Blairgowrie record price: Window browser splashes big on rare block
A holiday-maker looking at a real estate window display has offered a record price for a house in Blairgowrie.
The Richmond buyer, who already owns a Sorrento holiday home, made an offer above $3 million for 1-3 Head St.
The previous record of $2.975 million was for a four-bedroom home at 2761 Point Nepean Rd, which sold in 2008, sales records show.
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The Head St property is a rare beachside estate spread across three tiles and had initial lofty price hopes above $4 million.
“But we adjusted the price in line with market expectations and had three offers on the property,” Fletchers Mornington Peninsula director Josh Callaghan said.
He said the front-beach property was under offer and the deal expected to be finalised shortly.
“The buyer was just walking around and saw the listing on our window and made the offer,” Mr Callaghan said.
The three titles were being offered as one for the first time and enjoy stunning water vistas on the combined 4336sq m site. The large block size made it one of the suburb’s largest.
“This is an unusual landholding that offers wide coastline and bay views and which is being sold as one,” Mr Callaghan added.
“You will not find anything like this in the area.”
The property is a stone’s throw to the water and village and includes a six-bedroom two-storey main house with large grounds and ideal as a weekend or summer getaway.
It has potential for a renovation, subdivision or redevelopment in a tightly held blue-chip location.
The house has four bathrooms, kitchens on each level, a lift, four living zones and a wine cellar, plus hydronic heating, split-system units and refrigerated cooling.
The median house price in Blairgowrie in the 12 months to this May was $968,500 and had risen 0.6 per cent over the period, according to CoreLogic data.
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