A display home at Villa World’s Rochedale Grand estate.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours ago“We had many prospective buyers who had registered their interest with us well ahead of the release,” Mr Hunter said.“That anticipation is certainly reflected in the rate of sales since these homes hit the market.“It’s an outstanding response and we’re thrilled that Rochedale Grand is achieving such strong market traction.”Mr Hunter said most of the buyers were owner-occupiers from surrounding suburbs such as Sunnybank, Sunnybank Hills and Eight Mile Plains.He said the buyers were a mix of young professionals buying their first homes and families wanting to upsize. A display home at Villa World’s Rochedale Grand estate.“They’re trading their circa 1970s and 1980s homes for a contemporary and spacious residence that doesn’t have the maintenance issues of a long-established house,” he said.“They love the ease of access to major roads such as the M1 and Gateway Motorway and the fact that Brisbane’s extensive public transport network is within walking distance.“Many also want to live close to Redeemer Lutheran College for their children’s education.”The latest release of Rochedale Grand has two storey homes with four bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms, designer kitchen and ducted air conditioning throughout. Lot sizes range from 313sq m to 541sq m, with remaining land priced from $365,000 with house and land packages available from $712,500. He said the release follows the success of the community’s first three stages, where just eight homes remained for sale. Villa World is experiencing staggering sales at its flagship Rochedale Grand community on Brisbane’s southside.THE BASICSROCHEDALE GRANDDeveloper: Villa WorldPrice: Land from $365,000, house and land from $712,500Location: 33 Beechmont Street, RochedaleRochedale Grand is a 167 home site development with 14 of its latest release already sold.SALES are soaring on Brisbane’s southside with almost 50 per cent of Villa World’s flagship Rochedale Grand development being snapped up in just two weeks.With the latest stage release boasting the best city views available in the development, locals are jumping in to the 167-site development.Villa World development manager Gary Hunter said purchasers had been quick to act on the newest release with 14 of its 20 homes sold, almost 10 in a fortnight from launch.