South Morang home with circular nightclub bar sold before auction
An extraordinary South Morang property with a nightclub-style bar and plenty of dancefloor space has been snapped up before auction by an Epping family.
The young couple with three children, who were hunting for a home with room for their mother-in-law, bought the six-bedroom house at 19 Raphael Rise for an undisclosed price within the $860,000-$920,000 price range.
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Love & Co’s Ilia Menkinoski said the buyers made the owners an irresistible offer.
“They loved the home and attended every open (house inspection),” he said.
“They have been looking for a long time for a house that was big enough to include their mother-in-law.”
Custom-built by previous owners, the house has an unusual floorplan that spreads across three levels with multiple living zones, two kitchens, six bedrooms, four bathrooms and four car spaces.
“The builder wanted his whole family to live together under one roof,” Mr Menkinoski said.
The property was ideal for larger families with growing needs or those who wanted to enjoy the benefits of living together yet valued an independent lifestyle.
“This house is not a home for the average buyer and a rare offering in the area,” Mr Menkinoski said.
The grand 60 square, or about 557sq m, house with a commanding street presence has uninterrupted views from private balconies.
The entrance level includes four bedrooms, including the main with an ensuite, a kitchen with granite benchtops and quality appliances, living and dining areas including the club-style bar, a bathroom and the laundry.
A huge hotel-style bedroom with an ensuite, spa and a kitchenette is tucked upstairs.
Nestled on the lowest floor is the sixth bedroom, study, second kitchen, living and dining area, bathroom, garage and storage area.
Other features include an outdoor entertainment zone, landscaped gardens with a water feature and mood lighting, parquetry floors and all the creature comforts.
Mr Menkinoski said the buyers planned to update the home before they moved in.
“They want to do a massive renovation including transforming the bathrooms and kitchens,” he said.
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