Queenslander comes with a Roman-style spa

first_imgA Spring Hill home is offering buyers a chance to own a 689sqm property located just two kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD.Built in 1912, the ‘Eaton house’ is a recently restored property that offers a taste of ancient Rome combined with distinctive Queenslander-style architecture.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:04Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:04 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels360p360p240p240pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenA part of Ancient Rome in Brisbane02:05Wow: Is this the world’s most expensive shed?The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home comes equipped with a kitchen with modern appliances and alfresco dining spaces on the balcony.It is also bound by four streets, meaning the house is the only one on the block.Live on your very own block. A recent update has completely transformed the home with touches of style reminiscent of a Roman spa.The granite luxury bath comes complete with pillars and carved stone lions spouting water.Signature chandeliers and ornate ceilings add further to the theme which can be seen throughout the house.An ancient Roman-inspired spa. McGrath New Farm Sales Agent Sherrie Storer says the location and proximity to schools will draw families to its beauty.“Lots of people are interested in this area as it’s so close to prestigious schools,” she tells The Courier Mail.“It would suit families with kids going to these schools who are sick and tired of maintenance.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoA fully-equipped modern kitchen with a view.“They will have the gardens of Roma St Parklands instead and with no travelling, they’ll also have plenty of free time.”In 2015, Malcolm McBratney restored the home.  It had been used as a block of flats by the previous owners.The home’s heritage features have been restored.After buying the home in 2005, McBratney worked alongside architects Andrew Watson and Ivan McDonald to update it, while conserving its Queenslander charm.The property is located close to nearby schools and the Brisbane CBD.The house will go under the hammer on the 30th of April at 4pm.last_img read more

1960s Coorparoo home for sale

first_img544 Cavendish Road, CoorparooThe five-bedroom, three-bathroom home was built to take in some great city views, although the outlook has dramatically changed over the years.“In the 1960s, Brisbane had no high-rises so the family literally watched Brisbane grow up in front of them,” Mr Leisemann said.“It’s been a bird’s eye view of Brisbane’s history.”Also scheduled for auction in Brisbane tomorrow is a renovated post-war home at Brighton, a large brick 1970s home at The Gap, and an original pre-war cottage at Moorooka. 544 Cavendish Road, CoorparooA fireplace, rich architraves, stone feature walls, ornate cornices, and picture rails are just some of the untouched features of the two-storey home which is scheduled to go to auction at 4pm.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoVideo Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:02Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:02 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p360p360p240p240pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenMid century marvel02:03 Related videos 02:03Mid century marvel01:50A walk back in time03:19Billionaire donates architectural gem01:14Thurlow house added to the heritage register01:211960’s time capsule with Hollywood history02:57Hope estateHarcourts M1 Coorparoo’s Conrad Leisemann said the reaction to 544 Cavendish Rd, on the market for the first time, had been amazing.“We had nearly 100 groups of people through in three weeks,” he said.“It’s like a time warp walking through.” 544 Cavendish Road, CoorparooA groovy 1960s property is one of 14 Brisbane homes going under the hammer tomorrow, according to realestate.com.au.The architecturally designed Coorparoo house was designed by the Bell Bros, the company behind the Bell Bros building in Fortitude Valley.last_img read more

A classic family home up for grabs in Murrumba Downs

first_img13 Cherington Way, Murrumba DownsThis four-bedroom family home is in the sought after Castle Hill estate in Murrumba Downs.The property at 13 Cherington Way is on a 720sq m block with several indoor and outdoor spaces for entertaining, and a northerly aspect. Marketing agent Lee Doyle, of LJ Hooker Kallangur and Murrumba Downs, said the property was beautiful and spacious inside and out. The outdoor area at 13 Cherington Way, Murrumba Downs.There is also a study that could be used as a fourth bedroom. The main bathroom has a bathtub and shower and there is a separate toilet and a laundry with storage cupboards, bench and outdoor access. Outside there is a spacious, covered entertaining area with tiled flooring that is big enough for family get-togethers or celebrations. The living area at 13 Cherington Way, Murrumba Downs.The federation-style home has a formal lounge and dining area with a fireplace, carpet flooring and big windows that allow for plenty of natural light. There is also an open-plan living and dining area with tiled flooring and sliding door access to the back patio.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019The big kitchen has a traditional feel, plenty of bench and cupboard space, a breakfast bar and a big window looking out over the outdoor entertaining area. There are three good-sized bedrooms with carpets and an ensuite to the master bedroom. center_img The kitchen at 13 Cherington Way, Murrumba Downs.There is also a paved area to the side of the patio, and established, low-maintenance gardens and lawns.The property comes with a water tank, airconditioning and a 3kw solar system with 5kw inverter. Mr Doyle said the property was located close to all amenities including schools, shops, medical centres, the new Murrumba Downs railway station and the Bruce Highway. The property is being marketed by Lee Doyle of LJ Hooker Kallangur and Murrumba Downs for $629,000.last_img read more

Coastal properties were prominent on the list of homes most house hunters checked out this week

first_img33 Crestridge Crescent, OxenfordThe home was described as suitable for a first homebuyer or investor.Fourth most popular this week was 18 Susan St, Greenslopes.The three-bedroom home is listed for offers of more than $795,000. It is a classic 1930s Queenslander which has been updated throughout. It has an open lounge room and dining spaces and an enclosed sunroom. 7 Secret Valley, BuderimWHILE a Corinda home was Queensland’s most viewed property listing this week, coastal homes also proved to be in hot demand.According to realestate.com.au a home at 227 Dewar Tce, Corinda was the most viewed on its site in Queensland this week.The home described as a Palm Springs style home has six bedrooms and is scheduled for auction on August 26. 18 Susan St, GreenslopesIt was back to the coast for the fifth most popular listing this week, a four-bedroom home at 35 Jones Rd, Buderim.It is listed for offers of more than $500,000. 227 Dewar Tce, CorindaThe next most popular was a home at 7 Secret Valley, Buderim on the Sunshine Coast, which was listed for offers of more than $700,000.The four-bedroom home is next to a neighbouring private council reserve. The home has a games area and oversized stacker doors which lead to a covered deck.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor2 hours agoA four-bedroom at 33 Crestridge Crescent, Oxenford seeking offers of more than $399,000 has already been placed under contract. It came third on the list. 35 Jones Rd, BuderimThe split-level home has bush views and a large rear deck with overlooks green bushland.last_img read more

This sprawling rural homestead is retreat from city life

first_img3 Rose Lane, Laceys Creek.A central hallway with decorative lighting and VJ walls passes a formal lounge and dining room with antique chandeliers, polished concrete flooring, plantation shutters and a fireplace. Nearby, a country-style kitchen features timber benchtops and cabinetry, numerous preparation areas, a butler’s pantry and high-quality appliances, including a double oven.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019Bi-fold doors open the cooking space out to a covered deck with timber balustrade, leafy views and hanging lamps. 3 Rose Lane, Laceys Creek.THIS sprawling rural homestead is retreat from city life.The six-bedroom home at 3 Rose Lane, Laceys Creek is listed for sale though an expressions of interest campaign closing October 23, through Ray White Samford.The home is surrounded by more than 44ha of farmland surrounded by creeks and gullies. A covered veranda wraps around the house, while traditional windows attract natural light and countryside vistas into almost every room.Accessible via a driveway bordered by trees, the single-storey residence creates a memorable first impression with its expansive veranda and double-door entry. 3 Rose Lane, Laceys Creek.Polished timber flooring flows from the kitchen into a connecting media room. It shares a side hallway with an office and the main bedroom, which has a fireplace, walk-in wardrobe and an elegant ensuite with a double vanity and claw foot bath with forest views through leadlight windows. The five other bedrooms, positioned at the rear of the house, share a bathroom with a Victorian-style double vanity. A large laundry with ample storage space is nearby.Outside, the wraparound veranda overlooks a pergola and has various stairways down to the property. A 15m pool is near the house and features a partially-covered timber pavilion. Additional entertainment space is available in a barn, which has two covered patios, a kitchenette, bathroom and loft bunkhouse.A three-bay shed, chook house, old dairy shed and vegetable garden complement prosperous farmland capable of running 30 head of cattle, thanks to water tanks, bore water and a dam. Listing agent Angela Galvin said this was a wonderful country residence with exceptional farming capabilities and endless tranquillity. “This homestead is a beautiful rural getaway only one hour from Brisbane,” Ms Galvin said.last_img read more

Three-level luxury home with city views and ‘New York feel’ for sale

first_imgThe large kitchen area at 15 Wellington Road, Red Hill.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019The Taylors are looking for a home they can lock up and leave because of their busy work schedules.Mrs Taylor said she had “the best neighbours” and described the street as quiet.“The property is so close to town, I can walk to the city in 25 minutes,” she said.“It has the best city views.” 15 Wellington Road, Red Hill.With the spacious bedroom being her favourite part of the home, Mrs Taylor said the city backdrop from three levels was spectacular.“You can see Riverfire and the fireworks when the Ekka is on,” she said.Standout features of the home include a fully tiled saltwater swimming pool, secure intercom entry, and a formal sitting area with an adjoining study. Enjoy glimpses of the city at 15 Wellington Road, Red Hill.Now that their children have left the nest, Mrs Taylor said they were looking to downsize after 18 years at the home.She said her great grandparents owned the first house on Mareeba Rd, Ashgrove, and their family had always lived in the Ashgrove and Red Hill areas.“Our whole family has never lived very far away,” she said.“The kids have all moved out now and we have stayed an extra two years after the last child left.” 15 Wellington Road, Red Hill.Mrs Taylor said the home was the perfect place for family gatherings.“Every year Christmas is held at our place,” she said.“It’s a great family home, especially for children to grow up in — it’s so close to local primary and high schools.” 15 Wellington Road, Red Hill.Michele and Michael Taylor’s three-level home has a contemporary New York feel to it.The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home, 15 Wellington Rd, Red Hill, has been the perfect place for their three children to grow up in.last_img read more

Luxury car dealer sells up-market Ascot home for less than he paid for it a decade ago

first_imgThis home at 50 Pringle St, Ascot, has sold for $2.1m.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoAfter going through six real estate agencies and two failed auctions, the couple has finally found a buyer through Tom Offermann Real Estate — Noosa Heads.The couple bought the five-bedroom, executive home for $2.135 million in 2007, at the height of the property boom.They have just sold it for $2.1 million. SIXTIES PAD SELLS JUST BEFORE AUCTION DOMINO’S HEAD’S NEW HOME A STUNNER LENDING CRACKDOWN A GAMECHANGER Greg Willims also owns this home in Palm Avenue, Ascot. Greg Willims has sold his property at 50 Pringle St, Ascot. Photo: Liam Kidston.BRISBANE luxury car dealer Greg Willims and his wife Susanne have finally sold their former residence in up-market Ascot — for less than what they paid for it a decade ago.Mr Willims, who is dealer principal at Bentley Brisbane, has been trying to offload the three-storey pad at 50 Pringle Street since late 2014. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE The indoor pool and spa in the home owned by Greg Willims at Palm Ave, Ascot. Inside the home at 50 Pringle St, Ascot, which has sold.That’s well short of the $2.49 million the house was last listed for.Mr Willims sold much of his luxury car empire, which included 23 outlets focused on brands such as BMW, Volvo, Mercedes-Benz and Lamborghini, to Autosports Group in 2015. The kitchen in the home at 50 Pringle St, Ascot.That same year, he shelled out $6 million for the couple’s current home — a mammoth nine-bedroom, 10-bathroom mansion just a few blocks away in Palm Avenue.The opulent home has crystal chandeliers, a library and a pool house, to name but a few of its features. Greg and Susanne Willims have sold their Ascot home. Picture: Elise Searson.last_img read more

Extra space to downsize your life

first_imgMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoIngenia Lifestyle BethaniaIngenia Lifestyle project sales manager Leanne Tate said downsizers could select a home that suits their lifestyle, with a variety of options on offer.“As part of our new stage, we have released a new range of home designs from two-bedroom floor plans, two-bedroom plus study and three-bedroom home designs,” Ms Tate said. “We’ve seen the popularity for our Beech Orchid home design soar over the past few months, with residents making the most of the flexible two-bedroom and study home.“These homes also feature a one-and-a-half garage space – a saving grace for those who need a little extra storage.”Homes in the new release start at $299,000.Since downsizing from their New Farm property, Lynette and Peter Ward have been able to travel for up to eight months at a time knowing that their home was secure. Lynette and Peter Ward have been able to travel for up to eight months at a time knowing that their home was secure.“We downsized into Ingenia Lifestyle Bethania when I was just 48 years old and my husband had not long turned 50. (We) used it as our base while we travelled around Australia,” Mrs Ward said. “It was great downsizing when we did – we were able to be close to family and still have the flexibility to travel. Knowing if we go away for a weekend or longer our home is safe and our neighbours are keeping an eye on it was a major drawcard.”Ingenia Lifestyle Bethania is a land lease community. Buyers can purchase a manufactured home and lease, rather than own, the land, eliminating the need to pay stamp duty. To help seniors transition through the downsizing process, Ingenia Lifestyle Bethania is offering seniors a $10,000 cashback bonus. Find out more at the open day. Refreshments and a light lunch included. Ingenia Lifestyle Bethania.Ingenia Lifestyle will launch its latest home release at Bethania today, with designs suited to downsizers needing extra storage space.The release will coincide with an open day at Ingenia Lifestyle Bethania, which runs from 10am to 2pm.last_img read more

Young couple snaps up riverfront apartment with record breaking bid

first_imgThis apartment smashed the price record for the building.A NINTH floor riverfront apartment broke the price record for its building when it sold to a young couple at auction.The New Farm apartment at 93/23 Griffith St, in New Farm got the highest ever price for the Gemini Towers apartment block when it sold at auction for $1.41 million at the weekend.The previous price record was for $1.27 million for a similr three bedroom apartment back in 2014.The Gemini Towers was one of the earlier high rise apartment blocks in the area when it was constructed in the ‘70s. The view from the balcony.Part of the demand, according to Ms Oxley, was because apartments in the 33-unit Gemini Towers rarely come on the market with none selling between 2015 and 2017.“People own them for a long, long time,” she said.The auction was the first time this particular apartment had been on the market since 1973. The expansive floorspace is comparable to many houses.Six bidders came to the auction to try and get their hand on the home, with the vast majority wanting it as a live-in residence, rather than potential investors.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market19 hours agoInside 93/23 Griffith Street New Farm.According to agent Sandie Oxley from McGrath New Farm, the apartment block had certain advantages over newer buildings in the inner city.“The modern ones are all bright and sparkly, but they are all very much the same,” she said. The apartment has a space comparable to many houses, with an expansive 195 sqm floor plan as well as a triple-car lockup garage. last_img read more