The kitchen overlooks the dining space and out to sea. A vista you have to ‘sea’ to believe. The wraparound terrace faces east.The subpenthouse of Soul in Surfers Paradise features dazzling views, which is no surprise given it is on the 64th floor of a supertower that hits 246m at its spire, a height second only to Q1.“It’s certainly up there,” said Jordan Williams, managing director of Kollosche Prestige Agents. You wouldn’t want to be scared of heights.It had been holiday let for the past 18 months, with current booking data showing the subpenthouse could be reserved for about $12,000 a week. Occupants can live a “life of perpetual luxury” in the four-bedroom, three-bathroom sky-home residence. What the bathroom lacks in views, it makes up for in luxury.The 409sq m apartment shares the 64th floor with another subpenthouse, also on the market.That three-bedroom, three-bathroom, 323sq m residence has been listed for sale for $5.95 million for reportedly over a year. Jordan Williams of Kollosche Prestige Agents in one of the “highest” sub-penthouses for sale at Surfers Paradise. Picture Mike BatterhamTOWERING over other tall buildings, so far up sunbakers are reduced to minuscule scale, lines of surf appear to roll in slow motion and the city buzz is muted by whistling wind. One of the Gold Coast’s loftiest apartments has just hit the market with a sky-high price tag of almost $5 million. A birds-eye view of the Glitter Strip.The northeast facing property had been listed “softly’’ on the market just before Christmas to coincide with the pre-Commonwealth Games buzz.“We believe it will sell in the first quarter of next year based on forecasts,” Mr Williams said. Sleep above the city.Views from the city to the Pacific Ocean are visible from almost every room, while an expansive wraparound terrace with glass panels offers a dizzying vantage point. The master suite features a panoramic vista of the Hinterland, city and ocean. Marble accents in the master ensuite complement newly revamped limestone flooring in the main spaces and Caesarstone benches in the galley-style kitchen. The ‘sky-home’ features open plan living.Such properties do not often hit the market and the sale was a regrettable and tragic one, he said. The owner, a Malaysian businesswoman, had not returned to the luxury apartment since the death of her husband.“The couple bought the property in 2012 post-GFC as a holiday home,” Mr Williams said. 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 villa21 hours agoImagine waking up to this! Panoramic views from the master suite.They had paid $6 million for it — a price that has been slashed to $4.95 million.“She’s very motivated, she understands the apartment market hasn’t bounced back as well as houses after the GFC,” Mr Williams said. “It’s a very regrettable sale but she feels she can put the money to better use, reinvesting back into the local market in commercial.”
Jesse Skalicky topped Sheyenne Speedway’s season-ending Battle at the Boneyard feature for IMCA Modifieds. (Photo courtesy of Sheyenne Speedway)LISBON, N.D. (Sept. 30) – Jesse Skalicky wrapped up his IMCA Modified rookie campaign with a flag-to-flag run at the front of Sunday’s Battle at the Boneyard field at Sheyenne Speedway.The victory was Skalicky’s third of the season. He had the fastest car on the higher line in the second set of turns and took the checkers ahead of John Nord and Zach Dockter.“We’re really satisfied with this year. We knew there would be a big learning curve but hoped we could finish consistently in the top 10,” Skalicky said. “This was our fourth year with a Fury (Chassis) so I was confident getting into the Modifieds.”He was a regular at Red River Valley Speedway, Norman County Raceway and Buffalo River Race Park. Skalicky’s previous best finish at Lisbon had been second in the July 1 show.Feature results – 1. Jesse Skalicky; 2. John Nord; 3. Zach Dockter; 4. Billie Christ; 5. Randy Klein; 6. John Corell; 7. Tim Perkins; 8. Rusty Kollman; 9. Randy Gordon; 10. Jarrett Carter; 11. Bryce Borgen; 12. Delray Dykstra; 13. Tyler Peterson.
Manolas, who played four games at the World Cup for Greece this summer, attracted the attention of top European clubs, including Arsenal, following a solid 2013-14 campaign with Olympiacos. He made 25 league appearances last season and scored three goals while he also featured in seven Champions League games for the Piraeus-based club. Media reports in Italy claim the 23-year-old centre-back arrived in Rome’s Fiumincino airport from Athens on Tuesday morning and will undergo a medical later in the day. Roma have reportedly agreed a 13million euros (£10.4million) transfer fee with Olympiacos for the highly-rated defender, who still has two years left in his contract with the Greek giants. Press Association Arsenal are set to miss out on the signing of Kostas Manolas with the Greece international set to join Roma.