87 Albatross Ave, Mermaid Beach.BRISBANE IT boss Scott Smith is hoping to hook a buyer after putting his beachside villa on the market for $1.495 million. The founder of IT company Comlinx said he bought the three-bedroom villa at No. 2/87 Albatross Ave as a weekender in 2010 for $1.16 million. Mr Smith said he was struggling to find time for the villa after buying a large Indooroopilly home.Luke Henderson from John Henderson Professionals Mermaid Beach said it was difficult to find something for under $2 million in the exclusive neighbourhood.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North7 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“The ultra-stylish residence offered potential buyers beachside living without the multi-million price tags neighbouring absolute beachfront mansions,” Mr Henderson said. Mr Henderson said the east-facing villa had ocean views and captured sea breezes.“The villa was designed around a lifestyle of luxury in mind and was created to maximise thenatural light and the ocean views.”The property includes high ceilings, iron bark floors and spacious living areas.“There is a sandstone balcony where ocean views provide the perfect backdrop for a morning coffee.”
The G-A-A’s Central Competitions Control Committee will meet tomorrow to review footage that could see Dublin forward Diarmuid Connolly receive a 12-week ban.St Vincent’s clubman Connolly put his hands on the shoulder of linesman Ciaran Branagan when disputing a sideline ball being awarded to Carlow in Dublin’s 0-19 to 0-7 win at O’Moore Park on Saturday.He was not punished for the incident but could be sanctioned under G-A-A Rule 5-point-3-2 which relates to a “minor physical infraction” with officials and carries a minimum 12-week suspension. Tipperary ‘keeper Evan Comerford was suspended for that offence last week.