35 Renoir Cres, Forest Lake.Ms Thurtell said a couple who lived in the area fell in love with the house.“Buyers currently are really drawn to brand new homes and this home specifically stood out for its charming features and Hamptons style,” she said.“The Hamptons-style became very popular in most areas of Brisbane throughout 2016 and now into 2017. There is something very appealing about the product, the crisp colour palette and relaxed feel.” 35 Renoir Cres, Forest Lake.Listing agent Marilyn Thurtell said this particular pocket at Forest Lake had typically larger block sizes and tranquillity, which was a drawcard for buyers.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home6 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours ago“Our vendor recently purchased the land after it was subdivided from the neighbour,” Ms Thurtell said.“She then built this master built home on a 524sq m lot. This is definitely a record price for the street for well under 1000sq m.”Ms Thurtell said the higher sales in the area were on average for 1000sq m plus blocks. “Earlier this year we also sold 11 Manet Cres, Forest Lake, just around the corner for an exceptional result of $790,000,” she said.“This was a 1890sq m lot with subdivision potential. “We had huge interest in this property and this tells us that there are a number of buyers looking for land opportunities like our vendor of 35 Renoir Cres who did just that, built and sold off a beautiful and luxurious product.” 35 Renoir Cres, Forest Lake.A statement home in this sought-after southeast Queensland precinct has sold for a street record for a block well under 1000sq m.The property within the Parkland Village precinct is at 35 Renoir Crescent, Forest Lake.The four-bedroom, three-bathroom home sold for $695,000 by selling agent Brad Arnold of MTR Property Group.
Press Association Striker Shola Ameobi is to leave Newcastle after 14 years at St James’ Park. “I have been at Newcastle United all my career and I have enjoyed every moment and always worn the famous shirt with pride. I am now looking forward to starting a new chapter in my career. “I would like to place on record a big thank you to everyone at Newcastle United. I wish the club great success in the future and I’m sure with the team and management they have, Newcastle United will go from strength to strength. “Finally, a big thank you to the supporters who have always been fantastic. “I hope to come back to Newcastle United one day in some capacity to help repay some of the faith and loyalty that everybody connected to the club has shown me during my time here.” Ameobi, whose younger brother Sammy remains on the books, made 397 senior appearances, 178 of them as a substitute, and scored 79 goals. He was not always a favourite with the club’s fans, but was appreciated by successive managers, none more so than current incumbent Alan Pardew. Pardew said: “Such loyalty and commitment in the modern game is rare and Shola was not just a great player on the pitch, but a key figure off it too. “He is a leader of men, a great role model for our younger players and I wish him well for the remainder of his career.” Ameobi is one nine men leaving the club along with loan pair Loic Remy and Luuk de Jong, midfielders Dan Gosling and Conor Newton, who have joined Bournemouth and Rotherham respectively, and youngsters Michael Richardson, Steven Logan, Brandon Miele and Jonathan Mitchell. The 32-year-old is out of contract and after discussions with the club, is to move on, although he has signalled his intention to return one day. Nigeria international Ameobi, who was handed a senior debut by former manager Sir Bobby Robson as a teenager, said: “Following discussions with Newcastle United, both parties felt it was the right time for us to part company.