twice in the final 10 minutes as Wolves won in the top flight at Manchester City for the first time since 1979.Traore scored the first 10 minutes from time as the visitors capitalised on a mistake from Joao Cancelo. He added a second on the break deep into injury time. City have now dropped five points in their opening four home games of the season, having dropped just three in the whole of last season and seven the year before that.David Silva came closest for the hosts when he hit the bar with a second-half free-kick. Raheem Sterling also had a shot blocked in the scramble that followed.It was only the second time in 45 league games that City have failed to score. The last time that happened at home in the league was against Huddersfield in May 2018, by which time they had already won their first title of the Guardiola era.Traore had not scored since September 2018 but the £18m man made no mistake as Wolves twice broke clear of the home defence. Raul Jimenez provided the assist on both occasions.It is 20 years since Wolves last beat City away from Molineux and 40 since they did so in the top flight. The impact of this victory could have a significant bearing on the title race, so fine are the margins in the battle between the champions and leaders Liverpool.City and Wolves had both been engaged in European combat this week – and the fact City were at home, rather than travelling 4,000 miles to Turkey and back – and had an additional two days’ rest, should have given them a clear advantage.That they failed to make the most of it was almost entirely due to their own failings.Through either misplaced passes by Riyad Mahrez or Nicolas Otamendi, or the latter man needlessly charging out of position, Wolves forwards were allowed to run free three times in the opening half, straight down the middle of the pitch.Patrick Cutrone screwed one opportunity badly wide and Jimenez appeared to be clipped in the penalty area by Fernandinho, costing him a shooting chance. In between, Fernandinho, currently operating as a makeshift central defender, denied both men with a magnificent double block.City thought they had survived the worst. But as they pushed for a winner in the final 10 minutes, their mistakes finally cost them.This time, Cancelo lost possession, allowing Jimenez to race on. As Otamendi slipped, the Mexican rolled the ball to Traore, who finished cleanly.As City’s desperation increased, Traore’s pace was too much for them. And in the final minute of stoppage time, Jimenez again fed the £18m signing from Middlesbrough, who completed his first double since February 2018, when he was still on Teesside.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram
Putin and Pele at the World Cup draw todayTweets about @FIFAWorldCup Moscow, Russia | AFP | Russian leader Vladimir Putin and FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Friday opened the ceremony for the 2018 World Cup draw in the Kremlin in Moscow.“Our country is looking forward to the championship and intends to hold it at the highest level,” Putin said in the televised address.“We have loved this sport a long time, with a strong affection that stretches across the country,” he said, promising to “do everything for (the championship) to be a grand sports festival.”“I am sure that the forthcoming World Cup will be a huge factor in the development of the sport both in the Russian regions and throughout the whole world.” The football world descended upon Moscow to find out who will play who, when and where at the competition next year.The setting, by Red Square and St Basil’s Cathedral, could scarcely be grander.The success of the tournament is a matter of personal pride for Putin after the Russian strongman helped wrest the June 14-July 15 competition from England in an ugly 2010 battle before relations with the West dramatically collapsed over Ukraine. Share on: WhatsApp
Police in Miami- Dade county have arrested a 22-year-old man after he allegedly vandalized an area church.Roberto Rubio was taken into custody on Sunday after surveillance video captured him shattering windows and smashing potted plants at the St. Paul Lutheran Church, located near Southwest 107th Avenue and Miller Drive.He has since been charged with burglary of an unoccupied structure and was given a $5,000 bond.Rubio was also ordered to stay away from the house of worship.