Home with spacious chill-out zones perfect for large families

first_img9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Imagine finding the perfect family home in a riverside community, making it yours and then not having the opportunity to live in it.Kim Linnet and husband, Nick, purchased 9 Emma Place, Fig Tree Pocket, in March 2013, with every intention of moving in with their son, Will.“We are originally from Queensland but are currently based in Hobart,” Mrs Linnet said.“We purchased the house as our ‘dream home’. We imagined Will spending time in the pool and playing cricket in the yard with his cousins and friends while Nick and I escaped to the upstairs living area for serenity.” More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 20199 Emma Pl Fig Tree Pocket.The house is dominated by the sort of clean lines and high-end finishes that have made contemporary living so popular — particularly when it’s set in a riverside community such as Fig Tree Pocket.“The chill-out zone is definitely the family and dining (area) which flows outdoors to the entertaining area. It is a great space for hanging out together and entertaining family and friends,” she said. 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket. The spacious kitchen at 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Mrs Linnet said the home had been finished just before they purchased, and alterations she and her husband had made since were minimal.“We made very few changes to the property after we acquired it because it was so perfect,” she said.“We added blinds — which were done by a friend who is in the business locally … (and) some security which is not visible.” 9 Emma Pl, Fig Tree Pocket.Mrs Linnet said while they were well settled in Tasmania and loving their southern island lifestyle, cutting ties with Brisbane wasn’t easy. “It was a difficult decision to sell the property because we had excited our friends and family by announcing a purchase in Brisbane again but life doesn’t always work out in a linear pattern,” she said.last_img read more

Gereau, Thies take first Raceway Park wins of season

first_imgHis Sunday night IMCA Sunoco Stock Car checkers were the first at Raceway Park this season for Todd Gereau. (Photo by Tim Smith)By Bob ConeyJEFFERSON, S.D. (June 25) – Two drivers broke into victory lane for the first time this season Sunday at Raceway Park.In the Casey’s General Stores IMCA Stock Car feature, Todd Gereau took control at the front of the field after a mid-race pileup in the first turn involving six cars shook up the field. In the final laps, Gereau came under heavy pressure from multi-time champion track Jason Ward but kept control of the inside line to take the win.The Total Motors IMCA Modified feature saw Jim Thies take his first win of the year in a near flag-to-flag performance.The Golden Auto Sales IMCA Hobby Stocks had another big field of cars, with action coming right down to the checkered flag.Aaron Shearn, David Miller and Andy Hoffman had battled for the top spot over much of the feature with Miller making one last attempt to get under Shearn on the final turn, only to spin and drop outside the top 10 as Shearn raced under the checkered flag.The KCAU9 IMCA Northern SportMod feature was all Todd Boulware, who took an unchallenged win.last_img read more