Own your own island in the Whitsundays for just $3.5m

first_imgYour own piece of paradise. Too good to be true. Great interiors. Your friends will love you for buying it. Totally self-sufficient. Cook up a storm. For the price of a home in Sydney.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoSavills’ agent Wayne Holmes is marketing it as “your very own island in the Whitsundays for the price of a Sydney home”.The island, one of 74 in the Whitsundays — most of which are uninhabited – is less than two kilometres from the mainland or about the distance of an Ironman event swim.It last sold for just under $1 million in January 2015, a bargain price that saw the owner then go on to undertake major renovations. Talk about wow factor.“There are many beautiful islands in the Whitsundays and the Coral Coast area of Queensland, but what sets Victor Island apart from the rest is that you can come ashore and literally drop your bags and start enjoying the lifestyle from that moment onwards,” according to Mr Holmes. “There are no renovations or repairs to be done. There is no infrastructure to create or equipment and furnishings to buy. All that work has been done and virtually all the equipment on the island is still under warranty.”The main house has king and queen ensembles in its four bedrooms as well as “unique retractable blade ceiling fans” and airconditioning in the master bedroom. 1 Victor Island, Whitsundays Queensland.FOR just $3.5 million, you could have your own island in the Whitsundays, with enough space for many boats — and even put it to work making money for you.Victor Island is just over three hectares (3.13ha) and has an updated four bedroom, two bathroom house, plus a fully renovated self-contained caretaker’s cottage. Could be a great bed and breakfast.The self-contained caretaker’s cottage has a new kitchen and bathroom, “making an ideal base from which to operate the licensed Bed & Breakfast from the main house, if desired”.“Sitting on the private white sandy beach you can see whales, dolphins and turtles, which sometimes nest on the beach. Some of the best fishing in Queensland can be had here including red emperor and barramundi, while oysters grow wild on the rocks, so you can go down there and chisel them off and throw them on the camp fire for dinner. There are many walking trails that wind their way throughout the island, plus plenty of birdlife to enjoy as well.”Victor Island is south of Mackay, and can be accessed via boat ramps across Grasstree Beach, Campwin Beach and Hay Point. according to Savills. Escape it all. Almost all the equipment is under warranty still. Everything included.last_img read more

Olukoya Wins Ikoyi Club End of Year Kitty

first_imgA special kitty put in place to mark the end of the year at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938, ended on Wednesday with Remi Olukoya emerging the winner .To come tops in the competition, Olukoya netted a score of 69, leaving Jacob Erhabor with a net score of 70 in the second position. Happy at his victory, Olukoya, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of Falcon Golf Development Company, said wining the special kitty is a good way to end the year. “I am happy emerging the winner. I played really well and hope to take that consistency and victory to the New Year”, the elated Olukoya said.His victory also bestowed on him and the runner up; Erhabor the task of organising the next edition of the end of the year kitty in 2017.While Olukoya smiled away with his winning trophy, others who won also had trophies to show for their effort.They include Barin Epega who came third in the net category for men, Abiodun Savage duck in the fourth position while a former captain at the section Ayinde Sanni finished in the fifth position.Tim Ayomike with a gross score of 76 won in the gross category, while visiting Chris Obije came second. Dapo Akande came third in the gross category for men.Other winners are Ifeayinwa Onukwuba, Kike Familoni and Edna Anukwuem who won in the ladies net category.  Rita Okafor won in the gross category for women.Diana Osmond and Ogbemi Omatete are other winner in the 18-holescompetition.  The end of the year kitty was organized by Ede and Akeem Lawal.140 players took part in the kitty. Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

U-17 national team of Bosnia-Herzegovina gathered in Zenica

first_imgThe U-17 national team of Bosnia-Herzegovina gathered on Sunday at the Football Federation of BiH Training Center in Zenica, led for the first time by new selector Nermin Sabic.“A new challenge is ahead of me, but also a big commitment, given that this is our most successful selection, which has made it to the big competition three times. We have a lot of player monitoring to do. I hope this camp will serve us to have a clearer picture and better insight into what we have at our disposal. When the championship starts, we will follow other players and try to expand this base even more, ”said Sabic.Cadets will gather in Zenica until January 14th.last_img