Tranquil, modern oasis up for grabs in Kenmore Hills

first_imgThe home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsThe house has a two-bedroom granny flat, which they rent out through Airbnb.“Because it is a really nice spot, it is in the middle of the trees, the middle of the bush and people love staying in it,” Ms Kroes said.The home has an office and multiple living areas including an open-plan lounge/dining room. The home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore Hills“We made a new laundry space — we put on solar panels on the roof,” Ms Kroes said.They are downsizing, with one of their three daughters studying overseas and the other likely to do the same next year.“We are not happy to leave it. It is with pain in our heart, but it is just so big — it is a big house,” Ms Kroes said. The home at 312 Bielby Road, Kenmore HillsRose Kroes feels like she is sitting high in the tree canopy when she sits on the deck of the home she owns with her husband, Maarten Van Der Giessen, at Kenmore Hills.They bought the house at 312 Bielby Rd in 2011.Ms Kroes described it as a sort of “paradise”.“The house is very modern and contemporary. It has been built by the previous owners, who were both architects, and it is totally in a bush setting — it is just at the foot of Mt Coot-tha,” Ms Kroes said. The home at 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsWhile it may sound like the home is in the middle of the bush, it is actually very close to the Brisbane CBD.“My husband rides to the city in half an hour on the bike,’’ Ms Kroes said.“With the car, it is about 15 minutes’ drive, if the traffic is in favour of you.’’During their ownership, the couple has renovated all the bathrooms and added a guest room in the basement with a bathroom.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 The 312 Bielby Rd, Kenmore HillsThere is a series of decks with treetop and garden views. There is also a heated pool, pond, tennis court and pizza oven. The kitchen has granite finishes and gas cooking.last_img read more

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Bookmaker recognised as luxury brand

first_img StumbleUpon Related Articles Share Submit Fitzdares launches betting’s first WhatsApp tipping service July 28, 2020 Fitzdares to launch Mayfair private members’ club August 11, 2020 BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes June 19, 2020 Share Private bookmaker Fitzdares has been recognised as one of Britain’s top luxury brands in the inaugural edition of the Walpole Power List, with Fitzdares CEO William Woodhams listed as one of the most influential people.The list, compiled in collaboration with Inzito and Coutts, has acknowledged Woodham’s work with the luxury bookmaker alongside the March launch of ‘the world’s first luxury sporting club’, the Fitzdares Club in London’s Mayfair. Prior to his work with the bookmaker, Woodham cut his teeth at Group LVMH with Belvedere vodka, TAG Heuer, and Christian Dior, before becoming the global CMO of French Connection. Also holding a board position at creative agency, Mission, Woodhams was also behind the ‘iconic’ launch of Annabel’s in Berkley Square.Helen Brocklebank, CEO of Walpole, commented on the accolade: “British luxury has a unique sensibility – its products and experiences make the country famous throughout the world for creativity, craftsmanship, innovation and the ability to conjure new, exciting, relevant stories from a magical past. “But what makes British luxury a £48 billion power house is the exceptional ability of the people inside its brands, and Walpole’s annual Luxury Power List recognises and celebrates fifty talented individuals and their impact on this extraordinary, fast-growing sector.” Woodhams is due to be speaking at the highly-anticipated Betting on Sports in September on the future of advertising in the gambling industry. The event is set to bring together 3,500 senior executives from the sports betting industry, with 300 speakers addressing the sector’s burning questions.last_img read more

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