Haven on Greens at Griffin is selling well with stage one sold out and stage two well underway with 66 architect-designed homes and residential lots for sale.STAGE one has sold out and stage two has hit the market as buyers snap up new homes near Northlakes.Villa World is reporting a strong run of sales in its first stage of Haven on Greens, with the first 20 homes in stage one sold out and the second stage of 32 homes hitting the market.The estate has 66 architect-designed homes as well as a range of larger residential sites available for those buyers who have their own designs in mind.Villa World development manager Andrew Ashwood said homebuyers had been quick to pick up on the quality on offer at Haven on Greens.“It’s been a winner from the start for many reasons, not least because of the natural setting at Griffin which gives it a great vibe. “Its position just minutes to the highway makes this all the more appealing.”Mr Ashwood said getting a quality home for under $500,000 was attracting those after value and quality.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago“Each of the homes are completed, landscaped and ready to move in, which gives homebuyers peace of mind knowing that everything is done for them,” he said.Fully completed four-bedroom homes at Haven on Greens are priced from $468,000 to $509,000 on lots ranging from 330sq m to 420sq m. Villa World offers a diverse range of home designs at Haven on Greens, featuring a mix of traditional timber, brickwork and rendered finishes.All homes have double lockup garages and many come with an extra multimedia room, as well as an outdoor patio area that can be accessed from the main living areas.Three land-only sites, ranging from 579sq m to 690sq m, are available in stage two priced from $320,000 to $335,000.“These lots give prospective buyers the opportunity to bring their own home design to life at Haven on Greens,” Mr Ashwood said.Haven on Greens is located just east of the Bruce Highway and close to the Dohles Rocks Road exit, and within 500m of the North Pine River.It is close to a number of public and private schools as well as the University of the Sunshine Coast’s new Petrie campus and a wide array of retail options including Westfield North Lakes.
ILOILO City – Charged with child abuse,a 72-year-old man was caught in Barangay 3, Igbaras, Iloilo. He was detained in custodial facility ofthe Igbaras municipal police station. Baltazar Gaville of Barangay 4, Igbaraswas arrested around 9:46 a.m. on Sunday, police said. The court recommended an P80,000 bailbond for Gaville’s temporary liberty./PN Gaville’s apprehension was staged on thestrength of an arrest warrant, the police added.
Higa struggled with four birdies and four bogeys in a mixed round on Friday. She made consecutive bogeys to start her back nine but recovered with back-to-back birdies on the holes No. 4 and 5 before adding another birdie on the par-five No. 9.Korda, who was one of the early starters, also began on the back nine. Her round featured birdies on two of the three par fives and another the par-three 17th.– Seeking first major –Korda is seeking her first major championship win but said she is going to need some luck.“That’s what you play for,” said Korda. “At the same time, I feel a lot of luck is always a big part of winning a major championship, making the most putts and the least amount of mistakes.“It’s really hard to win out here. I think everybody can see that, watching us week in week out. Solid golf will always put me up top. If I have a chance, I’ll try to take it.”Among those left to finish Saturday are defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand, who is two over with two holes to go.Nelly Korda, the sister of Jessica, is at three under overall and tied for fifth with three holes to play in the second round.Share on: WhatsApp Japan’s Mamiko Higa hits a tee shot on the 17th hole en route to a second round 71 at the 2019 US Women’s Open ChampionshipMiami, United States | AFP | Japan’s Mamiko Higa birdied her final hole in fading light to maintain her lead at the US Women’s Open where the second round was delayed for two hours due to thunderstorms and then suspended because of darkness.The 25-year-old Higa, who is ranked 49th in the world, kept a one-stroke lead from the first round when she shot the lowest debut round in tournament history with a six-under 65.“I was really happy because I could finish up a tough day with a birdie,” said Higa. “I was so happy.”Higa rolled in a birdie on the par-five ninth hole Friday for an even-par 71 and a two-round total of six under 136 to lead American Jessica Korda, who shot a bogey-free three-under 68.There were 45 players still on the Country Club course in Charleston, North Carolina when play was suspended. The players had to endure a two hour weather delay which included lightning striking a large elm tree along the 18th fairway. There were several people standing nearby when the bolt hit but no one was injured.Higa is the first Japanese player to lead the tournament since 2011 when Mika Miyazato shot a 67 to top the leaderboard heading into the weekend.Gina Kim, who shot a 72, and Celine Boutier, who was at four under on the tournament with four holes to go in her round, are tied for third.Several of the Tour’s top players are just a couple strokes back of Higa, including Aussie Lee Min-jee (69) and two time US Women’s Open winner Park In-bee (70), who are both at two under.World number eight and the top ranked American Lexi Thompson is at three under overall with two holes to go. read more
A heavily tattooed Florida man was arrested after police say he took a woman to a camper before sexually battering her and burning her hair, punching her in the head and then leaving her in a grocery store parking lot.28-year-old Efthimios Michael Zachary Mikedis of Ocklawaha was arrested Wednesday and charged with sexual battery, the Marion County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.Orlando Police Department said the woman told deputies that Mikedis offered to give her a ride from Orange County to her aunt’s home in Marion County on Jan. 5.When Mikedis arrived at the victim’s home in a van driven by his mother and another man who was inside the vehicle, the victim told Mikedis she did not want to go, but he told her she had to, police stated.Once the victim was in the vehicle, investigators said Mikedis forced an unknown substance into her mouth. She told police she was then taken to a camper on a residence. When the victim asked if Mikedis was going to take her to her aunt’s home, Mikedis allegedly said, “Why don’t you just stay here?”Police say once in the camper the victim recalled being sexually battered by Mikedis, a secondary object and another person.When the victim woke up she tried calling an Uber but Mikedis forced another unknown substance into her mouth, then burned her hair with a cigarette, dragged her and punched her in the back of the head, according to the release. She said she was forced into a vehicle, again driven by Mikedis’ mother, and forced out at a grocery store parking lot.The victim reported the case to police, and got treatment at a local hospital.Authorities investigated the case and arrested Mikedis, who was already in jail on unrelated charges.Mikedis faces one count of sexual battery and he is being held in the Marion County Jail. read more