John Longhurst’s home at 105 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain has sold.THE founder of Dreamworld, John Longhurst, has sold his sprawling Tamborine Mountain mansion for a multi-million dollar figure.The 85-year-old developer has owned the property since 2010, after purchasing it from former Broadbeach Councillor Eddy Sarroff for $2.3 million.Presitge Property Agents principal Amir Mian and agent Nick Zhang negotiated the sale but would not disclose the purchase price. 105 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain.The kitchen has Quartstone benchtops, Miele appliances and a butlers pantry, while the home theatre has leather recliner seating for eight.There is an open plan room on the top floor that features a kitchen, walk-through robe, ensuites bathroom and sliding glass doors. 105 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain.The three-storey five-bedroom, four-bathroom home at 105 Wongawallan Rd had been on and off the market for more than a year through different agencies.Mr Longhurst spent about $5 million redeveloping the property but has never permanently lived in the hilltop residence.Inside, it is influenced by American architecture, complete with a chandelier made of elk antlers. 105 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain.John Longhurst is one of the Gold Coast’s most successful businessmen.In 1989, he sold Dreamworld for $180 million and sold his remaining share of the Logan Hyperdome to Queensland Investment Corporation for $350 million in 2013.In 2012, he was inducted into the Gold Coast Business Awards Hall of Fame. 105 Wongawallan Rd, Tamborine Mountain.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoOutside, the home has a distinctive A-frame shape, with a protruding rectangular section housing the master bedroom, a walk-in dressing room and an ensuite with a spa set in a marble podium.Set on 7.1ha, the property has two dams and underground rainwater tanks.There is also a stainless steel elevator to all levels of the home.A self-contained guest or housekeeper’s suite is located on the north side of the house, which overlooks a manicured garden.
The Indoor Sports Hall of the National Stadium, Lagos, will on 1 May witness one of the biggest grudge fights in Nigeria’s boxing history. It will see Nurudeen “Prince” Fatai, reigning national lightweight champion, defend his crown against savage puncher Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph is the headline bout of GOtv Boxing Night 7, organisers announced in Lagos on Wednesday.The fight, which has twice been rescheduled on account of injury to the champion, will offer Nurudeen the chance to redeem himself after being knocked out in the fifth round of their explosive challenge clash at GOtv Boxing Night 4. Jenkins Alumona, Managing Director of Flykite Promotions, organisers of the event, said at a press conference that the time is ripe for the two boxers to test themselves again.“The fight was twice shifted because of injury to Nurudeen, who is an explosive boxer in his own right. The challenger is one of the rising stars of Nigerian boxing and previous winner of the best boxer award at GOtv Boxing Night. The fight has all the ingredients of a thriller: grudge, determination, chance for glory and an eye on the N1million cash prize for the best boxer,” he said.Sponsored by GOtv, the event is sanctioned by the Nigerian Boxing Board of Control and supported by MultiChoice, Paragonis Multimedia Limited, Complete Sports, KSquare Security, Newsbreak,ng, Brila FM, Bond FM and SuperSports, which will broadcast it live in 47 African countries.Five other fights are lined of for the event. In the cruiserweight division, Idowu “Noble” Okusote will fight Chibuzor “Chibunky” Vincent. Another lightweight clash will see Osamudiamen “Shiso” Goodluck, a graduate of the GOtv Boxing NextGen Search, duel with exciting Rilwan “Real One” Oladosu. The middleweight category brings together Chukwuebuka “Wise King” Ezewudo and Ganiyu “Energy” Kolawole, both graduates of GOtv Boxing NextGen Search. Another graduate of the search, Godwin “Emirate” will make his professional bow when he takes on Ebenezer ‘Anambra Tiger” Okoli in a heavyweight challenge bout.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram