Rosslea suits keen golfers to the tee

first_img14 Signature Drive, Rosslea is for sale.A NEW estate within Rosslea near the golf course is already achieving solid demand.Michele Hyde of RE/MAX Excellence – Townsville, who is marketing a home at 14 Signature Drive, Rosslea, within the Fairways Estate, said land had been selling quickly in the area, with many people building premium-style homes.She said the suburb was popular with buyers because it was only a couple of minutes drive from the CBD and because it was a well-established area with plenty of amenities including schools and shops.The median house price of Rosslea is $410,000 which increased by 28.1 per cent in the past quarter, but Ms Hyde said values within the Fairways estate would be higher because it was a higher end type of product.“The area has always been popular because it is close to the city which makes it a desirable location,’’ Ms Hyde said.“The new development is within the golf course, it (Fairways) is almost like a suburb within the suburb of Rosslea. It is a beautiful planned estate.’’The four-bedroom home in Signature Drive, is listed for $850,000. The property has views to Castle Hill.Ms Hyde said the home, which had never been lived in, was a former display home, which was now being offered for sale.More 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 2020She said as a result it had been finished to a very high standard and included black bamboo flooring through the living areas and a black and white colour palette was used throughout.Other features include black glass Zen switchplates, black tapware and fans.“It has got a lovely finish and things you wouldn’t expect,’’ Ms Hyde said.“It was completed about 15 months ago.’’Ms Hyde said the area was well established and had beautiful big trees and wide open spaces. This house, in particular, looked over open parkland.The main bedroom is on the upstairs level and has its own balcony. It also has an ensuite and walk-in robe. There is a covered veranda which overlooks a curved shaped pool with a fountain.There are airconditioners throughout the home.last_img read more

AMAZING ADAM GETS TOP AWARD FOR BRILLIANT VIDEO!

first_imgAdam and his family and teacher Geraldine Galligan celebrate with the Minister and Brent Pope!A young Donegal primary school pupil has scooped a top award for his video ‘Someone Like Me’ which promotes positive attitudes towards disability.Minister of State for New Communities, Culture, Equality and Drugs Strategy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin presented 6th class pupil Adam Savva from Glenswilly N.S, with a prestigious county award for his inspirational video.The award was presented at a special ceremony held in Farmleigh House in Dublin. The awards saw primary school students from around the country arrive at Farmleigh House as part of a national essay competition hosted by the Department of Justice and Equality to promote positive attitudes towards disability in primary schools.The competition was entitled ‘Someone Like Me’.  The students in attendance were shortlisted for their entries, which saw a mix of written and video essays, with many showcasing their own disabilities or those of their friends and families, all with a common theme of celebration.Adam receives his award from the Minister.Minister of State for New Communities, Culture, Equality and Drugs Strategy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin commented “ I am absolutely delighted to meet each and every one of today’s finalists and present them with their award. I understand from the judges that the quality of the entries has been exceptional and the enthusiasm of the schools, teachers and students wonderful. The primary schools competition is an excellent opportunity for the youngest members of society to have a carefully thought out conversation around disabilities against the backdrop of the classroom. It is so important to drive this agenda from a young age and teach children to respect themselves and how unique they are and also to respect the uniqueness of the people around them. Adam is a thoroughly inspiring winner and his entry was excellent”.The Judging panel for the competition included Brent Pope, rugby analyst and author of many children’s books including Woody the Whale, The Wheezing Wolf, Bones, Arnold The Anteater and The Adventures of Herbie. He joined acclaimed Galway children’s author Deirdre Sullivan and a range of other judges to choose the national winner.“I was delighted to act as a judge for the competition and was really drawn to the theme of Someone Like Me. I am no stranger to feeling different and really believe it is so important that we celebrate our uniqueness, what sets us apart. Writing and expressing ourselves is a terrific way to do this and I spent a lot of time reviewing the entries. I was really blown away by the standard of the essays and the story many of them were telling. I absolutely loved Adam’s entry”. Commented Brent PopeAbout brillant Adam:Adam Savva attends Glenswilly N.S.Adam produced a fantastic video titled ‘Someone like me’ all by himself with only a little help from his teacher Geraldine Galligan who directed it. An incredible effort was put into the video and starred the entire school. It shows a great sense of community spirit, we are sure Hollywood will be calling him any day now!AMAZING ADAM GETS TOP AWARD FOR BRILLIANT VIDEO! was last modified: December 15th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Adam SavvadonegalGlenswilly National Schoolvideolast_img read more