Where you can buy a beachfront mansion for the price of a one-bedroom unit in Sydney

first_img Are these Queensland’s most ‘Aussie’ homes? This five-bedroom beachfront mansion is on the market in Bushalnd Beach, Townsville, for less than this one-bedroom apartment in Sydney City. Boasting two levels of spacious living, a salt water fibreglass pool, and outdoor patio — this house sits on a 855sq meter block.The underrated suburb is only a 30-minute drive from The Strand in Townsville, located in the regions quiet Northern Beaches.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020 This five-bedroom property is for sale at 2 Marita Court, Bushland Beach for $649,000.If capital city living is more ‘on brand’, there is a one-bedroom, 53sq meter unit on the market for an extra $76,000.Located in the heart of Sydney, you won’t wake up to the sound of the ocean, but you’ll be able to see Martin Place. This one-bedroom unit is for sale at 906/1 Hosking Pl, Sydney for $725,000. Image: Supplied Townsville’s cheapest suburbs This five-bedroom property is for sale at 2 Marita Court, Bushland Beach for $649,000.It’s no secret Sydney is the most expensive city in the country, but have you heard of Townsville’s Bushland Beach? According to CoreLogic’s most recent Market Trends Report, the average price to buy a house in the beachfront suburb is $372,500.When you compare that to Sydney’s median unit price of $979,500 — it’s hard to justify a postcode, and even the most irresistible Harbour Bridge horizons. The median sale price for houses in Bushland Beach was calculated based on the 105 homes sold in the suburb last year, and the Sydney median was calculated from the 304 units sold. RELATED: Contemporary classic with views to cherish MORE REAL ESTATE NEWSlast_img read more

Nations Cup team selected for British girls’ championship

first_img7 Aug 2012 Nations Cup team selected for British girls’ championship The trio of Gabriella Cowley, Georgia Hall and Brogan Townend will represent England in the Nations Cup team event at the British girls’ championship at Tenby from 13-17 August. The reserve is Olivia Winning. Gabriella, 16, from West Essex, is the Scottish U16 open stroke play champion and, like Georgia, Brogan and Olivia, is currently representing England in the Girls’ Home Internationals at Radyr, Wales. She was the 2011 English U15 titleholder. Georgia Hall, 16, (Remedy Oak), is currently ranked sixth in the women’s world amateur rankings. She was runner-up in the English women’s amateur in May and reached the semi-finals of the Ladies’ British Open Amateur Championship at Carnoustie in June. Brogan Townend, 18, (Pleasington, image © Leaderboard Photography) is the 2011 Faldo Series girls’ champion and this year’s  runner-up, for the second season in a row, in the Northern women’s championship. She has helped Lancashire reach the 2012 County Finals. Olivia Winning, 17, (Rotherham), had a top ten finish at the English girls’ championship. She won the Pleasington Putter and was runner-up at this season’s Fairhaven Trophies where she set a course recordlast_img read more