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Top properties: View’s August recap



Spring is traditionally the most robust real estate season of the year. But by all reports, August has been keeping real estate agents just as busy as the warmer months, with a number of top sales achieved in the last month of winter.

Following is a selection of some of the most exclusive and unique top-end homes sold throughout August…

Victoria

Glen Iris – $5.77m

It doesn’t get much more grand than this spectacular Hampton’s style home in Glen Iris, designed for a busy modern family. It features five bedrooms, a pool room and a wine cellar. The lucky new owners snapped it up for $5.77m.

Stunning Glen Iris home with a beautiful, light living room.

Armadale – $4m

Meanwhile in Armadale, this luxury home recently sold for a touch over $4m. From the street, it looks like a standard family home, but the back half of the property has been impeccably renovated with a sleek, modern industrial vibe.

A living room with concrete wall and fireplace.

Middle Park – $3.5m

Over in Middle Park, a vendor accepted an offer of $3.5m on this charming three-bedder, which boasts a modern chef’s kitchen and a fully renovated bathroom.

A natural-look kitchen

New South Wales

Mosmon – $2m

A budget of $2m doesn’t always get you far in Sydney these days, but the new owners of this light-filled Mosman townhouse were thrilled to get same change from their spend of $2m on this lovely home.

Beautiful kitchen with floorboards.

Sydney – $7.1m

In the city centre, a touch over $7m secured this stunning inner city penthouse, which tops one of Australia’s most prestigious buildings—the exclusive ‘Pullman Quay Grand’.

Light-filled and spacious apartment.

Kemps Creek – $3.2m

But out west is where buyer’s really get some bang for their buck: a purchase price of $3.2m secured this renovated four-bedroom home in Kemps Creek, which sits on five acres of land.

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Queensland

Budds Beach – $1.73m

Glistening water views abound from this gorgeous whole-floor sub penthouse in Budds Beach on the Gold Coast. Sold for $1.73m, this stunning renovated apartment makes the most of the 360º view with floor-to-ceiling windows.

360 degree-views in a Surfers Paradise apartment

Twin Waters – $1.1m

A little further north on the Sunshine Coast, a happy new buyer just handed over $1.1m for this beautiful family home in Twin Waters.

A beautiful facade shot with a pool

Noosa Heads – $2.07m

But it’s this $2.07m four-bedroom luxury home in Noosa Heads that really stands out in recent sales: replete with a beautiful pool and boasting a modern, sleek architectural style, this home wouldn’t look out of place in the most cosmopolitan cities in the world.

Noosa Heads home featuring a pool

South Australia

Glenunga – $1m

What at first glance appears to be a humble family home, is actually far more with this one. This warm, spacious home spread over a block of almost 800m2, which just sold for $1.005m, oozes style and sophistication, and is located in the sought-after Linden Park Primary and Glenunga International High School zones.

A South Australian homePort Lincoln – $850k

Meanwhile in Port Lincoln, this stunning ocean-front family home – offering five bedrooms, three bathrooms and a double car garage – exchanged hands for just $850,000.

A home practically on the beach.

Northern Territory

Johnston – $665k

Finding five bedrooms in a premium Darwin suburb needn’t cost you a fortune in the current market: in fact, the new buyers of this beautiful, spacious home in Johnston paid just $665,000.

A facade shot of a Northern Territory home

Tiwi – $1.1m

Over in Tiwi, this grand entertaining home, which offers a beautiful outdoor entertaining area overlooking the pool to take advantage of the city’s sunshine, sold for $1.1m.

A Northern Territory home with a pool

Tasmania

Lindisfarne – $1.8m

What do you get when you mix a rustic, rambling country retreat, with the class and quality of an inner-city home? The answer is this impossibly beautiful waterfront Lindisfarne property, which recently sold for $1.8m.

A home with an expansive lawn.

Dynnyrne – $1.1m

Still on the water, this four-bedroom Dynnyrne home – boasting a River Derwent view – exchanged hands for $1.1m.

A home on a hill

Battery Point – $1.45m

And in the prestigious suburb of Battery Point, $1.45m secured this gorgeous character-filled three-bedroom home.

A home with an interior courtyard

Western Australia

Duncraig – $770k

Lastly, proving that Perth’s property market is still turning over (despite the sluggish economy), this stunning family home sold relatively fast for the competitive price of $770,000.

Outdoor living area

Winthrop – $870k

Over in Winthrop, a new buyer paid $870,000 for this warm and light-filled family residence.

Facade of a home in Western Australia.