PREMIUM OUTDOOR SPACE
A boutique apartment complex in Ascot is proving a hit with five of the eight apartments sold prior to its official launch.
The development at 96 Dobson St, Ascot, has eight designer three-bedroom apartments with two of the remaining apartments having their own 100sq m private courtyard.
The third remaining apartment sits on the top floor with views to the river and city.
Queensland Sotheby’s International Realty agent Tyson Clarke said he chose to take on the selling because it was such a unique find.
“At this stage, if you look on realestate.com.au, there’s not a lot that compares to this for sale,” Mr Clarke said.
“There are a lot of big unit complexes that have a reduced level of interest but it’s hard to find something in a blue chip suburb like Ascot, with a big yard out the back.”
Mr Clarke said the development was in a great location, close to Racecourse Road and right near Portside and the Hamilton precinct.
“I like the way this project was put together, with large outdoor courtyards that are really rare around this area, it’s something unique in this area and interest in the courtyard apartments has predominantly been by homeowners,” Mr Clarke said.
“The outdoor area is huge, over 100sq m of outdoor area!”
Gold Coast resident and property investor Ian Rissman said he bought into the Dobson St project based on its location and quality.
Having already signed tenants, Mr Rissman said being so close to Racecourse Rd and Portside was a drawcard and, having watched it being built over the past 12 months, he was impressed with the quality of the build.
“I mainly invest in commercial property, so this is my first residential for about 10 years,” he said. “I see Brisbane as a growth area and, seeing what’s happening in Sydney and Melbourne with the prices down there, I think there’ll be a flow-on effect, so it’s a good time to get in, especially in a good location like this.”
Three out of eight boutique apartments remain in Dobson St, Ascot, where the outdoor area is a huge 100sq m.