Historic gems add suburban sparkle

first_imgInside, the historic home includes decorative rendered gables and parapet, porch and window hoods, ornamental metalwork, geometric leadlight windows and terracotta roof tiles in a Marseilles pattern. It is listed for sale by expressions of interest.In Petrie Terrace, circa 1886 a duplex terrace home called Warriston is heritage-listed. Located at 2/27 St James St, the double storey terrace features a reception room with large dividing doors, perfect for a possible business opportunity.There is also a formal dining area with one of two original wood burning fireplaces, VJ boards, coloured glass windows, 3.6m high ceilings and broad verandas. The detached kitchen has modern appliances. 2/27 St James Street, Petrie TerraceThere are four bedrooms including a master bedroom that adjoins a spacious dressing room, a bathroom, a separate powder room and an internal laundry.It is listed for sale with Byrony O’Neill Estate Agents – Toowong.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus10 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market10 hours agoAnd in Bowen Hills, a heritage-listed, Victorian-style house known as King’s Lynn is the oldest surviving residence on Jeays St.Built circa 1886, it retains many of its original features including polished timber floors, original brickwork, high ceilings, timber fretwork details and the original fireplace. It sits on a 304sq m block and the Brisbane City Council Heritage Register notes it was built “prior to the introduction of light industry and is now the oldest surviving residence in Jeays Street”. This property is the oldest surviving residence on Jeays StIt is further noted that the property is a“remnant of the residential nature of this part of Bowen Hills in the 19th century, prior to the intrusion of light industry in the 20th century’’.It is on the market for offers over $990,000 and listed with Re/Max City. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:58Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:58 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p216p216pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenWhy location is everything in real estate01:59With many new homes springing up across Brisbane’s suburbs, it can be easy to forget that our relatively young city is still home to some historic gems,In New Farm, a Spanish mission-style home designed in 1928 by E.P. Trewern is on the market for the first time in two decades.Known asThe Ripples, the four-bedroom, landmark house, sits on 739sq m of riverfront land which was once part of Sir Samuel Griffith’s Merthyr estate. 17 Griffith St, New FarmListed with Matt Lancashire and Nicholas Given of Ray White New Farm, the house at 17 Griffith St is one of only 13 properties along the riverfront pocket to have a private pontoon with direct river access. last_img

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