More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North4 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa23 hours agoRembert Meyer-Rochow has put his Mermaid Beach shack at 14 Albatross Ave on the market.Mr Meyer-Rochow, who works as a specialist adviser to international technology companies, bought the property at 14 Albatross Ave for $1.3 million in 2015.“The house was well-known for the ugly hippy-type caravan with no wheels, that was parked out on the front lawn for nearly 20 years,” he said.“I know that my neighbours were pleased when I finally removed it.” The shack at 14 Albatross Ave once infamous for its “ugly hippy-type caravan with no wheels” has hit the market. This is a photo of the house before Rembert Meyer-Rochow removed the caravan.A MERMAID BEACH shack once infamous for its “ugly hippy-type caravan with no wheels” has hit the market.Owner Rembert Meyer-Rochow, who arrived on the Gold Coast in 1995 attracted by the surf and beach lifestyle, is selling up with plans to move to a beachfront property on Hedges Ave. Rembert Meyer-Rochow has put his Mermaid Beach shack at 14 Albatross Ave on the market.“It’s with mixed emotions that I’m selling this one” he said. “I had toyed with the idea of developing the block myself, and I know for sure that developers will be interested in acquiring this one, but personally I would love to see my little surf shack live on a little longer. “I am nostalgic about the good old days when groups of mates would share older houses like this, waking up at the crack of dawn for morning surfs, chilling out at the beach during the day, and then partying up with cold beers and barbecues in the evening.” Rembert Meyer-Rochow has put his Mermaid Beach shack at 14 Albatross Ave on the market.The 405sq m property features views of the ocean across Marine Pde and has retained its original look.“What my kids like best about this house are all the nooks and crannies, great for playing hide and seek,” he said.“My wife on the other hand, is looking forward to something a little more modern”.“The house is surprisingly sturdy, so few renovations have been needed.“However, we did recently rip up the original carpets in the house, which were over 25 years old. “That exposed beautiful wooden floorboards, which came up beautiful when we had them sanded and polished.”The two-bedroom house is currently rented for $780 per week.Mr Meyer-Rochow is seeking offers around $1.9 million.
FOOTBALL: The Donegal connection with the Ireland soccer team is getting stronger by the minute and it doesn’t look like stopping in the near future.Shay Given has been flying the flag for Donegal for a quite a while now, before Seamus Colemen from Killybegs came along and continues to amaze us with his silky skills even as a full back. Last Friday night Shane Duffy whose Dad hails from Letterkenny put in a MOTM performance and set up the goal for another man with Donegal connections Ciaran Clarke.Well tonight two new Donegal lads will walk out on to the pitch at The Aviva Stadium for the first time.Andrew Nicholls a much sought after centre forward with Ballyraine FC under 9’s and his brother Marc Nicholls a tough tackling no nonsense type centre midfielder will lead the team out against Slovakia in tonights friendly!Coming from a sporting family with their mum Claire Kelly/Nicholls a great athlete herself, as well as their dad Enda Nicholls who loves watching all types of sports, lets hope the boys enjoy their big day. TWO DONEGAL YOUNGSTERS TO MAKE IRELAND DEBUTS AT THE AVIVA TONIGHT! was last modified: March 29th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DebutsIrelandMascotsnewsSlovakiasoccerSport