Highgate Hill has a brand new suburb file with the house owners of Queensland’s beloved Yatala Pie Store promoting their house of 20 years for a staggering $3.8 million, in a post-auction deal that overtakes the earlier gross sales file by $550,000.
It’s been a busy week for Graham and Christine Porter, with a court docket case and the sale of their heritage-listed Highgate Hill house.
Whereas earlier this month, the couple paid $4.5 million for a five-bedroom mansion in Coorparoo which they purchased to be nearer to household.
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The historic four-bedroom Queen Anne home at 27 Hampstead Rd, Highgate Hill was the star attraction at Monday evening’s Ray White New Farm Finish of Monetary Yr public sale occasion and attracted 5 registered bidders.
Bidding began at $3 million and went up in $100,000s till reaching $3.7 million.
The public sale paused for negotiations and regarded like promoting later within the night when auctioneer Haesley Cush indicated there had been an elevated supply. However the bidders in query refused to substantiate the rise. As an alternative they requested for a bathroom break and by no means returned to the public sale room on stage one of many Calile Lodge in Fortitude Valley.
“They went to the toilet 20 minutes in the past, simply examine they haven’t jumped out of the window,” Mr Cush jokingly requested one of many brokers throughout a break in one other public sale.
Promoting agent George Petavrakis confirmed it was the identical couple that made a money unconditional supply of $3.8 million the subsequent day to purchase the 1482 sqm property.
Three judges and an artist had been among the many 60 teams of patrons who fell in love with the home which is on the state heritage register which suggests it can’t be altered or repainted apart from Indian purple.
“It didn’t swimsuit younger households as you may’t see the backyard from the kitchen. It’s a really particular landmark home in Brisbane,” Mr Petavrakis mentioned.
The Porters additionally made headlines this week after searching for a court docket order to freeze the property of the ex-wife of long-time buddy James Cornell. Mr Cornell is accused of ripping the Yatala Pie Store off to the tune of $1.5 million in an ongoing court docket case earlier than the Supreme Courtroom.
The case entails the alleged undersupply of minced beef deliveries between 2017 and 2019 and can proceed on Friday.