Fairytale house hits the market

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5 Oxlade Drive, New Farm, might be bought by way of public sale at 10am on Saturday November 28.


A fairytale home that defies cookie-cutter design is among the most unusual properties to hit the market in Queensland – and its location packs a punch.

A nod to Tudor-style, the home sits on an enormous 850sq m piece of land, a stone’s throw from not simply the Brisbane river but in addition New Farm Park in one of many metropolis’s hottest inner-city suburbs.

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Work commences on New Farm’s The Oxlade

The distinctive house is inside the 5km inner-city ring.


The house is prepared for a sympathetic makeover.


The 5 mattress, two tub, 4 automotive park house on coveted Oxlade Drive has been tightly held in a single household for over 50 years, in accordance agent Ivo Kornel of Sixty 4 Property who holds the itemizing with colleague Sarah Cantle.

Mr Kornel mentioned anticipated the property to fetch a powerful worth underneath the hammer give its distinctive avenue enchantment, measurement and site.

“It’s obtained a bit extra provenance than most in its construction but in addition its location as nicely,” he mentioned. “It’s an exquisite 850sq m block with enormous 21sq m frontage. There’s 200sq m within the entrance earlier than you even stroll into the home. It’s about half a mean block on the entrance, then the home then the world on the again so there’s an enormous array of extension and design choices.”

The house was pre-war, he mentioned, and believed to have been constructed across the Nineteen Twenties.

Authentic options equivalent to the fireside have been saved intact.


One of many dwelling areas was affectionately known as the ballroom.


It has a Tudor avenue presence in its construction with brick, stucco partitions, multi-paned home windows, and multi-gabled entrance nevertheless it was additionally a nod to the Roaring 20s with its “formal eating, two fireplaces, a number of ballrooms the place you’ll be able to entertain, dance and have enjoyable”, Mr Kornel mentioned.

“If you consider the 20s, it was jazz, champagne, it was the roaring 20s. For those who take your self again there it wasn’t about the place the pool is.”

He mentioned the property was already producing curiosity after simply days in the marketplace.

“We’ve been busy with it. We’ve obtained individuals taking a look at it already, locals and a few interstate curiosity.”

Authentic options on the ceilings have been maintained.



“There was a sale lately of $3.5m in an inferior location on Elyston Street, and on the riverside a few of these houses are $20m plus. On the dry aspect, they are going to be circa $8-10m for that measurement land in future. I name it New Farm correct, the Paris finish of New Farm.”

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Mr Kornel mentioned the place this property sat on the dimensions could be decided by the market when it goes underneath the hammer on November 28.

Property information at analysis agency CoreLogic at present present no file of the gross sales historical past of the house at 5 Oxlade Drive, New Farm, nevertheless it does state that the land worth alone was estimated at $1.85m on the finish of June this 12 months.

The house is on 850sq m of prime land.


There’s a great deal of room out the again to create a fairytale outside house or develop the house.


In response to realestate.com.au some current 5 bed room gross sales additional away within the New Farm space have sat round that determine prior to now six months, which incorporates 91 Villiers Avenue ($1.86m 4 months in the past), 258 Harcourt Avenue ($1.85m three months in the past), 23 Welsby Avenue ($1.61m three months in the past) and 36 Merthyr Street ($1.6m two months in the past).

However there have been different 5 bedder New Farm gross sales which have pushed well past that mark together with 150 James Avenue ($2.9m six months in the past) and a Queenslander situated two properties away at 15 Oxlade Drive bought for $3.15m in September 2014.

The property was listed on realestate.com.au as having unique interval options together with hardwood flooring, ornate ceilings with flowers, swinging French doorways, and cascading chandeliers.

New Farm has been a well-liked suburb for younger professionals, high-earning households and blue chip retirees given its way of life choices equivalent to New Farm Park, its personal ferry terminal, its River Stroll, the Energy Home Museum, its bowls membership and the Merthyr Village precinct.

“It’s been liked, there have been 4 children that have been introduced up there, so I’m promoting it on behalf of the three daughters and one son. The home has a extremely good really feel to it,” Mr Kornel mentioned.

The home i
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set to go to the highest bidderat 10am on Saturday November 28.

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