Property comes with an American barn-style guesthouse

first_img1049 Tallebudgera Creek RoadTHE words luxury and barnhouse don’t often go hand-in-hand, but this spectacular property in Tallebudgera Valley has put a spin on the way we see barnhouses. In a cheaper-by-the-dozen like scenario, homeowner’s and newlyweds, David and Cheryl Forbes bought a vacant block 12 years ago and decided to build a place to accommodate their big, new family. 1049 Tallebudgera Creek Road“The kids are all grown up now, the youngest is 21 but they all still talk about the fun they had in the barnhouse when they used to visit from Brisbane.”Mr Forbes said he built the barnhouse in six months and another eight months for the family home. 1049 Tallebudgera Creek Rd“The barnhouse was always a short term arrangement so when we built something a bit more stylish on the block we didn’t need so many bedrooms,” the father-of-three said.“I had always admired American barnhouses so I thought why don’t I just build one myself.“The house is a lot more contemporary, it takes advantage of the cascading block and we used as much glass as possible so we didn’t lose the amazing outlook.” 1049 Tallebudgera Creek RoadMr Forbes said the two-storey barnhouse had five bedrooms but after the family built another house on the property they modified the barnhouse. 1049 Tallebudgera Creek Rd“I had three kids, and Cheryl had two kids from our past marriages so we had five kids between us collectively and when we moved in together we both wanted our kids to enjoy staying together, so we built a barnhouse to put them in,” Mr Forbes said. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North9 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agolast_img read more

Ikoyi Club Golf Section Plans for a Grand Nigeria Cup

first_imgAccording to the activities, the event will kick off on September 22 with the children’s competition, then from Monday, September 24, various categories of players would be displaying their golfing prowess and trying to win what is one of the major titles in the golfing calendar.On Tuesday, it would be the turn of the ladies, while the professional players would have the course to themselves on Thursday. And on Friday, veterans, sponsors and their guests would take their turn.The main event would, however, take place on Saturday when the winner of the Nigeria Cup will emerge.One of the highlights of the event is the five million naira on offer for anyone who plays a hole in one, courtesy of one of the sponsors- Plascon.The year’s theme, ‘Who the Cap Fits’ is aimed at celebrating Nigeria’s culture and national heritage.Johnson, while commending members of the club and corporate organisations for their support so far, pleaded for more.Some of the premium sponsors of the event include ND Western, Eroton and NDPR.Other sponsors include 7UP, ECO Bank, Shell, Amni Oil, PWC, Cappa & Dalberto and Notore.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Activities towards the successful hosting of the 2018 Nigeria Cup billed for the golf section of the Ikoyi Club 1938 on September 22 has commenced, with the organising committee outlining its plans during a press briefing at the club on Friday.Speaking during the press conference, vice-captain of the golf section and chairman 2018 Nigeria Cup organising committee, Mr. Babatunde Johnson, said over 500 golfers from various golf clubs across Lagos would be participating in this year’s edition.The Nigeria Cup, which is in its 21st edition started in 1997, will be beginning week-long activities to commemorate Nigeria’s Independence anniversary.last_img read more