Two former AFL gamers are set to handball their Melbourne pads at public sale this November.
Ex-Carlton footballer Nick Graham has listed his Maidstone dwelling of 4 years — which he extensively renovated whereas taking part in professionally — with a $780,000-$820,000 value information.
In Flemington, former North Melbourne participant Kieran Harper has $1.2-$1.3m value hopes for his Artwork Deco dwelling, which he purchased totally renovated in 2012.
Graham performed 48 video games for the Blues earlier than being delisted in 2018.
The 26-year-old had carpentry expertise previous to taking part in AFL, however has since traded in his footy boots for the instruments full time.
The 2-bedroom home at 4 Norfolk Street is about to move below the hammer on November 14.
Graham stated the house had change into his “child” over the course of the three-year renovation.
“It’s my first dwelling and I’ve put loads of hours into it. I’ve executed it up from begin to end so I’m slightly nervous (in regards to the public sale),” he stated.
“I like homes with character and this one ticked all of the packing containers however was nonetheless habitable. It wanted a little bit of facelift so we modernised it inside.
“We simply did it room by room. On my days off footy or within the low season I used to be all the time out with the paintbrush engaged on it.”
He modernised the dwelling areas and bogs, and added two luxurious out of doors leisure areas.
Graham described the property as an “entertainer’s dream”, the place he and his fiance, Lana, typically hosted household Christmas or drinks with mates on the north-facing deck.
Jas Stephens Yarraville agent Taylor Romano stated the house’s out of doors areas had been a fundamental attraction for potential consumers.
“The property is attracting lots of people who’re on the lookout for their second dwelling, to maneuver up from an residence or a townhouse,” he stated.
Graham stated he was now on the hunt for one more period-style property he may renovate.
“We hope for one thing within the South Melbourne space, like slightly terrace that we will stay in, however one thing that I can work on once more,” he stated. “Hopefully it doesn’t take as lengthy to complete it this time.”
Nelson Alexander’s Charlie Barham stated the prime location of Harper’s three-bedroom property at 65 Canterbury Street had been a spotlight for the previous Roo, who was itemizing the property after lately transferring in along with his associate.
“It’s in a terrific spot. That specific pocket of Flemington has very nice tree-lined streets and it’s only a quick stroll away from the Pin Oak Crescent outlets and cafes,” Mr Barham stated.
The house blends authentic interval thrives with a contemporary and smooth extension, which had attracted numerous younger household consumers seeking to upsize, in response to Mr Barham.
“The entrance half of the home is crammed with Artwork Deco attraction, stunning ceilings and stained-glass home windows, after which the again has been totally prolonged up and out,” he stated.
Different options embody the house’s workplace area, which might be used as a further bed room, and bi-fold doorways which open to a sun-soaked deck, primed for entertaining.
The property is up for public sale this Saturday, November 7.