A weatherboard seaside home at 103 Jefferson Lane will stay standing slightly longer after the property handed in at public sale final week.
Regardless of comparable blocks alongside the celebrated lane lately promoting for about $5 million, this wasn’t sufficient to fulfill the vendor of No. 103, with the home passing in at a last bid of $5.8 million.
There have been eight registered events vying for the house and whereas none had been prepared to push to past $6 million on the day, promoting agent Dan Donovan of Ray White stated negotiations between events and the vendor had been persevering with.
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The three-bedroom property, which has polished timber flooring and backs straight on to the sand at Palm Seaside, has the potential to be remodeled right into a a classy seaside residence or knocked right down to make approach for Jefferson Lane’s subsequent mega mansion.
There are nonetheless as much as 20 unique cottages standing alongside the sought-after beachfront strip, however this might quickly change if the energy available in the market continues, with two comparable properties altering fingers alongside the lane up to now month.
Kollosche agent Troy Dowker was behind one of many gross sales – 259 Jefferson Lane.
The 2-bedroom 1950’s seaside residence on a 429sq m block bought after ten weeks for $4.975 million to a neighborhood purchaser.
Mr Dowker stated the vast majority of curiosity within the property, which acquired 5 written provides, got here from the Gold Coast and Brisbane, however there was additionally a powerful contingent from interstate.
“There’s positively some sturdy curiosity from consumers within the southern states seeking to deploy capital in what’s, comparatively, a worth for cash beachfront location on the Gold Coast,” he stated.
The third sale of the month, for No. 99 Jefferson Lane, was facilitated by Scott Wagner and Sean Lewis of Scott Wagner Beachfront Brokers.
Mr Wagner stated the property bought two days after the shut of expressions of curiosity on July 28, however he refused to reveal the sale worth.
Nevertheless, different business sources report the deal was performed for $5.2 million.
Configured as two, two-bedroom flats on a 575sq m lot, the property had been tightly held by the identical household for 83 years.
Regardless of a flurry of unique properties altering fingers on the Gold Coast, Mr Wagner stated it was potential we’d begin to see extra individuals selecting to renovate reasonably than knock down the buildings in a wave of nostalgia.
“The dream of the beachfront shack remains to be alive and if you happen to can see the ocean from the kitchen desk, you would possibly discover extra individuals will stay in these houses as they’re for longer earlier than demolishing them,” he stated.