Award-winning Alba Terrace in Ascot is almost a total sellout

first_imgAlba Terrace in Ascot.“The buyers to date have predominantly been local owner occupiers seeking a sophisticated and stylish lifestyle, close to the CBD, local cafes and restaurants, boutique shopping and renowned local schools,” she said.The building has a hotel-style lobby decorated with pendant lighting and feature wall artwork. The apartments are open by appointment at 9 Lapraik Street in Ascot. Alba Terrace in Ascot.“We have been looking for a long time and Alba Terrace was ideal for us due to the location and the boutique size of the development, it really has a homely feel,” Ms Fisher said. “Considering we work in high end construction industry, the quality of finishes were very important to us when choosing our next home, and we thought that this project was miles ahead of other developments in terms of quality.” More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoAlba Terrace in Ascot.Ms Fisher said the floorplan suited them, along with the large ensuite bathroom.“It just shows that they really had the owner occupier in mind when designing the apartments,” she said.“We chose a ground level apartment with a courtyard which has direct street access, and this was a big thing for us as we have a dog. The courtyard is spacious, great for entertaining and has a grassy area with a landscaped plant bed.“We never thought we would find something to move straight into that we were happy with and that would suit our lifestyle. This is pretty much exactly what we wanted.” Alba Terrace in Ascot.Developed by Effinity, Alba Terrace has 29 two and three-bedroom apartments starting at $548,000.The project recently won the Master Builders Queensland Brisbane award for “Medium Density up to 3 storeys and over 5 dwellings or multiple Class 1 dwellings”.Colliers International project manager Rachel Hutson said residents had been impressed with the final product and exceptional finishes delivered, some of which include bluestone tiled floors, Miele appliances, ducted air conditioning, free standing bath tubs and high ceilings. Rob and Davina Fisher, with their dog Toro, are loving their courtyard of their newly finished apartment in Alba Terraces, Ascot. Photo by AAP: Mark CallejaFIRST residents have moved into a luxury apartment development in Ascot with only seven residences remaining on the market.Davina and Rob Fisher, with their dog Toro, have recently moved into Alba Terrace, impressed with the quality of finish and spacious courtyard.last_img read more

India’s Greatest Javelin Para athlete may retire owing to a nagging shoulder injury

first_img“As I said, it is only after the Asian Games that I can decide whether I can go on till 2020. I will be almost 40 in Tokyo. So it needs to be discussed with all the people involved and then I will take a call. The shoulder tear cannot be cured fully. You have to do regular rehab. So I will need to look at all of that before taking the final call,” said the athlete from Rajasthan. Written By India’s greatest Para athlete Devendra Jhajharia says a nagging shoulder injury might force him to consider retirement after the ongoing Asian Para Games. The 37-year-old javelin thrower won gold at the 2004 Athens Paralympic Games before repeating the feat with a world record effort in the 2016 Rio edition.  FOLLOW US LIVE TV Will he carry on till the 2020 Paralympic Games? SUBSCRIBE TO US READ: “Instead Of Working At A 9 To 7 Job I Decided To Pursue My Passion” Says 2016 Rio Paralympics High Jump Bronze Medalist Varun BhatiBesides being awarded a Khel Ratna, Jhajharia also has a Padma Shri and Arjuna Award to his name. “I started competing in 1995 with able-bodied athletes. In 2002 started my international career in para-sports with Busan Asian Games gold (they were called FESPIC Games back then). It has been 16 years since then and I have been winning medals for the country. If I have to pick, the Rio gold was big for me, to break the world record after 12 years. I worked really hard for that. The 2004 gold was special mainly because there were no facilities back then,” he added.center_img First Published: 9th October, 2018 13:23 IST “I will consider retirement after the Asian Para Games, once I discuss with my family, coaches and friends. The thought has come to my mind as I have been dealing with a shoulder injury for the past one and a half years. My shoulder has a tear and I have not been able to recover from that fully. That is why I am thinking whether I should continue or not. For now, I have my event on 11th (October) and only when I get back to India I will think about retirement.” Jhajharia told PTI from Jakarta.  COMMENT It has been a long career for Jhajharia who was awarded Khel Ratna, India’s highest sporting honour, alongside hockey player Sardar Singh in 2017. He picked his two Paralympic gold as the highlight of his career. WATCH US LIVE Press Trust Of India Last Updated: 9th October, 2018 17:08 IST India’s Greatest Javelin Para Athlete May Retire Owing To A Nagging Shoulder Injury Devendra Jhajharia is a considered one of the greatest Para-athletes in India and has won gold in 2004 Athens and 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Javelin throw. A nagging shoulder injury might force him to consider retirement after the ongoing Asian Para Games.last_img read more