TV favourite Keith Chegwin is to appear at the 2014 Bakers’ & Butchers’ Fair.Chegwin, famous for programmes like Multi-Coloured Swap Shop and Cheggers Plays Pop, will present awards in the Britain’s Best Loaf and National Pie competitions. He will also be available to mingle and interact with visitors.The event, which will be held on 12 October at Newark Showground in Nottinghamshire, gives bakers the opportunity to win awards and view a host of products and services, as part of the exhibition.The event also features a number of demonstrations from expert bakers – including Birds of Derby and Chris Foxall, of The Village Bakery Group.UK bakers can enter Britain’s Best Loaf competition, won last year by Lee Smith of Bexhill Farm Kitchen for his Cumin & Chickpea Sourdough.For more information and details on how to enter the competitions, visit http://www.bakersandbutchersfair.co.uk/.
The home has a relaxed, open design.Within the secure Calypso Bay precinct, residents have access to the local cafe, pools, tennis courts and 24-hour gymnasium. The marina is an ideal place to jag dinner too — Jewfish and Mangrove Jack are among the common catch.“My husband has caught 271 different species of fish off our pontoon,” she said. “My family loves to kayak around the marina too, it feels really safe.”Shannon Smith, Smith & Co Realty – Paradise Point is marketing the 884sq m property with an asking price of $1.65 million. The Calypso Bay home feels more like a resort.Indeed, Jacobs Well offers an idyllic waterfront lifestyle with easy access to both Brisbane and the Gold Coast for work.Boating and fishing enthusiasts are spoiled for choice, with the Broadwater, Stradbroke Island and Moreton Bay close by.Staying at home isn’t a bad option either, with the two-storey architecturally-designed home, at 78 Marina Parade, reminiscent of a holiday retreat. “We really love the design,” said Ms Lyness.“There’s lots of glass to let the light in and it feels like the outside and inside merge.” MORE: Could this be Australia’s best house? The home is designed to wrap around the pool.Open plan living defines the ground floor, which has two lounge zones and a dining area as well as a study and guest suite. Upstairs, the luxurious master has a generous walk-in robe, private balcony and ensuite bathroom. There are also three secondary bedrooms, two with ensuites, and a media room with views from the balcony.“You can see the water and the mountains from most rooms,” she said.“The sunsets are truly magic.” The city feels a world away from 78 Marina Pde, Jacobs Well.ON any given day, a rich array of wildlife can be found feeding and frolicking in and around the peaceful waters of Calypso Bay.Countless species of birds patrol the sky while below you’ll spot pelicans, fish, turtles and dolphins cruising the currents in search of their next meal. “In the afternoons when I get home from work, we’ll take the kids down to the water for a walk or just sit on the pontoon,” said Nicole Lyness, who is selling her Calypso Bay home for a tree change. “It’s so peaceful here. Even though we’re only 15 minutes from the motorway, it feels far away from the hustle and bustle of the city.” Gold Coast builder nabs beachside block for $10M project More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day agoWhere is the city again?The house is designed to wrap around the infinity edge pool, which is elevated with a waterfall edge, while the sun deck overlooks the tropical gardens and marina.“The whole house feels more like a resort,” said Ms Lyness. “The L shape design protects the outdoor area and makes it all feel very private.” Middle of the market set to lead post COVID-19 sales