Old doesn’t have to mean old fashioned, these renovated heritage apartments are better than new

first_img43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane. Picture: realestate.com.auOld doesn’t always mean old fashioned. In fact, some of the more impressive properties on the Brisbane market at the moment started out life long before many of their owners did.Looking for offers of more than $2.75 million is a four-bedroom penthouse at 43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane.The 309sq m, heritage-listed penthouse, which is listed through Ben White of Place – New Farm is described as a “New York’’ inspired home.Nothing old fashioned about 43/208 Adelaide St, Brisbane. Picture: realestate.com.auIt has a single level layout, high ceilings and intricate parquetry flooring made from mahogany.There are touches of marble and granite throughout, formal and casual living and family areas. The penthouse overlooks Anzac Square.It has two Juliet-style balconies with full length french doors.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North2 hours agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by At Kangaroo Point, an apartment at 2/110 Main St is listed with an asking price of $3.3 million, through Drew Davies of McGrath Estate Agents – New Farm.The four-bedroom apartment is within The Residences in the heritage-listed Yungaba, which underwent a massive restoration and conversion.Inside the heritage Yungaba building at Main St, Kangaroo Point. Picture: realestate.com.auEach of the bedrooms has an ensuite and there is an open plan dining and living area. The building has 100m of river frontage and 3000sq m of heritage-listed gardens, as well as direct access to Brisbane’s Riverwalk.At the more affordable end of the scale, but still within a heritage building is a two-bedroom apartment at 64 Macquarie St, Teneriffe. The two-bedroom apartment is listed for $635,000 through Glenn Gracie of Glenn Gracie Real Estate – New Farm.It is within the Ansonia Woolstore and is on the second floor with views of the Brisbane River from the living area windows.64 Macquarie St, Teneriffe. Picture: realestate.com.auOn entering the apartment, there is a large room which would be suitable for use as a study or a second living area.Stairs lead from here to the mezzanine level which houses a bedroom and bathroom with a full-size bathtub.Some of the original features retained in the apartment include polished hardwood floors, exposed red brickwork and exposed wooden roof trusses.last_img

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