Fantastic location nets $700k but don’t expect the kitchen sink

first_img17 Hillside Crescent, Townsville City which sold for $700,000.A BUYER has paid $700,000 for an uninhabitable Townsville home. A local medical professional snapped up the property at 17 Hillside Crescent, having been won over by the location and panoramic views.The house was gutted by the previous owner who had renovation plans that never eventuated. Janice Gallagher, from Janice Gallagher Real Estate, sold the property and said it would be one of her highest sales for a home that has no kitchen or bathroom. “All the services have been taken out, so it’s ready for renovation,” she said. “I haven’t sold anything else like this. The views are just spectacular and it has one of the best positions in Townsville.“You try and find a good block of land with a spectacular view like that. It’s really very rare.”The home has an elevated hillside location in one of Townsville’s most prestigious pockets close to The Strand. More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 202017 Hillside Crescent, Townsville City which sold for $700,000.It was owned by an elderly man who sold it to a builder who had planned to renovate it but decided to sell it instead. The home has 220sq m of under-roof space.Ms Gallagher said high-end buyers were returning to the Townsville market and most wanted properties with stunning views.“The upper end has picked up and there are more doctors in town,” she said.“I think 2018 will be a good year and the market has definitely picked up so now there isn’t a lot of stock around but there are more buyers around.“We had a lot of stock sitting there for a long time but all that stock has gone now.”last_img

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