First-home buyers and investors are looking to the western suburbs, including Melton, Darley, Kurunjang and Harkness, which still offer houses in this price range. Barry Plant Melton sales agent Zack Ninkovic said these properties are attracting strong interest, with multiple groups attending open house inspections. Once they come on the market, they are snapped up, including three-bedroom houses at 34 Penguin Street, Melton, that sold recently for $360,000, and 2 Coolabah Court, Kuranjang, that changed hands for $380,000.
Check out these houses listed by Barry Plant Melton in this price range:
31 Bridge Road, Melton South (price guide: 360,000-$390,000)
This three-bedroom house on 581sq m will go under the hammer on May 29. In the heart of Melton South, the property is near the train station, Opalia and Cobblebank shopping centres, and schools. The house comes with an open-plan kitchen, meals and family area plus a gas fireplace and split-system air-conditioning. It has a host of appealing features, including a stunning outdoor entertainment zone plus a spa/gymnasium area. Contact Zack Ninkovic on 0424 917 222.
11 Harvey Street, Darley (price guide: $370,000-$400,000)
Up for auction on June 12, this three-bedroom house on 651sq m has just hit the market. The older-style home has a lounge room with gas heater, air-conditioner and polished timber floorboards. With scope for investment, renovation or extension, the property represents great value and potential for subdivision, subject to council approval. Contact Zack Ninkovic on 0424 917 222.
133 Long Tree Drive, Harkness (price guide: $399,000-$429,000)
With three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this house on a low-maintenance 292sq m makes an ideal first home. It includes a main bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and ensuite, plus an open-plan kitchen, meals and family area. There are quality stainless-steel appliances, split-system air-conditioning, wall heater and a single garage. Contact Zack Ninkovic on 0424 917 222.
75 Gretel Grove, Melton (price guide: $400,000-$440,000)
To be auctioned on June 5, this three-bedroom house on 652sq m offers an excellent opportunity for families to nest, invest or develop, subject to council approval. It has three good-sized bedrooms with built-in wardrobes, a bright lounge room plus a meals area and a kitchen with ample storage space and modern appliances. Other features include ducted heating, air-conditioning, ceiling light fans, security screen to exit doors, double carport with a roller door plus a double steel garage. The big backyard makes a great children’s play area.
The property is within walking distance of High Street, shops, public transport, medical centre and post office. Train station, schools, botanical gardens, freeway access, Woodgrove shopping centre and a proposed hospital are also nearby.Contact Ned Nikolic on 0401 284 479.