A fairytale facade. 7 Reading Street, Paddington Qld 4064.A FAIRYTALE historic house in one of the most in-demand suburbs in Brisbane has hit the market – and it’s going to make for a cracker auction come December. Reading House, built 1895, on Reading Street in Paddington, has just come up for sale via auction through The Public Trustee – and there will be no offers considered before the property goes under the hammer. The property has a pool. The views are jawdropping.The Office was marketing it as “an especially rare opportunity to own a part of Brisbane’s history in a tightly held and most desirable blue chip Paddington enclave”.The Public Trustee’s Office was expecting some serious action on this property, and has urged buyers “to begin their preparations now to ensure their success for this once in a lifetime opportunity”.The land size was 810sq m, and it currently has 220sq m of living space. There are several heritage features still in the property.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours ago Dream outlook.The home will be sold at an in-room auction at the Wests Rugby club in Toowong at 6.30pm on Thursday, December 7. Bidder registration opens half an hour beforehand.The property, at the top end of Latrobe Terrace, has jawdropping views of the suburb’s tree-lined streets and the Brisbane skyline.“Reading House is a truly grandiose residence and properly respects a renovation of only the highest specification that will transform this home into an executive residence and one of Brisbane finest Federation Style estates.” The home sits on an 810sq m block.