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Victorian snaps up prized historic Queenslander home at auction

first_imgThe auction attracted a lot of curious onlookers. Pic Mark Cranitch.He eventually secured the property with his winning bid of $1,050,000, which is $151,000 above the median home sales price for the suburb.“We are looking for a bit more space than what we’ve got in inner city Melbourne,” Mr Vaughan said. “You certainly get a lot more value for money in Brisbane than you do in Melbourne, especially within 5km of the CBD.”With an 830sq m double allotment on a corner block just off Old Cleveland Rd, Place – Bulimba agent Shane Hicks said there was some interest from developers.“It does sit over two titles but its not a development site at all because it (the house) is smack bang in the middle,” Mr Hicks said. Unlike many older Queenslanders in the area it had not been raised up to add a second level.The home was last on the market in 1997 when it sold for $297,500. Auctioneer, Peter Burgin kept the bids moving fast. Pic Mark Cranitch.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus18 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market18 hours agoMelbourne resident Marcus Vaughan has planned a move to Brisbane, and felt the home would be perfect for his wife and two children.After bidding started at $950,000, he faced stiff competition from a phone bidder, but was always quick to raise his offer. BIG WIN: Marcus Vaughan flew up from Melbourne with the goal of securing this Camp Hill home. Pic Mark Cranitch.A CLASSIC Queenslander in Camp Hill on a double block turned out to be the ideal home for a Victorian wanting to move north. The three-bedroom home at 14 Pinecroft St in Camp Hill had created a lot of interest when it hit the market with its double allotment and traditional style.last_img

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