Buyers swap penthouse for suburban luxury in big Brisbane sale

first_imgThis home at 96 Central Ave, St Lucia, has sold for $2.225 million.THE buyers of a luxury residence with suspended walls and floors in Brisbane’s west have swapped city apartment living for a suburban paradise.A young couple starting a family have paid $2.225 million for a two-level home in leafy St Lucia after years of living in a CBD penthouse.The house was the biggest sale of the week in Queensland, according to CoreLogic.The pool at 96 Central Ave, St Lucia. Picture: realestate.com.auThey should have done a house swap with the vendors of 96 Central Avenue, as they decided to sell to move to the city.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:38Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:38 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Trackdefault, 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 Rate1xFullscreenDream Home: Carlton North01:38 Related videos 01:38Dream Home: Carlton North02:10Dream Home: Manly00:45Dream Architecture: Mandalay House02:17Dream Home: Box Hill North02:08Dream Home: Buderim00:27Masterpiece home Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige, who negotiated the sale, said prestige properties in blue chip suburbs like St Lucia were hard to come by.The view from 96 Central Ave, St Lucia. Picture: realestate.com.au“The problem we’ve got is there’s not a lot of quality properties upwards of $2 million on the market at the moment so when they do come up, they tend to be sold,” Mr Adcock said.The house is designed to impress with its suspended concrete floors and walls and a central staircase within an enclosed atrium surrounded by floor to ceiling glass walls and clerestory windows.Other features include marble floors, a massive entertaining balcony with breathtaking views and a master suite with an ensuite that looks like something out of a deluxe day spa.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoInside 96 Central Ave, St Lucia, which has sold for $2.225 million.Another big sale this week was 62 Harris Street, Hawthorne.The charming Queenslander on 690 sqm in one of Hawthorne’s best streets fetched $2.04 million.It was marketed by Place Bulimba.This house at 62 Harris St, Hawthorne, has sold for $2.04 million.The house is a fusion of old and new, with VJ walls, polished timber floors and ornate features blending with recent contemporary additions.The third biggest sale was a two-storey home at Yeronga, which sold under the hammer on Saturday for $2.025 million.The five-bedroom, four-bathroom property at 45 Orsova Rd was marketed by Ray White Bulimba.This property at 45 Orsova Rd, Yeronga, sold at auction for $2.025 million.And a family home at 56 Brook Street, Windsor, also sold at auction at the weekend for $1.85 million.The near-new big family home has six bedrooms, with the six being a fully contained granny flat.It was marketed by McGrath Estate Agents.This property at 56 Brook St, Windsor, sold at auction for $1.85 million.Follow Liz Tilley on Twitter at @liztilley84last_img

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