Saturday, 30 January 2010
Possum Magic and Accommodation
I don’t usually use this site as a rental agency, but one of my sons needs to sort his accommodation hassles pretty soon.
Two people out of four he’s been sharing with have taken up out-of-Brisbane job offers at short notice, and left him and another guy with a lease on a house. The two of them (both twenties – both students) are looking for two others (of either gender) to share a four-bedroom house in Buranda in a quiet street near the PA hospital.
It’s a two-up two-down situation, (bedrooms that is) with a deck out the back and great access to bus and train. Fridge etc is already there. The deck is good for barbies.
Neither are smokers nor have vices that would make sharing accommodation problematical, unless computer gaming (with benefit of earphones so as not to disturb the neighbours) is an issue. Both are studying multimedia. They’re both pretty nerdy actually.
Rent is $220 per fortnight, with electricity and internet not included.
There is garage space for one car.
Pictured is another tenant – the resident possum.
He camps during the day in a space downstairs at the back of the house and doesn’t carouse at night – seriously. I’ve stayed there a few times and slept soundly, without a peep from the possum. Except for his tail being visible in the daylight, you wouldn’t know he was there.
If any Brisbane readers are interested or know anyone who might be, email me on firstname.lastname@example.org and I’ll relay details to son.
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