Buyer of $6.3m Spanish-style Brisbane mansion revealed

Real Estate
Elizabeth Tilley

Information Corp Australia Community

This home at 59 Buena Vista Ave, Coorparoo, bought for a document $6.3m.


THE manager of a effective woodwork machinery organization has emerged as the purchaser of Coorparoo’s most pricey residence.

House records present Wood Tech Group taking care of director Ron Smyth paid out $6.3m for a historic dwelling at 59 Buena Vista Avenue — a new sale cost history for the suburb.

The dwelling at 59 Buena Vista Ave, Coorparoo, oozes aged-entire world allure.


The Spanish-encouraged, Californian bungalow identified as ‘The Gables’ was at first crafted in the late 1930s and sits on a big 1942 sqm block with city views.

It was made available to the industry previously this yr for the first time considering that 1968 right after a advertising marketing campaign by Sarah Hackett and Heath Williams of Area – New Farm.

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The home has a unique Spanish affect.


Previous proprietor Louise Kelly informed The Courier-Mail the assets belonged to her late mother and father, George and Lee Spencer, who fell in enjoy with the street and the property in 1968.

Over the several years, it was renovated, reconfigured and steadily grew to become a 4-bedroom, three bathroom home that accommodated spouse and children lifetime when however retaining its character.

Architecture buffs will love the home’s curves.


A pool was put in, the backyard garden was landscaped, a rumpus home and numerous entertaining regions had been established, and the household was extended to acquire in sweeping city views at the rear.

The residence would later on grow to be a haven for a new era of youngsters, who invested numerous hours in the garden, actively playing in the pool and checking out the property’s old-earth allure.

‘The Gables’ was built in the 1930s.


Other attributes contain a 32m frontage, metropolis sights, casement home windows, ornamental cornices, and classic light-weight fittings.

Wood Tech Team is Australia’s second premier distributor of business woodworking and stone processing products.

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Wood Tech running director Ron Smyth at the company’s new head office in Hemmant. Photograph: Tertius Pickard.


The Brisbane-based mostly organization a short while ago moved to new headquarters at Hemmant.

The previous document household sale in Coorparoo was set in 2016 when a home in the exact same street at 103 Buena Vista Ave offered for $4.5m.

The sights from the Coorparoo household are pretty incredible.


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