first_imgThe home at 56 Barron St, Gordon Park sold at auction.IT might be Brisbane’s smallest suburb but demand for homes in Gordon Park right now couldn’t be greater.Garry Jones, of McGrath Estate Agents, recently sold a three-bedroom Queenslander at 56 Barron St at auction for $797,000 — smashing expectations.The house had been renovated and raised to legal height, with plans to convert it into a five-bedroom home.After 86 inspections, six registered bidders battled it out at the auction. More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019Mr Jones said competition was so fierce it was over in 10 minutes.The buyers, Daniel and Carolyn Luschwitz, and their young family had been living in nearby Windsor but were looking for a property they could expand. “They’d been outbid on a number of properties because of the competition in Gordon Park, but decided to push harder for this property which is often the case if it’s a really good opportunity,” he said.Tightly-held Gordon Park is just 6km from the City and is a haven for professionals and young families. “The lifestyle around Kedron Brook, proximity to the Northern Busway and access to the Airport Link, as well as being central to great shopping centres, makes it a very popular inner northern pocket,” Mr Jones said.Agents in the area are struggling to find enough stock to meet demand.Holly Bowden, of Ray White Wilston, said in the past six weeks she had seen double the usual turnout at inspections.last_img

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