Scott Watkins and Simone Hanshaw celebrate buying 2-4 Moorhen Drive, Lara.
A PRIVATE oasis in Lara was hot property at auction with three parties bidding for the sprawling five-bedroom house.
A local couple that had been renting around the corner snapped up 2-4 Moorhen Drive for $995,000.
It is the most expensive sale recorded in the Grand Lakes Estate, according to CoreLogic.
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Ray White, Lara agent Matthew Wade auctions 2-4 Moorhen Drive, Lara.
Buyers Scott Watkins and Simone Hanshaw were overcome with emotion when the property sold to them.
Mr Watkins said they had been looking for about six months and they plan to live in the house.
Ray White, Lara agent Matthew Wade said it was an impressive family home.
“It has five bedrooms, four large living zones and Cbus technology,” Mr Wade said.
The house is ideal for a large family.
The swimming pool is a highlight.
The large family house is on 981sq m of land that includes a solar-heated inground swimming pool and spa with built-in cleaning system, triple garage and another separate shed.
The contemporary kitchen.
The property ticks all the boxes for a family and is positioned down the road from Millers Cafe.
The median house price in Lara has jumped 15.4 per cent in the past year to $485,000, according to CoreLogic.