Case Studies

16 Heather St, Silkstone

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Stay tuned for more on this exciting new project

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16 Heather St, Silkstone

52 Frawley Dr, Redbank Plains

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Daughter + son-in-law bought a new family home March 2016
  • Existing house : brick veneer built in 1985
  • 4 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 6 car accommodation
  • 1,543m2 Land – undulating slope to the rear of the block
  • Approx. 14.5m frontage fanning out to 42m back boundary backing onto bush land
  • 6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $152,500

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52 Frawley Dr, Redbank Plains

4 Cathryn Court, Collingwood Park

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased November 2015
  • Land – Undulating slope to the street
  • Full street frontage at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac
  • 816m2 block of land
  • Existing 3 bedroom, double storey brick veneer house built in 1995
  • 6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $157,500

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4 Cathryn Court, Collingwood Park

32 Dixon Street, Wulkuraka

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased, settle March 2016
  • Unusual shape block, sloping to the road
  • 12m wide frontage, fanning out to a back fenceline of just under 38m
  • Original workers cottage on a 996m2 block
  • Across the road from recently upgraded Wulkuraka Train Station
  • 6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $134,000

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32 Dixon Street, Wulkuraka

6 Countess Street, East Ipswich

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased December 2015
  • Flat block of land with 15m frontage
  • Existing postwar house on a 759m2
  • Medium density zoning
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $120,000

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6 Countess Street, East Ipswich

27 Walkers Lane, Booval

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased 2003
  • Full street frontage on a 759m2 corner block (Enterprise Lane)
  • Land sloping to Walkers Lane
  • Existing highset Postwar home : 2 bedroom + sleepout
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $134,000

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27 Walkers Lane, Booval

Bayley Rd, Pine Mountain

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Daughter + son-in-law living on several acres
  • Existing family home : 4 bed x 2 bath x 3 car accommodation
  • Federation style home
  • Land – undulating to the right hand side
  • Rural Residential Property – large lot
  • Rear lot, shared entry dirt road drive on 5,648m2
  • Lowset brick and tin home built approx. 16 years ago
  • 6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $217,500

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Bayley Rd, Pine Mountain

Marburg

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • 2014 Rural acreage bought by several family members
  • Original house built 1910 – a beautiful 5 bedroom Queenslander
  • Land size 12.14ha
  • Kids want to make the original house their new family home
  • Early 2015, separate stand alone Granny Flat idea mooted
  • Granny flat designs, approved and lodged
  • Granny flat building commenced early 2016

See all the photos and the video blog of this stunning granny flat being built and the final product.

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Marburg

120 McGuires Hut Rd, South Ripley

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Mum and Dad sold their family home (PPR)
  • Daughter + son-in-law sold their home
  • The family pooled $ to fund this purchase
  • 4 bedroom x 2 bathroom x 6 car accommodation
  • Land – nearly dead flat
  • South Ripley property – zoned Future Urban
  • Full road frontage (dirt road) on 1ha (10,000m2)
  • No drive through road
  • Lowset brick and tin home built approx. 7 years ago
  • 1.7.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $150,000
  • Watch our Video Blog to see progress

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120 McGuires Hut Rd, South Ripley

North Ipswich

Another success story in the making for Ipswich Granny Flats, the largest builder of Granny Flat in SE Queensland …

OVERVIEW :

  • Investment property purchased October 2014
  • 407m2 block, gentle undulation away from the road and to the left hand side of the property
  • Purchase price – $90,000
  • 2014 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) of the land $116,000

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North Ipswich

54 Clifton St, Booval

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Side by side investment properties purchased October 2014
  • Sloping land to the street
  • Medium density zoning (Units)
  • Full street frontage on a 739m2 corner block
  • Fully renovated 3 bedroom postwar house built mid 1950’s
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $121,000

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54 Clifton St, Booval

1 Hamilton St, Booval

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased October 2014
  • The property next door also purchased at the same time
  • Sloping land to the street
  • Medium density zoning (Units)
  • Full street frontage on a 703m2 corner block
  • Existing large 3 bedroom postwar house built mid 1950’s
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $121,000

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1 Hamilton St, Booval

40 Frawley Dr, Redbank Plains

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased March 2015
  • Sloping land to the street
  • Full street frontage on a 838m2 corner block
  • Existing 3 bedroom cedar look house built in 1980
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $142,000
  • Watch our Video Blog to see progress

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40 Frawley Dr, Redbank Plains

30 McGill St, Basin Pocket

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased December 2014
  • Flat land, full street frontage on a corner block
  • 971m2 block of land
  • Existing 3 bedroom postwar house built in 1950
  • 30.6.15 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $132,000

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30 McGill St, Basin Pocket

Edmond St, Marburg

Another great story in the making for Ipswich & Logan Granny Flats, the largest builder of Granny Flat in SE Queensland …

OVERVIEW :

  • Vacant residential block purchased February 2013
  • Purchase price – $165,000
  • Rear lot from Edmond Street Marburg
  • 2,496m2 block sitting on top of the hill overlooking a valley to the north

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Edmond St, Marburg

10 McGill St, Basin Pocket

Another great story from Ipswich Granny Flats, the Granny Flat Experts…

OVERVIEW:

  • Investment property purchased 20.10.14
  • Flat land, full street frontage
  • 971m2 block of land
  • Existing fully renovated 3 bedroom Workers Cottage
  • 30.6.13 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) land $127,000

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10 McGill St, Basin Pocket

1A Davidson St, Basin Pocket

Another great example for those Mums and Dads looking to downsize…

OVERVIEW:

  • Existing double storey house purchased 2006
  • Built 1981
  • Land flat as a tack – 971m2
  • Mum and Dad wanting to move to smaller house
  • Mid 2014, Granny Flat concept / site plans completed
  • November 2014 Approvals given
  • Formal finance approved January 2015
  • Building work commenced March 2015

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1A Davidson St, Basin Pocket

22 Lloyd George St, Eastern Heights

Another success story for Ipswich Granny Flats, the largest builder of Granny Flat in SE Queensland…

OVERVIEW :

  • Investment property purchased August 2009
  • Negatively geared investment for the landlords
  • 764m2 block on a reasonably flat block of land
  • 6.13 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) of the land $167,500

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22 Lloyd George St, Eastern Heights

Aquamarine St, Springfield

This is a great example for those Mums and Dads looking to downsize …

OVERVIEW :

  • Existing low set brick & tile house
  • Built 1994
  • Land sloping to the road at front of the block – 753m2
  • Mum and Dad wanting to retire
  • Mid 2014, Granny Flat concept / site plans completed
  • October 2014, private Town Planner engaged to assist with DA to Ipswich City Council (ICC)
  • ICC Approvals given
  • Building work commenced January 2015

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Aquamarine St, Springfield

Harrington Court, Kensington Grove

Are you one of those parents that now has an empty nest, all the kids have left home – Finally! And are now thinking it’s your turn?

This is a great example of what can be done to achieve this – and design something that suits you, not anyone else.

OVERVIEW :

  • Mum sold her home second half of 2014
  • Temporarily living with her daughter and family
  • Owner has clear brief of what she wants to achieve
  • Plans drawn up, guided by the owner
  • Pre-lodgement meeting with Lockyer Valley Shire Council
  • Plans lodged prior to Christmas 2014
  • Council Approvals: January 2015
  • Building work commenced January 2015

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Harrington Court, Kensington Grove

Joffre St, Booval

Another success story for Ipswich Granny Flats …

OVERVIEW :

  • Investment property purchased April 2010
  • Undulating land to the road
  • 809m2 block on the high side of the road
  • 30.6.13 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) of the land $152,500
  • Mining Influence on the land
  • Character constraint

Average of 7.38% rent return on $462,320 investment across both the original house on the front of the property and the new construction on the back of the property and all built in just 30 days!!

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Joffre St, Booval

Chermside Rd, Basin Pocket

Another success story for Ipswich Granny Flats …

OVERVIEW :

  • Investment property purchased March 2013
  • Flat land, full street frontage
  • Existing post war home (1955), chamferboard with tile roof
  • 708m2 block
  • 30.6.13 Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) of the land $132,000

This is a good example of great buying on behalf of the investors!!  A clean up of the inside of the existing house now brings in $290pw rent.  Add to this a new granny flat build, which is expected to achieve a similar rent return = nearly 10% rent return!!

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Chermside Rd, Basin Pocket

Walsh Street, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW :

  • Original parcel of flat land – 1538m2
  • November 2013. Rear lot cleared
  • December 2013. Interstate investors complete approved subdivision of the block
  • Front lot – 530m2, highset Queenslander on steel adjustable stumps at legal height under
  • New rear lot – 1,008m2 vacant residential land
  • Soil test complete November 2013
  • December 2013. Rear lot – Architect completed site design for 2 new dwellings ie new 4 x 2 x 2 + Granny Flat 2 x 1 x single carport
  • December 2013 – Architect completed working drawings for builder
  • Follow the progress in our VIDEO BLOG SERIES

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Walsh Street, Ipswich Qld

Eastern Heights, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW

  • Purchase price for the property in June 2013 was a fantastic $215,000
  • Land was ‘flat as a tack’ or as close to this as is possible
  • Due diligence for suitability for a Granny Flat
  • Quotation / costings received for the Granny Flat
  • Follow the progress in our VIDEO BLOG SERIES

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Eastern Heights, Ipswich Qld

One Mile, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW

  • Vacant residential land purchased for $85,000 April 2012
  • Land was ‘flat as a tack’
  • 685m2 rear lot with a common shared driveway
  • Unimproved Capital Value (UCV) of the land $103,000 30.6.13
  • Originally for an owner occupier, now as an investment

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One Mile, Ipswich Qld

Whitehill Rd, Eastern Heights, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW :

  • September 2010 existing post war (1950) purchased for $242,000
  • Owner occupied property
  • 726m2 block, west facing with slight undulation to road
  • Internal renovations commenced prior to residents moving in
  • 2011 plans drawn for major extension to the rear of the property
  • 2011 Architect includes Granny Flat designs as part of the proposed plans to Ipswich City Council
  • 2012 Plans approved and building works commenced
  • Now a work in progress, as owner builders.  Watch and follow this space …

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Whitehill Rd, Eastern Heights, Ipswich Qld

Banksia Dr, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW

  • Purchase price for the land for the project in September 2012 was at a good price – $150,000
  • Land was ‘flat as a tack’, 628m2 with a 20m frontage and side boundaries of approximately 31.5m
  • The project had some initial delays due to the soil type, extra engineering and costs associated with this
  • Construction work commenced early 2013 with completion June 2013
  • Handover was July 2013 with tenants waiting to move in even prior to completion – and a wait list to move!

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Banksia Dr, Ipswich Qld

Hayes St, Ipswich Qld

OVERVIEW

  • Purchase of existing 2 bedroom + study postwar home in March 2013 – $242,500
  • Owners – interstate investors
  • Land ‘flat as a tack’
  • 1,017m2 full street frontage block
  • 40m wide street frontage with 26m depth
  • Originally purchased to sub divide

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Hayes St, Ipswich Qld