15 Gibson St, Annerley.“It’s a beautiful Queenslander, with the iconic white picket fence,” Mr Anthony said.More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020“I’ve given it a good lick of paint, which has really made it come up quite nicely.”The top floor offers three bedrooms, including the main with an ensuite, a bathroom and modern kitchen with a dining area. Traditional features, including leadlight windows and French doors leading to the balcony, have been retained. 15 Gibson St, Annerley.A FRESH lick of paint and some tender love and care has breathed new life into this charming Queenslander.Owner John Anthony bought the two-storey house at 15 Gibson St, Annerley, in 2009, as an investment property.Having grown up locally, he knew the suburb was a great place to buy as it was close to the city.But the home’s character was what ultimately enticed him. 15 Gibson St, Annerley.Downstairs, there is a rumpus room with a kitchenette, three other large rooms and a bathroom.Mr Anthony said the balcony was a standout feature.“It’s got a really nice outlook from the balcony and it has cool breezes through the upper storey once we open up the French doors and windows,” he said. 15 Gibson St, Annerley.“It’s a very spacious house, as well as being situated on a large property.”The home is close to the city, with cafes, public transport and parks a short walk away.