Renovation renaissance in Upper Mount Gravatt

first_imgThere is underfloor heating in the family bathroom.The Lay St property is close to Garden City, public transport and the M1. The home is being marketed by Tommy Connolly from Un Real Estate Agents for offers over $675,000.“This house is one that ticks all the boxes,” he said.“It has undergone a full renovation with no expenses spared and now has a modern design.” The home has been painted inside and out.The home was repainted and the carport got a makeover.“The house now has that homely appeal and character to it,” Mr van Schagen said.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Inside, polished timber floorboards and a white colour scheme feature throughout. The new kitchen has white cabinetry and stainless steel European appliances, including an induction cooktop.The bathroom is a standout, with underfloor heating, a freestanding bathtub and a rain shower.The open living area flows out to the back deck and the 660sq m block is fenced. The home at 24 Lay St, Upper Mount Gravatt is new to the market.THIS beautifully renovated home is new to the market in Upper Mount Gravatt. The property at 24 Lay St has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and a double carport. Damian van Schagen and Jessica McIlwan bought the home in 2012 when it still had a 1970s feel about it, including retro carpets and different coloured wallpaper. The couple completely renovated the house and turned it into a modern family home.They ripped up the carpets to reveal timber floorboards, re-sheeted the walls, re-plumbed the house, replaced the roof and put in a new kitchen and bathrooms. center_img The kitchen has a modern design.Underneath the house there is a second bathroom with a shower and toilet, and a workshop area that could be used as a games room. Mr van Schagen said the home would suit a young family looking for a quiet street. “The big backyard is perfect for kids and the neighbourhood is great,” he said. “The neighbours are mostly older owner-occupiers and there are so many conveniences close by.” last_img read more

HotelTonight to Launch at New Zealand Maximum Occupancy Event

first_imgHotelTonight to Launch at New Zealand Maximum Occupancy EventThe hotel booking app, HotelTonight will launch at the upcoming Maximum Occupancy accommodation industry conference, taking place in Auckland on 4th November 2015.Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from Stefan Cordiner of HotelTonight who will outline the burst in mobile usage and bookings made on mobiles. Stefan will also cover the increase in very last minute bookings and statistics and trends from the world’s largest mobile hotel booking app, HotelTonight.The app takes the ‘last minute’ tag literally and promises prices up to half of that of other last-minute booking sites. It is a mobile-only service that is available around the world, including New Zealand as of this month, and has had over 13 million downloads to date due to its simplicity of use. While some last-minute booking sites allow you to book several months ahead, HotelTonight is aimed at the more impulsive travellers.Maximum Occupancy is designed for hotel and accommodation providers of all types and sizes, and focuses on everything a hotelier needs to know on how to drive more direct bookings, gain market share, maximise revenue and market your brand on all platforms today. A powerful list of speakers have been confirmed, including international and New Zealand speakers from TripAdvisor, HotelTonight, Mosh Social Media, Uber, Amadeus, Hospitality NZ, Quest Hotel Apartments NZ, Australian & New Zealand Revenue Management Association, Intouch Data and many more.Maximum Occupancy will present the latest trends, industry data and case studies from world leaders in travel and accommodation. Standby throughout the day for an insight to successful hotel business strategies, ways to tackle the ever-changing industry, how to stay informed of new technologies, promoting your own brand – and of course – the excellent opportunity to rub shoulders and network with other delegates from the industry.Accommodation providers are encouraged to take advantage of the discounted early bird ticket sale, which has been extended for a limited time. Maximum OccupancySource = HotelTonightlast_img read more