Bidders snap up ‘immaculate’ gem within a week

first_imgThe home at 60-64 Braddon St, Cornubia.THIS two-storey home in Cornubia sold for $850,000 the week it was listed for sale. Marketing agents Leanne Smith and Paivi Dickie of @Realty said 60-64 Braddon St attracted strong interest from buyers. “It had a lot of interest — we had 22 groups through the property and two offers in the first week,” Ms Smith said. “It went on to sell within the week. It was a pretty fast sale.” Ms Smith said the new owners were a local family with their own business. More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020The home at 60-64 Braddon St, Cornubia.“They had basically outgrown their business and home so they bought the new property where they could live and run their business from.” The vendors were also thrilled with the sale. “They are a lovely couple who designed and built the home themselves about 28 years ago,” Ms Smith said.“It was an absolutely immaculate home and a credit to them.” Ms Smith and Ms Dickie, who are both locally based agents, said the property market in Cornubia was strong. “There is a lot of buyer demand in the area and not enough listings,” Ms Smith said.last_img read more

Reno-ready Queenslander to go under hammer

first_imgJust a couple of blocks to New Farm Park and the river. 107 Merthyr Road, New Farm Qld 4005A CHARACTER cottage in Brisbane’s inner-city is expected to attract strong attention when it goes under the hammer this weekend.The spacious Queenslander at 107 Merthyr Road is in the heart of the New Farm on a 506sq m block and is first off the block this weekend, going to auction at 9am. A good sized block in a very popular neighbourhood. It has an inground pool.“Filled with light, open spaces, this liveable home is ready for its next chapter. Step past the picket fence to reveal a charming home that beckons with the promise of character. From the polished hardwood floors to the high ceilings, every hallmark of its style has been kept to preserve the traditional feel. “ 107 Merthyr Road, New Farm Qld 4005 The back veranda looks to the garden and pool. A charming hallway. Potential plus in this kitchen.The home has three bedrooms, two bathrooms and parking for two vehicles with the kitchen to the rear of the property overlooking the garden and inground pool. FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOX The home has tandem parking for two.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoIn the backyard looking towards the house.Agent Aaron Woolard of Place New Farm said there was a lot of interest in the property.“Renovators in New Farm are always in demand auction,” he said.He and colleague Anissa Lamond were marketing it as “excellent value in the highly-sought lifestyle haven of New Farm”last_img read more