Property Of The Week: 56 Power Street, Hawthorn, VIC
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    HOUSE MEDIAN ASKING PRICES AND WEEKLY CHANGE     Sydney $1,430,736 (-0.35%)             Melbourne $906,744 (-1.28%)             Brisbane $626,945 (-1.31%)             Adelaide $576,484 (-1.90%)               Perth $573,264 (+0.68%)             Hobart $667,625 (+0.32%)           Darwin $633,559 (-1.47%)               Canberra $869,505 (+1.93%)           National $879,315 (-0.27%)                      UNIT MEDIAN ASKING PRICES AND WEEKLY CHANGE     Sydney $569,148 (-1.05%)               Melbourne $450,915 (+0.15%)             Brisbane $364,991 (+0.46%)             Adelaide $299,227 (+0.06%)           Perth $339,330 (-0.36%)             Hobart $481,504 (-6.77%)               Darwin $380,220 (+0.68%)             Canberra $419,946 (+1.52%)           National $428,987 (-1.42%)                      HOUSES FOR SALE AND WEEKLY CHANGE       Sydney 6,290 (+697)             Melbourne 10,034 (+1,675)           Brisbane 8,564 (-165)             Adelaide 2,786 (-33)             Perth 9,764 (-120)             Hobart 354 (-8)             Darwin 228 (-16)               Canberra 368 (+46)             National 38,388 (+2,076)                    UNITS FOR SALE AND WEEKLY CHANGE       Sydney 6,605 (+82)             Melbourne 6,374 (+217)           Brisbane 2,923 (-13)             Adelaide 861 (-8)             Perth 2,423 (-18)             Hobart 64 (-2)               Darwin 352 (+5)             Canberra 406 (+25)             National 20,008 (+288)                    HOUSE MEDIAN ASKING RENTS AND WEEKLY CHANGE       Sydney $550 ($0)             Melbourne $440 (+$5)             Brisbane $455 (-$5)             Adelaide $450 ($0)             Perth $450 ($0)           Hobart $495 (-$5)               Darwin $640 (+$10)             Canberra $640 ($0)             National $527 (+$1)                    UNIT MEDIAN ASKING RENTS AND WEEKLY CHANGE       Sydney $475 ($0)           Melbourne $370 (-$5)             Brisbane $440 (-$55)               Adelaide $370 (+$5)             Perth $410 ($0)             Hobart $450 (+$25)             Darwin $500 (+$30)             Canberra $540 ($0)           National $452 (-$1)                      HOUSES FOR RENT AND WEEKLY CHANGE     Sydney 5,996 (-35)               Melbourne 9,639 (+280)             Brisbane 3,873 (+90)             Adelaide 1,037 (+438)           Perth 1,838 (-1)             Hobart 184 (-11)               Darwin 98 (0)             Canberra 262 (+21)             National 22,927 (+782)                    UNITS FOR RENT AND WEEKLY CHANGE       Sydney 16,976 (+55)             Melbourne 16,933 (+1,528)             Brisbane 3,293 (+1,099)           Adelaide 621 (-22)             Perth 1,04 (-50)             Hobart 82 (-7)               Darwin 180 (+24)           Canberra 351 (-3)               National 39,477 (+2,624)                    HOUSE ANNUAL GROSS YIELDS AND TREND           Sydney 2.00% (↓)             Melbourne 2.52% (↓)           Brisbane 3.77% (↑)              Adelaide 4.06% (↓)             Perth 4.08% (↓)             Hobart 3.86% (↓)             Darwin 5.25% (↓)             Canberra 3.83% (↓)             National 3.12% (↓)                UNIT ANNUAL GROSS YIELDS AND TREND         Sydney 4.34% (↑)              Melbourne 4.27% (↓)           Brisbane 6.27% (↑)              Adelaide 6.43% (↓)             Perth 6.28% (↓)           Hobart 4.86% (↑)              Darwin 6.84% (↓)           Canberra 6.69% (↑)            National 5.47% (↑)                 HOUSE RENTAL VACANCY RATES AND TREND           Sydney 1.7% (↓)             Melbourne 2.4% (↓)           Brisbane 1.0% (↑)            Adelaide 0.7% (↑)            Perth 1.0% (↑)              Hobart 0.9% (↓)           Darwin 0.9% (↑)            Canberra 0.7% (↑)              National 1.5% (↓)                UNIT RENTAL VACANCY RATES AND TREND           Sydney 3.7% (↓)             Melbourne 4.9% (↓)           Brisbane 2.0% (↑)            Adelaide 1.3% (↑)              Perth 1.4% (↓)           Hobart 1.7% (↑)              Darwin 1.0% (↓)           Canberra 1.5% (↑)              National 3.4% (↓)                AVERAGE DAYS TO SELL HOUSES AND TREND           Sydney 25.2 (↓)           Melbourne 34.7 (↑)              Brisbane 34.6 (↓)             Adelaide 26.8 (↓)             Perth 42.7 (↓)             Hobart 21.3 (↓)           Darwin 36.8 (↑)              Canberra 23.1 (↓)             National 30.6 (↓)                AVERAGE DAYS TO SELL UNITS AND TREND           Sydney 24.9 (↓)           Melbourne 39.8 (↑)              Brisbane 39.7 (↓)             Adelaide 30.9 (↓)             Perth 42.9 (↓)             Hobart 22.2 (↓)           Darwin 44.7 (↑)            Canberra 36.3 (↑)              National 35.2 (↓)               
Property Of The Week: 56 Power Street, Hawthorn, VIC

An enviable lifestyle awaits with this modernised Victorian entertainer.

By Richard Clune
Wed, Mar 24, 2021 2 min

A grand double-storey Victorian entertainer tucked neatly into one of Melbourne’s prized inner suburbs, ‘Girraween’ proves an enviable study in classic elegance and updated functionality for luxurious contemporary living.

Set well back from the street, enter the approx. 1190 sqm plot via a private and walled front garden and embrace an immediate sense of calm. Off the inviting, arched hallway sits the exquisite formal dining, sumptuous library, secondary living area and kitchen.

The latter delivers Smeg and ASKO appliances as well as HeatnGlo fireplace and contemporary cabinetry across a neutral white palette and continuation of Japanned floorboards.

Of the four well-appointed upstairs bedrooms, the master suite boasts WIR/dresser and luxurious modern ensuite with city views. A further bathroom and powder room can be found upstairs, with additional powder room on the ground floor.

Dating to c1883, classical ceilings abound here, so too marble gas fireplaces across the library, formal living and dining rooms as well as further modern musts such as hydronic heating, air-conditioning, alarm, video intercom and double-glazed windows.

The exemplary elegance of ‘Girraween’ extends across the rear and what is a delightful entertainer’s garden as lifted from the British countryside. The sun-soaked rear holds a huge deck, large grassed area and what is an established kitchen garden alongside a potager shed and remote-control garage with abundant storage.

Situated just 5km from the CBD, the property rests on the edge of the Grace Park Estate and within easy access to the elevated shopping and dining of Glenferrie Road and Kew Junction.

Nearby to trams and Hawthorn train station, so too parklands, the Yarra River and some of Melbourne’s finest schools, including Xavier, MLC, Trinity and more.

‘Girraween’ is a rare opportunity to own a property that affords not only an enviable lifestyle, but an updated slice of history that holds a tremendous sense of self.

EOI closing April 10, the property is with Kay & Burton’s Sam Wilkinson (0400 169 148) and Xavier Karagiannis (0427 367 330); kayburton.com.au/

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