These were the hottest homes in Queensland in 2017

first_imgThe Hamptons’ feel was hot this year.The Coorparoo home, which ranked fifth nationally, was just over 5km from the Brisbane CBD and loaded with extras including a children’s rumpus room, a private retreat for parents, a mezzanine level, chef’s island kitchen, terraced outdoor entertaining spaces, a mud room, pool, and multiple living zones. Agent Amanda Becke of Belle Property Coorparoo said the home was hugely popular because of its decor and design.“It was designed, built and decorated by the family and the love put into this home, showed,” she said. “We had more than 108 groups attend the first open home with a line that went for 50 metres down the street, 55 groups at a midweek inspection and a further 81 groups the following Saturday. “It was sold with many multiple offers received. It was so exciting and I am thrilled, yet not surprised that it’s Queensland’s most viewed home, what an honour.” 92 Solar St, Coorparoo. Fourth spot: 29-31 Wyuna Drive, Noosaville. Eighth spot: 2585 Gracemere Circuit North, Hope Island.Not all properties on the list of Queensland’s most viewed homes this year were million dollar mansions, with a family home at 177 Simpsons Road, Elanora drawing the seventh highest views in the state. The four bedroom split-level home in the Gold Coast hinterland sold for $730,000 in July. 92 Solar St, Coorparoo.HALF the top 10 hottest homes in Queensland this year have come out of the capital city, led by a one-year-old house that sold for $2.3m.The five bedroom Hamptons-style house at 92 Solar Street, Coorparoo, was the hottest home in Queensland this year, according to the country’s biggest property site realestate.com.au, attracting over 41,300 visits.The Sunshine State had a strong showing in the national list of most viewed properties, with three making the Australian top 10. 10th spot: 17 Saltwater Avenue, Noosa Waters.The remaining homes in the state top 10 were on the Gold Coast, including two waterfront mansions: an $11.98m-plus landmark at 16-22 Parklane Terrace, Sovereign Islands and 2585 Gracemere Circuit North, Hope Island. Seventh spot: 177 Simpsons Road, Elanora. QUEENSLAND’S HOTTEST HOMES IN 2017: 92 Solar Street, Coorparoo652 London Road, Chandler7 Ashfield Street, East Brisbane29-31 Wyuna Drive, Noosaville7 Elizabeth Street, Paddington16-22 Parklane Terrace, Sovereign Islands177 Simpsons Road, Elanora2585 Gracemere Circuit North, Hope Island30 Long Street, Graceville17 Saltwater Avenue, Noosa Waters (Source: realestate.com.au most viewed properties 2017) FOLLOW SOPHIE FOSTER ON FACEBOOK FREE: GET THE COURIER-MAIL’S REALESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO INBOXcenter_img 652 London Road, Chandler Qld 4155 Ninth spot: 30 Long Street, Graceville.None of the Brisbane homes that made the state top 10 were on the water, and all were large families homes within 10km of the CBD, with 7 Elizabeth Street, Paddington coming in fifth and 30 Long Street, Graceville — which sold for $2.32m in February — in ninth spot.Two Noosa waterfront properties made the elite list — 29-31 Wyuna Drive, Noosaville which has gone under contract after listing for a whopping $11.9m and 17 Saltwater Avenue, Noosa Waters which was under contract for over $10.5m. Sixth spot: 16-22 Parklane Terrace, Sovereign Islands. Quite a stunning presence in the backyard too.A sprawling Georgian-inspired home at 652 London Road, Chandler had the second highest views in the states this year, at more than 40,400. The property passed in at auction over the weekend, but was still on the market for sale by private treaty.The Hamptons’ feel was also believed to behind the popularity of 7 Ashfield Street, East Brisbane, that came in third with more than 40,000 visits to the property. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours agoThird hottest in Queensland this year: 7 Ashfield St East Brisbane. Picture: NGU Real Estate. Fifth spot: 7 Elizabeth Street, Paddington.last_img read more

Reddin medal collection donated to GAA HQ

first_imgDuring an illustrious career he won 3 All Ireland senior medals as well as three Munster titles and 6 National Leagues.He was named as goalkeeper on the Hurling Team of the Millennium – Tony passed away last March at the age of 95.A native of Galway, he played inter-county hurling with the Tribesmen in 1941 before moving to Tipperary where he joined the Lorrha-Dorrha club. His family has now donated Tony Reddin’s medal collection to the GAA Museum in Croke Park.last_img