Owners laugh all the way to the bank after heritage home bought for $120K sells for $3m plus

first_imgThe pool at the home at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer.Owner Kathy O’Connell told The Courier-Mail the home was on one of the few large blocks of land left in Chelmer, as many of the tennis courts in the suburb had been sold off and developed. MONEY PIT MANSION FOR SALE The kitchen in the home at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer. This property at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer, has sold for $3.3m.The property was marketed by Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige. Records show it sold for $120,000 in August 1990.Chelmer, which is 7km west of Brisbane’s CBD, has a median house price of $1.05 million and is a high demand suburb with quality public and private schools including St Aidan’s, St Peters, Brisbane Boys’ College and Graceville State School. This turn-of-the-century Queenslander at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer, has sold. Inside the home at 33 Chilton St, Sunnybank Hills, which has sold.The five-bedroom, three-bathroom house on 3814 sqm of land sold for $2.828 million through M8 Realty.But the real drawcard was the fact the site comes with the opportunity to build 17 townhouses or seven house and land lots. The sitting room in the home at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer.The second biggest sale of the week in Queensland, according to CoreLogic, was a property at 33 Chilton St, Sunnybank Hills. Rod and Kathy O’Connell have sold their home in Chelmer. Image: AAP/Claudia Baxter.A MAJESTIC turn-of-the-century Queenslander bought for just $120,000 more than a quarter of a century ago has sold for $3.3 million. The five-bedroom home known as ‘Arcadia’ at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer sold for the first time in 27 years, in what was the biggest sale of the past week in the state according to CoreLogic. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE Part of the wraparound veranda at the home at 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer.The renovated, circa 1905 house with 14ft ceilings, decorative timber fretwork and an ornate fireplace sits on a massive 2704 sqm block with a swimming pool and tennis court.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours ago BRISBANE’S NEW AUCTION HOT SPOTS The house on the property at 33 Chilton St, Sunnybank Hills.last_img read more

Two events added to Sprint Series of Oklahoma schedule

first_imgSprint Series of Oklahoma adds two datesOKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Officials with the Sprint Series of Oklahoma IMCA Racesaver Series are proud to announce two additions to the inaugural 2016 schedule.The first schedule addition will see the tour make its second appearance of the season at Brill Motor Speedway in Meeker on Saturday, Aug. 27. When the series last visited the ¼-mile, red-clay oval back on April 23 it was Jake Martens picking up the victory over a 19-car field.Also added will be a return trip to Oklahoma Sports Park in Ada on Saturday, Sept. 24. This event is tentatively slated to be the season-ending point race for the series, pending a Sept. 25 addition. The series last visited Oklahoma Sports Park on June 18, when Joe Wood Jr. picked up the vic­tory.For more information concerning the Sprint Series of Oklahoma, call Jim Messmer at 405 417-2202.last_img read more