Southport Hamptons-inspired house sells for $1.28 million

first_img12 Yacht St, Southport changed hands for $1.28 million.A SOUTHPORT house with Hamptons-inspired decor has changed hands for $1.28 million.The four-bedroom house at 12 Yacht St is described by Knobel & Davis Property Services — Gold Coast agent Nicole Bricknell as “fresh, chic and stylish”.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoFrench-style bi-fold doors open out to an entertainment area overlooking the pool and spa.Other features include a security alarm system, full irrigation to the lawns and gardens, cinema, double carport and a modern kitchen with appliances from Miele and Electrolux.The property last changed hands in 2015. 12 Yacht St, Southport. 12 Yacht St, Southport.last_img read more

Historic Gold Coast dairy farm heads to auction

first_img“The river and the watering holes were where we spent a lot of time growing up, swimming and canoeing, fishing, of course, and seeing the cows all over the place just grazing. “All great memories.”Ray White Rural Queensland agent Rob Wildermuth, who is marketing the property with Peter Douglas, said the beloved property could be just as important to a new family.“Bonnie Doon offers a chance for families to give their kids an idyllic escape from the city,” he said. The Numinbah Valley farm at 2325 Nerang Murwillumbah Rd has been in the Yaun family for more than 110 years.THE Gold Coast’s last family-owned dairy farm in Numinbah Valley could have a new owner for the first time in more than 110 years within a matter of weeks.The 173ha property on Nerang Murwillumbah Rd, known as Bonnie Doon, will go under the hammer on August 2.Brothers Peter and Barry Yaun reluctantly decided to sell the property their family has farmed for five generations because they could no longer make a living off the land.They attributed the deregulation of the dairy industry in 2000, which led to an almost instant drop in milk prices, and drought to the farm’s demise.Peter Yaun said it was “hard enough to break the tradition” in 2007 when they ceased dairy farming. Farmer Peter Yaun said it was going to be an emotional goodbye.More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:35Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:35 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD432p432p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenFive things to consider when buying into a regional area01:35 MORE NEWS: Could this be the quickest sale of the year?center_img They have done anything necessary to keep the land profitable since, including using it for a quad-biking business and looking after neighbouring cattle.“It’s a difficult time,” he said.“We’ve just about reached that stage where we’ve got no other option.“Probably the most difficult part will be seeing other people walk on the property after it is sold.”The rectangular block is split by Nerang Murwillumbah Rd with Lamington National Park on one side and Springbrook National Park on the other.Mr Yaun has fond memories of growing up on the farm, as did his children.“It’s a great life for kids,” he said. MORE NEWS: Why more buyers want to rebuild It was run as a dairy farm until 2007.last_img read more