Historic home on the market for the first time

first_img20 Stanton Tce, North Ward.A 1930s North Ward home has hit the market for the first time after being handed down through the same family for generations.20 Stanton Tce, North Ward, is on the side of Castle Hill and will go to auction on Tuesday, September 18.It has three bedrooms, one bathroom and a car space and is on a 1012sq m block.Carmel Store, who owns the home along with several family members, said they thought her grandfather, who was a carpenter, either built or helped build the home in the late 1930s.He lived there with his wife, Ms Store’s grandmother, before he tragically died in a railway accident in 1943. 20 Stanton Tce, North Ward.The house will be sold under the hammer on September 18 at 6pm at Keyes & Co Property, 505 Flinders St, Townsville. It will be open for inspection on Saturday from 11am-11.30am. For more details call Tess Sellwood on 0439 793 559. 20 Stanton Tce, North Ward.Ms Store said after the passing of both her parents it was decided that now was the time to sell, closing a chapter in their family history.The house is in a sought-after position and has huge potential. There is an open plan living and dining area in the middle of the home while the covered front patio has ocean views.Keyes & Co Property selling agent Tess Sellwood said the home was positioned in a capital growth location.“It has incredible potential to either redevelop the 1012sq m block or renovate the existing dwelling,” she said. “Further ocean views could also be gained from a second storey.“It’s so exciting to help a well known Townsville family close an integral chapter of their family history.”center_img Ms Store’s parents Dulcie and Ray Wilson pictured outside 20 Stanton Tce, North Ward in 1946.Eventually the home was handed down to Ms Store’s parents and she spent her childhood in the home.“It was a great place to grow up and, of course, Castle Hill was very different in those days and the house was different as well,” she said.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020“It was a worker’s cottage back then and it had stairs that ran up the front of the house and there was a wood-fired stove in the kitchen.“We used to play on the hill and there was a river next to us that was really more like a creek but there were enough holes that would collect a fair bit of water so we could have a swim.“It was a very happy home.”last_img

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