A completely transformed weatherboard house in Waratah Street, Mayfield, has sold under the hammer for $716,000.
Scott Ferris, ofOne Agency Ferris Properties,said 10 bidders registered for the auction of38 Waratah Street, an immaculately renovated three-bedroom property.
The result followsDowling Mayfield’s sale earlier this month of neighbouring properties 88 and 90 Carrington Street for $1.45million. The buyer,a developer, plans to seek approval forboutique townhouses on the sites.
One Agency’s Mr Ferris said 38 Waratah St attracted big interest –and a great price –because ofits high-end renovation, which included designer bathrooms and kitchen and an alfesco area withpool.In the past few months the agency has had auction success with several Mayfield properties. These include 19 Texas St (sold for$546,000);100 Barton St ($495,500) and63 Ingall St ($432,000).
MAYFIELD MOD: The renovated three-bedroom home at 38 Waratah Street, which sold at auction for $716,000.
HOMEWORLD HELPHomeWorld CEO Phil Jones has been a regular visitor to Thornton over the past few months as thefinishing touches are added to the organisation’s new village.
Even though the size of the Thornton village is not a scratch on HomeWorld behemothsKellyville and Camden North, it is tailored to give the Hunter market a very good indication of whatbuilders are offering. Forty three houses by 14 builders are on display at Thornton,creating what the HomeWorld boss describesas a“one-stop shop” for home designs.Wtih 30 years’ experience in property development, including advising industry organisations such as Landcom, Mr Jones has seen all the trends,from house and land size, designs, to must-have inclusions.For example, he said dining rooms had beenreplaced by media rooms and ever-expanding –and increasingly opulent –al-fresco areas.
Hunter village: HomeWorld CEO Phil Jones is preparing to officially launch his organisation’s new village in Thornton.
HomeWorld Thornton (crn of Government andRaymond Terrace roads) officiallyopens July 26.
Builders:Allworth, Beechwood, Coral, Eden Brae, Fowler, Hotondo, Huxley, Integrity, Masterton, McDonald Jones, Mojo, Montgomery, Rawson and Burbank.