Relax in outdoor spa or entertain in style

first_imgThe floorplan of 1 Lionheart Cres, Newport. The home at 1 Lionheart Cres, Newport.THIS executive home in the popular Newport Estate has a grand entrance, built-in bar, outdoor spa and plenty of space. Lorraine and Herbie Tucker built the home at 1 Lionheart Cres in 2009, the fourth they have built in the 31 years they have lived in Newport. “We entertain a lot so we built the home to be all about entertaining,” Mrs Tucker said. “The big kitchen is the central area and there is a massive dining area. There are also lots of different areas for everyone to have their own space — it’s a good home for families with teenagers or grown-up children.” The grand staircase at 1 Lionheart Cres, Newport.There is also a media room on this level along with a formal lounge room, family room, laundry and powder room. Upstairs, the master suite includes walk-in wardrobe, balcony and ensuite with dual basins, bath, shower and separate toilet. The remaining bedrooms have built-in robes and there is an ensuite to the second bedroom. The dining room at 1 Lionheart Cres, Newport.The family bathroom has a separate bath and shower and there is also an office area on this level. The Tuckers are selling to downsize but they plan to stay in the Newport area. “It’s so relaxing in Newport and on the Peninsula in general,” Mrs Tucker said.“We both work in the city but when you drive across the bridge (on to the Peninsula), it’s like a piece of heaven.” The property is being marketed by Kevin Bostock of Waterfront Properties for $995,000. The kitchen at 1 Lionheart Cres, Newport.The home is spread across two levels with the front door opening to a grand entrance with statement staircase and void.On the ground floor there is an open-plan living, dining and kitchen area with sliding doors that open to the patio. The kitchen has stone benchtops, butler’s pantry and stainless steel appliances and there is a built-in bar off the living area. More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019last_img read more

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Super Cup: Essien in Chelsea squad to face Bayern Munich tonight

first_imgGhana midfielder Michael Essien has been named in the Chelsea squad to face European champions Bayern Munich take in Friday’s UEFA Super Cup in Prague.Essien has not played for Chelsea so far this season yet he was part of the squad that traveled with UEFA Europa League winners.The Ghanaian is expected to play a part in the Super Cup match even though he has not played for Chelsea so far this season.As Chelsea fly out to Prague to face Bayern Munich in the European Super Cup, stars Romelu Lukaku and Michael Essien enjoy the flight.The pair are yet to make their mark for the Blues this season but that is clearly not bothering the duo as they flick peace signs to the camera in the air.Jose Mourinho will be up against Pep Guardiola once again in the match, whilst the two teams will face each other for the first time since the dramatic Champions League final of 2012. Blues boss Mourinho has never lifted the Super Cup but if he succeeds this time round it will give Chelsea their second Super Cup, with the club having previously won it in 1998.Mourinho, who has restored John Terry to the starting lineup after he lost his automatic first-choice status under Benitez, has pointed to the pressure Guardiola is under to at least match last season’s historic achievements.While Bayern recovered to prevail in the following year’s decider against Borussia Dortmund, Chelsea redeemed themselves for a group stage exit with success in the UEFA Europa League, teeing up a shot at payback for Bayern at the Stadion Eden in Prague.last_img read more

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