2 Beechworth Road in Sandy Bay is one of the most impressive homes currently available to buy in Hobart.
WITH new figures from CoreLogic revealing an Australia-leading drop off in listings numbers in Hobart and Tasmania, we took a look to see what you could buy and where in the southernmost capital.
Starting right in the centre in Hobart’s 7000 postcode, there were 10 units, villas or apartments starting at $325,000 through to a spectacular Hunter Street apartment on the fifth floor of its building overlooking the Hobart docks precinct priced at “offers over $1.7 million”.
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There were six Hobart houses listed, from a three bedroom property in Campbell Street for $589,950 up to a warehouse conversion in Molle Street for “offers over $1.75 million”.
Last Friday on realestate.com.au there were 13 homes listed in Battery Point ranging from “offers over $650,000” through to a waterfront mansion in Napoleon Street that is expected to fetch in the high $4 million or even $5 million range.
Many areas had only a handful of homes for sale.
In Dynnyrne there were only five homes for sale while Tolmans Hill and Fern Tree had a single listing each, Glebe had two, Mount Nelson three and Mount Stuart had six listings.
In North Hobart there were eight options, three units priced from “offers over $245,000” to “offers over $700,000”. The suburb’s houses ranged from $635,000 up to an expressions of interest sale for no. 7 Commercial Road.
9 Richardson Avenue, Dynnyrne is for sale.
232 Lenah Valley Road, Lenah Valley is hot property.
Sandy Bay had the most homes to offer with 52 results on realestate.com.au, 32 of which were houses ranging from the $600,000s up to “offers over $2.95 million” for 2 Beechworth Road.
Lenah Valley was another suburb with a higher level of choice than most areas with over 20 homes listed for sale plus some land, too.
West Hobart had 14 listings, New Town was also relatively strong with 11 homes to choose from while bustling South Hobart — an area with sky-high demand and a seemingly ever-rising median price — has one dozen homes for sale.
CoreLogic figures show about a 50 per cent decrease in Hobart and Tasmanian properties listed for sale when comparing levels in September 2015 to last month.
In September 2015, Tasmania had 7323 homes for sale but last month there were 3548 and in Hobart there were 1932 in 2015 and just 895 last month.