Room for a family to spread out

first_img18 Alexandra Street, North Ward.Owner Paul Welch has lived in the house for the past eight years with his wife and three children.He said it was the perfect family home with plenty of space to spread out and his three children being able to walk to school at Townsville Grammar.“We bought the place in 2009 and renovated it and raised it,” he said. “Downstairs there is now a self-contained unit because we had parents flying in from the United Kingdom.“We’ve done a huge amount of work on the house and we repainted it about a month ago, put in a new kitchen, installed solar and relined the pool.“We’re going to be moving to a place that is slightly smaller because we don’t have family coming from the UK any more and our eldest child is going to university.”The classic Queenslander facade contains a home filled with modern amenities with views of the water and Castle Hill.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 2020Classic features such as high ceilings, timber flooring, tongue and groove panelling and timber fretwork and archways have been retained to create a character home. 18 Alexander Street, North Ward.WITH its white picket fence and sweeping front veranda 18 Alexandra Street conjures up images of an idyllic family life.The six-bedroom North Ward home is now ripe for the picking and will go to auction on September 5.Located on one of Townsville’s most popular streets on a 1012sq m block and superbly renovated, the expansive two-level home has already caught the attention of many potential buyers. 18 Alexandra Street, North Ward. The house has three living zones as well as a study and a self-contained guest area downstairs with a total of 416sq m of under-roof space.Mr Welch said Alexandra Street would have to be one of the best streets in Townsville.“We absolutely love North Ward and Alexandra Street because everyone looks out for each other and we all have an annual Christmas party,” he said.“I think our house is in the best bit of Alexandra Street because you don’t have all the noise of Paxton Street and you have a flatter backyard.“The home as well as being great for a family is a really fantastic party house where you can have 50 or 60 guests and the place looks nicely busy but you’re not tripping over each other.“We have really enjoyed living here and it’s such a fantastic spot.”center_img 18 Alexander Street, North Ward.Harcourts Kingsberry selling agent Julie Mahoney said she was expecting a family to snap up the home.“We’ve had a huge amount of groups through because it will appeal to a big family demographic because it’s the type of home that is beautifully appointed but still feels like a home,” she said.“With the layout and position of the home you have an amazing grassed area as well as a large pool which is almost like a lap pool and is very deep ended.”For more information call Julie Mahoney on 0428 242 817.last_img read more

There are no coins of 1,000 euros, but these 2 euros that you could have at home are worth even more

first_imgThe protectionism of coins and bills is one of the most recognized and large sums of money are extinguished for an old object that is in perfect condition. However, not all bills and coins that have a certain value for collectors must necessarily be tens or hundreds of years old. In many cases the most collectible money is one that has a distinctive mark, such as a printing failure. 2 euro coins. Image: iStock In fact, some currencies of the current euros could cost more than 1,000 euros and, nevertheless, we use them to buy the bread or the bet of La Primitiva. And it is that they have surely passed through our hands valuable coins, similar in appearance to all the others, which are worth many times more than their supposed price … For example, in the field of euros, 2 euro coins are the most Interesting for collectors.For example, if we talk about Spain and therefore we are more likely to find one of them, we must look at whether we have in our portfolio a currency of 2 euros in 2009, commemorating the anniversary of the Economic and Monetary Union. A circulation of 100,000 coins was printed with the biggest stars, and its value is estimated at around 25 euros.Collectible 2 Euro coins. Image: ViralPlusFor example, the 2 euros of San Marino in 2004, a tribute to the historian Bartolomeo Borghesi, have an estimated value of 200 euros. Some of the most sought-after in Europe are from Monaco. The commemorative coin of 2 euros of Monaco in 2007, created on the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the death of Princess Grace of Monaco, of which about 20,000 copies were produced, can have a value of 2,500 euros. It is the most expensive and demanded currency by Euro-collectors.A little less costs the 2 Euro coin of Monaco 2015 made on the occasion of the 800th Anniversary of the Construction of the First Castle on the Rock. With a circulation of only 10,000 coins, a collector could pay around 1,600 euros for it. But there are many more 2-euro coins that could have a much higher value than the supposed, so we recommend taking a look at your wallet and numismatic databases.center_img Numismatics is the collection of coins and billsSome 2 euro coins can multiply their value by 1,000Monaco coins are, in general, the most expensive in the euro zonelast_img read more