Springfield Lakes Queenslander-style property for sale

first_imgThe super cute cubby house at 3 Eve Court, Springfield Lakes.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019Mrs Cluff said she loved the Queenslander-style home, which sits on a 629sq m block.“It’s so unique and spacious,” she said.“The kids had their own cubby house built by my father-in-law out the back.”Tucked away in an elevated and breezy private cul de sac, the property is surrounded by bushland on one side. There’s plenty of room at 3 Eve Court, Springfield Lakes. 3 Eve Court, Springfield Lakes.An interstate job transfer has led Lara and Ben Cluff to put their Springfield Lakes property on the market.Mrs Cluff, an air force flight attendant, said she had been posted to Canberra for work, and her husband, an avionic engineer, would join her. 3 Eve Court, Springfield Lakes.The couple bought the delightful four-bedroom, two-bathroom home, at 3 Eve Court, in 2008 when they had their first child.“It’s going to most definitely be really sad for us to leave here,” Mrs Cluff said.“Both our kids, now aged 8 and 6, learnt how to walk here.“So we’ve had many milestones here and many memories, too.” 3 Eve Court, Springfield Lakes.Mrs Cluff hopes another young family like hers will move into the property.“There’s a big enclosed veranda, so the kids can run around and play,” she said. “It’s completely enclosed.”Mrs Cluff said downstairs there was an area which could be used as a workshop.“My husband used to do all his carpentry work down there as there was plenty of space,” Mrs Cluff said.She said someone with a small dog could also enjoy the home.“There’s a big backyard and a little doggie door downstairs,” she said.The Cluffs said their 17-year-old dog Barney had lived with them, however he recently died.last_img read more

This unit in West End just sold for $107,000 making it our bargain buy

first_imgThis unit just sold for $107,000 in West End … Townsville.YES it tricked me too, this unit did indeed sell for just $107,000 in West End, but did you know there are two West End’s in Queensland?West End in Townsville is where this two-bedroom renovators delight sold on Vaughan Street. Vaughan Street, West End in TownsvilleMore 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 investor3 hours agoGiven that West End in Brisbane has a median two-bedroom unit price of $494,500 you would have to be exceptionally lucky to pick up anything around the $100,000 mark.But, this unit is still quite a bargain buy, with a median two-bedroom unit price in West End, Townsville normally going for $170,000. Vaughan Street, West End in Townsville.Set in a complex of five, close to the Townsville CBD, it needs a bit of love and care but could easily be renovated to resell closer to the median price.If a bargain unit in Townsville sounds appealing, and you would love to be able to tell everyone you bought a unit in West End for less than $200,000, then check these three units out:This two-bedroom unit at 16 Ralston Street is just $120,000, with solid bones a lick of paint and some new flooring will bring this bargain buy up to speed in no time.Brolin Manor is a little gated community which has a lovely two-bedroom unit for sale for $161,000. Nothing much to do on this unit at 13/14-20 Nix Street but sit back and enjoy the pool.Or how about this nicely finished unit at 3/175 Francis Street for only $145,000, with floating timber floors, fully air-conditioned and new stove.It might not quite have the eclectic feel of West End in Brisbane, but I’m sure this West End offers better value for money.last_img read more

Low stock levels push up prices in Gordon Park

first_imgThe home at 13 Barron St, Gordon Park.LOW stock levels are pushing up home prices in Gordon Park with a four-bedroom house on an average block recently selling under the hammer for $915,000.The two-level Queenslander on 405sq m at 13 Barron St, Gordon Park sold to a young professional couple at auction on August 26 after three bidders actively competed for the property.The bidding stalled in the mid $800,000s, then off-floor negotiations saw the price rise to $880,000 before the home eventually sold at its reserve.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019Inside 13 Barron St, Gordon Park.Selling agent Garry Jones of McGrath Estate Agents Wilston said the buyers, who were renting locally, were attracted to the property because of the dual living layout and seamless living, kitchen and deck areas.Mr Jones said the fully renovated home attracted 68 inspections during the campaign.“I genuinely think continuing lower stock levels has bolstered prices in the suburb,” he said.“I think the realisation of convenience in Gordon Park is becoming broadly acknowledged and that’s really adding to the interest levels.”Mr Jones said the entry level market in the suburb was very competitive among buyers.last_img read more

Artist Robert Henderson lists his post-war “piece of paradise” for sale

first_img10 Sassafras St, The Gap.Artist Robert Henderson has been busy putting the final touches to an indigenous mural at one of Brisbane’s train stations ahead of tonight’s Bledisloe Cup.But while working on his latest project he has also managed to list his five-bedroom home at 10 Sassafras St, The Gap for sale.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus1 day agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market1 day agoMr Henderson and his wife, who own The Henderson Gallery, are ready to move on from their post-war home, on a 574sq m block.Place — Paddington selling agent Michael Ford said the couple had renovated the property and added an office/granny flat with private access.“A lot of work has gone into this home,” Mr Ford said.He said Mr Henderson had previously used the garage as a studio to create some masterpieces.With an open plan layout and an in-ground swimming pool, Mr Ford described the home as a “piece of paradise”. The property goes to auction on November 18 at 10amlast_img read more

Desirable location sees Brisbane family land $1.54m for their home

first_imgFormal dining room. Not a bad place to wake up at all. The entry has an elegant feel. 51 Glencairn Avenue, Indooroopilly, Qld 4068 The property is on a corner block.The home also had a pool, water feature, entertainers’ kitchen, large laundry, secure storage shed, water tank and was on a 611sq m block.Indooroopilly has seen strong house prices recently including the four bedroom 63 Clarence Road selling for $1.01m, the six bedroom 107 Russell Terrace going for $1.425m and House 5 43a Goldieslie Park fetching $1.9m.According to CoreLogic data, the median prices of houses in Indooroopilly has grown 15 per cent in the past five years with the median asking rent sitting at $510 a week. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS IN YOUR INBOX A light and bright kitchen. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoThe pathway into the home has been beautifully maintained.The four bedroom, two bathroom, double car garage house was listed as having been sold on Friday according to realestate.com.au.Agent Alex Jordan of McGrath Estate Agents – Paddington had listed it as a “distinguished family living in enviable locale”.The property was in the highly popular Ironside State School catchment with nearby schools including St Peter’s Lutheran College and Indooroopilly State High School less than 1km away, with Brisbane Boys College a short 2.49km.The home was built in 1965 and has been updated into a premium property that blends classic and contemporary features, including a reception area, formal living and dining rooms, parquetry rumpus with fireplace, multiple covered decks and patios. The formal living room. 51 Glencairn Avenue, Indooroopilly, Qld 4068A DREAM family home in one of Brisbane’s most coveted areas has sold for $1.54m after 89 days on the market.The owners of 51 Glencairn Avenue had expected the home to fetch upwards of $1.5m when they listed it at the end of August. It’s located in the highly desirable premium river peninsula that also holds the University of Queensland and the Indooroopilly golf club.last_img read more