A Belmont road notched up an surprising million-dollar sale as six bidders drove a giant outcome for a three-bedroom home.
A newlywed couple relocating from Melbourne beat Saturday’s public sale competitors to safe 19 Jacobs Street for $1.026m.
Value hopes for the 956sq m property had been $780,000 to $820,000 however Maxwell Collins, Geelong agent Eugene Carroll mentioned the depth of competitors “blew the reserve out of the water”.
Auctioneer Shaun Carroll opened proceedings with a $760,000 vendor bid after a gradual begin however the value jumped to $825,000 simply two bids later as a member of the family entered the fray an behalf of the eventual consumers.
“There was just a few folks there after which others saved popping up and I used to be questioning the place they had been coming from,” Mr Carroll mentioned.
“There was one man who put in a single bid.”
The massive block in a family-friendly space close to Belmont colleges and the Barwon River underpinned curiosity within the weatherboard home.
Polished timber floorboards characteristic within the entrance part of the house, which has a open-plan lounge/eating space, central kitchen and three bedrooms, together with a major with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.
One other open-plan residing zone on the rear overlooks the yard with a non-compliant swimming pool and double storage.
“I believe the consumers are very, very completely satisfied — they obtained married final yr and they’re from Melbourne, relocating to return right down to Geelong,” Mr Carroll mentioned.
“They had been going to the footy afterwards, they’re mad Cats supporters.
“That is such a terrific household space, the suburb of Belmont, and particularly that a part of Belmont.
“It’s a family-sized block of land and has good scope to grow to be a household house for a few years to return.”