A narrow strip of land containing little more than a footpath has hit the market with an asking price of $400,000-plus.
The listing also reveals the reason for the footpath running through the centre of the unique parcel of land – Stockland currently leases the block, which sits in front of its shopping centre.
“Currently a lease is in place over this land, meaning the new owner will get a healthy return during the planning stage of their brand new home,” the listing said.
“The property currently has a footpath through the land. It is Stockland’s responsibility to restore the block to a vacant condition after the end of the lease.”
The block, which is 28.1m long, would suit a terrace-style home.
It is also located opposite a cafe and children’s playground, as well as being just a 100m walk from the tavern and Baringa State School.
“The school is part of a new collaborative concept between the Queensland Government and Stockland,” according to the listing.
“It will see the development of state-of-the-art facilities made for learning, teaching and play, including a robotics lab, recording studio, innovation hub and an indoor sports and performance centre.”
Richardson & Wrench Coolum agent James Henley told news.com.au that interest in the unique block of land had been strong.
“It’s a hot area, it’s a new estate, it’s more affordable than other suburbs in the Sunshine Coast,” Mr Henley said.
Mr Henley said having a footpath running through the block wasn’t too unusual.
“The footpath is just a lease, it’s a vacant lot which the lessee is renting for the footpath,” he explained to news.com.au.
“It’s up to the lessee to remove the footpath, then you’re back to a vacant lot to build on.”
The lease runs until September 2022.