Acclaimed Queensland chef sells Brisbane character home

first_imgBrisbane chef Josue Lopez cooking at home. Photo: Ric Frearson.ONE of Queensland’s most acclaimed chefs is moving on in the property world — and the food scene.Josue Lopez and his wife, Krystal, have sold their family home in Camp Hill after eight years in the property.Records show the home sold for $830,000.It was last advertised for offers over $799,000. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE Krystal and Josue Lopez outside their Camp Hill home with children Jemima, 6, and Ezekiel, 5. Photo: Lachie Millard.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 couple bought the property for $500,000 in 2009 and spent more than $100,000 restoring the 1935 character home and maintaining its original features.They were looking to buy a bigger place in the same area.Lopez said they had outgrown the property since having their two children, Jemima and Ezekiel. NOOSA BEACH HOUSE SALES BOOM HOW TO SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS HOME HITS MARKET FOR FIRST TIME IN 100 YEARS “We were encouraged by Camp Hill at the time because of its proximity to the city, cafe culture and character homes,” Lopez told The Courier-Mail. “The schools are also fantastic. I think we made a savvy decision to buy here when we did.”Lopez — the former executive chef at GOMA Restaurant — recently jumped ship to Emporium Hotels and will spearhead the food and beverage department at the new Southpoint at South Bank.He appeared on the most recent MasterChef series, was Citi Chef of the Year, and last year scored an Australian Gourmet Traveller star for GOMA. Chef Josue Lopez during his guest appearance on MasterChef in 2017 with Trent Devincenzo. Picture: Channel 10.last_img

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