Apartment For Sale 408/229 Queen St (cnr 201 Edward St) Brisbane City this property has sold


408/229 Queen St (cnr 201 Edward St) Brisbane City, Qld

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408/229 Queen St (cnr 201 Edward St) Brisbane City, QldDominating in presence and distinguished by an impeccable sense of worldly style, this sensational residence delivers a superb executive lifestyle. Rarely is a property of this stature, historical significance and tradition offered for sale – now is your chance to secure your piece of times gone by.

This stunning sandstone building was constructed between 1931 and 1934 and was originally headquarters for the Australian Mutual Provident Society. However, the building became an important part of Australian history in 1942. American General, Douglas MacArthur – Commander-In-Chief of the Allied Forces for the Pacific Region – moved to Brisbane and seized the premises as a base to conduct the crucial Pacific Campaign of World War II. This is how the building came to be known as it is today – MacArthur Chambers.

Offering one of the best positions on Edward Street, this ten story building is a fine example of luxury & convenient living. Superbly showcasing timeless elegance and European refinement, this lavishly appointed apartment delivers a sophisticated lifestyle only moments from the city centre.

A stunning entrance reveals an intelligently designed space that fuses traditional charm and character with modern accompaniments. The impressive open plan living and dining areas are the focal point of the home. Originally designed as a 2 bedroom plus study apartment, however the previous owners wisely changed the layout to optimize the living space – transforming the residence into a very large one-bedroom plus study.

The apartment is complemented by high ornate ceilings, an abundance of heritage windows that open to let the fresh air flow through, and neutral tones create a generous sense of space and openness. The decorative cornices and bulk heads in the ceiling add ambiance to the living area, as well as offering a superb acoustic balance and control by absorbing sound.

The gourmet kitchen boasts thick lashings of granite, two-pack cupboards, an array of Miele appliances including convection oven, steamer, and warming tray. The area is complete with dishwasher and full size fridge.

Accommodation consists of a large master suite, with walk in robe and stunning ensuite. The ensuite features floor to ceiling marble tiles, huge shower with built in seat, and a double bowl vanity with striking granite tops. The study is a large enough space to accommodate a bed should you wish to use it as a spare bedroom as it offers built in cupboards and bi-fold doors to close it off. The second bathroom is as stylish as the ensuite with marble and granite finishes.

Your opulent apartment in this outstanding building also offers secure parking for 1 car with direct lift access, video intercom, ducted air-conditioning, stunning sparkling pool and spa complete with barbeque area which adds to the overall appeal. Forget paying gym membership with an equipped gymnasium downstairs as well as a sauna and shower room. The building has on-site management, which ensures first class treatment for staying guests, or offers you contemporary living, with an executive feel.

The apartment comes fully furnished and is currently in the MacArthur Chambers Hotel letting pool returning an outstanding $59,174 gross over the last 12 months ($39,578 net). New owners may choose to benefit from this high-yield investment, or simply move in & enjoy the lifestyle yourself.

Body Corp $8,144 per year
Rates $313 per quarter

Apartment For Sale 408/229 Queen St (cnr 201 Edward St) Brisbane City

Daniel Argent

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