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Fletchers Group News Update 18 October

October 18th 2016

We enjoyed a lovely Saturday of auctions with warmer temperatures bringing the crowds.

The REIV reported a clearance rate of 79% over the weekend, with 905 auctions reported and 718 of those selling.

Fletchers network of Eastern suburbs office had fantastic weekend with a success rate of 83% on Saturday.


Perfectly positioned, 1/8 Duckham Street in Blackburn sits in a tranquil street close to Blacks Walk and Kalang park. The 3 bedroom home is just six years old and features high ceilings and doors, window shutters and polished floorboards. Three zoned living areas include upstairs retreat, formal living area with wall to wall storage cabinets and an open plan living area that flows through double doors to an outdoor entertainer’s courtyard. On auction day there were five bidders hoping to secure the property. Reaching $308,000 over reserve, this home sold for $1.258 million.

Located in a quiet cul-de-sac, 1 Torring Road is a single level brick veneer home ideal for downsizers or small families. Featuring a traditional heritage façade with wide front verandah, this two bedroom home features a large living/dining room and open kitchen/meals/family area plus a study.  A rear deck in the private rear garden offers a quiet retreat whilst at the front of the home there is also a low maintenance garden. Well maintained, this single level scale down attracted an impressive six bidders on auction day with the home selling for $1.582 million.

In Balwyn North, 54 Sutton Street presents plenty of potential for those looking within the Balwyn High Zone. The clinker brick veneer residence sits on a block of approximately 716 sq m, ideal as new prestige home or multi-townhouse development. The existing home is comprised of an easy living floorplan with original glass doors, decorative cornices and three bedrooms. Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport this home is ideal for the demanding expectations of a contemporary family lifestyle. A competitive auction saw five bidders keen to secure this home. It was sold for $1.818 million.

Positioned in a family friendly neighbourhood, 4 Matlock Avenue in Mulgrave has been extensively renovated and brought well into the 21st century. The brick rendered residence welcomes you with a fully landscaped front yard, new front deck and a bright entrance foyer. The living and open plan kitchen area are separated by a feature wall that create a separate dining space. The update kitchen showcases polished granite benchtops and black porcelain tiles. Three double bedroom all feature built in robes. You can enjoy indoor/outdoor living with the covered alfresco deck which has built in corner lounge and café blinds – perfect for year round entertaining. This home had six bidders on auction day that helped this home sell for well over reserve.

 For all of Fletchers recent sales, visit our award-winning website.

Members of the Fletchers team had a great night supporting the Bali Nights Charity event, with Mark Fletcher as auctioneer. An amazing event with Pete Smith and Rhonda Burchmore and the Fletchers team. All the money raised goes to a worthy charity!

Proudly sponsored by Tim Heavside & Fletchers Real Estate,  Our Lady’s Primary School Fete was held on Saturday. Tim conducted an auction on the day and it was a great day of fun for the whole family.

Auctioneer Tim Heavyside after the successful sale
of 6 Gavan Street in Camberwell.