Wallabies great Stephen Moore is building his Brisbane dream home

first_imgMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agoAn artist’s impression of the house Graya Construction is building for former Wallabies skipper Stephen Moore. Pic supplied.He’ll have more time on his hands after retiring from rugby in October last year after playing in the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium.Records show Moore bought the original, two-bedroom house on the site in 2009 for $1.4 million. NEW YORK CHEAPER THAN BRISBANE IS THIS QUEENSLAND’S MOST EXPENSIVE KITCHEN? AUSSIE HOME BUYERS LURED OVERSEAS The original house that Wallabies’ veteran Stephen Moore bought in Brisbane has been demolished to make way for his dream home. Pic supplied.Located on the high side of Howard Street — next door to former Bronco Darren Lockyer’s old house — the property offers panoramic views of Brisbane city and surrounds.The new house has been designed by Tim Stewart Architects and will include five bedrooms over three levels, all boasting views of the city. An artist’s impression of the house Graya Construction is building for Wallabies’ veteran Stephen Moore. Pic supplied. Stephen Moore farewells fans after playing his last match for the Wallabies after the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Photo: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images.FORMER Wallabies hooker and captain Stephen Moore is busy building his dream home in one of Brisbane’s most sought-after suburbs. The brothers behind Graya Construction have been busy tearing down a rundown, character house on a high block in arguably Paddington’s best street — Howard Street — to make way for a modern masterpiece for Moore and his young family. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE center_img Work has started on Wallabies’ veteran Stephen Moore’s dream home in Brisbane. Pic supplied. Stephen Moore and Rob Gray of Graya Construction on the site of Moore’s new home. Pic supplied.Features will include a wine cellar, PGH brickwork, concrete Caesarstone benchtops, Wolf appliances and a Sub-Zero refrigerator.Moore owns a number of other properties in Brisbane, including a house in Red Hill and units in South Brisbane and Alderley.last_img read more

Rams loan spell for Lingard

first_img Lingard has not featured for United since he injured his knee on the opening day of the season against Swansea. The 22-year-old is now back to full fitness and hopes to play a key role at Derby, who are second in the Sky Bet Championship. Press Association A tweet from United read: “Jesse Lingard has joined Championship club Derby County on loan until the end of the season. Best of luck! #mufc.” Derby boss Steve McClaren, who also signed Tom Ince on loan from Hull earlier on deadline day, told Derby’s website: “He strengthens the attacking options that we can call upon and given we’ve lost Jordon Ibe and Johnny Russell in the last few weeks it was important to strengthen in that particular area of the side.” center_img Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has joined Derby on loan until the end of the season.last_img read more

Thieves break into Edinburgh liquor restaurant, target rum

first_imgThieves on Sunday morning broke into a liquor restaurant on East Bank Berbice, situated 12 houses from where a Chinese national and proprietor of New Lucky Star Chinese restaurant was robbed on Monday.The whole in the wall which the thieves used to enter the buildingAt the time, no one was at home.Manager of the restaurant Kelly Datt said they left home on Saturday evening to attend a function on West Coast Berbice. It was her father who returned home at about 15:00h Sunday and then informed her that the shop was broken into. When she arrived she found the entire house ransacked. The thieves entered the building by removing a board from the front wall which is visible from the road. “We din see no goods missing only the rum missing so we went upstairs and check because the owner for the house have some expensive liquor in his room and I was afraid that they carry away all of that because we can’t afford to buy it back, but I see that rum still is there; I can’t say if they take any because I don’t know how much rum they had,” she told this publication. An old typewriter which resembled a safe was also of interest to the thieves but they could not get it opened.It was left alone. According to Datt, the thieves searched the entire house including an envelope with pictures which they repacked. “They raise up all dem beds, take away all the US that we had and the Guyana money, even the shop money that we had to buy things for the shop today, so today we can’t buy anything; everything clear.” She said the police were called and responded promptly but asked the family not to touch anything until the fingerprint experts turned up.Up to Monday evening, the police had not returned.“We had to fix back the wall and the things dem in the house because they didn’t come Sunday and whole day Monday.”According to a police source, the matter is being investigated. The source said investigators are trying to make contact with some persons in the village.last_img read more