Home' The River News : August 27th 2014 Contents 12 - "RIVERLAND REAL ESTATE" Wednesday, August 27, 2014
16 Wilson Street, Berri
Phone 8582 2744
Contact Michelle Jay 0400 299 429
Internet ID: 3R5FD7
BERRI | 12 Sultana Street
This home ticks all the boxes...
Spacious bedrooms, study, large
open living areas, modern interior,
wide undercover entertainment,
double car and storage and even
extra living for the visitors.
Timber jarrah ﬂoors throughout,this
home oozes space - the four big
bedrooms have all the extras -- the
second bedroom adjoins a small TV
area and the fourth bedroom has
large walk-in closet and kitchenette.
From the first step into this home
you are impressed ... the wide hallway
opens to two living areas with small
study or computer room.
Snuggle up with the look of
burning wood with gas log fire,
evaporative ducted cooling in
summer or if preferred split system
reverse cycle caters for all the
At the end of the hallway the
modern, European styled ﬂoor tiling,
amplifies the white kitchen which
is the hub of the home, offering an
abundance of storage cupboards,
dishwasher, servery bench top
and even a wide pantry storage if
There are three eating areas:
kitchen, dining room or undercover
outdoors -- protected from the
elements -- ideal for winter or summer
A modern bathroom with generous
shower recess, separate deep bath,
modern corner vanity and elbow
room to swing the towel and two
The kids can run and play in safety
whether peddling bikes around the
home or enjoying activities. If the
swimming pool is your choice, lift the
cover and enjoy all the fun with the
kids in safety.
Separate living quarters for visitors
-- how good is that ! Powered double
garage with slide door -- a great
workshop area for the handyman and
undercover carport for up to six cars.
The carport or garage ceiling
height can easily allow for a caravan.
Set up the back yard with trampoline
A big laundry which even allows
room for the ironing board and
additional storage- that's a bonus.
All aspects of this well
maintainedhome have been
completed, just move in and enjoy.
Superb Family Home With The Lot
Cars that drive themselves
while you sit back during
your commute to work are
just around the corner,
according to an international
expert who visited Adelaide
Former VP at General Motors
and adviser to the Google Car
Self-Driving Car Project, Larry
Burns, led discussions about
what travel will look like in the
years to come at RAA's Future
Mobility Forum on August 6.
"The future of transportation
is really exciting and cars that
drive themselves are much closer
than many people realise," said
Mr Burns says common
problems, like finding a car
park or dealing with peak-hour
congestion could become a thing
of the past.
"In the future, cars will
become lighter, cleaner and
'smart' enough to avoid crashes
and traffic jams," he said.
"Their connectivity will mean
they can collect and share data on
traffic conditions and coordinate
their movements to keep traffic
In the future, Mr Burns
says there will be a need to
transform the car to base it on
electric--drive and wireless
communication in addition
to petrol and the internal
"Things like telematics
in vehicles are turning cars
into 'connected cars' that can
communicate with things along
the road and with other vehicles,"
said Mr Burns.
"It's here already, whether
it's in your navigation system
or your Bluetooth, and if you
combine that technology with
autonomous vehicles -- they'll
literally drive themselves.
"Many vehicle manufacturers,
as well as Google, are looking
at those technologies and
seeing how far they can push
them to create cars that drive
At the moment our cars spend
90 per cent of the day idle; either
in a car park at our workplace, or
at home in the garage.
"To ensure our national
vehicle fleet is providing us the
greatest benefit, potentially many
of us will share the same car -- so
while you're at work, someone
else could make use of it during
the day," said Mr Burns.
"These sleek cars will also
benefit the environment, running
clean on electricity and hydrogen
and potentially even pump
energy back into the electrical
grid when they're idle."
RAA's Penny Gale said it was
"fantastic" to have an expert like
Larry Burns in Adelaide to look
at ways South Australia might be
able to take advantage of these
manufacturing industry has gone
through a lot in recent years,
particularly as we move towards
the imminent exit of all vehicle
manufacturing in SA by 2017,"
said Ms Gale.
"The ideas we're talking
about here might create new
opportunities for our local
motoring industry, whether we
build the driver-less cars here
in SA, or build the robots that
will help build those vehicles. It
shows a lot of promise."
Sit back and let your car drive itself
Cars that drive themselves are no longer the stuff of science fiction.
The auction of two Ford
Falcon GTs raised almost
$400,000 for charity on Sunday
Ford Australia listed a FPV GT
F 001 and 500 on eBay and after a
week of bidding, the successful new
owners were announced on Sunday
Car 001 was the first of 500 of
the last Falcon GTs to be produced
for Australia before the performance
brand was axed, and Car 500 was the
last.The GT F was the most
powerful production car produced
by Ford Australia, with a 351kW
supercharged 5.0-litre V8 engine.
Car 001 was bought by a West
Australian-based businessman for
$157,000 while car 500 was sold to
a Victorian for $236,100 -- more than
three times its list price.
The money raised will go to the
National Breast Cancer Foundation.
Two Falcon GTFs raised almost
$400,000 for charity
PHOTO: Andrew Goldie
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