Homeowner’s plan to create house-size living in sky-home

first_img264/105 Scarborough St, Southport.“While you can barely buy a house there, here you can live right in the middle of town and you’re so close to Main Beach.” The apartment comes with a centrally location kitchen complete with European appliances.The couple have recently refurbished the apartment with new carpet, a fresh lick of paint and new light fittings. 264/105 Scarborough St, Southport.IF YOU’RE after an apartment that is made for entertaining this Southport sky-home could be just the one.The modern style and flexible floorplan drew homeowners Kerrie and Tony Van Sleeuwen to the building in 2005. The couple said they bought apartment 263 for themselves and 264 for their in-laws and had a grand plan to some day merge both the homes. 264/105 Scarborough St, Southport.“We wanted to put a door in the middle internally to join both the apartments but we never got around to it,” Mr Van Sleeuwen said. “It was our first time living in an apartment and it was absolutely fantastic.“When we first moved in we had our young son so it was incredibly handy having my mum and dad as our neighbours.” 264/105 Scarborough St, Southport.Mr Van Sleeuwen said the opportunity to merge the apartments was still on offer.“We are selling both the apartments, so there would be double of everything including two kitchens,” he said.“It is still a better offer for what you can get in Sydney for $1.3 million. 264/105 Scarborough St, Southport.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North4 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours agoMr Van Sleeuwen said it was no ordinary apartment.“It has a massive balcony which we have used for entertaining and it is perfect for watching fireworks,” he said.“You can see them from Paradise Point to Coolangatta, we get six different firework shows from our balcony on one night.” The modern three-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment features spectacular 180-degree views of the Broadwater and Surfers skyline. High above the Southport CBD the apartment sits on the 17th floor of the Nexus Towers. Offering a functional floor plan the light filled apartment oozes an expansive living and dining space with floor-to-ceiling windows seamlessly flowing through to the large balcony. last_img read more

StealthGas Wraps Up Its 26-Strong Newbuilding Program

first_imgStealthGas, a Greek owner of LPG vessels, has taken delivery of the last LPG vessel from its newbuilding program.The delivered ship is a 22,000 cbm ice class semi-refrigerated hybrid scrubber fitted eco LPG carrier, the Eco Freeze, the fourth in the series.“This acquisition concludes the company’s expansion phase which commenced in 2011 and totaled the acquisition of 26 newbuilding LPG vessels. Twenty ships were delivered from Japanese yards and six from South Korean yards,” StealthGas said.The company’s fleet is made up of 56 vessels, comprising 52 LPG carriers with a total capacity of 329,149 cbm , three M.R. product tankers and one Aframax oil tanker with a total capacity of 255,804 dwt.last_img