A combination of technology, sustainability and luxury – 42 Hobbs Avenue, Dalkeith, WA is an multi-award-winning home by Giorgi Exclusive Homes is an indulgent display in the sought after enclave of Dalkeith.
The combination of soaring ceiling heights, glass walls and the use of architectural voids sees the residence create a capacious, light filled home spread across an 1103sqm plot.
The 5-bedroom, 3-bathroom, 4-car garage home boasts Carrara marble tiling underfoot that is heated by a cutting edge under-floor hydro cooling and heating system throughout.
The main living area – which sees the lounge, dining – is fitted with a gas fireplace amd extends to one of the three kitchens in the home fitted with Gaggenau appliances and a Corian benchtop, supplemented by a scullery.
Entertaining is not limited to the indoor spaces, with the living area spilling outdoors to the alfresco lounging area replete with outdoor kitchenette, pizza oven and infinity pool. Elsewhere, the residence boasts an expansive wine cellar, including temperature-controlled cellaring.
The main bedroom sees an oversized ensuite, complete with marble adornments along with an elongated walk-in robe. The other bathrooms throughout the residence match with marble tiling.
Also upstairs is a retreat and expansive study area which is accessible via the internal lift or the stairs.
Throughout the home, a number of sustainability measures including underground rainwater tanks and recycled grey water as well as clever features including remote energy management and a smart home system that controls the intercom, lighting and shutters.
Sat in the enviable suburb of Dalkeith it offers the best of Perth’s village life, the residence is nearby Perth Flying Squadron Yacht Club and the Swan River.
The listing is with Shengxi Li from Honsun Realty (+61 487 380 423). Asking price; $7m.
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Strong performances in Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra lifted the national average.
Following on from the rate rise early last week, the weekend’s auction market remained resilient, despite a lack of listings reflecting the growing unease of sellers.
The national auction market reported a clearance rate of 60.9% at the weekend — lower than the 62.0% reported last weekend and well below the 81.5% recorded over the same weekend last year.
National auction volumes were lower at the weekend with only 1202 listings compared to last weekend’s 1543 and significantly lower than the same weekend last year’s 2100 auctions.
The Sydney market eased at the weekend, following the previous week’s slight uptick.
The Harbour City recorded a clearance rate of 57.8% at the weekend — lower than the 62.5% of the previous weekend and well behind the 83.0& of the same weekend last year.
Auction numbers too were down on the previous weekend – only 421 reported compared to 570 and well below the 532 auctioned over the same weekend last year.
Sydney recorded a median price of $1,470,000 for houses sold at auction at the weekend — lower than the $1,497,000 recorded last weekend and 8.4% down on the same weekend last year’s figure of $1,605,000.
Melbourne’s weekend auction market saw another solid result, with a clearance rate of 62.1% — slightly higher than the previous weekend’s 60.5% but lower than the 71.7% over the same weekend last year.
A total of 550 homes were recorded listed at the weekend in the Victorian capital — significantly lower than the 692 reported over the previous weekend and well below the 1301 listed over the same weekend last year.
Melbourne recorded a median price of $968,500 for houses sold at auction at the weekend — similar to the $970,000 reported last weekend and just 0.9% higher than the $960,000 recorded over the same weekend last year.
Elsewhere around the country, Brisbane failed to reach a clearance rate of 50%, managing to clear only 46% of the 84 listings recorded, while Adelaide and Canberra both performed strongly with rates of 72.5% and 66.2% respectively.
Data powered by Dr Andrew Wilson, Myhousingmarket.com