A Melbourne household who took a punt on a Hamlyn Heights character residence bought their first likelihood to look inside after shopping for it at public sale on Saturday.
Elise Baro and Barney Wilson arrived simply in time to outbid two others for the four-bedroom home at 18 Pride Avenue.
McGrath, Geelong agent Jim Cross stated they paid $912,500 for the 688sq m property in an interesting tree-lined avenue.
Aggressive bidding drove the worth above the $790,000-$860,000 anticipated vary.
Mr Cross stated whereas somebody had inspected the home on the couple’s behalf, he solely gave them their first tour once they went inside to signal the contracts.
“It was a tremendous end result,” Mr Cross stated.
“It offered to a younger Melbourne household seeking to make the change down right here.
“It was such a stunning property and fairly uncommon for the realm, numerous the houses in there are post-war houses.
“I believe lots of people fell in love with it.”
Ms Baro stated their purchaser’s advocate put collectively an in depth video which confirmed the home was the proper place to lift their youngsters, aged three and 5.
She stated the neighbourhood, character options and the fourth bed room, for visiting household and pals, have been large drawcards.
“We needed to maneuver to Geelong earlier than coronavirus hit and when that occurred that difficult issues rather a lot and slowed issues down as a result of we couldn’t get down there,” Ms Baro stated.
“However we made it occur.
“We actually cherished (this space) after we first drove by Geelong a couple of 12 months in the past.”
The home has two dwelling rooms, plus a double storage transformed right into a video games room and a lined patio for outside entertaining.