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grand deepdene house takes top spot in saturday auction action

Written by The ReReport

October 13’s top sale was this four-bedroom home at 4 Abercrombie St, Deepdene.

A GRAND Federation-style home in Deepdene stood at the top of the podium for auction results on October 13.The four-bedroom property at 4 Abercrombie St notched the top Saturday sale for Victoria with its $2.7 million price tag.
Two bidders vied for the keys but weren’t able to reach the property’s reserve and it was passed in on a $2.66 million bid.

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The grand property notched a $2.7 million sale.

Two bidders vied for the keys, with a family from Balwyn North toasting to success.

Jellis Craig agent Michael Hingston said the home sold to a family from Balwyn North a short time later.
“They were looking for something a bit bigger and a bit better (than their current home),” Mr Hingston said.
“The location is a big thing — the Anniversary walking trail is basically right next to the property, and is very popular, and local schools.”
The home features two levels of living, with a mix of formal and casual living areas including a main family area that leads to a backyard with a solar-heated pool.It sits on a 716sq m block.

Elite schools and amenities were said to be a big drawcard of the property.

The home was built in 2000.

Mr Hingston said it was hard to find a house on a block of that size within the leafy suburb for under $3 million.
Deepdene has a $2.75 million median house price, CoreLogic data shows. “It was built in 2000 and is in very good condition, you wouldn’t know it is 18 years old,” Mr Hingston said.

The runner up in top sales results at 24 Toolangi Rd is a classic home at the front …

… With a cool curved extension out the back.

The sale result was followed by the $2.24 million sale of a classic Alphington house with a curved extension.
The four-bedroom property at 24 Toolangi Rd passed in at auction but a sale was negotiated shortly after.
CoreLogic recorded a preliminary clearance rate of 52.1 per cent from 914 auctions in Melbourne during the week ending October 14.

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