27 Lockhart St, Woolloongabba.“There was also an ugly cooker in the wall of the kitchen and when we pulled it out we found the chimney for the kitchen side of the double-sided fireplace.”Set on a 708sq m block, the home has a big front veranda and a spacious back deck. The traditional floorplan includes a lounge room, separate dining room and kitchen with sitting area. 27 Lockhart St, Woolloongabba.“It has leadlight windows, 14ft ceilings and, being a quintessential Queenslander, big verandas, north-facing (orientation) and lots of good breezes.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020“When we moved in there were some really bad carpets, which we pulled up and there were magnificent timber floors underneath. 27 Lockhart St, Woolloongabba.The kitchen has french doors opening to the deck, white cabinetry, stainless steel appliances and the original brick fireplace, while on the opposite side of the wall there is an ornate fireplace in the dining room. The home at 27 Lockhart St, Woolloongabba.A century-old Queenslander with beautiful character features, including fireplaces and timber floors, is going under the hammer in Woolloongabba. Owners Bruce and Anne Redman have called the classic beauty at 27 Lockhart St home for 23 years. “We liked that it was original when we got it and we tried to maintain that,” Mr Redman said. “The original features are what make it. It’s been there for over 100 years and it was made to last. 27 Lockhart St, Woolloongabba.The master bedroom has built-in robes and an ensuite, and there are three more bedroom plus a study, family bathroom and laundry. Mr Redman said the home was in the established neighbourhood of Gabba Hill. “It’s a very friendly little area. Everyone managed to keep it a good little secret for a long time,” he said.
Andy Murray’s run of 28 straight wins on the ATP Tour was ended by Novak Djokovic in the final of the Qatar Open after an enthralling 6-3 5-7 6-4 win for the pretender to the number one throne.Djokovic looked in firm control at a set and a break, enjoying a 5-3 lead in the second and serving for the match.But Murray dug deep and produced some stunning tennis to save three match points and break back – extending his streak of consecutive matches with at least one break of serve to 112.The momentum switched entirely. and Murray reeled off five straight games to take the second set and go 1-0 up in the third.The Serb seemed to be falling apart at one stage, ranting on the court and then losing a game after being penalised a point for smashing his racket for the second time.But as so often, Djokovic dug deep and found extra reserves of energy – just when he looked at his lowest, he broke again. Despite taking a 0-30 advantage as the Serbian served for the match a second time, Murray could not turn the tables again. Djokovic won an epic three-hour encounter, and we will be lucky to see the same again in the Australian Open final three weekends from now.He said: “It’s definitely one of the best ways to start the year.”All the way to the last shot you never know with Andy. It’s no strange occurrence for both of us to play three sets for three hours. It’s a very physical battle and we’re both going to need some time to recover from that and get ready for Melbourne.”Despite the result, Murray actually extends his lead at the top of the rankings, as he did not play a tournament this week last year while Djokovic won in Qatar.