16 Wooloowin Avenue, Wooloowin, has sold before it could go under the hammer this weekend.A THIRD of the properties scheduled to go under the hammer this weekend have already sold as the January auction market tightens.Just nine properties are on the auction list in greater Brisbane this Saturday, and three have already gone under contract.A four townhouse complex at 14 Lincoln Street, Wilston, a contemporary Queenslander at 16 Wooloowin Avenue, Wooloowin and an architect designed family retreat at 22 Newcross Street, Indooroopilly have all been taken off the auction block after finding buyers.The townhouse complex involves and eight bedroom, quadruple bathroom, quadruple car space unit block that Stanley Irwin and Adam Stefan of LJ Hooker Stafford described as “the perfect opportunity to kickstart your portfolio in 2018”. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus22 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market22 hours ago16 Wooloowin Avenue, Wooloowin Qld 4030 The townhouses were sold “in one line”.“This is the first time the property has come onto the market in over 41 years and it most certainly has been worth the wait.” All the townhouses have private courtyards and were fully tenanted at present, returning $75,600 a year gross. It’s located 300m from Wilston Village Cafe precinct, 400m from Wilston Train Station and 4.5km to the Brisbane CBD.In Wooloowin, the three bedroom Queenslander — also originally scheduled to go under the hammer at 10am — went after contract after the owners purchased elsewhere.The property was marketed as one that “must be sold on or before auction” by agents Aaron Woolard and Rachael White of Place New Farm.“From the picket fence to the peaked roofline and enclosed veranda, it features all the hallmarks of the coveted Queenslander style — all freshly painted including the roof.” 14 Lincoln Street, Wilston Qld 4051 The property has an inground pool.“With its private, leafy surrounds, this property displays a commanding presence both inside and out. High ceilings, wide stairways, generous living areas, and a superb fit out create an abode that is full of natural light and ventilation and presents itself as an impeccable space to entertain family and friends.”Special features included bamboo floors, a purpose built breezeway, floor-to-ceiling stacker doors and an in-ground pool. BRISBANE AUCTION TIMETABLE: 10.30AM: 9 Northgate Road, Nundah 11AM: 45 Waterloo Esplanade, Wynnum89 Silvester Street, Wilston621 Webster Road, Chermside 2PM: 83 Langton Street, Banyo, Qld 4014 4.30PM: 27 Hatia Place, Kuraby (Source: Realestate.com.au) 22 Newcross Street, Indooroopilly Qld 4068 The owners have also built a viewing deck in the backyard to catch the city lights.Traditional features included high ceilings, VJ walls, polished timber floors, picture rails, two fireplaces and detailed breezeways, with modern additions including ducted air conditioning, new downlights and pendant lighting. The home is just 10 minutes from the Brisbane CBD and walking distance to Wooloowin train station.The third to sell before it could go under the hammer was a four bedroom designer home in Indooroopilly. Agent Nathan Mitchell of Urban Property Agents Paddington described it as a stunning home in a sought after suburb.
39 Sibley Road, Wynnum WestThe expansive post-war home at 39 Sibley Rd at Wynnum West was snapped up by an interstate buyer before it went to auction.The four-bedroom house was sold for $750,000 before its scheduled March 10 auction.Selling agent Tandi Gill, from Re Max Advantage Manly, said sales in the suburb traditionally went to people from Brisbane and southeast Queensland, but this was changing.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoOutdoor living at its best.“We are getting a lot of those interstate buyers for different reasons,” she said. “Traditionally, if people were moving from interstate, they would only be looking at anywhere from 8km of the CBD.”Now interstate buyers have expanded their list of potential suburbs, with Manly West sticking out for many. Room with a view.“Obviously it is because we are not far from the water,” Ms Gill said.“I think if you were to compare our suburb with a comparative suburb in Sydney, you can see there is potential for growth.”The home has been extensively renovated over the years, with an expansive deck, a separate lockup garage and polished timber floors throughout.