DTC strategy swells UK and European profits

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Everton Park house with naked lady wallpaper to go to auction

first_imgThe wallpaper is reminiscent of a retro Playboy magazine — and this is a bathroom for guests.A house with custom-made wallpaper of naked ladies in its bathroom is set to go under the hammer this weekend — and is expected to draw quite the crowd.The home at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park, has a powder room which is covered from floor to ceiling in wallpaper featuring retro semi-nude women posing seductively. Retro house gets its boogie on More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours agoThe carved eagle — scary or impressive?It even has a squash court and sauna, along with an in-ground pool, spa and bar.Place Newmarket agent Ross Armstrong said about 180 groups had inspected the property since the marketing campaign was launched in mid-January.“It’s been a bit of a museum to be honest (and) a lot of neighbours have been coming through,” Mr Armstrong said.“People just like the old style and I’ve never seen anything like it.” It looks like The Proclaimers would walk 500 miles to get to this carpet.That’s not where the quirks end in this abode, which was built in 1982, with a giant carved eagle at the entrance of the home, to tartan carpet in pool room.It must have been quite the spectacle back in its heyday, with more than a massive 700sq m of under roof living on a 1ha block. It even has its own squash court.Mr Armstrong said they initially had the house for sale by private treaty but decided to change to an auction after they received interest from both owner occupiers and developers. And a sauna, to, ya’know, wind down after your game of squash.He said he was expecting a number of registered bidders on the day and had a hunch an owner occupier might outbid a developer at the end of the day, although with an auction you can never be sure.“A couple of people want to live there and run a business out of it,” he said.“Most of them want to keep it in its current style and potentially do some cosmetic work internally.”The house will go to auction this Saturday, March 16 at 2pm.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45last_img read more

Wellington Fire Chief urges safety this Fourth of July season

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