Quality home hits the market for the first time in over 59 years

first_img49 Upland Road, St Lucia.Mr Poulsen’s dad died in 2014 and his mother died last year.As an only child, the property was left to him.“This was the house I grew up in,” Mr Poulsen said.“My parents went to the University of Queensland and so did I,” he said.More from newsDigital inspection tool proves a property boon for REA website3 Apr 2020The Camira homestead where kids roamed free28 May 2019 49 Upland Road, St Lucia.He said, during the 70s, he worked with his father to build under the house, creating a massive mancave-like area.“It was a special project between dad and myself,” Mr Poulson said.The home is on a 506sq m block and goes to auction on Saturday at 11am. 49 Upland Road, St Lucia. 49 Upland Road, St Lucia.For Jeff Poulsen, the auction of his parent’s St Lucia home this weekend will be a tough one.Mr Poulsen said he was finding it hard to let the post-war home, circa 1958, go.“My parents built it in 1958,” Mr Poulsen, an engineer, said. “They moved to Brisbane from Rockhampton about a year or two earlier.“My dad got an architect to draw up the plans for him. They built it and then went to England for a year and came back.” 49 Upland Road, St Lucia.He said he had many fond memories growing up at 49 Upland Rd, however it was the most recent which meant a lot to him.“Going with my kids to visit their grandparents was something special,” he said.“It was nice seeing the little kids with their grandparents.“My daughter used to stay for half a week with my parents while she studied psychology.”The property is located directly opposite the University of Queensland. Mr Poulsen said he hoped a university professor would move into the home with their family.“This home has a post-war style. There’s no one in our family who can maintain and look after it,” he said.last_img read more