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Is this the ultimate fishing lodge?


first_imgBribie Island is a fisherman’s dream.GOT the Monday blues? If you’d rather be fishing, you’re going to love or seriously envy what one lucky Queensland buyer landed over the weekend.A unique three-level Bribie Island beach hut designed by architect Paul Wallace, sold on the weekend for $605,000. The beach is down a track across the road.It even has a fireplace for those cold winter nights after a long day fishing, hiking along nearby walking tracks or strolling along the beach.Just in case you do miss the office work a bit, the property also has a separate office building which can of course be used instead for craft or to store prized fishing gear. White Patch, Bribie Island.“White Patch is a tightly held enclave and this property offers at its’ doorstep the dual benefits of the magnificent Pumicestone Passage and over half an acre of prime island real estate to enjoy.” White Patch, Bribie Island.“Here you’ll be rewarded with juvenile snapper, bream, flathead, the odd mulloway and sand crabs.” Real estate agent Stephen Smith of Stephen Smith Real Estate in Scarborough said the Paul Wallace home was “meticulously designed” for free and easy living, including a very unique bathroom with splash worthy tub. center_img White Patch, Bribie Island.The holiday home sits on a 2,023sq m block across the road from a beach which the Visit Moreton Bay Region fishing guide names as “the last point before you’ll need a 4WD to access the inland tracks and camp grounds on the (Pumicestone) Passage”. This designerWhite Patch, Bribie Island property sold for $605,000 over the weekend.Clad in a corrugated iron facade, the three bedroom, two bathroom, two car space holiday home is in a sought after area called White Patch on Bribie Island, which is a mecca for fishing enthusiasts. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours agolast_img read more


Regional properties more affordable than ever across North Queensland


first_img107 Ocean View Drive, Bowen offers magnificent ocean views and could be all yours for $799,000The drop in value of local properties has been somewhat offset however by a 12.5 per cent boost to land values in Airlie Beach. Queensland Valuer-General Neil Bray said valuation changes varied across the region.“Residential values have risen slightly in Cannonvale, with some slight to minor reductions in Bowen and Proserpine, minor increases in Airlie Beach and significant falls in Collinsville and Scottville,” Mr Bray said.“Some localities, such as Collinsville and Scottville, reflected significant decreases in median values due to a downturn in the coal mining industry with the median value of residential land in Collinsville falling from $21,000 to $9500.” View of Bowen Harbour, North Queensland. iStockIF owning a weekender is on your bucket list, cast your eyes towards the Whitsundays.Property valuations across Bowen and Collinsville have dropped to a record low in annual valuation figures released by the Department of Natural Resources and Mines this month.While valuations have only fallen by an average of 1.5 per cent across the Whitsunday region, Collinsville and Scottville land values have been slashed by over half after they were similarly cut last year.Bowen land value also dropped by 12.4 per cent. This five-bedroom home at43 Pelican Street, Collinsville is the perfect project for a motivated renovatorLand owners who object to their land valuations can register their concerns with the department until May 8.While the overall drop in values may have left some property owners in a perilous position, Housing Industry Association Regional Director North Queensland Robert Harding said the drop in values was an opportunity for buyers and builders looking to invest in the region.“The largest cost of building is the land component as well as government taxes,” he said.“Whenever we see land values drop, it generally benefits our building industry as everything that goes into building becomes more affordable so this drop is certainly welcomed by all of us.” Looking for a tree change? This Collinsville property onNormanby Road comes with 400 breeders and a four-bedroom homestead.“The movement in valuations reflect the diversity in our Whitsunday Region’s economy — some areas have seen significant improvement while other areas are still doing it tough,” Cr Willcox said.“It is like a patchwork in movement in the land valuations, even at a suburb level, some streets have increased, while others have decreased.“If the property owners dispute the valuations provided for 30 June 2017, they must object to the State Government, not council.” Are you looking for a weekender with plenty of room for a boat? Than94 Herbert Street, Bowen should be on your `must-inspect’ list.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020The new land valuations will be used by Whitsunday Regional Council to generate general rates for 2017/18.Movement in land valuations will impact on the individual rate assessment, as well as the total rate revenue that council receives through rate notices.In stressing that valuations were set by the Queensland Government, Mayor Andrew Willcox encouraged locals to review their new valuation and challenge it if they had concerns.last_img

Investors taking note of value on the Peninsula


first_imgThe home at 43 Dover Rd, Margate sold at auction.THE Margate market is showing signs of strong, steady growth and investors are taking note. According to CoreLogic, the median house price in the peninsula suburb has grown 7.6 per cent in the 12 months to December last year and 23 per cent in the past three years. Andrew Campbell, of Ray White Redcliffe, said the level of buyer inquiry in the area was fantastic at the moment. “Margate, and the Redcliffe Peninsula as a whole, is widely undervalued,” he said. “We’re seeing a lot of people coming from inner-city Brisbane or Sydney and Melbourne looking for value for money.” Mr Campbell said just last Saturday the auction of a three-bedroom property with two lots on a single title attracted the investors.More from newsLand grab sees 12 Sandstone Lakes homesites sell in a week21 Jun 2020Tropical haven walking distance from the surf9 Oct 2019“Anything with a double block is getting a lot of interest at the moment,” he said. The property at 43 Dover Rd, Margate sold for $565,000 under the hammer. Mr Campbell said he received eight offers for the property before the auction and there were four registered bidders on the day.Bidding started at $470,000. Mr Campbell said the successful buyer was a local real estate agent, who purchased the property as an investment. The Redcliffe-based agent said he was also seeing a good number of owner-occupiers looking to buy into Margate. “We’re getting a lot of younger families and people who are happy to commute — the train line has helped drive that interest,” he said.last_img read more


Abhishek Verma, Jyothi Surekha Vennam win Mixed-pair Gold


first_imgBangkok: India won their only gold at the 21st Asian Archery Championships on Wednesday as Abhishek Verma and Jyothi Surekha Vennam claimed top honours in compound mixed pair event. India bagged a total of seven medals.Verma and Vennam beat Chinese Taipei opponents Yi-Hsuan Chen and Chieh-Luh Chen 158-151 to win the mixed pair gold. India ended with one gold, two silver and four bronze medals.Earlier in the day, Verma missed the compound team gold medal by one point when the side lost to Korea 232-233.In the compound women’s team event, Jyothi, Muskan Kirar and Priya Gurjar also lost to Korea, going down 215-231.Indian archer Atanu Das on Tuesday bagged a bronze in the men’s recurve individual event of the Asian Championships.Das got the better of Jin Hayek Oh of Korea 6-5 in the shoot-off in the bronze medal match.He had also won a bronze in the recurve mixed team event with Deepika Kumari on Monday. (IANS)Also Read: Archer Jyothi Surekha Vennam Takes India to 2nd Spot in Ranking Round of Compound ArcheryAlso Watch: Dokmoka Mob Lynching: Abhi-Neel case awaits justice after 1 ½ yearslast_img read more