Property Of The Week: 1 Elm Grove, Balaclava, VIC
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Property Of The Week: 1 Elm Grove, Balaclava, VIC

A stylishly renovated residence in Melbourne’s southeast.

By Kanebridge News
Wed, Jul 7, 2021Grey Clock < 1 min

Arriving in charming fashion is this stylish Edwardian residence in the southeast Melbourne locale of Balaclava.

The combination of period perfection and complete contemporary function comes this renovated 3-bedroom, 1-bathroom, 3-car parking home, providing family-sized space on an enviable 272sqm plot.

Enter through the façade, through to the double-fronted environment with free-flowing living areas and timber floorboards underfoot that lead to the unfolding large undercover alfresco area.

It’s here, in the aforementioned free-flowing living area that the kitchen resides featuring stone benchtops, Bosch cooking appliances and NEFF dishwasher features plenty of soft-close cabinetry.

From here, the alfresco area is built to entertain with low maintenance landscaping and a ceiling fan above.

Elsewhere the residence houses three spacious bedrooms – all boasting period high ceilings, built-in robes and fireplaces.

Other features include a luxuriously appointed bathroom with a freestanding bathtub, a laundry with plentiful storage, the north facing feature garden and three off-street parking spots.

The home is a walk to leading schools such as Caulfield Grammar, Ripponlea Village, trams and trains and only 10km from Melbourne CBD.

The listing is with Paul Sibley (+61 403 325 423) of Buxton Real Estate Port Phillip and is headed to auction Saturday, 24 July. Price guide; $1.5-1.575 Million,


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Treechangers seeking a home and income should take note of this west coast property in picturesque Pickering Brook in the Perth Hills, which comes with its own live-in residents.

Known as ‘the Margaret River of the Hills’ the area boasts stunning bushland while being just 30 minutes from all the amenity Perth has to offer.

With eight bedrooms and 10 bathrooms, this property is a home and business, operating as a thriving day spa, Hidden Valley Eco Lodges and Day Spa.

The private main residence is made of rammed earth for thermal comfort and has three bedrooms, luxurious bathroom and a large open plan living area. A private jacuzzi on the spacious entertaining deck is the perfect spot for enjoying beautiful bushland views at the end of a long day.

For day spa guests, there are four deluxe spa treatment rooms serviced by qualified staff, a reception area and lounge plus a commercial kitchen. Overnight guests can choose from five lodges with fully equipped kitchen and heated jacuzzi. As a going concern with a consistently high annual turnover, it’s a unique opportunity for the right buyer.

Set over 5.46ha, the property is also home to a very special group of residents: a small herd of alpacas, which are included in the sale.

Price guide: $6.5 million

Inspection: By expression of interest

Agent: Susanne Broido, The Agency 0499 770 237