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livingbayside Issue #32 : 2nd May 2014


Contents Bayside Recipe

A yummy dish to tantalise the taste buds and warm the soul.

Out & About 02

Open for Inspection 03 A comprehensive list of properties open for viewing this week.

Agent in the Know

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Market in Motion

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Property Guide

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For Lease

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Insight and advice from one of Bayside’s top agents.

We feature one of Bayside’s suburbs with information and statistics to help you understand the local real estate market.

Showcasing the best of Bayside’s properties.

A comprehensive list of rental properties for lease.

Get out of Town - Shepparton Shepparton is a major commercial centre, located between Nagambie and Numurkah on the Goulburn Valley Highway which is the main inland road route between Melbourne and Brisbane. Shepparton is situated within the rich dairying, fruit growing and agricultural region of the Goulburn Valley, with the area responsible for producing around 25 percent of Victoria’s rural output. www.travelvictoria.com.au Sat May 3 - Sun May 4 - Luxury Bridal Expo

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A weekend showcase of luxury wedding venues, dress designers, jewellers, cake makers, shoe designers, photographers and more, all under one roof. Visitors can enjoy a fashion show and find out about the wedding industry’s premium venues, products, designers and services. 10am – 4.55pm Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf VIC 3006 Standard $25, VIP $55. 03 9372 3022 www.australianbridalservice.com.au/ Fri May 2 - Sat May 3 - The Conscious Closet Pre–loved Clothing Sale Shop at this pop-up shop of pre-loved and new clothing, with all proceeds to help disadvantaged women find work through Fitted for Work. Clothing, accessories, handbags and shoes from brands such as Scanlan and Theodore, Carla Zampatti, Cue, Veronika Maine and Anthea Crawford will be on sale, with prices starting at $5. All proceeds go towards Fitted for Works’ free services and programs that help women in the community step out of disadvantage and into work. Fri: 11am – 7pm, Sat: 11am – 3pm Queen Victoria Women’s Centre 204-216 Lonsdale Street Melbourne VIC 3000 Basement level, enter via Lonsdale Street. Free 03 9662 4289 Fri May 2 - Sun May 4 - Better Homes and Gardens – Live

Get out of Town - Shepparton

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To advertise in one of Bayside’s most talked about lifestyle magazines contact Paul Martino on 0418 444 416

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Whether you’re a renovator, foodie, DIY or craft lover, gardening or interiors addict, you won’t want to miss Better Homes and Gardens live. This the place to go for all the latest products, advice and tips for your home. Be inspired by live demonstrations and workshops from your favourite Better Homes and Gardens TV experts, and shop for the latest gadgets and technology from more than 250 exhibitors at this one-stop home and gardens product showcase. 9.30am – 5pm Melbourne Showgrounds, Ascot Vale, Melbourne VIC 3032 Standard ticket $21, concession ticket $16, kids (with paying adult) free 03 9281 7444 www.bhglive.com.au/

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Roast Pumpkin & Ricotta Ravioli

This beautiful roast pumpkin and ricotta ravioli is ideal for lunch or dinner.

Ingredients

Method

750g butternut pumpkin, peeled, seeded, cut into 3cm pieces 1/2 cup pine nuts 100g ricotta, crumbled 1 egg, separated Pinch of ground nutmeg 4 fresh lasagne sheets 60g butter 1/3 cup sage leaves 1/4 cup grated parmesan Extra virgin olive oil spray

Preheat oven to 200째C. Spread cut pumpkin on a lined tray and spray with oil. Roast for approx. 30 minutes or until tender and golden. Allow to cool. Once pumpkin has cooled mash in a medium-sized bowl. Stir in the ricotta, egg yolk and nutmeg and season with salt and pepper. Next, cut each lasagne sheet into thirds crossways, then halve each piece crossways to make 24 pieces. Lay out 12 pieces on a clean work surface. Divide filling between the pieces, making a flat 4cm-wide pile in Serves 4

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the centre of each. Brush the edges with whisked egg white. Place remaining pieces on top and press to seal. Bring a large deep frying pan of water to the boil over high heat. Cook ravioli, in batches, for 5-6 minutes or until tender. Transfer to a tray and cover loosely with foil. Meanwhile, cook butter in a frying pan over medium heat until it just starts to brown. Add the sage and cook for a further 30 seconds. Divide the ravioli among dishes and drizzle with the butter mixture. Sprinkle with pine nuts and grated parmesan to serve.


Open For Inspection Address

Price Guide

Time

Agency

Buyers Over $890,000

Sat 10:00am - 10:30am

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

2/11 Karrakatta Street

$550,000 - $600,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

1/34 Second Street

$580,000 - $630,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

1/74 Broadway

$620,00 - $680,000

Sat 11:00am - 11:30am

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

3/97 Broadway

$370,000 - $400,000

Sat 11:30am - 12:00 pm

2

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

43 Mernda Avenue

$840,000 - $910,000

Sat 1:00pm - 1:30pm

4

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

1/12 Newberry Avenue

By Neg $680K - $730K

Sat 12:30pm - 1:00pm

3

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

469A Station Street

Buyers Over $375,000

Sat 1:00pm - 1:30pm

2

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

42 Troy Street

$495,000 - $545,000

Sat 12:00pm -12:30pm

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

2 Warren Street

Buyers Over $725,000

Sat 2:30pm - 3:00pm

6

4

2

O’Brien Real Estate

$975,000

Contact Agent

3

2.5

2

Chisholm & Gamon

Aspendale 13/2-4 Groves Street Black Rock

Bonbeach

Brighton 452 St Kilda Street Chelsea 7/11 Bath Street

Auction Sat 24th May 11:30am Sat 11:00am - 11:30am

2

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

2/44 Glenola Road

Auction Sat 3rd May 1:30pm Sat 1:00pm - 1:30pm

2

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

37 Chelsea Park Drive

Buyers Over $440,000

Sat 1:00pm - 1:30pm

4

2

1

O’Brien Real Estate

21 Talab Court

Buyers Over $485,000

Sat 2:00pm - 2:30pm

3

1

2

O’Brien Real Estate

$580,000 - $620,000

Sat 11:30am - 12:00pm

3

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

By Neg $890K - $970K

Sat 2:00pm - 2:30pm

5

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

1/25 Dickens Street

Contact Agent

Sat 12:30pm - 1:00pm

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

8/53 Mitford Street

$550,000 - $600,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

4/23 Pine Avenue

Contact Agent

Sat 11:30am - 12:00pm

2

1.5

1

Chisholm & Gamon

3/2 Wimbledon Avenue

$725,000 - $795,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

110 Lindrum Road

Offers Over $350,000

Sat 10:00am - 10:30am

3

2

1

O’Brien Real Estate

55 Nursery Avenue

Buyers Over $500,000

Sat 11:00am - 11:30am

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

$280,000 - $305,000

Sat 3:30pm - 4:00pm

3

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

Chelsea Heights

Cheltenham 1308 Nepean Highway Edithvale 1/331 Nepean Highway Elwood

Frankston

Frankston North 21 Silvertop Crescent Frankston South 9 Harrow Hill

Price By Neg Over $687K Sat 11:00am - 11:30am

5

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

8 Mountain Avenue

Neg $700K - $750K

Sat 4:15pm - 4:45pm

4

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

$920,000 Plus

Sun 3:30pm - 4:00pm

4

2

4

O’Brien Real Estate

Hastings 5 Maurandra Close

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Open For Inspection Address

Price Guide

Time

Agency

Highett 2/276 Highett Road

$485,000

Contact Agent

2

2

1

Chisholm & Gamon

$430,000 plus

Sat 3:15pm - 3:45pm

4

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

Contact Agent

Contact Agent

Lyndhurst 13 Wodalla Place McCrae 97 Flinders Street

Chisholm & Gamon

Mount Eliza 144 Moorooduc Highway

Price By Neg Over $680K Sat 12:00pm - 12:30pm

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

65 Green Island Avenue

Price By Neg Over $1.0M Sun 2:00pm - 2:30pm

4

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

26 Hopetoun Avenue

Contact Agent

Contact Agent

4

2

2

Chisholm & Gamon

26 Mondana Way

Contact Agent

Contact Agent

3

2

2

Chisholm & Gamon

13 Rockleigh Drive

Contact Agent

Contact Agent

5

3

2

Chisholm & Gamon

19 Hatteras Court

Contact Agent

Sat 3:00pm - 3:30pm

5

3

9

O’Brien Real Estate

13 Mermaid Court

$720,000 plus

Sat 1:00pm - 1:30pm

5

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

17 Mermaid Court

$630,000 - $660,000

Sat 12:00pm - 12:30pm

4

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

74 Scarborough Drive

$550,000 - $610,000

Sat 1:30pm - 2:00pm

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

13 Southseas Place

Buyers Over $980,000

Sat 2:00pm - 2:30pm

4

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

C107/50 Dow Street

$648,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

12/174 Esplanade East

$580,000 - $620,000

Contact Agent

2

2

1

Chisholm & Gamon

Price By Neg Over $695K Sat 1.30pm - 2.00pm

4

3

2

O’Brien Real Estate

52 Armstrongs Road

Offers Over $550,000

Sat 11:00am - 11:30am

3

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

37 Kinsale Street

Price By Neg Over $400K Sat 10:00am - 10:30 am

3

2

2

O’Brien Real Estate

17 Seacrest Avenue

$380,000+

Sat 10:30am - 11:00am

3

1

2

O’Brien Real Estate

$289,500 Fixed Price

Sat 2:30pm - 3:00pm

3

1

1

O’Brien Real Estate

$730,000 - $780,000

Contact Agent

2

1

1

Chisholm & Gamon

Mount Martha

Patterson Lakes

Port Melbourne

Sandhurst 95 Sandhurst Boulevard Seaford

Skye 1/17 Darnley Drive St Kilda East 11 Linton Street

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Agent in the Know Art Sudharm

Art’s Advice

Buyer Manager/ Licensed Estate Agent O’Brien Real Estate Chelsea

Key tips for buying at Auction:

463 Nepean Highway Chelsea VIC 3196

• Research the market and check the comparable sales in the suburb(s) that you want to buy.

Ph : 9772 7077 Mob : 0403 571 245 www.obrienrealestate.com.au

• Attend as many auctions as you can to understand how they work.

With a great passion for people and property, Art has set new benchmarks in the areas of customer service, negotiation and professional care. When you deal with Art, you can expect outstanding results from her dedication and keen attention to detail. Art has been involved in real estate for over a decade. An award winning estate agent, specializes in matching the right people to the right property. Customer satisfaction is of the utmost importance to Art. Rest assured that you will receive her efficient, six star quality service second to none.

• Draw your budget and set the maximum you are willing to bid. • Organise your finance, preapproval and deposit and plan your settlement date. • Request for auction contract and check with solicitor. • Arrange a building report and pest inspection on the property.

Market in Motion Snapshot Population Area

5,184 3.0km2

Median House Prices 1994 2004 2014

$106,500 $290,000 $466,500

Sales 2013 Houses Sold Lowest Price Highest Price

76 $337,500 $712,000

Units Sold Lowest Price Highest Price

15 $275,000 $500,000

Chelsea Heights 3196

The size of Chelsea Heights is approximately 3 square kilometres. It has 6 parks covering nearly 2% of total area. The population of Chelsea Heights in 2006 was 5,123 people. By 2011 the population was 5,184 showing a population growth of 1% in the area during that time. The predominant age group in Chelsea Heights is 0-14 years.

Aspendale Gardens

Edithvale

Chelsea Heights

3196

Port Phillip Bay

Chelsea

Households in Chelsea Heights are primarily couples with children and are likely to be repaying between $1800 - $2400 per month on mortgage repayments. In general, people in Chelsea Heights work in a non-specific occupation. In 2006, 80.4% of the homes in Chelsea Heights were owneroccupied compared with 78.5% in 2011. Currently the median sales price of houses in the area is 442,500.

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Beaumaris 1/40 Towers Street 3

Under Instructions From STATE TRUSTEES Set behind a private brick fence with a North facing courtyard, this bright town residence features entrance hall, a large lounge, three bedrooms all with built-in-robes, a kitchen and dining area which includes a gas stove, electric oven and dishwasher, a spacious semi-ensuite bathroom, second toilet and a separate laundry. Add to this being one of only two, a double lock-up garage with remote, ducted heating, air conditioning to the dining area and ducted vacuuming. It’s all here! TERMS: 10% deposit, balance 60 days

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Set on a single level Ducted Heating Double LUG Central location

Auction Saturday 10th May at 2:00pm

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1

B

Contact Mark Pearman 0418 567 036 Brett Arnold 0424 236 663 Mentone 9584 6311 150 Balcombe Road thomsonproperty.com.au

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Chelsea Heights 14 Dunscombe Place 3

Under Instructions From STATE TRUSTEES Perfectly positioned near a parkland reserve this 3 bedroom single level home offers so many possibilities. For the first home buyer, its price tag represents an excellent entry point into home ownership. While neat and tidy, for the small time renovator, it still provides plenty of scope to further enhance. Set on one level, with a low maintenance garden, it represents a great opportunity for those wanting to scale down from a large home – a great alternative to townhouse living. Whatever your needs, this home is well worth consideration! Terms: 10% deposit, balance 60 days

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Set on one level Low maintenance Room to enhance Perfect first home

Auction Saturday 10th May at 11:00am

A

2

B

Contact Mark Pearman 0418 567 036 Howard Pearce 0412 587 765 Mentone 9584 6311 150 Balcombe Road thomsonproperty.com.au

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C


Frankston 1-4/1 Addicott Street 8

Outstanding investment opportunity A unique opportunity has arisen to secure this boutique block of four apartments, set on separate titles and to be sold as a whole. Enjoying dual access from McMahons Road, each brick residence has an enclosed outdoor area, off-street parking and private level entry. With a projected gross return of 5.2% 5.6%, this exceptional residential offering is located moments from the M3 freeway, it is also close to Frankston shops, city trains, Monash University, schools, the beach and the soon-tobe-opened Frankston Regional Aquatic Centre.

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Selling as a whole Set on separate titles Courtyard to each unit Dual access Prime location

Auction Thursday 8th May at 1:00pm

A

5

B

Contact Mark Pearman 0418 567 036 Howard Pearce 0412 587 765 Mentone 9584 6311 150 Balcombe Road thomsonproperty.com.au

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Moorabbin 12 Stayner Grove 2

Comfortable home with immense potential Boasting a highly desirable address on the beach side of Nepean Highway. This single storey home set upon 682 sqm approx. of residential land presents an opportunity to renovate or extend (STCA) and shape your dream lifestyle. Just a short stroll to Highett Road shops, city trains and Moorabbin Primary School. The entrance hall leads into a spacious lounge and dining room and large kitchen with meals area. Outdoors is a huge backyard, with a paved patio. Accommodation includes two robed bedrooms, bathroom and a small sunroom. Features include high ceilings, hallway storage and a single lock-up garage.

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Set on 682sqms Single level home Renovate or extend(STCA) Great locations

Auction Saturday 10th May at 12:30pm

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1

B

Contact Mark Pearman 0418 567 036 In Conj Brian Capp 0418 500 483 Mentone 9584 6311 150 Balcombe Road thomsonproperty.com.au

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"Communicating honestly with clients gives them every confidence that we are working diligently toward a positive outcome for them." Kylie Hill

Kylie Hill forms an integral part of the Elwood team at Chisholm & Gamon. She is the Sales Assistant to Managing Director Torsten Kasper. It’s no wonder, therefore, that Kylie’s working acumen is impeccable. Excellent communication skills are at the top of the list for Kylie when it comes to job performance. “I always try to communicate honestly and effectively. Keeping clients ‘in the loop’ gives them every confidence that we are working diligently towards a positive outcome for them,” she says. For more than 20 years Kylie has been a Bayside resident. She has bought and sold several properties herself and as a result has a genuine insight into the real estate market in the area. Kylie also recognises that excellent organisational skills, an approachable manner and a focus on developing trusting relationships are all key components of what makes a true real estate professional. Kylie is appreciative of the appropriate procedures and practices that are in place at Chisholm & Gamon and with these proper tools, and the support of a team orientated environment, Kylie is able to excel at what she does. Chisholm & Gamon Property deliver premium results throughout Bayside and beyond. With offices in Elwood, Black Rock and Port Melbourne, we focus on customer satisfaction and personal integrity. We love talking property! Kylie Hill is a dynamic part of this team.

Kylie Hill M 0415 742 942 E kylie@chisholmgamon.com.au Elwood Office | 03 9531 1245 90 Ormond Road, Elwood VIC 3184

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

Shop 1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Black Rock | 2/11 Karrakatta Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Holiday Every Day! An Ideal Village Location So conveniently close to village and offering an exceptional lifestyle, this updated single level villa unit is positioned metres to Black Rock beach and the boutique shops, excellent cafes, restaurants and bars of Black Rock village. Beautifully presented and boasting a brand new kitchen and laundry you’re going to love getting home to this charming beachside abode. The private courtyard is simply ideal too. You will have everything you need in Black Rock village, but should you wish to travel further afield, it’s just a 10 minute bus ride to Sandringham train station. Don’t miss this excellent lifestyle opportunity. Features Incredible Black Rock village & beachside location Brand new kitchen with Caesarstone benchtops & Bosch oven Brand new laundry Ducted heating & refrigerated cooling Polished timber floorboards throughout Large master bedroom w/ built in robes Private rear courtyard Lock up garage Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 17th May, 12:30pm $550,000 - $600,000 Adam Saunders 0405 456 255 Nick Jones 0421 839 425

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Black Rock | 1/34 Second Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Renovated Gem From the front door to the lovely Mediterranean style courtyard this 2 bedroom unit in the heart of Black Rock clearly has it all. Boasting modern styling, light-filled living and lots of space inside and out, you can just unpack and relax, as there’s nothing to do here. The open plan contemporary kitchen offers plenty of space for the budding chef. The bedrooms are large with built in robes and plenty of storage space. Located in a quiet block of only 3, just minutes to the lovely community of Black Rock village and the beach, the location alone makes this home a winner but see for yourself, there is so much more! Features Polished timber floorboards Plantation Shutters throughout Light filled living w/ modern gas fire Large contemporary kitchen European style laundry Generous bedrooms w/ plenty of storage Renovated bathroom Mediterranean courtyard w/ established olive trees Remote lock up garage Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 10th May, 11am $580,000 - $630,000 Adam Saunders 0405 456 255 Nick Jones 0421 839 425

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Brighton | 452 St Kilda Street

A 3

B 2.5

C 2

Sophisticated Living on Elwood’s Doorstep! Live literally opposite parkland and the beach, metres to Elsternwick Park and so close to Elwood Village you’ll be enjoying the aroma of cafe lattes while feeling the sea breeze through your beautifully appointed and maintained town residence with private double garaging and separate entrance. Light up your life with sunsets and abundant sunshine into your west facing open-plan living area, revel in the floor plan which offers 3 generous bedrooms with robes, 2.5 bathrooms and open-plan kitchen with dishwasher and stainless steel stove. Enjoy the ease of parking in your own double garage (with room for storage) and coming up a private internal staircase into your delightful sun-filled residence. With spacious courtyard perfect for alfresco entertaining you’ll love the effortless modern lifestyle. Perfectly located for the ultimate bayside lifestyle where the hardest choice is cafe, sporting facility, parks or beach. Plenty of transport options including bus, tram and Elsternwick train station. So if you love low maintenance living and the best of Brighton and Elwood then welcome home! Features Ducted central heating Security intercom Split system heating/cooling Under house storage suitable for wine & Separate courtyard for BBQ For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

$975,000 Sam Gamon 0425 702 574 Matt Szakiel 0439 757 370

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Elwood | 1/25 Dickens Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Palatial Parkside Deco with Courtyard & Park Views! Over 120m2 of authentic & classic grand scale Art Deco living on the ground floor of this prominent building literally opposite the beautiful St Kilda Botanical Gardens. Boasting house-sized proportions (& potential for a 2nd bathroom), car parking via remote gates & memorable 1930s features. Designed for grand scale living & you’ll love entertaining family & friends amidst tranquil park views. The large north facing courtyard completes the checklist. Premier location walking distance to Acland St, transport & beach. Features 2 generous bedrooms with robes Sizeable kitchen (includes gas cooking & dishwasher) Large central bathroom with big walk-in shower Separate laundry (with potential to be converted into an ensuite) Hardwood floors, high ceilings Sliding door with gorgeous Art Deco motif Private entry Building recently repainted Intercom Direct access to courtyard Updated ventilation system in bathroom Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 3rd May, 1pm Contact Agent Sam Gamon 0425 702 574 Matt Szakiel 0439 757 370

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Elwood | 8/53 Mitford Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Rich in Sunlight, Tree Top Vista Enjoy a wonderful sense of privacy and leafy aspects in this spacious 2 bedroom apartment with fully renovated kitchen, balcony, off street under cover parking and lock up storage. This comfortable and secure first floor apartment is positioned in a location that is so convenient to every lifestyle choice on offer, take a stroll to the beach, vibrant Elwood Village or Acland Street and experience all the culinary delights and specialty shopping. Its easy to see why you will love living here. Features Secure entrance with intercom Entrance hall with storage cupboard Impressively appointed and fully renovated kitchen with granite bench top, stainless steel appliances including dishwasher and gas hot plates. Ample room for dining and overlooking open plan living area with air conditioning, balcony and lovely treed outlook Spacious central bathroom with separate bath & shower and Euro laundry with storage cupboard Separate toilet Timber flooring, carpeted bedrooms and blinds throughout Off street under cover parking with handy built in lock up storage

Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 17th May, 11am $550,000 - $600,000 Torsten Kasper 0428 454 181 Kylie Hill 0415 742 942

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Elwood | 4/23 Pine Avenue

A 2

B 1.5

C 1

Period Bliss, Perfect Location! Period gem on Golden Mile Street with all the trimmings! Position perfect, quietly located on the first floor with your own private entry, car parking, small strata title block of only 6, hard wood floors, stunning renovated bathroom, also a separate powder room, spacious lounge and dining areas, balcony, laundry & treed outlook. Sociable open-plan kitchen with dishwasher makes entertaining a breeze. Sensational location with the beach at one end of your street and the Village with popular cafes at the other. Close to parks, sporting clubs and Elwood Primary. Feel the sea breeze! Features Lounge + separate dining area (open-plan flow) Kitchen with Blanco dishwasher plus gas cooking Stunning bathroom with stylish finishes, shower/bath Split system air/con-heating Ducted central heating Shared laundry with space for your own washer and dryer Car space from ROW

Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 3rd May, 12pm Contact Agent Sam Gamon 0425 702 574 Matt Szakiel 0439 757 370

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Elwood | 3/2 Wimbledon Avenue

A 2

B 1

C 1

Victorian Elegance, Palatial Proportions Behind a distinctive and elegant façade lies this grand 2 bedroom period residence (approx 98m2) with an exclusive street setting, privacy from high fencing and situated on the ground floor of a gracious Victorian mansion. One of only 4 with high ceilings, secure entry, lush and established garden surrounds, lock up garage and superbly located and nestled amongst the tree-lined streets of Elwood with great proximity to public transport. Secure intercom entry Grand entrance foyer, study alcove with gorgeous garden views Tessellated tiled veranda, perfect entertaining area Large modern kitchen with dishwasher Elegant living/dining room with garden aspect Palatial master bedroom with built in robe 2nd bedroom with built in robe Spacious bathroom with separate shower, bath tub and laundry facilities Ducted heating throughout Lock up garage and 2nd off street parking convention Arched fretwork, ornate wrought iron, lace working, large windows. Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 24th May, 1pm $725,000 - $795,000 Torsten Kasper 0428 454 181 Kylie Hill 0415 742 942

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Highett | 2/276 Highett Road

A 2

B 2

C 1

Two Bedrooms, Two Bathrooms, Too Good to Miss Quietly positioned at the rear of this complex sits this cleverly designed two bedroom, two bathroom, two storey townhouse. Making the most of natural light, the open plan living space is upstairs along with the outdoor terrace and master bedroom complete with WIR and Ensuite. A further bedroom, (with large BIR), bathroom and laundry downstairs plus a single lock up garage round off the perfect package. Whether you’re a first home owner or investor this stylish townhouse is position perfect in the thriving Highett Village and a 200m walk to the train station! Features Brand new split system heating and cooling Polished boards Two good size bedrooms, master with WIR and Ensuite Open plan kitchen, S/S appliances Light filled living spaces North facing terrace ideal for entertaining Single lock up garage Low maintenance and security entrance

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

$485,000 Nick Jones 0421 839 425 Sarah Eckert 0408 396 543

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


McCrae | 97 Flinders Street Create Your Coastal Dream Prestige allotment of 912sqm (approx.) with potential for picturesque sea views from both levels. Situated in a quiet pocket of McCrae, close to public transport and walking distance to shops, cafes and one of the best beaches on the Peninsula. Established houses on either side provides the opportunity to position your dream home to maximize views, privacy and light. With easy access to Peninsula link making your City commute a breeze. A fantastic opportunity awaits to secure a stunning lifestyle property and develop a peaceful coastal retreat.

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Contact Agent Matthew Mitchell 0402 444 555 Torsten Kasper 0428 454 181

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Mount Martha | 26 Hopetoun Avenue

A 4

B 2

C 2

Illustrious Living This private contemporary home excels in first impressions and exceeds in expectations. Located in a tranquil tree-filled pocket of Mount Martha, this home provides the best of both worlds; being within close proximity to the beach and village lifestyle and providing a residence that will leave you wanting for nothing. The homes endearing features include an open, light and spacious interior filled with designer finishes including stunning timber floors, quality carpets, gourmet kitchen and elegantly designed bathrooms. Four spacious bedrooms plus study, master with ensuite and two separate living areas, with formal lounge enjoying the warmth of a gas log fire complete this stunning home. Designed with family enjoyment in mind, the spacious 1885m2 property completes the seaside dream by providing a fully tiled horizon edged pool with spa, outdoor entertaining area with full kitchen, living zone and powder room all surrounded by Justine Carlile designed landscaped gardens. This impeccably presented family home has been designed to keep the luxury in your lifestyle.

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Contact Agent Matthew Mitchell 0402 444 555

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Mount Martha | 26 Mondana Way

A 3

B 2

C 2

Move in and Relax Privately positioned and priced to sell, this light and bright double storey residence is situated in a family friendly pocket of Mount Martha. Comprising 3 spacious bedrooms plus study, master with large walk-in robe and ensuite, two spacious living areas plus open plan kitchen with large meals or third living area. With a double garage and plenty of extra room for cars, boat and caravan this secure home will accommodate all your needs. The low maintenance backyard is an entertainers delight complete with paved entertaining area and the added feature of a stylish brick wood fired pizza oven. The home is in a convenient and central location, close to Benton’s Junior College, public transport, shopping, beaches and with easy access to Peninsula link making a trip to the city a breeze. This home will not disappoint inspection is a must.

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Contact Agent Matthew Mitchell 0402 444 555

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Mount Martha | 13 Rockleigh Drive

A 5

B 3

C 2

Grand and Elegant Home with Sweeping Bay Views If first impressions count then you won’t be looking anywhere else. This endearing family home is one of the most sophisticated and meticulously crafted homes you will find. With uninterrupted coastal bay views the engaging nature of which must be seen to be truly appreciated. This grand home features five generous bedrooms and study; including guest bedroom with ensuite and a luxurious master suite that allows you to wake to idyllic bay views. The central entertainer’s kitchen featuring stainless steel appliances and granite bench tops overlooks the flowing living areas which are surrounded by floor to ceiling windows commanding a rare and breathtaking vista across the bay. Entertaining has never been so effortless with its large under cover outdoor alfresco area complete with enclosed spa room and surrounded by tranquil landscaped gardens. Further features include: BOSE surround system, large balcony, remote secured garage, ducted heating, gas log fire, split system air conditioning, water tanks and plenty of storage space! This exclusive residence has everything a family could wish for.

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Contact Agent Matthew Mitchell 0402 444 555

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Port Melbourne | C107/50 Dow Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Simply Stunning Enter this brilliantly located two bedroom apartment and witness one of the most stunning apartment renovations you are likely to see. The centrally located bathroom is well positioned for both bedrooms, main with exceptional storage and its own private balcony retreat. The fully appointed kitchen with stainless steel appliances and stone bench tops connects seamlessly with the living/dining that also has its own balcony. The quality of the finishes in this apartment set it apart and makes this a unique opportunity. Security entrance with video intercom, ducted heating/cooling, low owners corporation and basement parking complete the package. Place it all in the popular nearly new Zinc complex. Less than one block from the beach and two blocks from Bay Street with its cafes, restaurants, shops and public transport options. This apartment offers an exceptional lifestyle both inside and out.

For Sale: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

$648,000 Jon Kett 0415 853 564 Torsten Kasper 0428 454 181

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


Port Melbourne | 12/174 Esplanade East

A 2

B 2

C 1

The 2 Bed, 2 Bath Treasure Perfectly nestled in the popular boutique Brindisi complex, just a block back from the beach, you will find your new inimitable apartment. Stunning and immaculately presented, this apartment has 2 bedrooms which lead onto the central balcony & 2 bathrooms. The apartment featuring an efficient floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows in the pivotal living room & well equipped kitchen. Also comes with 1 secure car park, heating, cooling, intercom entrance and low owners corporation. This fantastic apartment is close to parks, Port Melbourne beach & the very desirable Bay Street.

Come & view your new haven.

Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 17th May, 12pm $580,000-$620,000 Joseph Allan 0413 247 525 Jon Kett 0415 853 564

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


St Kilda East | 11 Linton Street

A 2

B 1

C 1

Pretty as a Picture in Dream Location! Freestanding with a gorgeous facade this privately positioned Victorian home is appealing in so many ways. Fall immediately in love with the period bliss, the large bedrooms, the high ceilings and the polished boards. Then fall in love again with the leafy cul-de-sac, the idyllic floor plan with central bathroom and modern family room with sliding doors opening straight onto an undercover patio which is all decked out for year round entertainment. Then fall completely head over heels for the west facing garden with it’s own rear access for parking and those beautiful evening sunsets. Finally, you’ll melt for the excitement of the location just minutes to effervescent Carlisle St which bustles with cafe’s, shops and restaurants. So many transport options with train and tram to the city or beach. Everything is convenient and yet your home is quiet and peaceful in a location that’s been the area’s best kept secret. Open-plan kitchen with glass splash back, stainless steel stove and dishwasher Open plan living 2 generous bedrooms with BIRs Sep laundry Parking via ROW Ducted heating and cooling Alarm Auction: Guide: Contact:

597 Balcombe Rd, Black Rock 9589 3133

90 Ormond Rd, Elwood 9531 1245

1/103D Bay St, Port Melbourne 9646 4444

Saturday 17th May, 12pm $730,000 - $780,000 Sam Gamon 0425 702 574 Matt Szakiel 0439 757 370

REIV Marketing Winner and Finalist 2004 – 2013


A3 B1 C1

Cheltenham 1/1308 Nepean Highway

Start, neSt or InveSt Incredibly private and framed by a stunning garden this home is situated in the heart of the action. No body corporate, just a low maintenance block, so you can enjoy your spare time. Offering: 3 BR’s, all with robes (master with WIR). A spacious lounge room & dining room. A central kitchen with gas cook tops, electric oven, Bosch dishwasher and breakfast bar with an outlook to the rear yard, handy for when children are playing. A second living area with split system is an added bonus. 2 cars can be parked off the street and there is also a SLUG with remote. Extras: GDH throughout, alarm system, 10mm windows to bedrooms and living, sprinkler system, recently replaced gas hot water service, new fences, central bathroom and separate laundry. Located within walking distance to Southland Shopping Centre, close to train stations, Mentone shops and amenities, sporting fields, bike trails and parks, this home provides the perfect lifestyle in a handy bayside position.

463 Nepean Highway CHELSEA Phone 9772 7077 e: chelsea@obrienrealestate.com.au

auction

Sat 3rd May at 12:00pm

Inspect

Sat 11:30am - 12:00pm

Contact

Tanja Neven-Jones 0408 664 429

www.obrienrealestate.com.au


A5 B3 C2

EdithvalE 331 Nepean Highway

MagnificEnt BEachsidE hoME ENTERTAINING FAMILY HOME - This fully renovated and extended, beautifully constructed and architecturally designed, double storey, 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom home will impress at every turn. Situated beachside, within a stone’s throw of the white sandy beaches of Edithvale and peaceful glimpses of the Bay, and a short stroll to local cafes, shops, train stations and schools. 2 separate living areas and the front yard secure and big enough for the kids and pets, rear timber decked patio off the main living with bi-fold doors and a double garage plus extra space for cars off street. Chef’s Kitchen with soft closing cupboards, walk in pantry and Bosch stainless steel appliances. This private and secure house is the perfect property for anyone looking for a low maintenance lifestyle with character and space to entertain all your friends. This charismatic home is a must view.

Price

$890,000 - $970,000

contact

Mike Joy 0421 063 771

463 Nepean Highway CHELSEA Phone 9772 7077 e: chelsea@obrienrealestate.com.au

Nicola Nakon 0411 236 501

www.obrienrealestate.com.au


A4 B2 C3 E

Patterson Lakes 9 Hatteras Court

1

styLe and soPhistication This architecturally designed double storey family home has the wow factor. Truly impressive with high ceilings and oversized rooms, lots of windows allow natural light to beam through day or night. A short stroll to the Patterson River which gives you access to walking and bike tracks. Public transport, shopping centre, schools, restaurants and cafes all within a short walking distance from this home. With an outdoor undercover entertaining area, central heating and cooling system, Italian porcelain tiles throughout, European stainless steel appliances. A must see property, private viewing only.

Price

$730,000 - $790,000

inspect

By Appointment

contact

Steve Namlu 0415 967 565

463 Nepean Highway CHELSEA Phone 9772 7077 e: chelsea@obrienrealestate.com.au

Nicki Larionoff 0410 400 073

www.obrienrealestate.com.au


A3 B2 C2

Seaford 37 Kinsale Street

entertainerS delight! This entertainer’s delight has a story to tell. Completely renovated to a high quality, walking distance to schools, shops, amenities and public transport, this 3 bedroom home is perfect for the growing family or investor! Featuring 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a private layout, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge area, fabulous alfresco outdoor entertaining area, ducted heating, split system air conditioning and renovated kitchen and new bathrooms. To make it even more appealing, we have its extraordinarily affordable price, brilliant natural lighting, and solid construction. Additionally you’ll like its muchloved residential area, great floor plan, and low maintenance gardens. It boasts a perfect locale too, directly opposite a reserve and walking distance for the family to St Kilda Football Club, Seaford bowls Club, Belvedere Tennis Club, primary school and local shopping centre. With so many great features, this home will be snapped up very quickly.

463 Nepean Highway CHELSEA Phone 9772 7077 e: chelsea@obrienrealestate.com.au

Price

Price By Negoatiation Over $400,000

inspect

Sat 10:00am - 10:30am Wed 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Contact

Christine Graham 0408 322 784

Katie Moon 0411 396 529

www.obrienrealestate.com.au


For ForLease Lease

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Rent Rent $440 $440 per week per week Available Available Now Now AgentAgent Chisholm Chisholm & Gamon & Gamon Contact ContactElwood Elwood OfficeOffice 9531 9531 1245 1245

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For Lease

Elwood 310/95 Ormond Road

Elwood 5/493 St Kilda Street

Elwood 4/53A Tennyson Street

A2 B1 C1

A2 B1 C2

A1 B1 C1

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

$460 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Elwood Office 9531 1245

$445 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Kathryn Caplygin 0421 944 599

$280 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Elwood Office 9531 1245

Elwood 7/94 Tennyson Street

Elwood 7/21 Tiuna Grove

Port Melbourne 28 Beach Street

A3 B1 C1

A2 B1 C1

A3 B2 C2

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

$550 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Nicole Tull 0413 098 968

$400 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Elwood Office 9531 1245

$1,700 per week 14 June 2014 Chisholm & Gamon Elwood Office 9531 1245

Port Melbourne 204 Heath Street

Port Melbourne 9/83 Pickles Street

Port Melbourne 1/87 Ross Street

A2 B1

A2 B1 C1

A1 B1 C1

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

Rent Available Agent Contact

$530 per week 7 May 2014 Chisholm & Gamon Elwood Office 9531 1245

$595 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Liz Zulinski 0448 828 005

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$320 per week Now Chisholm & Gamon Liz Zulinski 0448 828 005


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Living Bayside issue 32 may 2nd 2014