A river-change might be the answer for downsizers or first home buyers

first_imgThis bargain of the week sold for $178,000.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours ago This home sitting on 506sq m of land sold yesterday for $178,000 with three-bedroom, two-bathrooms and plenty of vintage character.With rear sun rooms, formal lounge, separate dining, airconditioning and established gardens to grow your own vegetable’s, it’s easy to see that buying your own house is possible in this Queensland city. Maryborough is the city to pick up some bargain house buys.IF you’re looking to downsize and retire or are trying to break into the property market and fancy a river change then Maryborough might be the answer for you.Sitting on the Mary River and only a two and a half-hour drive north of Brisbane, this hidden property gem is spinning out the bargain house buys. This week’s bargain of the week home has its own vegetable crop.Known as a heritage gem, Maryborough has some of Queensland’s richest history and heritage architecture and has been voted one of Queensland’s “Must Do” experiences.It’s also next door neighbours to the tourist hub of Hervey Bay where thousands of people flock every year to do some whale watching.If a bargain family home for under $200,000 and a lifestyle change is on the cards then here are three more homes up for sale in the city that might just appeal: 117 Ariadne Street is having an open house tomorrow, Saturday March 11 at 10am and is on the market for $199,000 with three-bedrooms, beautiful polished floorboards, a modern kitchen and bathroom and light airy paintwork. 291 Pallas Street is on the market for $185,000 offering two bedrooms, a brand new modern kitchen and beautiful Queenslander fretwork. 14 Park Street is asking $175,000 and open for inspection tomorrow, Saturday March 11 at 10:30am, the original colonial style home has two-bedrooms and an updated bathroom.last_img read more

Oldenburg Students Enjoy Upgraded Gymnasium Amenities

first_imgA refurbished wood floor highlights upgrades to Oldenburg Academy’s gym.OLDENBURG – Oldenburg Academy recently acknowledged new upgrades and refurbishments in the school’s gymnasium that have taken place over the past year.The school now has a refinished and redesigned gym floor, underwritten by Oasis, the Alumni Assocation and many students, alums, parents, friends and faculty.The project was launched at an annual dinner auction when many people sponsored letters, logos, and various athletic markings on the floor. Oldenburg Coach Ace Moorman later led a student effort to sponsor a “piece of the floor” competition.Other accomplishments recognized at the August 28 celebration include:motion-sensor” lights, new sound system and new backboard were purchased with funds raised from OASIS athletic booster organizationScorers’ table was made possible by an exclusive Main Source Bank sponsorshipScoreboard which has numerous sponsorsSenior banners are courtesy of Agresta, Storms, O’Leary, CPA’sPresident Diane Laake stated: “Altogether, over $35,000 worth of improvements that benefit every OA student in PE class, when they play on a team or take part in our new conditioning program held on Tuesday mornings, when we gather for assemblies and events such as the club carnival yesterday or back to school registration and opening dance a few weeks ago; in addition, we host our annual alumni homecoming luncheon here in October, our dinner auction in February, a speech meet for area elementary students in the fall, placement test and scholarship programs, senior luncheon, etc. etc.  This is a true multi-purpose facility!  And it looks marvelous!”last_img read more