The outdoor area where the Ogden’s spend plenty of time. Picture: realestate.com.au“The downstairs area is a bit of a mancave as well which Chris made good use of.’’The home is on the high side of the street and is on a 642sq m corner block.It has an open plan family living and dining room. Outside is an undercover terrace and fully fenced pool. There is a full legal head height, tandem, lockup garage underneath with plenty of storage space.The four-bedroom house will be auctioned today at 10am. It is listed through Pam Clauss of Ray White – Bulimba. Melissa and Chris Ogden are selling off the home she grew up in. Picture: Adam HeadWhen Melissa and Chris Ogden bought their home at 56 Brodie St, Holland Park West, it was just like coming home to Mrs Ogden – literally.The couple bought her childhood home from her parents.“We have owned the house for five years,’’ she said.“It was actually my family home. We purchased the house off my parents so I grew up there.“It has got a lot of history and a lot of memories attached to it.’’It’s time to leave that behind though with the couple selling to be a little closer to family.After they bought the house, they painted it throughout, put on new front stairs, added airconditioning and built-in wardrobes in the main bedroom.They also polished the floorboards. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach Northless than 1 hour agoNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by 56 Brodie St, Holland Park West. Picture: realestate.com.au“We put our own stamp on it, it doesn’t feel like that house that mum and dad had,’’ Mrs Ogden said.It had been a very comfortable house to live in and they had enjoyed that it was so close to the city, where they both worked.She particularly enjoyed the outside entertainment area around the swimming pool.“Chris and I have made the most of that outdoor living area, that’s really where we spend the majority of our time,’’ she said.
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