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Fletchers Group News Update 7 September

September 7th 2015

We woke to mostly overcast weather, with just brief appearances from the sun.

The REIV reported a clearance rate of 76% over the weekend, with 825 auctions scheduled and 629 of those selling. The Fletchers Group achieved a success rate of 73% over the weekend, with over 25 auctions scheduled.


In Ringwood North, 28 Goldsmith Avenue was up for auction. Brimming with potential, the four bedroom classic home provided an ideal opportunity for renovation or to build a brand new home (STCA). There were four keen bidders and the home reached $120,000 over reserve, selling for $770,000.

Renewed and refined, 60 Kitchener Street in Box Hill South sits in an elevated position overlooking treetops. The light filled four bedroom family home has undergone extensive renovation, including the addition of a second storey. Featuring a well appointed kitchen and sunny family room with French doors to a patio and large formal sitting room, the home is situated in a perfect family location. The home attracted five bidders on auction day, selling for the fantastic result of $1.25 million.

In Mitcham, the family residence at 15 Denman Street attracted plenty of interest from potential purchasers on auction day. Situated on a block of approximately 1,015 sq m, the three bedroom home offers a versatile floorplan with formal lounge, central kitchen and rumpus room with attractive garden views. A generously sized rear deck is also perfect for entertaining. Perfect for a growing family, it offers the opportunity for renovation, extension or development (STCA). Competitive bidding helped the property reach $195,000 over reserve. Our vendors and purchasers were pleased with a final sale price of $1.45 million.

Located in a sought after street in Blackburn, 3/3-5 Pakenham Street is a perfect opportunity for first home buyers, investors or downsizers. The two bedroom unit is situated on a spacious block with established garden, light filled lounge/dining and north westerly courtyard. Located close to parklands and shops, the home had three bidders on auction day selling for $610,000.

Immaculately maintained and tastefully presented, 8 Amy Street in Camberwell offers six bedrooms plus study, a premium quality kitchen, expansive living and dining areas. Set in manicured gardens, the expansive alfresco area offers a bright outlook to the salt chlorinated pool and spa and deck, perfect for entertaining. Auction day saw three bidders competing for the family home; after some fierce competition the home sold for an impressive price. A great result for all involved!

Our Diamond Valley office had a great day of auctions, including the result at 193 Plenty River Drive which went under the hammer. The beautifully presented two storey residence is set amongst neatly landscaped gardens with a flexible floorplan that is comprised of lounge/dining, updated kitchen, four bedrooms and a family spa bathroom. An elevated alfresco deck overlooks the spacious rear garden with vast paved BBQ zone. Sitting in a convenient Greensborough location, the family friendly home sold for $695,000.

Also in Greensborough, 1/187 Elder Street sold at auction over the weekend. The modern single level residence offers its own street frontage and beautifully landscaped gardens. It also features a crisp, contemporary interior with accommodation that includes two bedrooms, kitchen dining zone ceasarstone kitchen and courtyard garden with entertainer’s deck. The best looking downsizer in town sold for $500,000!

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

Coming up next week, Year 5 and 6 students from Balwyn Primary School will perform in the musical ‘Kids in Space’. The story follows the NIMBUS family and their futuristic life; son Cumulo rebels against his family, taking off in his spacecraft and ends up in a black hole! There will performances on September 15, 16 and 17 at Balwyn Primary School Hall. For tickets, visit

Happy Father Day! We hope all the dads and father figures out there had a fantastic day, spending time with loved ones and relaxing.

Enjoy the rest of your week!

Happy Vendors of 131 Bellevue Avenue in Rosanna.