Rough diamonds in the suburbs
THESE diamonds in the rough could be your budget-friendly entry into some of Brisbane’s most sought-after suburbs.
In Camp Hill, a post-war residence at 39 Newman Ave is solidly constructed but in need of an update.
The house is on an 810sq m block in a leafy street with never to be built out city views.
Set across two levels, the home has dated carpet just begging to be ripped up and a galley kitchen that needs reconfiguring.
On the upside, the open-plan lounge and dining area and the sunroom are flooded with light and feature high ceilings.
There are also two bedrooms with built-in robes, large laundry room, two toilets, a bathroom and a multipurpose room with storage.
Upstairs, a more recent addition includes a living area, bedroom and bathroom.
The home is being marketed by James Curtain and Chris Dixon of Place Woolloongabba and is going to auction on Saturday, June 15, at noon.
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This four-bedroom home’s character features include VJ walls, high ceilings, polished timber floors, bay windows and a wraparound veranda. It is on a 1222sq m block with pool and private jetty.
Inside, the layout includes separate lounge and dining rooms, a somewhat updated kitchen, a sunroom, four bedrooms with a walk-in robe and ensuite to the master, and a family bathroom.
Downstairs there is a study, bathroom and large storage space.
The house is just waiting for the right owner to turn it into a character beauty befitting its waterside location.
It is being marketed by Wendy Bell and Alastair Bell of LJ Hooker Kangaroo Point and will be auctioned on Wednesday, June 19, at 6pm.
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This home has high ceilings, VJ walls and decorative breezeways as well as timber floorboards that are covered by a variety of floor coverings.
The property is on an elevated but sloping 832sq m block with a lovely outlook and breezes.
Inside, the living areas are all separate with a formal lounge room, a dining room looking out over the backyard and an eat-in kitchen with cabinetry best described as retro.
The bathroom looks a little more modern but is screaming for a revamp, and the home offers three bedrooms.
The property is on the market through Daniel Billingsley and Clinton Sippel of Couture Realty.