He conducted 24 special inspections. 58 Shirley Road In the days after the 6,480 square foot property was released, it signed six contracts with serious buyers.
He said he only received four bids to make the deal, well above the $8.8 million guideline.
“It was very difficult to price because nothing like this had been on the market in a very long time,” Mr. Curran says.
The fact that multiple parties are ready to cash in on it is a sign of how strong the market is right now.”
Roseville is going strong this year. In August, 35 William St, one of its most iconic properties, broke the suburb’s price record with nearly $5 million in sales. Lisa Davies and Jessica Cao, from Ray White Upper North Shore, for approximately $13.8 million.
The Shirley Rd home was supposed to go up for auction on October 23, but Mr Curran said buyers, who are a family, were very keen to secure an early sale.
“They just fell in love with the privacy, the space and the gardens,” he says.
“This is a great result.”
Located at the end of a private road and featuring a tennis court, pool with cabanas, a 1000-bottle wine cellar, and even a golf course, there’s a lot to love about the property.
The meticulously maintained Federation home boasts lots of period charm, but is also filled with an array of contemporary features to suit a variety of lifestyles.
Surrounded by a traditional winding terrace, the ground floor features a choice of formal and informal spaces on a wide footprint. Another highlight for buyers was the adjoining kitchen and the unique circular home office with separate entrance – ideal for anyone working from home.
Mr Curran said agents look forward to holding public auctions and live onsite auctions from this week – a reward for NSW reaching 70 percent double vaccination status.
“We will see an increase in new listings, but I think stocks will still be tight,” he says.
“I don’t see any major slowdowns during the traditional Christmas period.”
And many buyers are now rekindling to buy to be in their new homes by Christmas, he says.
“We really have a window of about 30 to 40 days if you want to be in a new home for Christmas,” he says.