Luxuriously upgraded 1920s Queenslander hits the market

first_img119 Ridge St, Northgate.A LUXURIOUS 1920s Queenslander was expected to appeal to families looking for a home with its heritage on show. 119 Ridge St, Northgate.The four bedroom, two bathroom, two car space property is being marketed by Janelle McKenna and Lisa Pearse-Sargeant of Ray White Ascot as a family home sought after because of its massive 880sq m block. Nestled in the suburb of Northgate, 119 Ridge Street is close to the airport, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. The single-storey layout incorporates numerous indoor and outdoor entertaining areas, along with private living spaces. The first floor’s starred entry is preceded by an established garden with lawn, trees and shrubs and passes through a covered veranda with ornate balustrade. 119 Ridge St, Northgate.The shared bathroom is naturally lit and comes with a frosted glass shower, bathtub and timber-finished vanity.The spacious kitchen complements its surroundings with timber benchtops and cabinetry, quality stainless steel appliances and a large serving window out to the rear deck. Its accompanying breakfast area flows to the deck through bi-fold doors. This sprawling outdoor entertaining area is covered by an angular roof with exposed timber beams. Stairs lead down to a backyard and lagoon-style pool with covered gazebo and surrounding native palms. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor7 hours ago119 Ridge St, Northgate.Inside, elegant period features such as polished hoop pine floors, high ceilings, VJ walls and decorative cornices flow throughout each room. A hallway with artistic archways separates the three bedrooms, all of which boast built-in wardrobes and carpet. The main bedroom also has french doors out to the front veranda. Open-plan dining and lounge rooms provide a seamless transition from formal to informal living, along with airconditioning and traditional casement windows. The nearby study nook and laundry are both discreetly placed to one side. 119 Ridge St, Northgate.The rear deck also incorporates a stylish guesthouse with an ensuite, walk-in wardrobe and loft. A single-car garage resides underneath the main house.With solar power and multiple water tanks, this property has a firm focus on environmental sustainability. Year-round comfort is ensured, thanks to a fully insulated roof, ceiling fans and an abundance of cooling breezes.Ms McKenna said the residence epitomised the Australian dream, bringing function, style, luxury and warmth together. The property goes to auction at 1pm on Saturday March 25.last_img read more

Indiana DNR hiring conservation officers

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — The Indiana DNR Division of Law Enforcement is looking to fill Indiana Conservation Officer (ICO) positions across the state with highly motivated, outdoor-centered individuals.Anyone interested in a career as an ICO should first to go to dnr.IN.gov/lawenfor and complete the Pre-screening test. Completion of this test by midnight Feb. 4, 2019 is required to be considered for the 2019 hiring process, which starts in late February 2019.Indiana Conservation Officers are the state’s oldest law enforcement agency. ICOs are fully recognized Indiana police officers who enforce and uphold all DNR rules and regulations as well as all other Indiana state laws. ICOs  spend the majority of their time enforcing fishing and hunting regulations, conducting marine boat patrol on Indiana’s waterways, and patrolling DNR properties to keep them safe and family friendly.In addition to traditional law enforcement work, ICOs also engage in many specialty areas, including SCUBA, K-9, search and rescue, swift water rescue and many more.To be qualified to pass the pre-screening test, you must be a U.S. citizen; be 21 years old by Dec. 27, 2019; and have an associate’s degree from an accredited college or completed 60 hours toward a bachelor’s degree, or have four years full time active military service with an honorable discharge by Aug. 12, 2018. You must be able to pass minimum Indiana Law Enforcement Academy physical fitness requirements as listed are online here.If you think you have what it takes, click here, read “Becoming a Conservation Officer” and complete the Pre Screening Questionnaire.last_img read more