first_img22 Stagpole Street in West End after the renovation.Keyes & Co Property owner and selling agent Damien Keyes said they had already had plenty of interest from buyers.“We’ve had a mix of families and young couples,” he said.“The decision to go to auction was made because the vendors wanted a definite result and they also want to make sure the market had enough time to see the property because they have really transformed it.“West End and the city fringe is definitely popular at the moment.”For more information, call Damien Keyes on 0418 781 421. 22 Stagpole St in West End before it was renovated. 22 Stagpole St in West End after the renovation.The couple are no strangers to renovating and had previously renovated several homes in Annandale but this was their largest project yet.The home has plenty of history and during the renovation they found newspaper clippings from 1939 in one of the walls.The home now has four bedrooms and two bathrooms and is set on 1012sq m of land in a leafy street in West End.The large living area has soaring ceilings while there is also a second separate living area.There is plenty of off-street parking as well as a large backyard. All bedrooms have built-in wardrobes while the master also has an ensuite.Mr Valkenburg said they expected the home to appeal to families.“We actually renovated it to rent it but we decided to sell it instead,” he said.“The reason we decided to sell was we thought it was more of a family home,” Mrs Valkenburg added.“If a family came in they will look at it as a permeant place to live and what they can do with it. They will have a big yard with room for a shed or a pool.” 22 Stagpole St in West End before it was renovated.center_img 22 Stagpole St in West End after the renovation.Mrs Valkenburg said every single part of the home had been renovated to provide open plan living and modern amenities while retaining the character of the home.“The deck has been raised and built bigger,” she said.“We opened the home up and had all the cladding done because it was a fibro house before that.“We moved the kitchen from where it was because the kitchen used to be next to the toilet so you could stir the pot in the kitchen and look at the toilet at the same time.“We put the bathroom and wet area up one end and the brand new kitchen at the other end. All the plumbing and electrics are also brand new.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“We also added an extra bedroom and an extra bathroom,” Mr Valkenburg added. Alex and Kay Valkynburg at their newly renovated West End property. Picture: Shae Beplate.A WEST End home has been given new life after it was extensively renovated to combine the best of modern living with Queenslander charm.Kay and Alex Valkenburg purchased 22 Stagpole St in January before starting the renovation while juggling full-time jobs.After months without a single day off, the couple have now listed the home for sale.It will go to auction on September 26 with flexible bidding conditions.last_img

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