Highton: 5-way battle for ripping household residence ends $70K over worth hopes

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31 Molesworth Drive, Highton, bought for $1.268 million at public sale.


A Highton residence described as a ripping place to boost a household has sparked a five-way public sale contest.

The five-bedroom home at 31 Molesworth Drive occupies an 1863sq m property which was one of many causes for the intense competitors that ended about $70,000 above worth hopes.

The property bought beneath the hammer for $1.268 million, Maxwell Collins, Geelong agent Duncan Skene stated.

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“The outcome was good to a younger native couple trying to carry up their household with a little bit of area,” he stated.

“The land dimension was fairly spectacular — 1800sq m in Highton.

“And then you definitely’ve acquired the house. 5 bedrooms, three residing areas, plus a examine.

“They’ve youngsters, so it will likely be a ripping place to carry up a household,” he stated.

31 Molesworth Drive, Highton.


The plush backyard in full spring bloom provides to the enchantment of this spacious five-bedroom home. The 1863sq m block simply accommodates two double garages, plus a one other massive shed/workshop that may match a ship or caravan, whereas leaving plenty of inexperienced area.

The north-facing out of doors space was nice for entertaining, whereas timber cathedral ceilings create an architectural function within the residing rooms.

The kitchen and butler’s pantry is within the centre of the house.


The property created sturdy curiosity through the marketing campaign, together with good curiosity from hopeful Melbourne consumers, nevertheless solely native curiosity emerged at Saturday’s public sale.

The house was supplied with a $1.1m-$1.2m worth information.

The 5 {couples} spaced out within the yard for the public sale, Mr Skene stated.

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There are three residing rooms, together with two beneath a central cathedral ceiling.


Bidding began at $1 million, rising in $20,000 increments to $1.2 million, earlier than bidders began to sharpen their pencils.

Mr Skene the house was in a very good space.

“It’s not removed from Waurn Ponds buying centre, it’s not removed from Highton Village actually,” he stated.

The 1863sq m block has two double garages plus a further workshop/shed to retailer a ship or caravan.


“Christian Faculty is simply there. And it’s nonetheless far sufficient away from the ring highway however you possibly can simply slip as much as any of the non-public colleges as nicely and as much as Melbourne in beneath an hour once they enable us to.”

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