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Here’s our pick of the best buys in Brisbane at the moment – and they start at just $325,000.
With its vaulted ceilings and high panes of glass, his four-bedroom house by Pettit+Sevitt takes its design cues from mid-century modernist architecture. It straddles 809 square metres in the suburb famous for the 93-year-old Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary. There is a pool, two bathrooms, a workshop and swathes of patio.
Ray White, Jo Langstaff 0433 122 557
This character house with converted fourth bedroom has families in its sights. Last sold in 2006, it has two bathrooms and sits on a 551-square-metre block about 400 metres from Kenmore South State School and inside the Kenmore State High catchment zone. The CBD is about 10 kilometres to the northeast. The median price for four-bedroom houses is $759,000, according to the latest sale data.
$650,000 – $700,000
Leighton Jones Real Estate, Brenton Learmonth 0421 159 284
One of a dozen homes in its tightly held complex, this one-bedroom apartment was last sold in 1999 and is a potential gem for professionals or landlords, given its close proximity to the University of Queensland. It has an open floor plan, a balcony, built-in robes and one dedicated car space. It is currently rented.
Little Real Estate, Val Ryman 0411 264 856
Three-bedroom apartments in central locations have broad appeal to many, including city professionals and their families, investors and downsizers. This one features two bathrooms, two shady private balconies and a quite roomy dining-lounge-kitchen and chill-out zone. Brisbane Central Primary School is about 200 metres away, as is St James College and public transport.
Space Property, Carlia Dawes 0403 161 036
Five-bedroom houses hardly fall off trees, making this listing both rare and valuable to those seeking scale. The dual-level weatherboard residence has two bathrooms, polished timber floors and 462 square metres of land. It is about 400 metres from the local primary school and less than one kilometre from Wellington Point State High.
Freedom Property, Tracey Perrin-Adams 0413 632 654