FRENCHY ISGROWING: Ray White Rockhampton City’s Janece Jones and Jade Carr look over the plans for a villa estate development in Frenchville Rd.
FRENCHY ISGROWING: Ray White Rockhampton City’s Janece Jones and Jade Carr look over the plans for a villa estate development in Frenchville Rd. Allan Reinikka Rokaproperty

Real estate 'farming' at Frenchville to get best deal

WHEN you ask real estate agent Janece Jones what suburb gives the most bang for your buck, she will tell you "it's Frenchville".

Ms Jones is the Ray White Rockhampton "stewardess" who looks after housing interests, sales and market performance in the Frenchville area.

She calls it "farming".

But she said Frenchy had some stiff market competition from north Rockhampton's Norman Gardens, further up the road.

They were the best-performing suburbs in Rockhampton by far, she said.

The only other suburb that rivalled them was The Range.

Over the years, Frenchville had increased in popularity because it was the area that had everything in one.

Schools, shops, modern homes, proximity to child care facilities and other amenities proved to be the selling features of Frenchville, according to Ms Jones.

She even touted Frenchville as the place to be for families with young children because Frenchville State School was among Rockhampton's best.

At the moment, Ms Jones was overseeing the development of 39 villas in Frenchville.

Stage one of that development, being the design and construction of 13 spacious villas, was complete.

Those villas were ready for potential buyers who, Ms Jones said, only had to move in their furniture.

Frenchville's bragging rights extended further last week, after a home for sale in the north Rockhampton suburb took seven days to go from on-the-market to under-contract.



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