Camp Hill Queenslander for sale in village-like community

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first_imgThe house at 20 Pampling St, Camp Hill, is for sale.SWITCHING sides of the Story Bridge was daunting when Phil and Samantha Rigden first moved from Grange in 2010 but now they can’t imagine going back.The family wanted a home with a pool, but couldn’t fit one where they had lived on the north side and found better value for money at Camp Hill. The deck at 20 Pampling St, Camp Hill.Mr and Mrs Rigden hope not to move too far and want to find something with the same level of privacy as the t wo-level Queenslanderand its 531sq m block.“Because the pool is in the front yard, it’s not overlooked by people,” Mr Rigden said.“Finding something as private is going to be one of the greatest challenges we will have when we buy another property.” The home has classic Queenslander features.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Now converted to southsiders, Mr Rigden said the sense of community his family experienced in their time at 20 Pampling St was something he would struggle to leave.“We’re 5km from the city but we could be in a little village,” Mr Rigden said.“There is a Christmas in July party and another party for Christmas which draws 25 families.“Not many suburbs can do that.” The home has polished timber floorboards, decorative arched fretwork and VJ walls.The holiday season is one Mr Rigden looks back on fondly, putting up lights every year.“We get all the kids from our street … asking if we’re turning the Christmas lights on yet,” he said.“To us, that is a special time and we’ll enjoy a glass of bubbles when we’re putting them up on the first day of December.”center_img The floorplan of 20 Pampling St, Camp Hill. The home at 20 Pampling St, Camp Hill, has street appeal.“We couldn’t afford what we wanted at Grange (and) the pricing at Camp Hill was very appealing at the time,” Mr Rigden said.“It was exceptional value and it has a lovely community feel which we had at Grange but didn’t think we would be able to replicate.”last_img

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