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November 2009



... and here is ...



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NOTE - scroll down to the bottom of this page for links to dozens of photos
Lot 21 Parkinson Avenue
Kewarra Beach (Cairns) QLD
Paradise Palms Discovery Two

Priced in the mid $400,000's

This superb and quality home enjoyes cool breezes, views to mountain backdrops
and is just ten minutes to everything that the coast offers
An immaculate and quality home having been occupied only for three months
You must inspect to appreciate this home and the following features:

a gated estate

four bedrooms plus study

ensuite and walk in robe

built in robe with mirror doors in other three bedrooms

stylish bathroom and separate toilet

large open family living

separate lounge

gourmet kitchen with stainless steel dishwasher,
oven and glass cook top

ducted air-conditioning
security monitoring system

security screens for all windows and sliding doors

double automatic lock-up garage with panel lift doors

outdoor entertainment area
with mountain view backdrops

side gates access to yard which has enough room for boat

plenty of room for a pool

795 m2 allotment

landscaped with automatic irrigation system

tiled roofing

close to golf courses, beaches, schools, daycare centre, shopping centres, medical, post office, and bus services

click on the above panel to go to the Official Web Site which includes a version in English
Where is it ?? This page includes a street map of the area around Brett's home ... also there are six terrific aerial photos, showing the Northern Beaches of Cairns and zooming in on the roof of Brett's place !!  CLICK HERE
A Gated Estate Here is an aerial photo showing the full length of Parkinson Avenue with Brett's home and the Security Gates highlighted ... there are also photos of the access road and the outside of the gates  CLICK HERE
Photos of the Home This page includes twenty-six photos which were published with the above "For Sale" advertisement ... and there is a note from Geoff  CLICK HERE
Out the Front This page includes a fourty second video showing the home from the street along with a 'quick look' in the front door ... taken on Thursday 24th December 2009  CLICK HERE
Panoramic Views This page includes seven panoramic views of the dining room, kitchen, lounge room and rear patio ... great shots using a new software program ... seven photos taken on Monday 29th March 2010  CLICK HERE
Spare Bedroom
Thursday 5th February 2015 and it's Brett's Birthday !! ... lots of presents including a new clothes dryer and maintenance work in the laundry and one of the spare bedrooms ... the page has all the information and photos along with Facebook Posts and Comments  CLICK HERE
Bowen Mango Tree After clicking on the link, scroll down to the bottom of the page ... Brett planted a Mango Tree on Sunday 22nd August 2010 ... one photo
Page updated on Sunday 2nd January 2011 ... added two more photos
New Street Tree A new tree has replaced the previous one that was out the front of the house ... and the page includes the 'before' and 'after' looks ... and Tai is there as well!! ... three photos taken on Thursday 9th June 2011
This page was updated on Friday 5th July 2013 ... added two photos showing how the tree has grown over the past two years
PLEASE NOTE - these photos are now being included in the "Front Patio and Gardens and Street Tree" albumns and click
HERE for the latest shots
Front Patio
Street Tree
PAGE #01
There are now three plants on the front patio ... two of these are bougainvillea, which should make a colourful entrance in the future ... five photos taken on Sunday 2nd January 2011
This page was updated on Saturday 23rd April 2011 ... added two more photos of the 'plants in pots'
This page was updated on Monday 2nd May 2011 ... a new garden bed near the patio and new plants ... plus here's something extra!! ... three photos of Kahlia's 'Flower Cart' in Full Bloom
  PAGE #02
This page was updated on Friday 24th June 2011 ... relaying the edging around the new garden bed ... twelve photos showing the 'before' and 'after' looks ... and two of these include Sharon
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This page was updated on Monday 26th September 2011 ... added two photos showing how the plants have grown ... and the colour Purple!!
This page was updated on Monday 2nd January 2012 ... added fifteen photos showing a small extension to the front garden bed ... plants and edging
This page was updated on Friday 5th July 2013 ... added three photos showing how the plants have grown ... they are now hedges !!
  PAGE #04
This page now includes shots from Friday 5th July 2013 through to Thursday 28th May 2015 ... the plants have undergone many changes during those two years ... there is also an updated photo of the street tree which was taken on Tuesday 24th February 2015 ... thirteen photos
The Birdlife Sunbirds and Swallows have moved in with Brett and Kahlia ... eight photos taken on Sunday 2nd January 2011  CLICK HERE
Cyclone Yasi Category Five Cyclone Yasi crossed the coast near Cairns around midnight on Wednesday 2nd February 2011 ... it did not cause much structural damage here ... but wrecked cities and areas to the south ... the page contains all the information on the cyclone along with links to details and photos of the worst effected areas ... there are also sections with details on Geoff and Sharon's home in Trinity Beach, plus Tanya's in Manunda and Brett and Kahlia's in Kewarra Beach ... there are thirty three photos, with a number of these showing Tai getting ready!! ... in addition, there was a violent storm in Cairns the following day and there are another seventeen photos showing how it almost resulted in flooding of Geoff and Sharon's unit  CLICK HERE
Memorabilia Room This is an ongoing project and the pages and albumns are being continuously updated ... check them out !!
FINISHED !! ... the page includes 78 x photos
Swimming Pool
Patio Extensions
This is an ongoing project and the pages and albumns are being continuously updated ... check them out !!
FINISHED !! ... the page includes 931 x photos and 3 x videos
Side of the House PAGE #01
A 2012 Christmas Present to Brett, work finally got started during late July 2013 ... this page shows how the area looked before the landscaping and other changes ... twelve photos taken on Friday 5th July 2013
  PAGE #02
An alcove along the side is going to be turned into a storage / garden shed and this page shows the preparation and the slab being poured ... there is a copy of the planned changes along with fifteen photos
  PAGE #03
The storage / garden shed has now been built and painted ... and it looks great ... twenty three photos taken during early August 2013
  PAGE #04
Landscaping underway ... ground clearing ... paving under the clothes line ... twenty four photos
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Landscaping continues ... building and filling the vegetable garden ... spreading river stones around the pavers ... twenty six photos
  PAGE #06
Landscaping continues ... preparing for the laying of artificial grass (which was not used) ... getting the boxing and plastic sheeting and reinforcing ready for the concrete pour ... twenty one photos
  PAGE #07
Landscaping continues ... the concrete pour ... then exposing the 'Parchment' aggregate ... twenty four photos
  PAGE #08
Landscaping continues ... spreading river stones where the artificial grass was going to be ... erecting a new fence and building and hanging a new gate ... twenty two photos
  PAGE #09
Landscaping continues ... painting the fence and gate ... adding more soil to the vegetable garden ... and the work is Finished !! ... fourteen photos
Vegetable Garden PAGE #01
This page includes a look at this area when Brett purchased the home during November 2009 and then again after the garden was built in October 2013 ... the "vege photos" start in June 2014 and go through until July 2014 ... there are tomatoes, chillis, carrots, beetroot, beans and lots of different herbs ... includes seventeen photos
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Another planting was done by Brett on Friday 28th November 2014 ... but there was an "unfortunate result" on Sunday 15th February 2015 ... there are six photos
Saturday 22nd August 2015 ... added a photo of the Rosemary Bush
Rear Fence
Garden along Fence
PAGE #01
This page includes photos of the garden along the rear fence when it was first planted back in December 2011 ... along with updated shots from September 2013 ... four photos
There was a 'gardening day' on Wednesday 13th November 2013 and lots of changes were made
Plus there is a nice story about
"Tanya's Tina Barina Red Windmill"
Added another nine photos
  PAGE #02
Included here are shots of the fence and garden from the start which was in December 2011 ... there have been a couple of 'gardening days' and lots of plants were removed ready for some "new ideas" which are coming soon !!
Houses have been built on the land behind Brett and privacy was a definate priority ... on Saturday 15th August 2015 shadecloth was hung along the fence and the result is terrific !!
In total there are thirty photos on this page which tell the complete story
Saturday 22nd August 2015 ... added a panoramic shot of Brett's back yard ... fantastic photo !!
Two x Fruit Trees
Dwarf Lime

Carambola / Five Corner
Starting on Wednesday 13th November 2013, this page goes through until Saturday 18th July 2015 ... and yes, there has been some fruit !! ... includes thirteen photos  CLICK HERE
Bougainvillea Story "Trying to Save a Bougainvillea Story" ... and this starts in September 2013 with two shots of a plant doing it's best to grow and flower !!
Monday 14th October 2013 ... added an update photo
Monday 18th November 2013 ... another update photo ... look at it now !!
Landscaping and
Garden at the Front
Christmas 2016 Present to Brett
A completely different look to the front of his home !! ... and there are over thirty 'before' and 'after' photos which are terrific !!
Work was completed on Wednesday 18th January 2017
Thursday 2nd February 2017 ... added two more photos ... "a huge ??" !!
Sunday 12th February 2017 ... added one more update photo
Sunday 3rd September 2017 ... added two more update photos

Home Gym
in the Garage

Brett wanted some Workout Gear at his home
so part of the garge is being converted
Monday 14th August 2017 ... added one photo
Sunday 14th January 2018 ... added three photos ... bench


Update on Palms
and Trees

These photos include the Lipstick Palms and the Neighbours Trees
along the side fence and the Five Corner / Carambola Fruit Tree
Sunday 5th November 2017 ... includes seven photos


Mowing Time
and Weeds in Lawn

Brett working in Townsville BUT the lawns still grow
Plus there are lots of Yellow Weeds in the back lawn
During January 2018
 ... includes details and five photos