Families drawn to country town feel half an hour from Brisbane’s CBD

first_imgThe two storey home has four large bedrooms with built in cupboards. Picture: Realestate.com.au Stone and stainless steel dominate this kitchen. Picture: Realestate.com.auAgent Claire Little of Elders Real Estate – Metro who sold the home said it had plenty of room for the largest of families. Ms Little said the area had become increasingly popular with new families.“Homes out here are excellent value and a beautiful lifestyle choice,” she said. “A lot of families and downsizers are moving in. (39) Gleneagles wasn’t a downsizing home but there are many others that are seeing people move into the area.”Part of the charm, she said, was that Albany Creek was “like a big country town half an hour from the CBD”.“Everyone’s friendly, there area fabulous schools, bush reserves, parklands for pets and families, and the market is very strong. Prices are definitely on the rise.” Toasty fireplace for the coldest of nights. Picture: Realestate.com.au The home is suitable for the largest of families. Picture: Realestate.com.auMore from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019CoreLogic market trends show that median house prices in Albany Creek have jumped 24.9 per cent in the past five years and 15.1 per cent in the past three years, with investors asking median rent of $480 a week.The four bedroom, three bathroom, double garage home at 39 Gleneagles Crescent was built in 1988 by the family that has just sold it.It had all the bells and whistles that top of the range homes were being built with at the time including ducted vacuum cleaner, large bedrooms and room to run around in the back yard.The two-storey house has an open plan modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and stone benchtops, a laundry, separate formal lounge and dining rooms, a rumpus room with combustion fireplace and sits on a massive 950sq m block.center_img The blocks are large in this street. Picture: Realestate.com.au 39 Gleneagles Crescent, Albany Creek, sold by Claire Little of Elders Real Estate – Metro for $685,000. Picture: Realestate.com.auAN Albany Creek home that’s been in the same family for three decades has finally changed hands – part of a wider shift occurring across the suburb.The house at 39 Gleneagles Crescent sold for $685,000, the first time that a market price has really been put on it. It came in higher than the suburb’s median house sale price which was $579,500 in the past 12 months, according to CoreLogic data. last_img

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