Potential plus right here.With a development approval in hand, they had a crack at it, but simply could not spare the time. Now, he said, they were reluctant sellers.“We are, because we changed our minds and decided on an apartment we also bought in the Valley. We have a very active business so we didn’t have time to give to it. “It’s an incredible location, there is not much land available in that inner city location. You get all the benefits of New Farm without the price tag.”More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoThe couple had originally wanted to buy in New Farm all those years ago when prices had already begun to rocket on the riverside. Actually this room looks all right. It’s missing a few floorboards. They bought new floorboards, seen here waiting to be installed.“We bought this because the agent said you should look in this small pocket in the Valley.“We got started on the renovation, got the materials. Really it just needs someone to do it. The flooring and joists, even the nails are there, everything’s ready to go. “It could easily be a three bedroom, two bathroom house. We have DA approval to turn it into a two level house.”With parking at a premium in the area, the property could also have made money for them, he said.“We get letters in the mail all the time saying can they pay us for parking.” 34 Prospect Street, Fortitude Valley, goes to auction at 3pm this Super Saturday.A RARE inner-city home which has no kitchen, no bathroom, and missing floors is expected to turn renovator heads under the hammer this Super Saturday.The owners of 34 Prospect Street, Fortitude Valley, Eleanor and Jamie Hayes, had grand plans to renovate the property for their retirement, but changed their minds after becoming snowed under with work.Mr Hayes told The Courier-Mail that with a business to run, they simply did not have the time to focus on getting the renovation of the pre-war home fully off the ground.They had picked up the property five years ago and had tenants in it for two years before beginning paperwork to renovate the property. It has 253sq m of land fronting two streets. That’s where the kitchen was supposed to go.Agents Hayley Jane and Aaron Woolard of Place New Farm have it marketed as a “renovator’s delight” which “unlike many inner city properties” has two street frontage.“We’ve had investors through, people looking to build their forever home there, also your typical renovators that want to flip,” Ms Jane said.“It’s a great pocket because they don’t come up very often. It’s tightly held and what’s happening up there is going to be great (upgrade-wise).”The house will be auctioned off at 3pm on Saturday on site. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK The CBD is a short stroll away.
Tigers vs Trojans · The Women of Troy will face Princeton in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. – Brian Ji | Daily TrojanThe women’s soccer team will take on Princeton in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.The Women of Troy (15-5-1) are coming off of a dramatic win over Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the tourney. USC downed Fullerton on penalty kicks after a 3-3 draw. Midfielder Morgan Andrews scored a hat trick in the game but knows there is still work to be done, especially on the defensive side of the ball.Against Fullerton, the defense allowed three goals, the most it has let in under head coach Keidane McAlpine in his two seasons at USC. However, Andrews feels this first postseason game simply gave USC the chance to clear out some of the cobwebs. In fact, Andrews praised the team’s defensive prowess.“Everyone is a defender first,” Andrews said. “You’re always going to find that one case of the forwards who don’t want to defend — except on this team.”USC’s defense has been outstanding this season, with goalkeeper Sammy Jo Prudhomme conceding well under a goal per game.USC’s central midfielders, like Andrews, backtrack and work incredibly hard on defense. So do the wingers, which is important for a team playing a 4-3-3 formation, as extra defensive support in midfield is essential.The offense carried the team through the first round and proved to be enough to put away a talented Fullerton side. Looking ahead to the Princeton clash, Andrews stressed that the team will need to take advantage of its opportunities by generating quality shots.“It just comes down to finishing opportunities,” she said.Andrews has been integral to the team’s success this season. With five goals in the last two games, the junior has further legitimized her first team all-Pac-12 status. The goal-scoring machine is part of a dynamic midfield corps that also includes Mandy Freeman and Nicole Molen.Freeman’s defensive shape and organization will be important for USC against a Princeton team scoring more than 2.5 goals per game.Friday’s contest will feature two high-powered offenses. USC’s attacking moves against Fullerton were borderline unstoppable, as the Women of Troy generated 33 shots on the afternoon.The USC-Princeton game will be played in Charlottesville, Virginia. The Tigers (14-3-1) lost three straight in early September but then got their season back on track.Princeton finished first in the Ivy League and was able to carry its momentum from the regular season into the NCAA Tournament. The Tigers took care of business in the first round, defeating Boston College 4-2.USC will be favored, but this is a new era for Princeton soccer. The Tigers were a mediocre 7-6-3 a year ago, but first-year head coach Sean Driscoll has his team on quite a run at the moment.The Tigers’ last NCAA Tournament appearance came in 2012. This is Princeton’s 11th postseason appearance in history. This will be the first time Princeton and USC will have collided on the pitch. In fact, the Women of Troy have only faced one Ivy League team in program history, which came in the form of a 2-0 win over Harvard in 2006.The game is set for Friday at 1 p.m. in Charlottesville, Virginia.
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