This block of grassy land at 20 Sturt Road, Kedron, offered for $1.155m beneath the hammer on Saturday.


A surge in suburban land demand noticed a house-less property with simply grass rising on it promote for over $1m after 38 bidders fought it out at public sale.

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The property is simply 6km from the Brisbane CBD and backs onto parkland and bikeways.


Brokers Ray White anticipated the public sale to go off after seeing large curiosity within the property “all day and evening seven days every week” within the lead-up to Saturday’s sale.

Agent David Lazzarini of Ray White Lutwyche, who marketed the property with colleague Callum Lazzarini, had a good suggestion how many individuals have been eager to see the block given he lives on the identical road.

“It was open slather,” he stated. “We had numerous individuals coming by means of day and evening, seven days every week, they have been even right here with torches at evening checking it out.”

The $1.155m sale beneath the hammer was much more anecdotal proof for what brokers have been seeing on the bottom, the place demand for land had “positively gone by means of the roof” in Brisbane.

Demand for land has surged in suburban Brisbane, with blocks like this one in a personality residential zone thought of a rarity.


“It’s very uncommon (to see land come up on the market like this),” Mr Lazzarini stated. “As a result of we’re in a personality space, there’s no vacant land plus it backs onto the parkland so there aren’t any rear neighbours apart from wildlife, and that can by no means be constructed out.”

The property at 20 Sturt St, Kedron– a 607sq m block of land on Brisbane’s northside – noticed enquiries come from everywhere in the Queensland capital.

“Many of the purchaser curiosity now we have acquired is from individuals wanting it as a place purchase to construct their without end dwelling and luxuriate in the most effective a part of the Avenues on the park. There has additionally been a sprinkle of those that need to purchase, construct, after which onsell.”

The property had been in the identical household because the Twenties however remained a vacant cleared block since 2001.

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Sturt Road is situated between eighth and ninth Avenues in Kedron, with absolute direct entry to the Kedron Brook Parklands and bikeways.

“It’s a stage parcel with a 20m vast frontage which permits extra design scope and sewer and water companies are on the entrance so there aren’t any pipes throughout the block which means there’s potential for a pool.”

A neighborhood household that already lives within the Avenues ended up shopping for the property for $1.155m, beating 37 different registered bidders.

“They simply need to design and construct their without end dwelling as a result of they need to reap the benefits of the park,” Mr Lazzarini stated.

“And so they have an awesome neighbour – I stay subsequent door,” he joked.

Kedron is simply 6km from the Brisbane CBD with easy accessibility to the Northern Busway, Airport Hyperlink and the Clem 7 Tunnel community.

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