Tallebudgera Valley “piece of paradise” hits the market

first_imgThere’s no shortageof space in this Tallebudgera Valley house.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North5 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoThe single-level house features an open-plan design with the interior living areas flowing out to the alfresco pavilion overlooking the pool. The property features 100m of creek frontage and plenty of visiting wildlife. “We’ve got seven grandkids and when the come over they love playing on the gokarts or pushbikes up the driveway or swimming and fishing in the creek. 761 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, Tallebudgera Valley is going to auction on August 9.IT’S peaceful, luxurious and there’s plenty of space.Welcome to Billeroy — a sprawling acreage retreat nestled in the beautiful Tallebudgera Valley. Maree and Ted Bagnall swapped their beachfront home in Wonbarra, a seaside suburb of Wollongong, for a 3.64ha “piece of paradise” in 2002. Cook up a feast here. ON THE MARKET: 761 TALLEBUDGERA RD, TALLEBUDGERA VALLEY Agent: Katrina Walsh, Harcourts CoastalFeatures: Pool, media room, fenced paddocks, separate self-contained accommodation, two sheds, water tanksArea: 3.64haAuction: August 9, 11am, Harcourts in-rooms, 16 Queensland Ave, BroadbeachInspections: Saturday and Sunday, 12.30 to 1pm Relax in the pool.“It’s a lovely environment for kids. “We also have a family of kangaroos that have been with us as long as we’ve been here and well over 150 birds,” she said.And Mrs Bagnall said the starry nights were a standout feature. “Sitting by the firepit and looking up at the stars, there’s no stree lights so the view is just unbelievable,” she said. “It really is so beautiful.” Welcome home — 761 Tallebudgera Creek Rd, Tallebudgera Valley.“When we retired this was our project and so we put our heart and soul into it,” Mrs Bagnall said. “It was the best change and we have thoroughly loved living here.”The pair had the home designed so there was a view from every room of the five-bedroom house. “Each room you look out and see a paddock or a nice private garden,” she said. “You feel very connected to the whole property.”last_img read more

Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

first_img 34 Views   no discussions Share Sharing is caring! Food & DiningLifestyle Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe by: – August 22, 2011 Shrimp and Broccoli Stir-Fry RecipeCreate a budget-conscious stir-fry in a flash with frozen shrimp and a homemade hoisin sauce made of orange juice, soy sauce and barbecue sauce.Served on top of rice flecked with orange zest, it’s easy elegance at its best.Active Time: 20 minutesTotal Time: 30 minutesServes: 4Recipe Ingredients:1 cup long-grain white rice1 large navel orange2 tsp cornstarch1/4 cup barbecue sauce2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce1 bunch broccoli (about 1 1/4 lb), stalks thinly sliced and head cut into small florets1 Tbsp canola oil1 lb medium peeled and deveined frozen shrimp, thawed and patted dry2 scallions, slicedRecipe Preparation:Cook the rice according to package directions.Using a vegetable peeler, remove 4 strips of zest from the orange; thinly slice the zest and set aside. Squeeze the juice from the orange into a small bowl (you should get about 1/2 cup); stir in the cornstarch. Add the barbecue and soy sauces and stir to combine.Bring 1/2 cup water to a simmer in a large skillet. Add the broccoli and cook, covered, until just tender, 2 to 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the broccoli to a bowl.Wipe out the skillet, then heat the oil over medium-high heat. Add the shrimp and cook, stirring occasionally, until opaque throughout, about 3 minutes. Add the soy sauce mixture and simmer until thickened, about 1 minute. Return the broccoli to the skillet and toss to combine.Fluff the rice with a fork and fold in the orange zest and scallions. Serve with the shrimp and broccoli.Recipe Source: Woman’s Daycenter_img Share Share Tweetlast_img read more

Busy Easter weekend for Blizzard Bicycle Club

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It was a busy Easter weekend for the Blizzard Bicycle Club as they held a series of Spring Stages.On Thursday, April 18, the Blizzards held stage two of the Spring Stages where 14 riders took on the strong winds at Baldonnel.For the 16 KM race, Irvin Tang came in first with a time of 26:18.- Advertisement -Brett McCracken came in first for the 8 KM race at 16:57.On Friday, April 19, the Club was at Beatton Hill for stage three, where 12 riders braved the strong winds.Nick Guliov came in first with 27:15.Advertisement Then later that day, riders took part in Spring Stage four, Frozen John.Irvin Tang came in first place with 57:10, Nick Guliov in second with 58:42, and Robert Martens in third with a time of 59:53.Then on Saturday, April 20, was Spring Stage five, the 69 KM Mile 64 Grinder.Nick Guliov and Irvin Tang came in at 2:17:13.Advertisement Amanda Mitchell took part in the 34 KM race with a time of 1:20:14.Dian Loro completed 18 KM in 38:50.Then on Monday, April 22, the Blizzards held Spring Stage six, Cecil Lake Wind Tunnel.Winning the 50 KM race was Robert Martens at a time of 1:38:42, Robert Sapp completed the 32 KM at 1:24:35,  and Tanner McCracken finished the 24 KM with 1:05:00.Up next is Spring Stage seven, on April 23 starting at 6:30 p.m. at Wood’s Corner.Advertisementlast_img read more