The riverfront estate in a gold medal position

first_imgMr Stockwell said he would always treasure the many family memories at Myora Park, saying it had been an emotional experience packing up the home.“But it is time for someone new to enjoy it,” he said. “And we are leaving a few surprises, but that will be for the new owner to discover.” There is also formal and informal dining areas, as well as a sitting room with a wet bar, wine cellar, a formal lounge as well as a vast living room with river vistas. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours agoSix bedrooms can be found throughout the homestead, including a master suite with plenty of windows including clerestory casements, a walk-in robe and an ensuite with a claw foot bath and bidet. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45It has been in the family for three generations, and while the time to sell has come, letting go is never easy. Myora Park at Moggill is owned by Necia Stockwell, the mother of former Olympian turned property developer Mark Stockwell.She and husband Bill Stockwell, now deceased, founded the Stockwell Property Group back in 1952, which is now headed by their former elite swimmer son.“It is bittersweet (selling up),” Mark Stockwell said. “I remember when my parents bought the place and feeling incredibly lucky.“It is on the intersection of the Brisbane and Bremer rivers and it was such a sensational and beautiful place to grow up.” Former Olympian Mark Stockwell grew up at Myora ParkMr Stockwell said he and his siblings were all involved in the local pony club, and has several horses on the property.He said it was very much a typical childhood, and a place where they could explore until the sun went down. Myora Park sits on 10 acres, and the homestead is packed full of period features including handcrafted parquetry flooring, soaring 3.7m ceilings, a two-way log fireplace, leadlight accents and chandeliers.A sweeping driveway leads up to the residence, which has a traditional bullnose veranda with views of the gardens and landscape.Outside there is also a pool, spa, sauna, tennis court and barbecue facilities.But there are plenty of modern conveniences inside. The kitchen has top appliances, plenty of storage, marble and stainless steel benches, and there is even a second kitchen for catering big family events. The four remaining bedrooms all have built-in robes, while a fully self-contained guesthouse gives guests a place to relax in private.Other features include a home office/library, ducted airconditioning and four car accommodation with a large workshop attached.last_img read more

Men’s Basketball Returns Home To Host Fresno State In MWC/MVC Challenge

first_img Fresno State Game Notes Live Stats Drake Game Notes Live Audio Buy Tickets center_img Live Video Story Links DES MOINES, Iowa — Following a tough loss on the road against DePaul, the Drake men’s basketball team returns to the Knapp Center to welcome Fresno State as part of the Missouri Valley Conference/ Mountain West Conference Challenge on Saturday, Dec. 3. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m. and the contest will broadcast on Mediacom MC22/The Valley On ESPN3 as well as radio coverage provided by ESPN Des Moines 1350-AM.Drake (1-6) takes to the Knapp Center court for the third time this season after Wednesday night’s 77-75 loss at DePaul where it led for all but the final 40 seconds of the second-half. A three-point play at the end of the second half allowed DePaul to push past Drake. The game marked a long November for the Bulldogs in which it played five games away from the Knapp Center. However, the team will have the luxury of remaining in Des Moines for its entire December schedule, starting with Saturday’s game.Fresno State (4-2) currently ranks eighth in the nation in steals per game (10.0 spg) and comes into this contest with a two-game winning streak. Fresno State is coming off an MWC Tournament Championship in 2015-16 that sent the team to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001. The team was picked to finish fourth in the MWC this season. Saturday’s will be the third time the two teams have met. Drake has won the last two meetings, 84-74, on Nov. 29, 2013 in Fresno and 70-54 during the 1949-50 season in Des Moines. The win in 2013 was the first of three wins in Fresno, Calif., to win the Fresno State Classic during Drake head coach Ray Giacoletti’s first season with the Bulldogs.Drake’s Billy Wampler (Eau Claire, Wis.) leads the team back to Des Moines after registering a career-high 17 points against DePaul and has shot 9-of-20 in his last two games. Reed Timmer (New Berlin, Wis.) continues to be Drake’s top scorer, averaging 16.3 points per game and led the team with 18 points on 7-of-11 shooting against DePaul. Timmer currently is 11 points away from registering 1,000 career points and becoming the 24th Bulldog all-time to do so.Meanwhile, Jaron Hopkins who averages 14.8 points per game while Paul Watson contributes 13.7 points per contest to lead Fresno State.Following Saturday’s game, the Bulldogs will host Jackson State on Dec. 10. Tipoff is scheduled for 2 p.m.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more