AUCTIONS

TOP HOUSE

TOP HOUSE - $2m

108 Franklin Road, Portsea

DOWN a lane in "old Portsea" this property is on 3668 square metres and includes a pool and tennis court. Bids opened at $1.5 million and three parties pushed the price past the reserve of $1.65 million to sell under the hammer. The late 1980s-era property, designed by Dennis Edwards, has four bedrooms and three bathrooms. It was sold by R.T. Edgar.

TOP APARTMENT - $1.07m

72A Morris Street, Williamstown

FOUR bidders were among the 60 to 70-strong crowd at the auction of this beachfront property. The price moved past its reserve of $1.04 million to sell under the hammer. The new three-bedroom double-storey property has multiple living spaces and outdoor entertaining areas. It is across the road from a reserve and was sold by Greg Hocking Elly Partners.

BARGAIN HOUSE - $121,000

14 Bellfield Court, Wyndham Vale

SERIOUSLY damaged by fire, this house was sent to auction by its mortgagee. The four-bedroom house had a hole in its roof above the kitchen and dining area. It attracted three bidders and sold for the value of its 400 square metre block. It is on the Manor Lakes estate, close to the Lollipop Creek Reserve and the shopping centre. It was sold by Ray White Werribee.

BEST ROUGHIE - $360,000

3 Hope Street, Rosebud

THIS three-bedroom fibro shack sold before its scheduled mid-January auction. A deceased estate, it is on an 800-square metre block and had not been lived in for a year, according to agent David Short. There is a lock-up garage. It is a short walk to the beach and shopping centre. The new owner has plans to build two or three units on the site.

BEST WEEKENDER - $1.36m

18-20 Robinson Place, Portsea

ON TWO titles behind the Portsea Golf Course, this 1970s-era beach house sold under the hammer. Three bidders competed with offers opening at $1.1 million. The four-bedroom property is on 2000 square metres and includes a tennis court. It is halfway between the front and back beaches. R.T. Edgar sold the house.

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