Today, 111 years ago, on Saturday, 25 November 1911, the Rathdonnell Estate in Auchenflower was being advertised for sale on the ground.
1911 Rathdonnell Estate - Auchenflower, Brisbane
The Rathdonnell Estate was advertised in the local papers on the days leading up to the sale.
The Rathdonnell Estate covers Birdwood Terrace (map shows as Heussler Terrace), Haig Road (map shows as Heussler Terrace), Bangalla Street (map shows as Irving Street), Rathdonnell Street (map shows as Road), Weinholt Street, Milton Road, Payne Street, Agnes Street, Hobbs Street, Aldridge Street and Grimes Street.
Check out the 1946 Aerial view of the Rathdonnell Estate.
1946 Aerial Photo of Rathdonnell Estate
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Newspaper Advertisement - The Brisbane Courier - Page 8
For sale by auction, on the ground, at 3 o'clock.
Absolutely the pick of Auchenflower
Occupying the finest elevation on the Toowong Tramline, within ten minutes tram ride of Queen Street and six minutes walk from Milton Railway Station.
This magnificent estate comprises 84 Superb Building Sites.
Also RATHDONNELL HOUSE
A substantial brick residence, containing seven large rooms, kitchen, servant's room, etc.
The view from this property is the finest on this side of Brisbane, and there is not one bad allotment on the Estate.
No Prohibitive Reserves
TERMS, for allotment over £50 each: £10 per allotment deposit, balance at the rate of £5 per allotment per quarter, with interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum; and for Allotments under £50 each, 1/6 cash, balance at 6, 12, 18, 24 and 30 months, with interest at 5 per cent.
Note the date, plans can be obtained at any time on the estate, or from the auctioneers.
Take Toowong cars to the estate.
Cameron Bros., Town Hall Auctioneers.