446 Maleny-Kenilworth Road, Witta, has been the most viewed house in Queensland and the fifth most viewed in the country this yearA country retreat in the rural town of Witta in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, has topped a list of the ten most viewed homes in Queensland for the six months to June on realestate.com.au.It also ranked number five on the list of most viewed homes in the country over the same period. The property, first listed in May for $785,000, is now under offer.A five-bedroom Hamptons-style, new-build home at 12 Watson Street, Camp Hill, came in second on Queensland’s top ten list, and also ranked eighth with property hunters across Australia. After being listed in April it sold in June for $1.786 million.Other properties that made the list range from a seven-bedroom Hollywood-style mansion in the Brisbane suburb of Chandler to a new-build coastal home within a boutique development on Hamilton Island.Only one listing, 30 Arlington Street, Coorparoo, remains on sale, with five others having sold and the rest all under offer. Arlington Street went on the market in March and is seeking offers of more than $2.5 million.Nerida Conisbee, the chief economist for REA Group, said the most viewed properties genreally tend to be in suburbs with good house price growth, and the fact that most were sold indicated that there was still money around despite COVID-19.“It seems to be that people are looking for that escape or properties with room to move.”She said the prevalence of the Hamptons-style home in Queensland’s top ten list was also no surprise as it is a firm house-style favourite in Queensland and New South Wales.Yet location and looks are not the only things that can help boost a listing, Ms Conisbee said, a unique marketing campaign could also make all the difference.“The most viewed house in Australia was in Sydney but it had the most amazing marketing campaign, with a guy doing a funny video,” she said.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 2:37Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -2:37 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels540p540p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenSpring selling predictions for 202002:37THE TOP TEN MOST VIEWED HOUSES 446 Maleny-Kenilworth Road, WittaUnder offer4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 5 car spaces, 4000 sqmThis Witta property is located within minutes of the pretty township of Maleny and is a circa 1920s Queenslander with three bedrooms. It has been sympathetically renovated to retain its character features, such as traditional fretwork, lead-light windows, polished floors, high ceilings and an internal brick wall. There is also a separate granny flat for visitors of could be rented out to holidaymakers. The former owners have created multiple garden rooms, one with an ornate bridge over a large pond and manicured Japanese box circular hedges. The inclusion of a chicken pen, vegetable patch and orchid house offers the perfect opportunity to live an idyllic country life, yet still be within striking distance of beaches and towns along the Sunshine Coast. Spread over 4000 sqm and with a price tag of $795,000, it is no wonder this property was a favourite. It was sold through Dee Bernhardt and Susan Brant of Brant and Bernhardt Property. Maleny.12 Watson Street, Camp HillSold5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car spaces, 405 sqm The quintessential Hamptons home, this bespoke new-build is spacious and opulent.From its statement gabled and natural stone facade to its coastal-luxe interiors, the house appears flawless. It features luxury finishings, and a floor plan to suit a busy, modern-day family. It sold in June for $1.786 million through Denis Najzar and James Curtain ofPlace Woolloongabba.172-180 Somerset Drive, MialloUnder offer3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 6 car spaces, 0.73ha This two-level hilltop home with more than 300 sqm under cover is tucked among the trees in a native rainforest. Designed and engineered by celebrated architect Chris Vandyke, and built by an award-winning builder, the home has an outdoor terrace with a wet edge swimming pool. The property is a 20-minute drive from Port Douglas and an hour from Cairns International Airport. It was first listed in October 2019 at $1.15 million and is now under offer with Barbara Wolveridge of Sotheby’s International.Most viewed houses Jan to Jun 2020 on realestate.com48 Vista Park Drive, BuderimSold5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces, 1,558 sqmA stunning tropical boardwalk and soaring front portico create a grand entry into the tiled reception foyer that flows into the open-plan living areas of this home among the trees.In a private rainforest setting, it is a unique property and the sunsets that can be captured from the deck are some of the best the Sunshine Coast has to offer. The house was on the market in March and sold in June for $714,000 through Wayne Sweet of Stoke Realty..652 London Road, ChandlerSold7 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 6 car spaces, 1haIt’s no surprise this Hollywood-style home with its own helicopter pad made it in to the top five most viewed homes. The house, which was bought and renovated almost two years ago to be used as a set for films and TV series, had attracted international attention over the years. Decked out with Versace furniture and endless statues, the house was listed in March with Joseph Lordi of McGrath and was bought in July by a local family, who did not share the previous owner’s taste in decor. The contents of the property were sold at a separate auction on the grounds last month.30 Arlington Street, CoorparooFor saleMore from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus8 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market8 hours ago5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 3 car spaces, 602 sqmInspired by a passion for New York’s penthouses and terrace homes, and infused with touches of Hamptons style, this house is a sprawling family new-build home from award-winning designer Tim Lowe and renowned local builder Sutcom Constructions. This house has it all for someone looking for space in a COVID-19 world. It even has a purpose-built home office with its own private entry and courtyard. The property is on the market for offers over $2.5 million through Denis Najzar and Savva Koulouris of Place Woolloongabba.Hidden Cove 6 6 Acacia Drive, Hamilton IslandUnder offer3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 1 car spaces, 322 sqmAnother option for those looking for a sea change or a high-return investment property, this new-build home in a boutique development of only 14 properties, offers privacy and exclusivity right on the beach. Boasting taking of $240,000 in its first year of rental income, the equivalent of 6 per cent returns, you can see why it was a popular listing. Hamilton Island one of Australia’s top ten holiday destinations. The property was listed at $1.9 million and is under offer with Wayne Singleton of Sotheby’s International.262 Rainbow Street, ShorncliffeSold5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, 2 car spaces, 506 sqmA good-looking Queenslander is always a popular choice, so it’s no surprise this family entertainer attracted some attention. Without being too over the top, it is a solid, spacious family home which is close to Shorncliffe State school, St Patricks College, and is minutes from the waterfront. It sold in April in the middle of COVID-19 for $925,000 through Aarthi of Sandgate Real Estate.68 Sirius Street, CoorparooSold5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 3 car spaces, 809 sqmThis brand-new Hollywood Hills-inspired house was architecturally crafted and built by luxury builder Mati Constructions. Bursting with added extras such as a dog bath, full-size laundry chute, a gym, security system, ducted vacuum on all levels, gas fireplace, ducted air conditioning, hardwood floors …need I go on? The house sold in June for $3.05 million through Trevor Egan of Ray White, Bulimba.10 Tiburtina Crescent, Seven HillsSold5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 car spaces, 427 sqmLast, but not least, on the list is this five-bedroom Hamptons-style (yes, another one) home in Camp Hill. Potential buyers could probably not tear their eyes away from the Italian Carrara marble in the custom-designed kitchen with the ever sought-after large island bench. Or maybe they were take in by the herringbone-laid French oak flooring, wainscot panelling, skirtings, architraves and French pattern travertine tiling? Whatever they were looking at it hit the spot with someone who paid $1.545 million for the house in June through Steven Gow of LJ Hooker Avnu – Brisbane Inner South.