- Posted On October 6, 2020
4/7 Alexandra St, North Ward.Spread over two floors, the apartment is bigger than some houses and has three outdoor areas including two levels of balcony and a courtyard that is cut into the side of Castle Hill.Smith and Elliott selling agent Debra Ohlin said the unique qualities of the unit made it difficult to value, which was why it was going to auction. 4/7 Alexandra St, North Ward.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“It’s a bit unique with the two levels and it’s big like a small home but there is only four units in the complex,” she said.“It’s very hard to put a price on something when it’s so unique so I think it’s a good idea to put it to auction and see what the buyers think. In my 16 years of selling real estate I don’t think I’ve seen a unit with a layout like this.”It’s the first time the unit has been offered since it was built nine years ago.Properties in Alexandra St have become popular due to the prime location being in walking distance to The Strand, Townsville Grammar School and also being close to the CBD.It’s filled with character homes with many Queenslanders being purchased and superbly renovated, while many Townsville medical professionals call the street home.The modern unit has no maintenance and low body corporate fees. 4/7 Alexandra St, North Ward.A TWO-LEVEL unit in one of Townsville’s most popular streets will be sold under the hammer.The property, at 4/7 Alexandra St, North Ward, will go to auction on site on February 24 at 11am.The large unit has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and three car spaces. 4/7 Alexandra St, North Ward.The upper level contains a parents’ retreat with an ensuite, walk in robe and balcony.As well as three-car accommodation there is also lockable storage and the apartment has an intercom and lift access.It’s fully airconditioned and there is a 5KW solar system installed.Ms Ohlin said the unit was attracting plenty of interest from a range of buyers, with 21 groups coming through the first open home.“There has been families with children going to Townsville Grammar School, I’ve had retirees and I’ve also had executive couples that want space but don’t want a house because of the maintenance,” she said.“I don’t think it will be one for first home buyers because it will be out of their range.”The home will be open for inspection today and tomorrow from 11am to 11.30am.For more information call Ms Ohlin on 0402 917 226.