Gold Coast property used in Chris Lilley’s Netflix series Lunatics up for grabs

first_img The grand home at 6 Queen Guineveres Place, Sovereign Islands, featured in the Netflix series Lunatics. The show’s arrogant real estate agent, Quentin Cook, had no luck selling the property, but maybe the real life one will. Source: Netflix The property had more than $500,000 spent on its renovation.Owner Leo Nipperess and partner Brett Park bought the property five years ago and spent more than half a million dollars renovating it.Mr Nipperess saw it as a fun opportunity when a talent scout knocked on their door and asked to feature the property in show.“There were three other houses on Sovereign Islands used but ours was the major one,” he said.“It was quite amusing, there were about 25 people who turned up in mini vans just to look at the house and check it was OK.“They used the house for the day, filmed there, had a DJ set-up, they also made a joke (in the episode) about it having two dishwashers — it was fun.” Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:36Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:36 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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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 Rate1xFullscreenNetflix mansion00:36 The series, written by and starring Lilley, launched in April. Source: Netflix The house is on the market with a $3.6 million price tag.Mr Nipperess said highlights of the property included a $15,000 chandelier, which took a professional cleaner nine hours to polish, and a dressing room hidden behind a wall of mirrors.“We were renovating because we wanted to live there forever but we like projects and get bored so now it’s finished we are ready for our next project,” he said. Lunatics was a controversial series created by the comedian. Source: Netflix More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa10 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoThe four-bedroom, four-bathroom house has a French provincial theme.Alex Phillis Real Estate director Alex Phillis, who is listing the property at 6 Queen Guineveres Place alongside Brian Phillis, said it was grand but also very private.“It’s a house that is so rare for Sovereign Islands, it’s something you’d expect to see in Toorak, Melbourne, with a price tag of $6 to $8 million,” he said.“The talent scout had a brief to find something absolutely spectacular and so they found this and knocked on the door.“It’s a cool thing to have your house featured in a Netflix series, the owners certainly didn’t do it for the money.” The house is very OTT.The four-bedroom, four-bathroom house hit the market this week with a $3.6 million price tag.“The word spectacular gets thrown around a lot in real estate but this house really is,” Mr Phillis said.“It’s had a huge transformation and everything has been nailed perfectly — you can see a lot of thought and planning has gone into it and everything is high end and over the top.”The Gold Coast had a lead role in the series Lunatics with several other locations used for filming, including Bond University, Platinum Nightclub, Murwillumbah furniture stores and an old house at Tweed Heads.Logie winner Lilley is well-known for his comedy shows, including Summer Heights High, Angry Boys, Ja’mie: Private School Girl and Jonah from Tonga. Fan of Chris Lilley’s work? This Gold Coast mansion might look a little familiar. Source: NetflixAN extravagant Gold Coast mansion that featured in an equally over-the-top Netflix series has hit the market with a multimillion-dollar price tag.The Sovereign Islands mansion graced the small screen in Chris Lilley’s controversial mockumentary series Lunatics.It was used in the first episode as character Quentin Cook, a smug and incompetent real estate agent with a large behind who dreams of being a famous DJ and street artist, was trying to sell.The 10-part series, which was written by and stars Lilley, premiered on Netflix in April. MORE NEWS: Two regal residences set to face auction block MORE NEWS: The seven ’burbs to invest in center_img [email protected]last_img read more

Ouseph bows out in Denmark

first_imgHounslow’s Rajiv Ouseph was unable to spring a surprise against world and Olympic champion Lin Dan at badminton’s Denmark Open.Ouseph always faced a tough task against the Chinese star and was beaten 21-14, 21-13 in their first-round clash.  The 25-year-old, England’s number one men’s singles player, secured a place in the tournament in Odense with two qualifying wins on Tuesday.AdChoices广告He saw off Russia’s Stanislav Pukhov 21-7, 21-17 before coming from behind to beat old rival Scott Evans of Ireland 17-21, 21-12, 21-14.last_img read more

Ghana’s Martha Bissah adjudged Most Outstanding Track Athlete at MEAC Indoor Meet

first_imgGhanaian female sprinter Martha Bissah earned Most Outstanding Track Athlete honors at the MEAC Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday, winning two more gold medals to go with two from earlier in the week as the Spartan women placed fourth at the meet. The Spartans finished the meet with 72 points. North Carolina A&T won with 145, Florida A&M was second with 94 and Hampton was third with 73.5. Also on Saturday, junior Tasia Baxter placed fourth in the pole vault with a top clearance on 10 feet, 8 inches and sophomore Taejah Robertson earned fifth place in the 60-meter hurdles in a personal-best time of 8.60 seconds. Bissah pulled away for victories in the mile (4:53.48) and 3,000 meters (10:13.70) on Saturday. She also ran the anchor leg on the Spartans’ fourth-place 4×400 meter relay team that won its heat. On Friday, Bissah won the 800 meters and ran anchor on the winning medley relay team.center_img Bissah is the first NSU female to earn outstanding runner honors at a MEAC indoor meet since All-American sprinter Debbie Dunn in 1999. The Spartans have a month off before opening the outdoor track season at William & Mary on March 17.last_img read more