South-End Victory—Just Needs a Face-Lift

South-End Victory—Just Needs a Face-Lift


  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 1
  • Type: House

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4 Loftus Crescent, Russell Island QLD 4184 View on map

Type: House

Now, here’s something a bit different—A Hardiplank 2-bedroom, 1-bathroom residence with expansive open-plan living, separate kitchen and dining, with a deck out the front.

The catch is, it needs completing. Nothing major, just:

  • Floor coverings over the original chipboard—imagine, rich timber planks
  • Paint on the walls, doors & trims (antique white, perhaps?)
  • Spruce-up the large kitchen
  • Add an island bench
  • Move laundry to outdoors, or close-off
  • Window treatments (plantation shutters would look good!)
  • Replace ceiling fans & air-con
  • Maintain the timber deck with a good sanding & oil/paint
  • Fencing, if required for privacy
  • Landscaping (might need to clear a few old rust-buckets, first!)
  • Quirky, statement letterbox to make it yours

These are not big-ticket items, but will make a world of difference to the aesthetics and ambiance of the home.

The current owner-builder has given up the gauntlet and wants to move-on. This could be your opportunity to make instant uplift with a simple cosmetic renovation, while creating the perfect family abode.

Situated in a peaceful location on the West-side of the island, off Hemp Hill and Martin Place, you’ll find 4 Loftus Crescent hidden in the limbs of the forest. The mood is calm and the air rustles with a gentle breeze, whispering from the East.

The home spans the width of the 546m2 North-facing block and uses the space well, creating a large front and rear yard for your outdoor enjoyment. Kids and pets will love the many hiding spots and secret places for all-day adventure. There’s room to run around, play ball games, ride a bike, or explore the bush and waterways.

Chickens roam the yard and nest under the house during the day. Add a kitchen-garden and some fruit trees to complement the bananas and you’ll be almost self-sufficient, with the existing solar and a water-tank to keep bills low. There’s already a carport and plenty of off-street parking, with room for a barn-style shed for further storage and secure parking.

Inside, you’ll be surprised just how well it presents, in its incomplete state:

  • Sliders from full-length deck
  • Pitched-roof offers high ceilings for good air-flow
  • Lounge area is large enough to divide & create a third bedroom/study
  • Huge kitchen footprint with adequate storage
  • Gas cooktop & Westinghouse wall oven
  • Room for separate dining
  • Add some bi-folds to open-up kitchen/dining to new deck & back-yard
  • Basic bathroom with shower & vanity only
  • Separate loo
  • 2 average-size bedrooms
  • 2-way air-con in living

If you find this sort of thing exciting and can’t wait to get the paint swatches and timber samples, then be quick, as this deal will go while you’re still dreaming about the new curtains and benchtops.

Imagine, a simple life being at-one with the wildlife and fauna. Picture the sunset as the after-glow washes over the backyard and warms the deck for an evening outdoors with friends. Add a fire-pit for long chats into the night, solving the problems of the world.

Wake-up with the birds and smell the fresh dew as it settles on the lawn. Grab the eggs and get breakfast started, while you manage a few stretches on the deck to start the day. Smile, knowing you’ve achieved the perfect makeover and can raise your family in a harmonious environment, surrounded with love and light.

Victory to you, if you take-on this project. It’s perfect for:

  • First home-owners
  • Owner-builders wanting to take the home to the next stage
  • Investors looking for stable income
  • Renovators who can see the opportunity in a quick flip
  • Downsizers who like to tinker
  • Couples with time on their hands
  • Families with big dreams
  • Singles who like their own space
  • Artists wanting to live in nature
  • Tradies who want room to build a lock-up
  • Anybody looking for capital gain in the short-term

If you’re after something you can make your mark on, without the hefty infrastructure costs, then this home is an absolute good find.

A nip-and-tuck here, a splash of paint there and your overall creative flair, will certainly make this house a home.

Call Chris McGregor on 0420 555 997 to claim this victory.

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"EXPERIENCE, EXCELLENCE & RESULTS." Chris started his real estate journey in 1994 managing a portfolio ... Read more

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