The older home has retained its character.A lot of the cost was went on elevating the older homes and building them up, which is a common requirement for renovated Queenslanders. 15 Francis Street CorindaA SIX-BEDROOM Queenslander in Corinda was the biggest sale for the week, and the new owner is not done spending yet.The pre-war home at 15 Francis St was snapped up for $1.45 million after it was on the market for five months. Belle Property Sherwood principal Maria Peirce said that although the home looked immaculate on the outside, it was showing its age on the inside. From above.The new owner plans to spend more money on an internal renovation to modernise the home.Ms Peirce said it was common for older Queenslander homes around the Corinda area to have costly renovations that can cost close to $1 million. “If you do a renovation on a Queenslander you are looking to spend a minimum of $750,000 to $900,000,” she said. More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus20 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market20 hours agoThe older home was extensively remodelled.“It is still very liveable but it does need a renovation,” she said. The home is in an elevated cul-de-sac and has views of Mount Coot-Tha.