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Selwyn Times: February 28, 2018

Selwyn Times: February 28,

WEDNESDAY, 28 FEBRUARY, 2018 Locally Owned www.star.kiwi PUBLiSHeD eVeRY WeDneSDAY Thi striking five bedroom and three living area family home in the popular Faringdon subdivision demonstrates again why Ro leston has become somewhat of a destination for those looking for space and style in a community designed with families in mind. Built in 2015, this inte ligently designed 294 sqm home presents many options for the discerning buyer. With one of the three living areas located in the bedroom wing of the home, it a lows for a fantastic teenagers retreat or private living for extended family. Five double bedrooms partnered with beautifu ly specified bathrooms, a stunning kitchen with stone bench tops and walk in pantry, study nook, and triple car garaging a l add up to seriously good living. The sun wi l do a l the work in the summer months while the fu ly ducted heat pump system wi l ensure the home is kept warm during the winter period and cool during those hot summer days. Located on a fu ly landscaped section that looks out onto a park, there’s little more one could wish for. The appeal of this home is both instant and evident with an impressive quality of finish and detailing. Viewing wi l not disappoint! We are delighted to introduce Emily Newcombe Licensed Salesperson REAA 2008, MREINZ, LLB, BCom Emily has worked in both the legal and telecommunications sectors over the pas ten years, and has gained a wealth of experience and knowledge and learn the importance of good communication with clients and a tention to detail. Emily lives with her husband and three daughters in Coalgate and joins Matson & A lan Darfield with a fresh approach, bright ideas and is excited to make your transition through what could be one of the most importan transactions of your life, a positive and exciting experience. Emily has lived in Selwyn for almos ten years, has great local knowledge and is involved in the local community. Emily wi l put her ski ls, dedication and integrity to good use to assist you in achieving you real estate goals. She is approachable, enthusiastic and her hard working and motivated a titude means you will receive a top notch real estate service. Emily believes in honest and upfront communication and wi l go the extra mile to ensure she delivers this to you. Ca l Emily anytime for a no obligation free appraisal on your property. M-A Week commencing WeDneSDAY, 14TH FeBRUARY 2018 SUMPTUOUS FIVE BEDROOMS WITH TRIPLE GARAGE ROLLESTON – 73 Dynes Road PRICE: Neg over $795,000 www.marealestate.co.nz/227 M-A MATSON & ALLAN REAL ESTATE LIMITED Jackie Derrick Contact: M 027 636 3576 E jackie@marealestate.co.nz Selwyn “Delivering the service you deserve” M 021 645 695 l E emily@marealestate.co.nz www.flemington.co.nz OPEN HOME: Sunday 1.30pm – 2.00pm ‘The Experts’ OPEN HOME Residential Lifestyle Rural Property MATSON & ALLAN REAL ESTATE LIMITED Licensed REAA2008 ROLLESTON PH: 03 347 9949 LEESTON PH: 03 324 3704 DARFIELD PH: 03 318 8204 www.marealestate.co.nz • By Andrew King LINCOLN’S Hannah Bates has broken more records in the pool. The 17-year-old broke the senior 50m backstroke and breaststroke and the open girls 200m individual medley records at the Christchurch Girls’ High See inside 12 Page glossy lift out TALENTED: Hannah Bates has broken more records in the pool. Bates breaks more records swim competition held on February 12. Two of the records she broke were her own. She swam the 50m backstroke in ​31.26sec beating her old time of 31.42sec. It is the fastest time she has ever posted in that event. In the 220m individual medley, she beat her old time of 2min 26.09sec by two seconds with the new record standing at 2min 24.36sec. She also beat Abbie Johnston’s 50m senior breaststroke record of 34.32sec, the new record is 34.19sec. •Turn to page 4 Big plans for station Springfield group plan makeover for historic train stop Page 5 Rockers ready for massive Selwyn Sounds event • By Georgia O’Connor-Harding IT IS FOUR days out from Selwyn’s largest music festival – and tickets are likely to sell out. A capacity 10,000 crowd is expected for Selwyn Sounds at Lincoln Domain on Saturday. Australian rock icon Jimmy Barnes will headline the show. The Feelers, Mental as Anything, Stellar, The Mockers, The Narcs, The Lady Killers and The Warratahs will also play. Promotor David Parlane said if people think they can walk up on the day to buy a ticket they may be unlucky. The day-long festival will include more than 30 international food stalls. Mr Parlane said while last year ran virtually seamless, some changes have been made – including doubling the amount of Portaloos to decrease waiting lines. Artists will begin arriving in from Thursday. Barnes will fly in on Saturday morning after playing a gig in Adelaide the night before. •Selwyn Sounds guide, page 8 Good news for first home buyers and downsizers! Local Faringdon kid, Kael Stevens is the front man of the Faringdon Home News Team. When not presenting the news he can be seen around Faringdon being a kid. Doing, you know... kid’s stuff. Stage 24 is for you and you! Just released, with a selection of medium density sections, ideal for a first home buyer or someone looking to scale down. Designed around our ‘15th reserve’ this could be the perfect spot to build your brand new home in Canterbury’s most sought after residential development. Why buy second hand when you can afford to build new? Prices from $164,000. There are options aplenty at Faringdon with section sizes galore between 400 to 887m 2 . Selling now! Call Bruce Harvey 0800 667 849 or visit www.faringdon.co.nz Visit our info centre, corner Goulds and East Maddisons Rds. Wednesday to Sunday, 12pm - 4pm. FHN LIVE Faringdon Home News Team You’re home. LE13768-V2 FRD31964 9x8