Jeweller close to gem of a sale

first_img2141/32 Refinery Pde, New FarmMargot says despite the joy of living in the residence for over a decade, it’s time for new owners to become part of the property’s story.“For somebody else to love our home as much as we do will be enough.”Margot says the building is full of original features such as a fireplace, wrought iron columns and cathedral ceilings, but the new owners will enjoy modern conveniences too.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home2 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor8 hours ago“In that home we have the very best of apartment living with the very best of living in a home.“We drive into the carpark… we unlock the door, we walk in and that’s our home. Now that’s a very unusual in a situation when you’re living in an apartment complex.”Features include a 2500-bottle wine cellar, river and city skyline views and a three-car garage.Despite Margot’s growing international profile, there are no plans for the couple to relocate overseas.“I will never move from Brisbane,” Margot says.“But my business does take me to the US increasingly so we did find that we need something that’s more of a pit stop rather than more of a family home.” Peter Kedwell and wife Margot McKinney are selling their iconic New Farm property.Prominent Brisbane jewellery designer Margot McKinney and her husband Peter Kedwell are close to securing more than $5 million for their riverfront home in New Farm.Originally built in 1890, Refinery House is the only stand-alone residence retained as part of the 2004 redevelopment of the old CSR sugar refinery site. 2141/32 Refinery Pde, New FarmMarketing agent Brett Greensill of LJ Hooker New Farm says despite the home having been on and off the market for several year, top-end market conditions are now ripe for finalising a sale.Mr Greensill says low interest rates plus the affordability gap between Brisbane and Sydney prestige property are driving demand in the sector.“That’s giving consumers and business confidence, and confidence is a very important thing when it comes to capital growth.”Mr Greensill says negotiations will be finalised by the end of February.last_img

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