78 Foster St, South Geelong is a short walk from South Geelong train station.
RENOVATORS won’t need to sleep amid a dusty building site in a Block-style renovation of this cute South Geelong cottage.
A modern loft-style apartment above the rear double garage is on hand for buyers to live in style while they update the two-bedroom period house at 78 Foster St.
The 405sq m property goes to auction on Saturday at 1.30pm.
The living room in the loft apartment at 78 Foster St, South Geelong.
Classic period features throughout this property include lead light windows, original fireplaces, timber floorboards and high ceilings.
Eastwood Andrews, Geelong agent Amanda Frick is handling the auction campaign for the property, setting price hopes at $550,000 to $600,000.
The property has been one of the most-viewed ahead of a bumper weekend when 53 properties are offered.
The property 30 Lovely Banks Rd, Lovely Banks is located in a rural living zone.
FOR lifestyle or landbanking, this 2.04ha semi rural property at Lovely Banks has captured the imagination of buyers.
The farm property is perched high on the Lovely Banks hill above Geelong’s northern suburbs, where it will occupy prime position amid the city’s northern and western growth areas — the city’s next frontier for residential expansion.
The three-bedroom house has north-facing windows with views over Corio Bay.
Selling agent Andrew Crowhurst, of Hayeswinckle, Highton, said about 100 groups has inspected the property at 30 Lovely Banks Rd throughout the campaign, and he’s handed contracts out to about 40 groups.
Mr Crowhurst said it’s zoned rural living and can’t be subdivided, but still attracted plenty of buyers keen on the lifestyle opportunities afforded families.
Investors have also seen the landbanking potential.
The property goes to auction on Saturday at noon.
The two-bedroom house 133 Garden St, East Geelong, has a price guide more than $200,000 below the suburb’s median house price.
The price point is probably the most attractive thing about this dilapidated Victorian house at 133 Garden St, East Geelong.
Set at $400,000 to $440,000, Barry Plant, Geelong agent Jay Roadley said the price reflects the tired state of the two-bedroom house that’s close to the East Geelong shopping village and South Geelong train station.
One of the better rooms in the house.
“It was originally common equity housing, is set on 307sq m of land,” Mr Roadley said.
“It’s not a heritage property but it’s going to take a fair bit to bring it up to scratch.”
Mr Roadley said the price point hasn’t caused a negative reaction among the developers, investors and first-home buyers who are looking at it.
It goes to auction on Saturday at 2.30pm.