c1910 Federation Cottage in Cremorne is All That

Today I wanted to bring you something that isn't a Queenslander.  I know, shocking.  Instead, I wanted to share this delightful Federation cottage, circa 1910.  Because she's all that.  And, because of the age of the home, she shares so many characteristics of a...

Unrenovated Red Hill cottage sells for over $1.2m in Brisbane’s hot property market

All everyone seems to be talking about these days in Brisbane (and Australia) is the hot property market.  It reminds me of the early 2000s when you were either lucky and bought before the boom, or you didn't. And your mortgage was at least twice that of your friends....

The Making of Elamang – An 1895 Victorian Era Home Preserved for Future Generations

FIRST, THANK YOU  Yesterday I wrote an article about the beautiful colonial home in Toowong ("Dovercourt"), originally thinking that the home and land had been purchased by developers and that the end position would be a beautiful home surrounded by units and...

Toowong Colonial is Everything Dreams are Made Of

Here's something you probably (definitely?) wouldn't know about me.  I'm a huge Taylor Swift fan.  It feels good to get that out there.  So when I was looking at this house, I had this lyric in my head. just think of the fun things we could do, 'cause I like you......

This Crows Nest Colonial Sold for Less than $500,000!

You may remember this house in Crows Nest (Queensland), a two hour drive north east of Brisbane,  from a few years ago when I posted her on my instagram account (@queenslanderhomes) In terms of a country home, she meets the brief as a colonial cottage on acreage.  Not...

1800s NSW Farm House for Sale

Today's house is an 1800s (probably late, 1800s) Farm House in NSW and this home is just as good as the acreage homestead I shared with you earlier this week in the Noosa Hinterland. The real estate listing is filled with detail, which I'll detail in this post. Let's...

Kangaroo Point Queenslander

Today I wanted to share another one of my favourite Queenslanders with you. Like Warham Place, the beautiful Queenslander in Ipswich with that glorious living room that I shared last week, this Kangaroo Point Queenslander needs some TLC but has the bones of a grand...

Bardon Beauty Wows

This Bardon Beauty is spectacular. It has had an extensive renovation that elevates this home to another level. This is the photo that sold this house for me. It's absolutely divine. Here is the home before all of the renovations. The exterior has stayed mainly the...

Fairytale Spring Hill Cottage

This storybook Spring Hill cottage is an absolute delight. Prior to the most recent sale in 2019, this cottage was sold in 2012. Below is the exterior photo from the 2012 listing. What a difference! The removal of the palm trees (and that enormous cycad, which could...

‘Warham’ Denmark Hill, Ipswich

I think I had kittens the first time that I saw Warham a few years ago. Warham is listed by the National Trust of Queensland on the basis of social and architectural interest and for its townscape value, being part of the Quarry Street area of Ipswich. I love these...
1800s NSW Farm House for Sale

1800s NSW Farm House for Sale

Today's house is an 1800s (probably late, 1800s) Farm House in NSW and this home is just as good as the acreage homestead I shared with you earlier this week in the Noosa Hinterland. The real estate listing is filled with detail, which I'll detail in this post. Let's...

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