HOUSE-LIKE spaces with top-class finishes have led a townhouse to sell for a suburb record price in Wantirna South.
The four-bedroom home on a 336sq m block but offering 280 sq m of living space at 3/60A Wakley Cres sold after auction for $1.09 million.
It is the third townhouse sale above $1 million in the suburb.
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It feels like living in a house in the Wakley Cres townhouse.
The stylish and generous kitchen at 3/60a Wakley Cres.;
The property benefited from a coveted Knox College location.
“It had strong interest during the auction campaign as there are only a few such quality townhouses on the market in the area,” Noel Jones Wantirna agent Michael Hill said.
“The property is in a premier location and much larger than it looks.”
The result just pipped the price record of $1,082,500 set by nearby 2/29-31 Freemantle Drive in March 2017, sales records show.
The October 13 auction for the Wakley Cres townhouse started with a $900,000 bid and rose till $1.06 million when it passed in.
The sole bidder, who is renting in Mt Waverley, then negotiated a sale for the 2015-built home.
The double-storey property features three living areas, modern finishes, a fireplace, light-filled interiors, a stylish kitchen and covered outdoor zone.
The generous living and kitchen area at 2/33 Jessica Close.
It has a neat landscaped backyard,
The same day, another townhouse at 2/33 Jessica Close also sold strongly after being passed in for $900,000.
The new three-bedroom property eventually fetched $68,000 more than that for a $968,000 result.
“It is one of the highest prices for a townhouse in the area and the buyer is a local who is upgrading,” Ray White Wantirna agent Ricky Chen said.
He noted the quality and spaciousness of the property helped push it to a strong result.
The Knox region had a 53 per cent clearance rate from 17 auctions for the week ending October 14, CoreLogic data shows. Nine properties sold either prior or at auction.