A 19th century homestead called The Riverbank ticked all the boxes for one buyer this election weekend, topping Brisbane sales at over $3m.
The five bedroom, four bathroom, double garage house at 94 Elliott Street, Hawthorne, reportedly sold for $3.305m by agent Vaughan Keenan of Grace and Keenan — Newstead.
The 550sq m home, which was renovated to “embrace its heritage qualities”, sits on an 810sq m block a short walk from the ferry terminal.
Among its features was timber floorboards, chandeliers, grand sweeping staircase, french doors, ornate architraves and high ceilings and ceiling roses.
The home has two alfresco entertaining zones — a large covered veranda with city views and a similar one downstairs looking to the pool and backyard.
“Downstairs there is the potential for dual living with a butler’s kitchen providing a second refined kitchen area set with expansive stone benches, feature farmhouse sink, shaker style cabinetry and integrated dishwasher as well as an under sink washing machine and dryer.”
Among the home’s classic features that have been maintained was a “huge multipurpose ‘sleep-out’ — reminiscent of the heritage era and refined to provide a brilliant flexible zone”.
The home also has a store room, double lockup garage, separate garden shed, secure entry and ducted airconditioning.