One of the bedrooms.Caroline Munro Property director Caroline Munro said the property was purchased by a UQ academic.“The location is very close to the university and is in a nice, prestigious street,” Ms Munro said.The agent said about 100 groups inspected the house, which had four bedrooms and two bathrooms, and four written offers had been submitted during the campaign. There is a fireplace in one of the living spaces.The sale was slightly higher than the suburb median sale price, which according to CoreLogic data is $1,203,500.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus14 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market14 hours agoThis makes it the eighth most expensive suburb in Brisbane City Council, yet its convenience remains alluring to buyers. The house at 24 Mervyn Grove, St Lucia, sold for $1.335 million.THE proximity to University of Queensland (UQ) continues to drive million dollar sales in St Lucia.The two-level house at 24 Mervyn Grove recently sold for $1.335 million. The kitchen is large and modern.She said she believed the proximity to the university would always remain a drawcard for the suburb.“St Lucia is a suburb where the buyer demographic is professional families that value education and good amenities or are attached to UQ… and there is always a steady number of buyers.”Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:51Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:51 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p432p432p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenStarting your hunt for a dream home00:51
GUYANA and West Indies Under-15 all-rounder Mavendra Dindial is among 14 players included in the Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA)-sponsored team, set to participate in the third annual USA Open tournament scheduled for December 20-23.The tournament, organised by the Cricket Council of the USA, will be contested in three categories – Under-13, Under-15 and Under-17 – and will be played at the International Cricket Council (ICC)-approved venue, Central Broward Regional Park & Stadium, Lauderhill, Florida.According to the organisers, registration is open for teams and players with the top ten players guaranteed scholarships. The games will be broadcast live on MAQ Television.Romeo DindialThe promising and talented Dindial was part of the West Indies Under-15 squad who toured England last August under Cricket West Indies (CWI) High Performance coach Graeme West. He also represented Guyana in the regional Under-17 tournament, played in Trinidad and Tobago the previous month and was a permanent fixture in the Demerara Under-15 and Under-17 sides.Other notable inclusions are left-arm spinner Zachary Jodha, Arun Gainda, Romeo Deonarain and Alvin Mohabir who led the successful Demerara Under-15 team to victory over defending champions Berbice in this year’s Inter-county tournament.Jodha was part of Guyana’s Under-17 team which participated in the regional tournament in Trinidad and Tobago and was also a member of the Demerara Under-17 and Under-19 Inter-county teams.All-rounder Gainda, a product of Ogle Sports Club, donned colours for the Select Under-17 side in this year’s Under-19 Inter-county tournament while the versatile Deonarain made useful contributions with both bat and ball while he was a member of Demerara Under-15 Inter-county team. He also plays for the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC).The team will be managed by former Guyana and West Indies captain Ramnaresh Sarwan with Omechand Deonarian serving as assistant manager. The coach is former national player Hubern Evans while the physiotherapist is Dave Anand Mohabir and Lalta Gainda the technical assistant.The 14-man squad reads: Alvin Pradeep Mohabir, Nicholas Mukesh Shiopersaud, Gabriel Vivian Rookhum, Arun Gainda, Zachary Alexander Jodha, Romeo Deonarain, Nityanand Mathura, John Errol Persaud (Jr), Mavendra Dindial, Jonhatan Brayden Vang Lange, Dave Doobraj Mohabir, Ravindra Rovin Singh, Stephon Sankar, Premkumar Permaul.Meanwhile, the GFSCA squad will take on Blairmont Blazers Youths in two T20 practice matches on Saturday, December 17 at the Blairmont ground, West Bank, Berbice.The first game is scheduled to get underway at 09:00hrs.