SEARCH LOCATION: Adelaide, South Australia
BUDGET: Around $700,000
When Dana and Kevin realized they were pregnant with their second child they decided to move from their house in inner city Sydney to Adelaide and back into Dana’s parents home! It’s been great for giving them time to save for their ideal house and search out their dream locations in the city, but they are increasingly feeling over cramped and are desperate to move out ASAP. They are looking for a renovated Californian Bungalow with at least 3 bedrooms on a 700sqm+ block in and around Clarence Park.
PROPERTY #1 ADDRESS: Kandahar Cres, Colonel Light Gardens
Sale Price - $720,000
House Description This picturesque Californian Bungalow is graced by a beautiful rose garden in the front and a large level garden in the back with rear lane access. It has 5 bedrooms, of which one can be used as an office. While the property is liveable as is, there’s also the opportunity to make improvements and modernize the interior to suit modern family living. It’s on a quiet street in this very desirable suburb which also makes this property very appealing.
Land Size - 954m2
Agent Daniel Ochse - Harris Real Estate
Area Description Colonel Light Gardens is known as the garden suburb of Adelaide. It streets are wide and tree-lined with rounded street corners. It’s located in the City of Mitcham and is approximately 9kms from the city centre. The suburb also boasts a number of historical parks and gardens and in 2000 it was declared a State Heritage Area.
PROPERTY #2 ADDRESS: Woodfield Ave, Fullarton
Sale Price- $750,000
House Description - This stunning period stone fronted cottage has a great contemporary open plan living area at the rear overlooking the garden. It’s located in a beautiful tree-lined street in a very sought after area. It has an abundance of natural light, 3 bedrooms plus a study. The kitchen is brand new, there is nothing to do but move straight in. The overall layout is perfect for families, and entertaining.
Land Size - 868m2
Agent - Michael Molloy – Ray White Adelaide
Area Description - The area of Fullarton is in the City of Unley area and is an inner South/ Easterly suburb. It’s full of recreational parks and open spaces where the community gathers for markets and leisure activities. With a population of 4,083, Fullarton is 5 minutes from the Adelaide Hills and 3km to the city centre.
PROPERTY #3 ADDRESS - Maitland St, Mitcha
Sale Price- $610 - 650,000
House Description This house oozes the character they love and is located in a great area reminiscent of their beloved Leichhardt in Sydney. There is even a fabulous historic pub on the corner that Kevin loved, and the general feeling of the neighbourhood is quite English. The interior is lovely and renovated with plenty of room for them, and it has a great child friendly garden at the back that can easily accommodate a pool. There are 3 bedrooms plus a study and plenty of parking in the garage and it’s way under budget.
Land Size - 670m2
Agent - Kel Palin – Kelurs Real Estate
Area Description - Established in 1840, Mitcham Village was one of the earliest settlements in South Australia. It’s a mix of urban and rural environments. Much of the simple colonial architecture remains, and it has an almost English village atmosphere.
PROPERTY #4 ADDRESS - Ackland St, Clarence Gardens
Sale Price- $655 - 715,000 AUCTION
House Description This Californian Bungalow has been listed at $760,000 and has now come down in price. It has been on the market for some months with a lot of interest. They saw it months ago when it was over their budget and fell in love with it. This is their dream location, the house is stunning, retaining the original features but with a contemporary high spec renovation. The garden is a great size and has a pool and a cubby. There are 3 bedrooms plus a study, and a garage.
Land Size - 687m2
Agent - Melissa Lister – Ray White Marion
Area Description - The area of Clarence Gardens is an inner southern suburb of Adelaide, South Australia in the City of Mitcham. There are many attractions in Clarence Gardens that include the Clarence Gardens Lawn Bowls club, the pirate ship park and the Clarence Gardens Rugby club as well as many local kindergartens and schools. It’s a beautiful area with quiet tree lined streets and historic houses close to many great schools.