Family buyers value the extra space in Calamvale

first_img6 Sumayyah Place, CalamvaleA media room and multiple living areas tick all the boxes for a family who bought this lavish house at Calamvale last week.The 6 Sumayyah Place property sold for $870,000 on Friday in a private sale and, although it was passed in at auction in early February, there were still four parties looking to buy the home. REAL ESTATE: 6 Sumayyah Place, CalamvaleAgain, the Crawford Place property had five bedrooms, three bathrooms, a media room and multiple living areas. Mr Gillespie said there was not enough stock to meet demand and almost all inquiries were from families, not investors. More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The cinema at 6 Sumayyah Place, Calamvale.LJ Hooker Sunnybank Hills estate agent Karl Gillespie said the buyer was planning to live there with his two teenage children and the multiple living areas were a key selling point of the five-bedroom, three-bathroom home.“The location, the cinema, and the multiple living areas are what drew the buyer to this house,” Mr Gillespie said. “His teen kids can spread out and have their friends over.”center_img REAL ESTATE: 6 Sumayyah Place, CalamvaleMr Gillespie said the sale was typical of the local market, with another property at 17 Crawford Place, Calamvale, selling under the hammer for $821,000 at the weekend. last_img read more

First-round pick Jordyn Adams wastes little time committing to Angels

first_img Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield The 17th overall pick in the draft, Adams won’t officially sign with the Angels until he can get out to Southern California for a physical. The amount of his bonus wasn’t available, but the slot value for the 17th pick is just under $3.5 million.Adams, a wide receiver known for his explosive speed, is passing up the chance to play for the Tar Heels. His father, Deke, is an assistant coach at North Carolina.“I played baseball my whole life,” Adams said. “The opportunity to get better overall as a baseball player was very big for me. I felt I couldn’t pass up the opportunity presented to me right now.”ANOTHER OHTANI?The draft continued through the 10th round on Tuesday, with the Angels drafting pitchers with all eight of their picks. One of them, though, is also an outfielder.The Angels announced William English as a two-way player when they picked the Detroit high schooler in the fifth round. English had an 0.93 ERA and he hit .419. He has a scholarship to play at Tennessee. Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros Mike Trout, with bat and glove, helps Angels end losing streak center_img “We’re starting to see the evolution of organizations open to drafting players like that, develop them and see where the path takes them,” Swanson said Monday night, before they took English.Other than English, the rest of the Angels’ picks were college pitchers, all right-handers. The common thread was they all averaged more than a strikeout an inning this year.The draft concludes on Wednesday, through the 40th round.ALSOThe Angels optioned utilityman Kaleb Cowart to Triple-A and recalled reliever Eduardo Paredes on Tuesday, getting some more coverage for a bullpen that worked 7-1/3 innings in the previous two days. …Shohei Ohtani came through with his second pinch-hit in four at-bats on Monday night, prompting Manager Mike Scioscia to be asked if he’s any closer to lifting the self-imposed restriction against using him to pinch-hit the day before or after he pitches. “There’s a lot of stuff we’re looking at right now, as we get into this program and see what adjustments we might be able to make on usage,” Scioscia said. “But we’re not quite there.” …The Angels’ game against the Dodgers on July 8 at Angel Stadium has been moved from a day game to a 5 p.m. start for ESPN Sunday Night Baseball. The New York Yankees were originally scheduled to be on that night, but they appealed to Major League Baseball and ESPN to make a change since they now have a doubleheader the next day, a makeup of a rainout. The Angels will have at least three Sunday night games this year, including their April game against the Yankees in Anaheim. Their Sept. 2 game at Houston was also moved into prime time.UP NEXTAngels (Shohei Ohtani, 4-1, 3.08) vs. Royals (Ian Kennedy, 1-6, 6.08), Wednesday, 7 p.m., Fox Sports West, KLAA (830 AM) Clippers, Mavericks brace for the unknown in Game 4 ANAHEIM — Turns out that Matt Swanson wasn’t simply being optimistic when the Angels scouting director said he expected to sign first-round pick Jordyn Adams.Adams, a prized football recruit who had accepted a scholarship to play football and baseball at the University of North Carolina, said on Tuesday that he has already agreed to terms with the Angels.Reports prior to the draft indicated Adams might be difficult to sign, but that was apparently not the case.“I’m glad to make it official that I’m going to be part of the Angels organization,” Adams said on a conference call. “I’m ready to go to work.” Related Articleslast_img read more