August 25th 2016
Occupying a private, spacious allotment of 2,676 sq m approx, this magnificent family home offers a lifestyle that is often sought, yet rarely found in such a convenient location.
A 60 metre Birch lined driveway paves the way to an immaculately manicured garden, setting the scene for this unique and exceptional property. Stepping through the double front doors, you will find an impressive family home that offers unrivalled privacy, space and lifestyle.
Over 2 storeys, the elegant residence seamlessly integrates original features with spectacular modern renovations and comprises 4 bedrooms, a study, 2 bathrooms and a powder room, 2 living areas and a gourmet kitchen. Step outside into the dream backyard to entertain in the outdoor alfresco area, refresh in the pool or relax in the gazebo covered 8 seater spa. Green thumbs will love the English style garden, impressively large vegetable patch and fruit trees from the original orchard that occupied the property.
A formal lounge, with open fireplace and bar greets you at the front of the home and adjoins an elegant dining room. Cook up a storm in the sky lit chef’s kitchen, equipped with premium Ilve and Miele stainless steel appliances, soft close cabinetry and waterfall Caesarstone bench tops. Unwind in front of the fire in the sunken family room, or open the glass sliding doors to enjoy the indoor, outdoor living in the covered alfresco entertaining area with a built-in, mains-connected BBQ.
The downstairs master bedroom features both walk-in and built-in wardrobes and a dual-access ensuite. Also downstairs is a large study and powder room. Upstairs, 3 spacious bedrooms with BIR and reverse cycle climate control offer beautiful garden views and share a family bathroom with Caesarstone vanity, ample storage, and separate bath and shower. Further luxuries include: reverse cycle split systems, zoned floor heating, ducted vacuum, security alarm, 3-phase power and a double carport. A garage with 3 phase power, will accommodate a further 2 cars or is ideal for a boat and caravan or tradesmen. Adding to the unique privacy offered by this property, additional off street parking can accommodate a further 6 – 8 vehicles.
Opposite parkland, this lifestyle property is within walking distance of Aquinas College, Heathmont Secondary College, Marlborough Primary School and Dandenong Creek Trail. With easy access to buses, EastLink and the Heathmont Village and station, it’s also within easy reach of sports facilities and Eastland & Knox City shopping centre.
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August 23rd 2016
Brand new and beautifully crafted to create a choice of light-filled, flow through living and entertaining spaces across 2 levels along with impressive accommodation that incorporates 2 glamorous bathrooms, this elegant townhouse is in a well-regarded street close to Greythorn Village shopping and cafes, a choice of leading primary schools and convenient city access via transport options including buses, trams or the Eastern Freeway.
Well-appointed throughout, it includes floating timber floors, reverse-cycle air conditioning, side and rear decking, guest powder room, integrated storage, built-in or walk-in robes, wool carpets and 2 balconies. Highlights include gracious formal living with ceiling-height sliding doors opening to a private side deck, a sleek, central kitchen with extra-deep stone benches and high end stainless steel appliances, bright casual living and dining with side deck access and glass doors leading to a rear courtyard with a full-width deck and lawn area. Upstairs includes a large retreat or study area with a balcony and a luxurious main bedroom with walk-in robes, an ensuite and a sunny balcony.
Featuring a north-facing stone and timber facade with its own stylish street frontage, it also includes a double auto garage with direct access, low maintenance garden areas and main bathroom with a separate bath.
Close to Westfield Doncaster, Box Hill Central, Kew or Balwyn private schools and Koonung Creek parkland, this home is just a short walk from St Brigid’s or Greythorn primary schools and local kindergartens.
Light-filled and low maintenance, this elegant home will inspire fastidious family buyers looking for generous family accommodation with a choice of living and entertaining zones in a premium pocket.
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August 22nd 2016
Despite the rainy Melbourne weather, the REIV reported an auction clearance rate of 75% for the week, whilst the Fletchers network of Eastern suburbs offices achieved a success rate of 85%. Of the 646 auctions reported across the state, 487 of those sold under the hammer.
The apartments at 1-5/37 Paxton Street in Malvern East offered a plethora of opportunity for investors and redevelopers alike. Successfully tenanted with a stable tenant history, the block of five two-bedroom apartments, including parking, were available on one title. Built in the 1970’s, the solid brick complex is surrounded by leafy peaceful parklands and comprised of three first floor and two ground floor apartments. Fletchers Glen Iris Director Karl Fitch led the auction as five bidders competed for the unrivalled opportunity to secure this unique purchase. Selling at auction for $2,700,000, the apartments were sold for an outstanding $350,000 over the reserve.
Nestled in a quiet tree lined street, the four-bedroom family home at 16 Strathallyn Road in Ringwood presented a multitude of opportunity. Potential purchasers were delighted with the home which sat on a magnificent 841 sq m (approx.) block of land. Featuring floating floor boards, air conditioning, fireplace and a large covered porch, the home allowed for the buyers to move in immediately or consider future renovations or development (STCA). The auction was held at 1pm by Fletchers Maroondah Director Reilly Waterfield, with three bidders competing for the property that is close to schools and shops. Resulting in a final sale price of $790,000, the property went for a magnificent $70,000 over the reserve!
Built in 1940, 27 & 27A Fitzwilliam Street in Kew offered the rare opportunity to purchase two semi-detached homes on a single title. In mainly original condition, potential purchasers were delighted by the homes period features including art deco ceilings, and the proximity to prestigious private schools including Trinity Grammar, Methodist Ladies College and Xavier College. The properties went to auction at 1pm with Fletchers Balwyn North Director Jeremy Desmier conducting the proceedings. Reaching an astounding $405,000 over reserve, four bidders intensely competed for the twin brick homes, resulting in a final sale price of $2,805,000.
Congratulations to our successful purchasers and vendors on the excellent results achieved this past week.
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August 18th 2016
Move your family into this immaculate home with irresistible designer features and begin the life you’ve been dreaming about. Impeccable quality standards inside and out are enhanced by views of glorious gardens, creating a truly relaxing and peaceful sanctuary.
With a fresh contemporary ambience and soaring high ceilings, the expansive 4 bedroom interior is zoned for family privacy and functionality, delivering 3 vast living areas, a well-appointed modern kitchen and abundant natural light.
Beautiful French doors open to the expansive decking which overlooks breathtaking landscaped gardens, offering a harmonious outdoor space with lots of family interest.
Located in a sought after Eltham pocket with easy access to the city and close to local schools, shops, cafes and public transport. Indeed, this is a home to be savoured.
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