29 Foxmont Drive, Carina. Picture: realestate.com.auBidding started at $725,000. The house was built in 1990 by an Italian family and this was the first time it had been offered for sale.“It was a young family that bought it, they beat out two other bidders,’’ Mr Bool said.The four-bedroom home had views to Carindale. 38 Park Rd West, Dutton Park. Picture: realestate.com.auWET weather wasn’t enough to put off buyers with strong results under the hammer despite the rain this weekend.Auctioneer Haesley Cush of Ray White said while numbers of spectators at auctions were down bidder numbers were still strong.The first sale of the day was a four-bedroom house at 38 Park Rd West, Dutton Park.Bidding for the house which was listed through Luke Croft of Ray White South Brisbane started at $800,000.There were six registered bidders and it went up in $25,000 increments until it reached nearly $900,000. 3 Grant St, Camp Hill. Picture: realestate.com.auA home at nearby 3 Grant St, Camp Hill also sold under the hammer.There were four registered bidders for the house which was listed through Shane Hicks of Place Estate Agents. Three bidders actively took part, following an opening bid of $750,000 it sold under the hammer for $850,000.Mr Hicks said more than 100 groups had inspected the home during the campaign and the house was bought by the first couple who had inspected it.“Camp Hill is very, very popular at the moment,’’ Mr Hicks said. 27 Winifred St, ClayfieldMr Cush said two bidders then battled it out with the successful buyer paying $905,000 for the house.The home has multiple living zones, and a separate lounge with french doors that lead out to the front veranda. The kitchen was recently updated with new appliances and cabinetry.Next to go under the hammer was a house at 27 Winifred St, Clayfield for which 15 bidders registered.The three-bedroom home, which was listed through Marion Sheerman of Ray White New Farm.is on a 610sq m block of land.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by It was built around 1920 and had high ceilings, stained glass windows, polished wood floors and VJ walls.Mr Cush said bidding started in the early $900,000s. It quickly progressed to $1.25 million and stalled for negotiations. It was then announced on the market at $1.29 million and progressed to sell for $1.315 to a Sydney-based buyer on the phone.“It was quite a battle,’’ Mr Cush said.Meanwhile a home at 29 Foxmont Drive, Carina listed through Glenn Bool of Place Estate agents sold under the hammer for $826,000.
The stone exterior of the property is also eye-catching, as is the chimney.Award-winning Brisbane Interior designer, Darren James, has added his touch throughout the home, and Furnish and Finish decked the house out with furniture.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus11 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market11 hours ago Other features include a polarising wallpaper in the powder room, and standout wallpaper in the bedrooms. Brisbane property’s time to shine “About 70 per cent of the demographic looking at this product are women,” Mr O’Sullivan said.“The kitchen is a real stunner with a butler’s pantry and an integrated fridge,” he said.“There is a laundry with mud room. The idea is for the owners to drive into the garage, and the kids can drop their bags off right there.” The new display home by McCarthy Homes at Sherwood. Photo: SuppliedHe said McCarthy Homes specialised in knock down rebuilds, which were proving popular in the area.Mr O’Sullivan said Sherwood had a “village-type” feel and a lot of people who had grown up in the area were moving back to raise their children.He said the build, on a 776sq m block, had proved popular with females aged 25 to 65. He said upstairs there were walk-in robes to three of the rooms.“Downstairs there is a lounge room with a fire place and a coffered ceiling,” Mr O’Sullivan said. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:50Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:50 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p360p360p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenDifferences between building in new or established estates01:50A head-turning display home at Sherwood is the perfect family design for those wanting a mix of space and luxury rolled into one.Built by McCarthy Homes, the American Hamptons-style home has four bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms and a “Jack and Jill” set up (an interconnecting set up for children), according to McCarthy Homes director Nicholas O’Sullivan.Mr O’Sullivan said a post-war home on the block, which required a lot of work, was knocked down and rebuilt. MORE NEWS: Hot spots for investors revealed Number of homes sold for a profit set to rise The Fairhaven 42 design also features a swimming pool, installed by McCarthy Homes.Mr O’Sullivan said the drawcard to the property was that buyers did not have to go to a big display village and have too much choice.“They can come to a display home and get that one service,” he said.The knock down rebuild promotion ‘Stay Right Where You Are Pack” is free for a limited time (previously $4,999), includes $15,000 demo allowance, air conditioning and TRUECORE steel frame (terms and conditions apply). *** Fairhaven 42 Developer: McCarthy Homes Price: $1.6 million Location: 350 Oxley Rd, Sherwood Fun Fact: McCarthy Homes is currently offering a free knock down rebuild promotion, allowing families to create their dream home in the suburb they love.