Elevated Elegance: Century-Old Charm

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Nestled in one the best locations, among the multi-million dollar homes, high in the hills of Tarragindi, 70 Percy Street stands as a testament to a century of family legacy and meticulous care. Built in 1927 and being offered for sale outside the family for the first time, this timeless residence boasts a prime location, set on 723sqm of flat, elevated land. The north-facing backyard, a beloved feature of this home, has witnessed generations appreciating the beauty of the well-maintained gardens.

Step through the front entranceway, adorned with plate rails and dual coat cupboards, into a grand hallway with 12-foot ceilings. The rooms branch off elegantly, each featuring double-thickness doors salvaged from an old bank during the house’s construction.

The formal dining room and lounge have a classic charm with timber panelling and preserved plate rails. The oversized Master Bedroom, complete with a beautiful bay window and ornate ceilings, reflects a perfect blend of space and character. The living room’s bay window, along with the other in the Master, provides a delightful view of the mountains, while the front windows overlook Mary Chayter Park, treating residents to a seasonal display of Jacarandas and Ponciana trees.

Original yet impeccably preserved, the kitchen and bathroom allow for immediate enjoyment of their vintage style. A charming kitchen breakfast nook adds to the character of this fastidiously maintained home. The second bedroom leads to a sunroom, easily convertible into a third room with a ceiling height modification, and it is also accessible via the hallway. The sunroom may have been a later addittion, and with it’s huge plate-glass picture windows, there is a slight glimpse of the city through the trees.

Underneath, the expansive storage area ensures a safe and dry space, with room for a car or two small vehicles in tandem. A large L-shaped office with a separate entrance, serviced by a bathroom and toilet, offers a perfect setup for a home-based business. A separate laundry near the back door downstairs adds convenience for families who require functionality and ease while they live in exquisite, classic surrounds.

Air-conditioning in the Master Bedroom, Formal Lounge, and Sunroom ensures comfort, while a 10,000L water tank caters to the lush gardens. Move right in and relish the vintage charm, knowing that the future holds the potential for renovation, all within the embrace of a home that has stood the test of time.

– Grand Lounge and Dining Room with twelve-foot ceilings, timber panelling, epic plaster ceiling moulds and original light fittings
– Bay windows in the Master Bedroom and Dining Room look out across the mountains
– Master Bedroom is 18sqm and boasts a full wall of built-in wardobes as well as a window seat and lots of light through the privacy glass in the casement windows
– Queen-size second bedroom, and Sunroom which can be easily turned into a third bedroom with a ceiling adjustment (approx.. half a metre of space in the cavity above)
– Beautifully preserved timber kitchen with breakfast nook, and windows which look to Mary Chayter Park – a perfect location for keeping an eye on your kids while they play in the park
– Grand internal entrance with plate rails, dual coat cupboards and access to the magnificent, extra width hallway through the heart of the home
– Impeccably preserved traditional bathroom in keeping with the era, which has had some modifications over time, and has been maintained to be utilised by a new family
– Separate toilet with timber storage for your extra rolls
– Air-conditioining in the Formal Lounge, Master Bedroom and Sunroom
– Downstairs is perfect for storage with space galore for garden tools, hobbies, workshop or whatever your heart desires!
– Large, L-shaped home office in the back corner with beautiful light streaming in the windows, and space for two to work comfortably with desks at either end
– A second bathroom and toilet services the downstairs area, making this the perfect place for your home business, a teenagers retreat, or for elderly parents to convert into a flat (STCA)
– Full-sized separate laundry is near the back door, making it easy to get out to the clothesline


Tarragindi is one of the most sought-after suburbs with Character Residential (Residential A) zoning ensuing that there are many beautiful Queenslanders and other stately homes among the tree-lined streets. Living at 70 Percy Street is well-connected to the Ipswich Motorway, the M3, Beaudesert Road and the Clem 7 as well as the CBD being a short 9-minute car ride away.

This is quite possibly one of the best locations in the area, set among the multi-million dollar properties which were some of the first to be built in Tarragindi, and have incredible views to the North. Often these homes are a legacy and don’t leave the family which is why this such a rare opportunity to purchase this stunning block and immecable home.

A short walk to the Tarragindi War Memorial Kindergarten, in catchment for the highly-regarded Weller’s Hill State School and close to St Elizabeth’s, Mary Immaculate and other private schooling options. Close to Griffith University in Nathan as well as the University of Queensland via the Eleanor Schonell Bridge accessible via many public and active transport options.

Stroll up to the Water Reservoir, Tarragindi Reserve, Toohey Forest and many parks as well as enjoy your morning coffee from Vaoila in Tarragindi Green, Cafe O Mai or Billykart Kitchen all within a short walk; you’ll be spoiled for choice!

DISCLAIMER: This property is being sold by auction or without a price and therefore a price guide cannot be provided. The website may have filtered the property into a price bracket for website functionality purposes. All information contained herein is gathered from sources we believe to be reliable. However, we cannot guarantee its accuracy and interested persons should rely on their own enquiries. For a personal inspection time that suits you – call or email Jacob or Kath, they would love to hear from you!

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