Prediction: 15+ registered bidders for Townsville CBD cottage auction – realestate.com.au

Prediction: 15+ registered bidders for Townsville CBD cottage auction - realestate.com.au

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There are already seven registered bidders for this rundown Townsville CBD cottage, however the agent reckons that may double by public sale day.

Situated at 273 Stanley St, the cottage is a bit worse for put on, with the brick entrance porch virtually non-existent, elements of the gutter have come away, home windows are boarded up and the 208sq m block is strewn with fallen branches and twisted foliage.

It’s being marketed by Ian Clarke of Ian Clarke Actual Property on behalf of the Public Trustee, and can go to public sale on Saturday at 10am.

“It has been fairly widespread,” he stated.

“There are seven registered already however I reckon that may double, or get to no less than 15 by public sale day.”

And Mr Clarke has a reasonably good observe file for drawing large crows to his Public Trustee auctions.

Late final yr, a hoarder home in West Finish attracted a staggering 39 registered bidders and a 100-strong crowd.

Bidding began at $150,000, with “11 or 12” consumers making a play for that Public Trustee property.

The hammer fell at $280,000.

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273 Stanley Avenue, Townsville Metropolis


“Though not the prettiest residence within the space, that is extra about its prime location,” the itemizing for the cottage says, including that it was a “flip of a coin” as as to whether the cottage ought to be renovated or knocked down.

“The cottage dates again to the WWII period and inbuilt a modest timber framed design with a easy entrance veranda, entrance into the residing space which ends up in the eat-in type kitchen space. “The 2 bedrooms are accessed from the residing space.”

It’s a jungle on the market


There’s a lavatory on the rear of the property and a small lean-to veranda on the rear of the house is the place you can find the laundry.

A drive-through carport to the facet of the house additionally offers entry to the rear backyard.

Mr Clarke stated there was “not a lot grand” concerning the property, however its location within the centre of town was “fairly uncommon”.

He stated the cottage itself was solely about 70sq m.

”The vast majority of curiosity is native however I had some inquiries out of the southeast and a fellow from Perth additionally rang,” Mr Clarke stated.

“A whole lot of tradies are shopping for these and promoting them they usually see worth in their very own time and doing issues up however within the metropolis, renovators not often crop up.”

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