Three bidders actually did their homework on a cute Newtown residence with a pool, loads of area and completely positioned for varsity runs.
The five-bedroom residence at 69 George St offered for $1.94m at Saturday’s public sale, virtually $200,000 over the reserve value.
Whitford, Newtown auctioneer Dale Whitford opened the public sale on a $1.65m vendor bid earlier than two events took the value past the $1.7m to $1.75m value information.
Mr Whitford confirmed the property was in the marketplace at $1.75m, however the third bidder who entered the race at $1.8m confirmed patrons had different concepts about residence’s potential worth.
Ultimately the underbidder dropped out at $1.91m.
The purchasers had been giving directions over the cellphone from Hong Kong to members of the family bidding on their behalf.
They gained’t relocate to Geelong instantly, however had been interested in the property for its proximity to Newtown’s colleges.
“We’re saturated with colleges, that’s why individuals gravitate right here in such quantity,” Mr Whitford stated.
The Californian bungalow is instantly reverse Sacred Coronary heart School, and over the highway from Geelong School.
Geelong Grammar’s junior college and Newtown Major Faculty had been additionally close by.
The house is completely offered for a household with school-aged children, with three upstairs bedrooms sharing a toilet and household rumpus room.
“It’s very, very properly offered. Magnificent household lodging with 4 bedrooms and importantly the bottom ground most important bed room with the stunning ensuite and fantastically fitted walk-in wardrobe,” Mr Whitford stated.
“The loos are as-new, so solely six years previous, the kitchen as properly. You may take pleasure in these with out having to place your hand in to your pocket any additional.”
Mr Whitford stated the primary dwelling space on the rear was stunning.
“Summer season enjoyable is ready for you out within the backyard within the alfresco space and the swimming pool and hours of enjoyment.”