One of Burleigh’s classic apartment blocks has a brand new look

first_imgAnother pristine glimpse of the beach.“It’s for sale at the higher end of the market so you have to do things well,” Ms Odell said. “Every finish is top quality, I wanted to keep up that standard.” Perfect seaside style. 5/112 The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads is on the market for $2.5 million.A HIGH quality stone and timber finish has transformed this exclusive designer apartment in a tightly-held complex on the beachfront of Burleigh Heads.The renovation coincided with a revamp of the building’s exterior and most of the seven other apartments followed suit.“We’d just painted the exterior and did some beautiful tiles around the pool, one of the other owners has green thumbs so did the gardens,” said vendor Christine Odell.One aspect that hasn’t changed in the 12 years Ms Odell has owned the apartment, is the “nice, little spot that has a gap in the trees so you get this beautiful beach view”. The ocean is visible from throughout the residence, which occupies an entire floor of the ‘Aspect’ residential building. The view from the balcony. Sit back and watch the surf roll in.“It just encompasses you in this gorgeous haven, you can watch whales go past,” Ms Odell said.“I’m up and out on the beach every morning before 6am.”More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa20 hours agoA balcony leading out from the master suite also offers a luxurious oceanfront vantage point, decked out with a spa.center_img Stone finishes feature. The kitchen was part of an extensive internal renovation.Ms Odell began to renovate the apartment in July, gutting it and starting fresh with black butt flooring, stone kitchen and bathroom, new carpet, timber walls and lighting before listing the apartment to expand her property portfolio. The ‘Aspect’ building has also had an exterior makeover.The ‘Aspect’ building offers a communal saltwater pool and spa, undercover entertaining area, private lift access and tropical gardens.last_img read more

Former Argentine football official commits suicide

first_img0Shares0000People wak past the Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn where the FIFA trial is talking place on November 13, 2017 in New York © AFP/File / Don EmmertBUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov 15 – A former Argentine football official committed suicide Tuesday, the same day he was accused of bribe-taking in the FIFA corruption trial that opened in New York this week, Argentine media reported.Jorge Delhon threw himself under a train in a Buenos Aires suburb on Tuesday, the newspapers Clarin and La Nacion reported on their websites. A sports marketing executive, Alejandro Burzaco, testified Tuesday that Delhon and another man, Pablo Paladino, took in millions of dollars in bribes in exchange for rights to broadcast football games, according to the reports.The reports said that at the time the two men worked for Football for All, a government program under former president Cristina Kirchner that held the rights to football broadcasts in Argentina.Burzaco, the former chairman of Torneos y Competencias S.A., detailed in US federal court in New York how his company paid millions of dollars in bribes to South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) executives for more than a decade to secure television rights to major tournaments.Burzaco, who pleaded guilty in November 2015 to racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, is one of 42 officials and marketing executives indicted in the FIFA scandal.Three South Americans are on trial in New York — Jose Maria Marin, ex-head of Brazil’s Football Confederation; former FIFA vice president Juan Angel Napout and Manuel Braga, who led Peru’s soccer federation until 2014.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more