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Amy Ep 3 - Melbourne Property Factsheet



BUDGET: $400 – 500K


Amy is looking for a spacious north facing 2 bedroom apartment in the eastern/south eastern suburbs of Melbourne within 4 – 5km of the CBD, with a parking space. She would prefer an older style apartment with a balcony (that can fit a table) or a courtyard. She’s also open to renovating if she has to – her most important criteria is space. She’s found the last 6 months very frustrating as even though there’s quite a bit on the market she’s competing against double income couples and has missed out on two auctions by $10,000 – 15,000.
Amy has bank pre-approval sorted and a healthy deposit and is ready to go!


PROPERTY #1 ADDRESS: Balaclava Rd, St Kilda East

Sale Price- 1.33 million reduced from 1.4 million
House Description - Ground Floor Villa
- This house is lovely and light with a courtyard and lots of potential!
- Plenty of light
- Small block of 10
- Huge windows across walls in master bedroom and living
- Courtyard that could fit a table for 6
- Quiet setting, set back from the road
- Lots of potential for adding your own style
- Floorboards under carpet
- Two good sized bedrooms with built ins
- Close to Carlisle St café district
- Car space
- Opportunity to update older kitchen & bathroom
- Needs work to update
Land Size - 80 - 90m2
Agent - Jeremy Rosens- Gary Peer&Associates Caulfield North - 0413 837723
Area Description - St Kilda East is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 km south-east of Melbourne's central business district. It’s located within the Local Government Areas of the City of Glen Eira and the City of Port Phillip. At the 2006 Census, it had a population of 12,188.
St Kilda East is one of the more diverse and densely populated suburbs of Melbourne. It has a prominent Hasidic Jewish community descended from Polish and Russian immigrants. Quiet and residential, it is quite different from the adjacent suburb of St Kilda. However, the area around Carlise Street is very diverse with a strong arts, alternative and indie community.

PROPERTY #2 ADDRESS - Riversdale Road, Hawthorne

Sale Price- $440 – 470,000
House Description - 1960’s Brick Flat.
- This house is perfect for Amy, great layout, good kitchen and bathroom, plenty of storage, period features.
- Plenty of light
- Car space
- Huge windows across walls in living area
- Great floor plan, bedrooms separate from living area
- Close to a busy street in Hawthorne but full of huge stately homes and the flat is set back at rear of flats
- Well looked after
- Two good sized bedrooms with built ins
- Separate laundry
- Small balcony
- Preferred suburb
Land Size - 90m2
Agent - Suzie Blade - Hocking Stuart -0407 633663
Area Description - Hawthorn is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 6 kilometres east from Melbourne's central business district. Its Local Government Area is the City of Boroondara. At the 2006 Census, Hawthorn had a population of 19,784.
Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn is designated one of 82 Major Activity Centres in the Melbourne 2030 Metropolitan Strategy. The area was first settled in the late 1830s.
Glenferrie Road is a major shopping strip with two supermarkets, all major banks and many chain and specialty stores. There are also shopping centres at the corner of Burwood Road and Power Street, in Church Street, in Auburn Road (the western side of which is within the Hawthorn postcode, while the eastern side is in Hawthorn East), the corner of Glenferrie Road and Riversdale Road and the corner of Auburn Road and Riversdale Road.
Hawthorn is particularly noted for the number, range and quality of its restaurants, many of which reflect the strong ethnic diversity of the region. There are also many nightclubs and hotels in the suburb.
PROPERTY #3 ADDRESS - The Avenue, Windsor

Sale Price- $390K
House Description 1960’s brick flat
- This house is perfect for Amy, plenty of light, lovely quiet street, but minutes walk away from Chapel St
- Plenty of light
- Huge windows across walls in 2 bedrooms and living
- Large, north facing balcony with room to entertain
- Quiet street in close proximity to Chapel Street
- Car space
- Well looked after
- Two good sized bedrooms with built ins
- Lovely outlooks from all rooms
- kitchen & bathroom need updating
- Small block of 10
- Next to hospital
Land Size -
Agent - Lillian Breading Biggin Scott - 0405467015
Area Description - Windsor is a suburb in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 5 km south-east from Melbourne's CBD. Its Local Government Area is the City of Stonnington. At the 2006 Census, Windsor had a population of 6394.
Although Stonnington's smallest suburb, Windsor has its own bank, along with a growing number of independent clothing stores, fast food outlets, bars, lounges and cafés.
Windsor contains a diverse mix of housing including medium density apartments, Victorian terrace housing, hi-rise public housing towers and semi-detached cottages.
Windsor is bounded by Dandenong Road, St Kilda Road, Williams Road and High Street. It is often incorrectly referred to as Prahran, Windsor's northern neighbour. In the past, Windsor was within the City of Prahran's boundaries, and many institutions still refer to this. Windsor was named after Windsor, Berkshire. Known at first as Prahran South, its name was changed to Windsor in 1891.

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