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The Original "Aunty Alice's" Home

Russell Island


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Listing Number: QLV3284
About this listing
With tongue and groove timber walls, lead light windows, high ceilings and north facing verandas this historic four bedroom home could be yours. With a second kitchen and bathroom, this home has the potential for dual family living.

History of the Home
Born in 1871 baby Alice arrived to proud parents John and Catherine Willes. This was a historic event, not only to her parents but for the whole community. Alice Sophie Willes was the first European baby to be born on the Islands of Moreton Bay. She is remembered for her love of nature and the scrumptious cakes she baked for dances at the local hall on Russell Island. The children on the Island affectionately called her Aunty Alice.

Now, Aunty Alice's island home is listed for sale, originally built about 1900 this is your truly unique opportunity to own part of our island history.

Aunty Alice's home was originally located on the present site of Aunty Alice's Cafe at at 6 Alice Cres and was relocated to its present location at 5 Fernbook Ave in 1996.

To inspect this truly wonderful historic home, call Chris on 0420 555 997 to book your personal inspection.

Property Information
  • Floor Area: 165 sqm
  • Land Size: 1009 sqm
  • Approx year built: 1900
  • Property condition: Good
  • Property Type: House
  • House style: Federation
  • Garaging / carparking: Single lock-up, Open carport, Off street
  • Construction: Weatherboard and Cladding
  • Joinery: Timber
  • Roof: Colour steel
  • Insulation: Ceiling
  • Walls / Interior: Timber
  • Flooring: Carpet
  • Heating / Cooling: Split cycle a/c, Ceiling fans
  • Chattels remaining: Blinds, Drapes, Fixed floor coverings, Light fittings, Stove, Curtains
  • Kitchen: Modern
  • Main bedroom: Double, Built-in-robe, Heating / air conditioning and Ceiling fans
  • Bedroom 2: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 3: Double
  • Main bathroom: Separate shower
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Views: Water, Bush
  • Aspect: North
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area (Covered)
  • Fencing: Fully fenced
  • Land contour: Flat to sloping
  • Grounds: Tidy
  • Water supply: Town supply
  • Sewerage: Septic
  • Locality: Close to schools, Close to shops, Close to transport

Contact Details

Shop 8 Riverlakes Shopping Village,
Cnr of Logandale Blvd & Beenleigh Redland Bay Road
Office website

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