A late public sale cost proved a profitable technique for a Melbourne couple who took simply two bids to safe their first house in Highton.
First-time bidders Dani Dunlevy and Wade Johnston timed their run completely to purchase 39 Challambra Crescent for $835,000.
They beat three different patrons for the four-bedroom home on an elevated nook block with views over town to Corio Bay.
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Barry Plant, Highton agent Kieron Hunter had listed the 670sq m property with $679,000- $729,000 worth hopes and informed the public sale crowd it was available on the market as bidding handed $760,000.
The situation, near Barwon River strolling tracks, and a spacious floorplan with two residing areas and two bogs have been the massive points of interest.
Ms Dunlevy mentioned the double storage clinched the deal of their seek for a family-friendly property which might put them nearer to relations in Portland.
“We’re from Melbourne and we’ve a toddler and we have been simply seeking to purchase our first house,” she mentioned.
She mentioned though they have been “candy” with the Nineteen Seventies inside, they’d look to slowly do some renovations over time.
A built-in bar units the scene for entertaining in the home’s entrance loungeroom, the place visitors can spill out onto a balcony with panoramic metropolis views.
The primary bed room has an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe, whereas three additional bedrooms share a household lavatory.
Mr Hunter mentioned the proximity to the Barwon River and the views on supply have been the property’s greatest property.
“The situation is completely A1, it’s tangible asset however it’s very intangible to place a worth on,” he mentioned.
“It’s fantastically introduced however it does have scope for a renovation.”