Property

Coast home luring interstate buyers sold

PRIZED POSITION: Blue clip location, peaceful surroundings, spacious living with swimming pool, tennis court on 4562sq
m
PRIZED POSITION: Blue clip location, peaceful surroundings, spacious living with swimming pool, tennis court on 4562sq m

A BUDERIM home which lured buyers from Western Australia, Sydney, Melbourne and outback Queensland has sold for upwards of $2 million.

The property, described as a 'Queenslander with Hamptons style', sprawled over 4562sq m and included a swimming pool and floodlit tennis court.

Though the six-bedroom house failed to meet the seller's minimum auction price of $2.1 million, one of the estate's property managers revealed the home was sold shortly after bidding had ended for a figure which was "a bit higher".

"The result was outstanding," Ray White Maroochydore representative Jason Mills said.

"We had a huge crowd turn up, about 150 people were there.

"It was like a prize home, a bit of a pipe dream for most people (which) made them all think 'wow, wouldn't you like to live in this home?'"

Mr Mills said regardless of how good the marketing was, nothing could quite capture the property's awe-inspiring atmosphere.

"Most people were surprised it had another level to it," he said.

"There are probably properties in the area which have a similar style, but this house had its own 'feel' that trumped all of that which I don't know you come across often.

"There wasn't a single negative comment."

The Ray White agent said while he couldn't reveal too much about the property's new owners or the final settled figure, he believed they would be very happy in their new home.

"It's their dream home, so they were very emotional about it and extremely excited," he said.

"They were just over the moon."

Find more incredible local listings in the next Sunshine Coast Daily Weekend edition's Real Estate lift-out.

Topics:  property ray white real estate



Aviation Firefighters want their ‘toxic blood’ tested

Toxic fire fighting foams have been used extensively at a number of airports across Qld and in NSW.

Ballina among airports named in call for tests for toxic chemicals.

PHOTOS: Tailgating truckie on drugs charges

Police confiscated drugs believed to be ice.

The 39-year-old was banned from driving for 24-hours.

New barrier '100% successful' in shark infested waters

Lighthouse Beach, Ballina, where a spate of serious shark attacks occured in 2015.

Could this be the best shark deterrent yet?

Local Partners

Mackay real estate agent urges banks to move

Who's leading who when it comes to the housing market?

Willy-nilly lending burst a bubble, but agent urges banks to change

New housing estate guarantees coast, hinterland views

Upcoming housing estate, Banyan Hill promises to offer elevated coastal and hinterland views of the Ballina Shire.

'Every single house and every dwelling gets to enjoy the views'

Going long-term in property? Women invest the best

Susan Farquhar

Investing in property? Trust a woman

Got a spare $6m .... have we got a deal for you

Unique real estate opportunity in Byron Bay.

"It's almost impossible to get something like this near the CBD.”