Portsea and Anglesea big sales as benchmark prices continue to rise


A luxury resort in Portsea has grossed a huge sum as the price record rises again in the scorching red of Anglesea, where the benchmark continues to be exceeded.

A luxury Portsea resort and seaside Anglesea pad have sold for millions of dollars in the middle of Victoria’s hot spring market.

Stephen Akehurst’s sprawling design at 20-22 Leyden Ave, Portsea had been listed for a whopping $ 16-17.5 million.

It sold on September 30, according to realestate.com.au, for an undisclosed price.

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At the time of listing, Peninsula Sotheby’s International Director Rob Curtain said the property was “one of Portsea’s ultimate homes”.

“This is the complete package for a family that wants their family to be close,” he said.

The property comprises two residences separated by a large 15m swimming pool and an outdoor dining area.

The main house has a large kitchen area, living and dining room and two large bedrooms, as well as a parental retreat downstairs.

Meanwhile, the second building has three more bedrooms, a large living room, and a game room downstairs.

Possibility of extension with a vacant block of 1200 m² adjoining the property.

Mr Curtain said the sellers, who are large-scale landowners of rural properties, bought the property from real estate developer Max Beck in 2008 and were selling because they were no longer using the property as much.

Meanwhile in Anglesea, a string of recent sales topped and then set a new record for the suburb.

They include, 24B Melba Pde, 48a Melba Pde and 34 McMillian St, all of which have been sold by Great Ocean Road Properties.

According to CoreLogic, 24B Melba Pde sold for $ 5 million earlier this year, but real estate sources reported that 48a Melba Pde made a sale well over $ 6 million to become the new sales record holder. from the suburbs.

Nearby, McMillan Street, located just two blocks from the beach, sold on October 8 for a price not disclosed in its revised price guide of $ 5 million to $ 5.5 million.

It was originally listed between $ 6.25 and $ 6.875 million.

The French-inspired house has six bedrooms, a tennis court, a swimming pool and a guest house.

Great Ocean Road Properties director Ian Lawless did not disclose the sale price but said the Melbourne-based buyer “liked the fact that it was a turnkey and also the confidentiality factor “.

“It’s a place to have fun,” he said.

“But also that they could have the grandchildren on the tennis court, ride a bike and be in the pool.

Mr Lawless said the region’s high-end market “is doing very well” with many shoppers realizing they “get more for their money” in places like Anglesea, as opposed to the Mornington Peninsula.

He said they were “looking forward to opening up and welcoming our friends from Melbourne” there and encouraged house hunters to get vaccinated so the industry can move forward.

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