August in Melbourne isn’t just about shedding winter’s chill; it’s also about a property market that’s sizzling hot.
While the city’s median house price hovers around $938,000, elite suburbs like Balwyn, Surrey Hills, and Patterson Lakes are setting the bar higher, with sales ranging from $2.9 million to a whopping $6 million.
This uptick in premium property sales is not just about the homes themselves but also the expertise of the agents behind them. With Melbourne’s house prices on the rise for seven consecutive months, the market’s strength and the role of its agents are evident.
Join us as we delve into the top 5 sold properties of August 2023, showcasing Melbourne’s finest in real estate.
Sold for $5,040,000 by Tony Yang of Forge Property
5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms
28 Kalimna Street, Balwyn, VIC, 3103, Australia
Stepping into this home feels like a dreamy escape to a French Chateau, right in Melbourne’s eastern suburb. Nestled in the Balwyn High school zone, its classic elegance sits on a spacious 672sqm.
The interiors, with their marble and timber touches, are simply breathtaking. And those Parisian windows? A delightful touch. It’s not just a house; it’s a masterpiece in a prime location.
Sold for $3,285,000 by Spring Chen of Fletchers Canterbury
5 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom
18 Albany Crescent, Surrey Hills, VIC, 3127, Australia
This historic five-bedroom Victorian gem has been with one family for 54 years. It’s like stepping back in time with its romantic verandah, ornate details, and those six marble fireplaces.
Nestled on a sunny corner block, it’s spacious, historic, and just waiting for someone to sprinkle a bit of modern magic on it.
And the location? Perfect for morning school runs to Surrey Hills Primary or coffee catch-ups at Union Road Village. Plus, it’s so close to some of Melbourne’s top schools. A true diamond in the rough, waiting for its next chapter.
Solf for $3,225,000 by Robert Fidanza of The Avenue Property Co
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
21 Airedale Avenue, Hawthorn East, VIC, 3123, Australia
Tucked away in Hawthorn East, this home feels like a warm hug. It’s got everything: spacious bedrooms, a multipurpose room that’s a blank canvas, and a living room perfect for family hang time.
But the real magic? The courtyard. It’s like a little pocket of peace with its water fountain and bird bath. And a big pro for families, the property is just a stone’s throw from top schools and handy transport links.
Sold for $2,970,000 by Jeremy Desmier of Fletchers Canterbury
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
6 Austin Street, Balwyn, VIC, 3103, Australia
This brick Balwyn home is a lot like a charming English storybook come to life. Nestled in a garden straight out of a fairy tale, this 4-bedroom beauty is a treasure.
It has that old-world charm with its clinker brick exterior and arched porch, but inside, it’s all about family comfort. And the location? Perfect for movie nights at Balwyn Cinema or a day out at Balwyn Park. Plus, it’s a canvas for those dreaming of crafting their own luxury haven.
Sold for $2,900,000 by Coco Ma of Area Specialist Melbourne
5 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms
127 Palm Beach Drive, Patterson Lakes, VIC, 3197, Australia
Sitting on Patterson Lakes, this property is the very definition of luxury, with a vast 817sqm block offering direct waterfront access and your own private jetty.
The home, set against the backdrop of a serene nature reserve and Kananook Creek, is a marvel. Its architectural brilliance is evident from the opulent double entry doors to its contemporary facade. Inside, the spacious layout, high ceilings, and full-height windows create an ambiance of grandeur.
Located conveniently close to schools, the beach, and local amenities, this residence is a blend of luxury and practicality in the heart of Patterson Lakes.