A family-friendly neighbourhood with a bevy of potential playmates helped drive the robust sale of an authentic Herne Hill home supplied for the primary time.
5 bidders contested the three-bedroom brick residence at 5 Knight Avenue, which offered for $738,000 at public sale on Saturday.
A 714sq m block in sought-after location on the Newtown fringe attracted primarily native patrons and pushed the worth nearly $70,000 above expectation.
McGrath, Geelong agent Ricky Forte mentioned the brand new house owners had been shifting throughout the river from Belmont and planning a big renovation.
“The client was drawn to the neighbourhood, just about all of the streets have gotten younger households,” Mr Forte mentioned.
“The second factor was that they wished to get someplace that was shut to varsities.”
Geelong Faculty junior and center faculties are only a quick stroll from the property, with a number of sporting reserves additionally close by.
Mr Forte mentioned the one-owner home supplied nice bones and an enormous yard with a lot of scope so as to add worth.
“You’re one avenue away from Newtown with that significantly location,” he mentioned.
“You continue to get into the identical faculties and the identical footy groups however for much less.”
The central kitchen with a servery window to the eating room is a Mid-Century throwback on the home, which has a rear sunroom to enhance the principle loungeroom.
A facet driveway resulting in a double storage supplies additional off-street parking.