Cannon Hill boom! How this renovated home set a record price

first_imgHasaga Besic has sold his Cannon Hill home for a record price. Photo: Adam HeadThe renovation of 62 Muir St, Cannon Hill was defined by its high quality.The meticulous workmanship paid off this week when the property achieved a private treaty sale of $1.14 million — a new house price record for Cannon Hill. The flat back yard and pool provided a view from the main bedroom. Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair The outdoor entertainment area was one of the home’s most used spaces.This spot also looked out across the manicured lawn to a large pool at the rear of the block — a view that was taken in from the second level too.“Upstairs in the main bedroom, I can see all of my backyard — it’s nice. When I wake up I’m just so happy,” Mr Besic said.center_img 62 Muir Street, Cannon Hill was a renovation of the highest calibre.The two-level home of four-bedroom, two-bathroom accommodation on 471sq m was full of high-end fittings including feature lights, Vacu-Maid system, high ceilings, plantation shutters and ducted airconditioning.Place Bulimba agent, Chris Rice, said the home deserved it’s title as champion.“The only other residential sales that have exceeded it have been residential development sites,” Mr Rice said.Mr Rice said he felt a sense of duty to the seller, home and suburb to achieve a great result.“The whole family are pretty excited, pretty proud. I felt a responsibility … it was a real opportunity to raise the bar for Cannon Hill,” he said.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours ago“I think this will, hopefully, continue to reinforce that Cannon Hill is on the move.”The home’s owner, Hasaga Besic, said he couldn’t be more proud of the renovation work.“I was doing it (the reno) really for myself. I was thinking: ‘I’m going to stay here forever’. Whatever work we carried out, we used proper materials and the best carpenters and tradesmen,” Mr Besic said.“The building inspectors gave the building a 12 out of 10 — there was not one defect.“When we decided to do it as an owner/builder, we had complete control of the property. We didn’t want to renovate again in 10 years time,” he added.Mr Besic’s favourite space was the kitchen/lounge/TV room, but he also loved the outdoor entertainment area with its benchtop, bar fridge and built-in barbecue.last_img read more