first_img2218 Arnold Palmer Drive Sanctuary CoveA drop down in-ceiling TV with a Bose surround sound-system completes this five-star bedroom. The media room has a C-Bus system throughout. The eight-car basement comes complete with storage, polished floors and artwork on the walls. 2218 Arnold Palmer Drive Sanctuary CoveSITTING proudly on the fairways of the only Arnold Palmer designed golf course in the country, this stunning property could be Australia’s best golf-front residence. Owned by Duncan Forrest and his wife Judy, the Hope Island home – exuding opulence, style and luxury – is in a gated community overlooking The Pines golf course. 2218 Arnold Palmer Drive Sanctuary CoveSoaring ceilings and neutral tones combine with a split-level design to set the scene of a beautiful mansion.The couple said the design was perfectly planned when they bought the 1,379sq m block 11 years ago.“We have built a number of homes in the past,” Mr Forrest said. 2218 Arnold Palmer Drive Sanctuary CoveMore from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“When it came to designing this property we took all our favourite features and ideas from our previous homes and put them together to create this design. It a work of art.” Bi-fold doors in the open-plan living and dining room creates a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor living spaces, bringing in views of the manicured gardens. Styled by interior designer John O’Hara, the house is being sold fully-furnished, including the piano and bagpipes. “My wife and I always get an interior designer to style the home after we build,” Mr Forrest said. 2218 Arnold Palmer Drive Sanctuary Cove“Every house has a different personality and therefore needs its own personal style. Everything is for sale, even the bagpipes and the coffee machine.” There are four ensuited bedrooms with the main bedroom resembling a hotel with a private dressing room and steam room. last_img read more

first_imgCongress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today led the discussion in Rajya Sabha on the unrest in the Valley on the first day of Parliament’s monsoon session.”The situation in Kashmir is worse than what it was in 2008 and 2010,” Azad said, wondering what went wrong this year that more than 40 people have been killed since the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani earlier this month.”The prevailing situation in Jammu and Kashmir has many aspects – the internal situation, the role of the state and central government, and external forces,” the Congress leader said.Azad also attacked the government for what he called the “heavy hand” of the state in dealing with protests and asked why the “common people were dealt in the same way as militants are”.”Should locals be treated in the same way we treat militants? Should same bullets that are used on militants be used on innocent people of Jammu and Kashmir? We stand with the government in ending militancy, but we don’t support this kind of treatment with the civilians,”  Azad said in Rajya Sabha. JAITLEY’S RESPONSEIn response to Ghulam Nabi Azad, Rajya Sabha member Arun Jaitley said that the government formed in Jammu and Kashmir was dictated by election result and Congress did the same in the past. He said, “His alliance was not the real reason of disturbance in the valley or any TV show discussion caused disturbation,” adding “Reason is that Pakistan never reconcile the idea of creation of Jammu and Kashmir.”advertisementHe further said, “In Jammu and Kashmir, it is not a fight between BJP and Congress, but fight between the separatist and mainstream political parties.”  He said, “It’s not fight between BJP and Congress, but separatist and mainstream parties.”Kashmir under curfew Meanwhile, curfew continued in all the ten districts of the Valley to curb the clashes in the aftermath of Wani’s killing.A ruling PDP MLA was injured in an attack by a stone pelting mob in Pulwama district. Newspapers failed to hit the stands for the third day following a controversial gag order issued by the state.last_img read more