Holland Park home rich in history hits the market
267 Oates Avenue, Holland Park.The home features expansive open living spaces that lead to the back deck, which is Mr Brook’s favourite part of the home, with views to the pool.Bordering Coorparoo, and only 6.5km from Brisbane CBD, the family home is in a catchment area for the sought-after Holland Park State Primary and Cavendish Road State High School, with plenty of other desirable Catholic and private schools nearby.Ray White Coorparoo agent Clinton Unnasch said the area was also very popular with medical professionals for its proximity to hospitals and specialist centres. 267 Oates Avenue, Holland Park.Jeff Brook and his wife Monica say it’s time to sell their home of 16 years to be closer to their children’s schools.Mr Brook, an engineer, said he had three children, aged 11, 10, and 4.“We are selling to be closer to a high school near Coorparoo,” Mr Brook said.The four-bedroom, two-bathroom home is on a 883sq m block, at 267 Oates Ave, and has been renovated. 267 Oates Avenue, Holland Park.Mr Brook said the property was one of the original dairy farm workers cottages in Holland Park.“It’s got a nice history to it. It dates back to the early 1900s, and has plenty of character,” he said.Mr Brook did extensive renovations to the corner-block property in 2008.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020“We added three additional bedrooms, a new bathroom and laundry, and outdoor deck space,” he said.“We also added a triple lockup garage and swimming pool, too.” 267 Oates Avenue, Holland Park.Mr Brook said having three children meant additional living space was necessary.“It’s been a great family home,” he said.“We’d love to see a young family buy this property – a family similar to ours.” 267 Oates Avenue, Holland Park.