Ashgrove fire damaged Queenslander to go under the hammer
The kitchen is completely untouched by the fire damage and in full working order.Ms Knight, her partner Nick Barlow and their five children had lived in the home since 2011.“It’s a roomy family home with a great outdoor entertaining area,” Ms Knight said.On the lower level are three bedrooms, a laundry, storage room, rumpus room and separate kitchen and dining, which opens out to an alfresco dining area The home at 214 Acacia Drive, Ashgrove, was damaged by fire and now up for sale.THIS 1950s Queenslander might be a little burnt out but could be the perfect project for a keen renovator.The two-level 214 Acacia Drive home at Ashgrove was damaged by fire in October 2017 but buyers are being urged not to be turned off, with the home still structurally sound.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 3:17Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -3:17 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels576p576p480p480p256p256p228p228pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenMichelle Hele’s May market wrap03:17Seller Leana Knight said the fire destroyed the garage and the upstairs living area, but said there was an engineer’s report that outlined the damage in detail.“A bathroom was also destroyed as well as smoke and water damage in other parts of the house (but) there is no structural damage to the house,” she said. The bathrooms are modern.The home is across the road from Marist College Ashgrove and there is a bus stop nearby.Ms Knight said they enjoyed making use of walking tracks in the area.“We have dogs and loved to go for walks on nearby walking paths,” she said. The floorplan of 214 Acacia Drive, Paddington. The extent of the damage upstairs.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019and the pool. Upstairs are two more bedrooms, one with an ensuite.There is also a living area and bathroom but these were damaged by fire, although the polished timber floorboards remain mostly intact. The rear of the house and pool are picture perfect.Ms Knight said they had many standout memories in the home, with most of them out in the backyard.“We had lots of barbecues with our family and spent a lot of time outdoors in the garden and swimming pool,” she said.The family has since relocated to London.