Brisbane’s retro pornstar house sells for how much?!

first_imgCustom-made wallpaper featuring semi-naked women adorns the bathroom in the home at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park.A BRICK monstrosity with tartan carpets and soft porn wallpaper in an unassuming Brisbane suburb has sold under the hammer for $1.67 million.The retro property on 1ha of land in Everton Park has been guarded by a giant carved eagle since the 1980s and looks like the home of a pornstar, with its tacky decor, leather-bound bar and sauna.Tartan carpets adorn the floors of the pool room at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park.But that didn’t stop a crowd of around 150 interested buyers and onlookers streaming through its wrought iron gates at the weekend.RELATED: Retro house gets its boogie onThe house at 179 Flockton Street, which was one of the most viewed properties on in Australia during its marketing campaign, attracted 10 registered bidders at its Saturday auction.A giant, carved eagle guards the house at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park.Bidding started at $1 million and went up in increments of $50,000 before pausing at $1.53 million.It was declared on the market at $1.625 million and then two contenders — a developer and a local owner-occupier — battled it out for the prize.The bar at the house at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park.The hammer came down at $1.6725 million and the local bidder fist-pumped the air with joy.Marketing agent Matthew Jabs of Place – Newmarket said the buyer planned to live in the home and run his motorcycle business out of it.“It was pretty wild,” Mr Jabs said.MORE: Clayfield home to be demolished to make way for “monster”The sauna at the home at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park.Mr Jabs said the property left many stunned by its original condition.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus13 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market13 hours ago“It’s really well built, but like walking into your uncle’s party house in the 80s,” he said.“It’s one of the most unique houses I’ve ever seen.“In the early 80s, the marble staircase cost $25,000 to build, so it would have been a statement house in its day.”The house at 179 Flockton St, Everton Park, which has sold for $1.67m.The house itself is a massive 700 sqm of internal living space across three levels.Features include full-sized squash court with viewing platform and sauna, six bedrooms and four bathrooms.Tartan flooring adorns a number of rooms in the house.There are rumpus rooms on two levels, a pool room, study, and a separate office with a bathroom attached to the garage.Outside has a large pool area.The pool area comes with a spa and glass enclosure.But it’s the bathroom adorned with custom-made wallpaper featuring hundreds of naked ladies that really took people by surprise during the open homes.The property was a deceased estate offered for sale for the first time since it was built in 1982.Dark brick features heavily throughout the home.last_img