The most viewed home on the Gold Coast doesn’t have views or a pool, but it had 20 written contracts

first_img17 Cotlew St, Southport. IT may not be waterfront or have a sparkling pool but this Southport home has taken the cake for the most viewed property on the Gold Coast this week. According to, 71 Cotlew St gained the most clicks compared to any other home the Gold Coast home in the past seven days.With a tidy price tag of $459,000, the 1980s brick home was snatched up on Tuesday.Lisa Parker and Liz Sharpe from Property Partners GC said they advertised the property on last Thursday and the home had 20 written contracts by the following Monday. “It is located on the fringe of a highly sought after area between Southport and Ashmore,” Ms Parker said.“There was an overwhelming amount of interest from young families, first home buyers, investors and keen renovators.“The price was the real drawcard because it was under $500,000, which explains why first home buyers we’re swarming over it. “The day I was hammering the sign in, we had a guy drive past and offer well above the asking price.More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day ago“It has been crazy from the minute we put the sign up.” The property is situated on a 670sq m block and has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and two car spaces. Ms Parker said the new owners were already measuring up the kitchen to begin renovations. “My partner Liz and I have been busy replying to the crazy amount of emails and letting everyone know that it is under contract,” she said. “The only word I can use to describe the sale is mayhem. “There was 86 groups at the first inspection and a lot of people walked in asking if it was an auction.” According to the agents, the property was home to an elderly lady. “Her husband was a local bank manager and he built the house,” Ms Parker said.last_img

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