June 21, 2021

Hipsters fall for coastal cottage

first_img Top glamping resort sold in multimillion-dollar deal RELATED: Offers flood in for Australia’s most popular house Bi-fold doors and timber floors add to the appeal.Mr Marshall said the 405 sqm property had attracted strong interest among “hipster professionals” keen to invest in the Tugun lifestyle.Last week a 30-year-old house at 27 Bob Barnard Drive in Tugun attracted more than 750 people to inspections over four days. The coastal cottage at 21 Biby Street in Tugun.A former rail workers cottage with ocean views has captured the eyes and hearts of hipster house hunters in Tugun.The charming four-bedroom Queenslander was among the top 10 most-viewed residential properties in Queensland last week. You can see the ocean from the timber deck.And inquiry on 21 Biby Street has been “nuts”, according to David Marshall, principal of Southern Gold Coast Realty, who is calling for offers over $875,000. “It’s a house that people fall in love with before they’ve even seen it,” he said. “It’s also quite unique to find this style of home in this area.”center_img The cottage retains much of its original charm.Thought to have been relocated to Tugun in the 1950s, the home retains much of its original character with casement windows, French doors and timber floors among the period features. A large timber deck faces east to capture the coastal outlook over Tugun village to the beach.“It’s a gorgeous old Queenslander and it has hit that sweet spot for the price with a view.”More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa7 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag1 day ago The original house at 27 Bob Barnard Dr, Tugun was well presented.There were 30 written offers on the unrenovated residence on 881 sqm, which was listed with a price guide of $605,000 to $665,000.Staged presentation was credited for several offers coming in over $700,000. House prices in Tugun have jumped by 43.9 per cent in the past five years, with latest figures putting the median sale price at $698,000. Palm Beach property ‘on steroids’last_img

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