first_imgBags of potential in the back garden.She said the sale was fast because her office did the building and pest inspections before listing the property.“We get those done for houses that we think are going to be sold quickly. The reason we do it is so if there’s a problem we can get it fixed, but also it’s fast. Sometimes it’s better to take the money while it’s there and my owners were really quiet people who like their privacy.”The home was listed as a “timeless Queensland treasure” that was built in the 19th century and maintained its period features and had a level rear garden.FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK The open plan family room opens to the back deck and rear garden. Period features including the fireplace were maintained in the property.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agoHigh ceilings and well maintained floorboards were a winner.Ms Trickey said demand had ramped up significantly now for certain types of homes in the neighbourhood.“Some of the reason for that (price) is that the market’s moved here. We’re about to do a letterbox drop to people in the area to let them know that three bedroom homes on 405sq m are worth a lot more than they were last year.“The last sale similar to that house we had was 18 Quinn Street in Toowong that sold for $870,000 in September (2017).”The successful buyers of the Dacre home were parents from country New South Wales who were buying the property for their daughter.Loads of rooms in the kitchen.center_img 18 Dacre Street, Toowong, has sold for $915,000.A LATE 19th century inner city Queenslander has sold within days of listing, fetching close to two and a half times what the owners paid.The three bedroom, two bathroom, double car garage house at 18 Dacre St, Toowong, was sold by Gabrielle Trickey of Gabrielle Trickey Properties for $915,000 on January 17.“We put it online on Saturday morning at 5am, we got 30 groups through, then we had four offers by Monday,” she told The Courier-Mail.“A lot of buyers were telling me that it wasn’t worth more than $860,000. Then we had a buyer who went to $915,000. It was cash unconditional, no terms, and was sold by Wednesday.”The front veranda is the hallmark of a good Queenslander.last_img

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