The classic features of this Yeerongpilly Queenslander shine

first_img215 Park Road, YeerongpillyBUYING this classic Queenslander in Yeerongpilly fulfilled a lifelong dream for Mark Mellick.He and his wife, Josephine, were looking for the perfect home to bring up their two daughters when they came across 215 Park Rd. 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“We spend most of our time – 11 months of the year – on the deck.”There is also a swimming pool and another covered outdoor entertainment area downstairs as well as a triple garage, which could be converted into an extra living space.The couple renovated the home about six years ago to bring it up to a more modern standard. 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“When I originally saw it, I could see the potential,” Mr Mellick said.“I was brought up in Yeerongpilly so it was nice to be able to move back.“The other thing was, I always wanted to live in a classic Queenslander.” 215 Park Road, YeerongpillyMore from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020More than 15 years later, the family have reluctantly decided to sell the home to downsize.“We’re really sad to leave,” Mr Mellick said.“It was a difficult decision to put it on the market as we just love the place.”The three-bedroom home sits on an 810sq m block.center_img 215 Park Road, Yeerongpilly“Upstairs was pretty much gutted so (we put in) new floorboards, an ensuite and new kitchen,” Mr Mellick said.They maintained classic features, including stained glass windows, to ensure it didn’t stray too far from its traditional form.“That was really important to us,” Mr Mellick said. 215 Park Road, YeerongpillyIt has an open kitchen, dining and living room, which opens on to a covered deck. This was Mr Mellick’s favourite part of the home.“I love the way the bi-fold doors open up so the whole living area of the house goes from inside to outside,” he said.last_img read more

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Slow Tracks Making Batsmen Earn Their Runs This IPL

first_imgNew Delhi: One significant thing which has come to the fore so far in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition is the drop in the scores posted by all the eight franchises. So far, the average scores posted by the teams lie between 150-160, which is quite less if one compares it to the previous years.Only in 10 matches out of the 47 played till Sunday, have the teams been able to go past the 200-mark this season, with the highest total being 232/2 posted by the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).Whereas in 2018, the teams were able to breach the 200-run mark 15 times, with the highest being that of 245/6 posted by KKR. There are 12 matches left to the final.The highest total in the history of IPL has been 263/5, posted by Royal Challengers Bangalore against Pune Warriors in 2013.So, what’s the reason that teams have not been able to score big in IPL 2019?Well, the decrease in average scoring rate is basically because of the lack of runs being scored at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai and Feroz Shah Kotla in New Delhi. In fact, Chennai witnessed the lowest score in the opening game itself after RCB were bowled out for mere 70.The average score in Chennai so far has been hovering around 140 while Delhi has produced an average score of around 160 in this season. This can be contributed to the slow nature of the wickets where batsmen have found it extremely difficult to score boundaries.In Bengaluru as well, average score have reduced if one compares the previous IPL editions. While, in 2018, the average first inning score at Chinnaswamy was almost 190, this year, it has reduced to 180.However, Mumbai (around 185), Hyderabad (around170) and Kolkata (around 195) have yielded higher scores because of the fast nature of the tracks and shorter boundaries. Batsmen have found it comparatively easy to hit down the line and go for the maximums, which has not been the case in other grounds.Punjab (around 170) and Rajasthan (around 165) have lived up to the expectations of being high scoring grounds with lightening-fast outfields and dew making it easier for the batsmen to go for the big shots.With temperatures soaring above 40 degrees in almost all the venues, the pitches have become dry and slower, thus making it more difficult for batsmen to score runs. Not to forget the record number of games that were played in India this season after new teams from the Northeast were added to the domestic competitions. IANSAlso Read: SPORTS NEWSlast_img read more

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