Three-level property set up for multipurpose living hits the market

first_img19 Portwine Street, Murarrie.Retirees Neville and Joan Schumann are ready to downsize to a unit and say they have enjoyed the last 12 years at their Murarrie home.The six-bedroom, four-bathroom home at 19 Portwine St is ideal for extended families or to run a business. 19 Portwine Street, Murarrie.The steel framed eco-friendly house is designed to be cool in summer and warm in winter.Mr Schumann said the property was close to everything including shops and schools.He said for a couple of years his son and daughter-in-law had lived with them.“Everyone had their own independence, there was so much space,” he said. 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 202019 Portwine Street, Murarrie.Mr Schumann said the property was set up for multipurpose living.“We bought it off a builder who built the home, he was a plumber too,” he said. “He had a big storage area, which would be good for a tradesman or a business needing a lot of storage.”Mr Schumann said he was a vintage car collector and, at one stage, had five cars in the garage and two in the car port. 19 Portwine Street, Murarrie.The property, which is only 15 years old, has stunning views to the city from many areas of the house.Mr Schumann said when they bought the property it was completely different to what it is now.“My wife is 81 this year, but when we bought it 10 years ago, she had crook legs, so we put a lift in,” he said. “It’s quite different.” 19 Portwine Street, Murarrie.Spread across three levels, Mr Schumann said he and his wife were looking forward to moving to a unit in the same suburb.“It’s time to downsize,” Mr Schumann said.“We have loved this house, we call it our palace.“There is a vacant block on one side and a park on the other.”last_img

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