International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa

first_img Another epic Gold Coast penthouse hits the market The living area. Style at every turn. The pool area of the Grand Sheraton Mirage on the Gold Coast.She described the Mirage as the “best available beachfront resort on the Gold Coast”.“What an opportunity where executives can enjoy a private holiday or with family and friends yet still be part of the exclusive Grand Sheraton resort with all the hotel has to offer including security and room service,” Ms Cole said.The COVID-19 pandemic has meant Mr Brooks has remained on the Gold Coast.“The whole family, 10 of us including my children and grandchildren, had finally planned to get away in June for a month,” Mr Brooks said.“We were going to go on a cruise and spend a couple of weeks in Hawaii. We had everything booked but then obviously we couldn’t go (due to COVID-19).”While he is semi-retired, he said he couldn’t give up work completely. “You’re mind just never stops, especially the design aspect,” he said. They include the Grand Sheraton Mirage, Palazzo Versace, Royal Pines Resort and Marriott Surfers Paradise Resort, Gold Coast International Hotel, The Wave and Soul.He has also lived and worked around the world on major hotel and casino projects.Mr Brooks, who is now 88, designed the then Sheraton Marina Mirage at Main Beach for his businessman friend the late Christopher Skase in the 1980s. Desmond Brooks is selling his Grand Sheraton Mirage condo. Picture by Luke Marsden. Desmond Brooks’ apartment at the Grand Sheraton Mirage. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:37Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:37 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenSpring selling predictions for 202002:37DESIGN king Desmond Brooks is selling his slice of the Grand Sheraton Mirage – more than 30 years after he designed the Gold Coast landmark.The renowned international architect and the company he founded were behind the designs of some of the Gold Coast’s most amazing structures. center_img One of the bedrooms. The kitchen. It was during the design period that Mr Brooks decided to buy one of the two-storey apartments.“I happened to say to Chris (Skase) ‘why don’t we build two apartments – one for you and one for me’,” Mr Brooks said.“He said ‘that was a great idea’. So I originally bought a two-storey one next to Christopher Skase.” While he has since offloaded his original apartment, he loved the building so much he bought a second villa for his family to holiday in.More from news02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago02:37Gold Coast real estate: another epic penthouse hits the market2 days ago“When we came back from Hawaii and settled down in Australia the kids said ‘dad, why don’t you get one of those villas again’,” he said.The father-of-two and grandfather-of-four said the two-bedroom villa was now surplus to his needs.“No one is using it and so my accountant said ‘why don’t you sell it’,” he said.Mr Brooks’ beachfront pad at 21/135 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach is being marketed through an expressions of interest campaign by Lucy Cole Prestige Properties managing director Lucy Cole. MORE NEWS: Gold Coast property: Upper Coomera house ‘on top of the world’last_img read more

Shot Charles Tambe In Stable Condition – Abia Warriors

first_imgManagement of Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia has confirmed that Charles Tambe who was shot by hoodlums on Friday morning in Ibadan is in a stable condition. The club rushed to the hospital on receiving the news. They said that he came to the hospital to show solidarity to the player, and ensure that he is adequately attended to considering the Pandemic in the country. 3SC General Manager, Dimeji Lawal led his Head Coach Edith Agoye, assistant coach Kabiru Alausa to the visit and wished him a quick recovery. read also:Abia Warriors goalkeeper shot in Ibadan It will be recalled that Tambe was a former goalkeeper at 3SC before he later joined Abia Warriors from Lobi Stars at the beginning of the current season. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted ContentWhat Is A Black Hole In Simple Terms?8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThe Funniest Prankster Grandma And Her GrandsonBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?7 Reasons It’s Better To Be A VeganEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You20 Completely Unexpected Facts About ‘The Big Bang Theory’12 Movies That Almost Ended Their Stars’ Careers6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Addictive And Fun Coffee Facts Confirming this to newsmen, the Club’s Sporting Director, Patrick Ngwaogu said the goalkeeper who was attacked by hoodlums while engaging in a personal walkout, is responding to treatment at the University College Hospital, Ibadan. Quoting his words the Director said ” we have been monitoring situations at UCH Ibadan. I spoke with Tambe, and he is stable. They shot him towards his right hand with a local gun, but we are grateful to God the bullets just went through and didn’t pierce his body. The doctors at the hospital gave him urgent attention and put him on observations. He is in his normal high spirit, and hopefully, by Saturday, the Doctors will give us further directives”. He further assured football followers that there is no cause for alarm, as the management of Abia Warriors is fully on top of the situation. Meanwhile, In the spirit of sportsmanship and brotherliness, officials of 3SC of Ibadan paid a visit to the Abia Warriors goalkeeper Charles Tambe at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.Advertisement Loading… last_img read more

Munster take on Connacht with eye on Pro 12 top spot

first_imgStanding in their way of a place at the summit is Connacht. Both sides’ international contingents have returned for the game at the Sportsgrounds that’s underway at 5. Today’s other Pro 12 clash is the Welsh derby meeting of the Dragons and Cardiff Blues at Rodney Parade where kick off is at 2.05.last_img

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