Super sale: Queensland town listed for just $500,000 set to be sold

first_imgSUPER SALE: The Queensland town that was listed for just $500,000 looks set to be sold.THE Queensland town that was for sale for less than the price of an average Brisbane home looks set to be sold.The entire township of Allies Creek was under offer just days after it was listed for the bargain basement price of $500,000.Agent for the sale Danielle Meyer said someone from regional Queensland placed an offer shortly after the extraordinary listing went live earlier this week.RELATED NEWS: ENTIRE TOWN FOR SALE FOR PRICE OF AVERAGE HOUSE OTHER NEWS: QUEENSLAND’S CHEAPEST HOUSE SOLD FOR $25KIf you don’t like this house don’t worry, the town has 11 more.The would-be buyer had not even visited the town for an inspection before they put in the offer.The listing, which was for the town, its 12 houses, tennis court, helipad, dam and 14 hectares of land, created a lot of interest across Australia and around the world.The homes are all in pretty good nick. Image form RealEstate.com.au“I had people call from England, from New Zealand and all over Australia,” Mrs Meyer said.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus18 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market18 hours agoThe small town, which is 373km northwest of Brisbane, was originally built to house workers of a timber mill.The timber mill closed down in 2008.Current owner Natali Williams bought the town about eight years ago with her husband and planned to turn it into a caravan park.After her husband passed away she put the property on the market, originally with a price of $2.1 million in 2015.The price was lowered a number of times after its initial listing, but it failed to find the right buyer.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 6:36Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -6:36 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p216p216p180p180pAutoA, 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 Rate1xFullscreenLiz Tilley’s prestige property wrap 06:36This week it received another price reduction to just $500,000.“I think it would be the perfect place for someone that thinks outside of the box,” Mrs Meyer said.You could put in a tourist park or a getaway retreat or a wellness spa.”The town is 373km northwest of Brisbane and about 60km south of Mundubbera.She first visited the town last week and said she was very impressed by what she saw.“I thought I was going to see something that was very run down, but I couldn’t believe the houses were so well maintained,” she said.The homes have electricity, water, and the sale even includes a tennis court, helipad, the former church and the former timber mill.A number of the homes are currently rented out to people that work near the area and like the quiet lifestyle.last_img read more