Holland Park home is a classic Queenslander with some modern modifications

first_imgClassic Queenslander, modern modifications.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoThe classic Queenslander sits on a 653sq m block with close access to two main roads.Although the home was far from new when they got it in 2000, it had been changed significantly from when it was first constructed.“We bought it just after they (the previous owners) had finished the renovation,” she said.“It was just a single-storey home, so it would have been just two bedrooms and one bathroom.”The downstairs area includes an extra three bedrooms, a bathroom, lounge and dining room, and a separate room that could be used as a media room or home office. Take a look at one of this weekend’s most anticipated auctions.Michelle and Daniel Welsh did not know a lot about Brisbane property when they moved to the capital 18 years ago.The couple moved down from the central Queensland mining town of Blackwater with their two boys.“Blackwater has pretty basic houses,” Mrs Welsh said.Somehow they decided on the two-storey home at 6 Lamette St in Holland Park. The peanut shaped pool was designed to fit the block.She liked the character of the family home, which looked like nothing in central Queensland.The suburb was just 6km southeast of the CBD, but there were no compromises when it came to space and style.center_img Ideal for dual living.“It is actually quite a big area, when they (my sons) were going through their teenage year they could have their own space downstairs,” she said.An expansive deck was added on the top floor with covering to make it perfect for all seasons.“You can see the city and the fireworks from there,” she said.With her kids grown up the couple have moved to an apartment in Kangaroo Point.It will be auctioned on-site Saturday, March 3 at 1pm by Steven Gow from Ray White Bulimba.last_img read more