October 6

A standard project home has been tweaked with a touch of Hamptons-style

first_img32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.The hallway opens up to reveal an open-plan formal lounge room with gas fire place, Calacutta marble bench tops in the kitchen and dark oak timber floors. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.“This wasn’t an ordinary design for Metricon and they hadn’t done anything like this in Queensland yet so we didn’t really know how it would turn out,” Mr Russell said.“There were a few similar designs in Melbourne so we flew there for a weekend to walk through a few of the homes there to get a better feel of what it would look like completed.“It is stylish to say the least,” he said. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.“We looked at this home as a design adventure and made a lot of alternations, especially with the kitchen.“We wanted a hotel flair in the bedrooms so we chose more bold colours and features.”Aegean honed limestone on the floors and a Arabescato marble vanity top combine with a freestanding bath in the ensuited main bedroom.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoMr Kadel said the house was not a typical Metricon designed home with a sweeping Hamptons-style staircase, purple carpeted bedrooms and a custom kitchen. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.A lion head door knock opens to an impressive view of the foyer which flows down a hallway of bedrooms and a floor-to-ceiling glass garden atrium.“We created the home so it had a bit of green and instead of walking down the hallway and just looking into bedrooms we wanted something interesting to break it up with,” Mrs Kadel said.“Russell and I also work from home so it was very important to have an environment that aide you feel good. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland. FEAST your eyes upon endless style in this Hamptons-inspired home.By using the bones of a Metricon Home and taking out everything in between, Homeowners Bernii and Russell Kadel decided to be different by adding their own touches to a standard design. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.“The design was originally a project home which was a good starting point but we ended up changing it quite a bit,” Mrs Kadel said.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 3:55Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -3:55 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p360p360p240p240pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Finding the Hamptons style03:56 Related videos 03:56Finding the Hamptons style02:45Hamptons Mansion listed for $91 million02:34Showing off your home in the best light02:18Hamptons house bowls over market01:47Holiday in style, for only $US2.5 million02:02Interior design awardsThe Gold Coast couple bought the property almost five years ago and said the design took six months to get onto paper and council approved.“I have always had a passion for interior design, I used to buy a lot of home design magazines and really had an eye for American architecture,” Mrs Kadel said. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.Georgio Impala marble tiles and a handmade brick feature wall features in the outdoor room and over looks gardens and tree lined parklands. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.Tinted windows, a crystal chandelier, manicured rose garden and solar system are other standout features in the 540sq m home. 32 Riverbreeze Crescent, Maudsland.“In the afternoons we really enjoy sitting in the outdoor room with a glass of red and watch the birds, Maudsland is an area which is wrapped in wildlife and we have been lucky enough to see 26 bird species from our backyard.”last_img read more

August 14

Thanksgiving FanDuel Picks: Daily fantasy football lineup advice for Thursday’s DFS tournaments

first_imgFLEX Michael Thomas, Saints @ Falcons ($9,200). Thomas is another player you pretty much have to have. If you fade him and he has a bad game, you’ll be in great shape. Far, far more likely is that he’ll gave a good game, though, and you’ll be mad at yourself for not paying up. MORE WEEK 13 DFS: Stacks | Values | Lineup BuilderD/ST Chicago Bears @ Lions ($5,000). The Bears D/ST hasn’t been all that good this year, especially in sacks and takeaways. But the Lions will either be playing a gimpy Jeff Driskel (hamstring) or David Blough at QB, so how can we not start the Bears when there are no other obvious choices? Again, this might be too chalky, but hopefully we have enough differentiation with guys like Knox, Miller, and Gage to offset that. MORE THURSDAY FANTASY: DraftKings lineup | DK Showdown picks | Start/SitThanksgiving NFL DFS Lineup: FanDuel tournament picksQB Matt Ryan, Falcons vs. Saints ($7,700). Ryan threw for two touchdowns against the Saints in Week 10, but with just 182 yards, it didn’t seem like he had that big of a day. Then, he failed to notch a score against Tampa’s porous pass defense last week. With Drew Brees ($8,500) being the obvious pay-up pick and Mitchell Trubisky ($6,800) being the obvious matchup-based value pick, we’re hoping Ryan gets lost in the shuffle behind other high-floor options like Dak Prescott ($8,200) and Josh Allen ($7,800). He could easily have the biggest game of the day, and it could be at relatively low ownership, at least as far as three-game slates go. If Julio Jones (shoulder) is out, that would obviously limit Ryan’s upside, but he still has decent enough receivers to pay off (see below). RB Alvin Kamara, Saints @ Falcons ($8,300). Kamara has been a disappointment lately, failing to dent the end zone in all but one game this year. Yes, you read that right. His perceived ceiling is probably higher than it actually is, so there’s a strong case to be made for fading him. We’re going the other route and paying up for the talent. Kamara is still averaging 4.6 yards per carry and 6.7 receptions per game. If there was ever a time for a vintage Kamara breakout game, why not in the prime-time Thanksgiving spotlight?WEEK 13 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight endRB David Montgomery, Bears @ Lions ($5,900). We’ve been burned by Montgomery in the past, but this matchup and price are too good to ignore. The Lions allow the most FanDuel points to RBs, and Montgomery is priced as an RB8 on a day with just six teams playing. This might be the chalkiest pick of the whole day, but if Montgomery has a huge game, we’ll need him on our squad to cash. WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons vs. Saints ($6,500). Ridley might also be super chalky, especially if Jones (shoulder) is out, but for now, we’ll stack him with Ryan and fade Jones. Ridley has put up 228 yards and two TDs in the past two games, so owners will be on him, but he’s clearly a talented receiver who’s shown a nose for the end zone — often in garbage time — the past two seasons. WEEK 13 NON-PPR RANKINGS:Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | KickerWR Russell Gage, Falcons vs. Saints ($5,400). Gage is getting talked up this week because of 10-target Week 12. If Jones is out, Gage could also become a chalky pick, but for now, we think he’ll give us enough differentiation to be worth using. The Falcons will likely be throwing a lot against the Saints even if the score is close, as New Orleans has proved tough to run against. With Austin Hooper (knee) still ailing, Gage is the most likely candidate to soak up those extra mid-range targets. WR Anthony Miller, Bears @ Lions ($5,300). An RB-WR stack doesn’t always correlate, but with just three games on the slate, we’re taking that chance. Miller has seen 20 targets the past two weeks, catching 12 for 131 yards. With Taylor Gabriel (concussion) likely out, Miller will be the unquestioned No. 2 receiver against Detroit’s struggling pass defense. If you add in the Darius Slay-on-Allen Robinson factor, it’s possible Miller will lead the Bears in receiving. Given his WR15 pricing, he’s tough to pass up.WEEK 13 DFS LINEUPS:FD Cash | FD GPP | DK Cash | DK GPP | Y! Cash | Y! GPPTE Dawson Knox, Bills @ Cowboys ($4,500). The Cowboys struggle against TEs (fifth-most FD points allowed), and Knox gets regular playing time. He hasn’t done much with it, but he’s athletic enough to make a big play or score a short TD. That’s all we’re looking for here, as there really aren’t any obvious plays at the position.  Few things provide a better distraction from your family on Thanksgiving than football and fantasy football. Now, imagine gambling on fantasy football in the form of NFL DFS contests — perfect recipe for not paying attention to your grandma. Our Thursday FanDuel tournament lineup can help you do just that. These Thanksgiving daily fantasy football picks aren’t guaranteed to win you money, but they are guaranteed to distract you when your uncle asks questions about your life.Our primary strategy involves fading two Thanksgiving staples — the Lions and Cowboys. Plenty of people will fade Lions players, but the Cowboys are a much bigger risk. Guys like Ezekiel Elliott, Michael Gallup, and Dak Prescott could easily have big games, but we’re hoping casual fans go overweight on “America’s Team” and we can differentiate our lineup with some other picks.last_img read more

August 14

Is there a ‘Monday Night Football’ game tonight? NFL schedule, TV channels for Week 17

first_imgTechnically there is Monday night football on TV tonight, but there is no “Monday Night Football” game on TV tonight. Due to the way it works out the schedule for Week 17, the NFL has no “MNF” game for the final week of the year. Week 17 of the 2019 season began and ended with Sunday’s full slate of games, and the playoff bracket was set.So the Monday night football stage tonight belongs to Florida and Virginia in the Orange Bowl on ESPN at 8 p.m. ET. If you need your Monday football fix as the new year approaches, the college bowl schedule offers a couple solid evening options. California and Illinois will play in the Redbox Bowl at 4 p.m. ET, and Florida and Virginia will play in the Orange Bowl at 8 p.m. ET. Both games will be broadcast nationally on ESPN.The NFL wrapped up its regular season Sunday, when all 16 games were played at either 1 p.m. ET or 4:25 p.m. ET on CBS or Fox. The exception was the Seahawks-49ers game, which was played at 8:25 p.m. ET on NBC.Below is the full schedule and results.NFL schedule Week 17Sunday, Dec. 29GameTimeChannelBengals 33, Browns 231 p.m.Fox, fuboTVDolphins 27, Patriots 241 p.m.CBS, fuboTVBears 21, Vikings 191 p.m.Fox, fuboTVChiefs 31, Chargers 211 p.m.CBS, fuboTVJets 13, Bills 61 p.m.CBS, fuboTVPackers 23, Lions 201 p.m.Fox, fuboTVSaints 42, Panthers 101 p.m.Fox, fuboTVFalcons 28, Buccaneers 221 p.m.Fox, fuboTVEagles 34, Giants 174:25 p.m.Fox, fuboTVTitans 35, Texans 144:25 p.m.CBS, fuboTVCowboys 47, Redskins 164:25 p.m.Fox, fuboTVRavens 28, Steelers 104:25 p.m.CBS, fuboTVJaguars 38, Colts 204:25 p.m.CBS, fuboTVBroncos 16, Raiders 154:25 p.m.CBS, fuboTVRams 31, Cardinals 244:25 p.m.Fox, fuboTV49ers 26, Seahawks 218:25 p.m.NBC, fuboTV As for the Week 17 NFL schedule, the league flexed its best game of the week to the only prime-time slot available. (There was no “Thursday Night Football” in Week 17, either.) The Seahawks hosted the 49ers on “Sunday Night Football” in the final game of the regular season, and the game — and, in turn, the playoff seeding — literally came down to the last second and the last few inches.NFL PLAYOFFS BRACKET:Full TV schedule | Playoff picture analysisIs there a ‘Monday Night Football’ game tonight?There is not. The last “Monday Night Football” game of the season was played last week, when the Packers beat the Vikings to clinch the NFC North title.last_img read more