The $1.47 million sale of a contemporary residence in a private pocket of New Lambton has set a new price high for St James Road.
Tammy Hawkins, of McGrath Newcastle City, marketed the stylish four-bedroom, three-bedroom home at No.231. It had a Caesarstone kitchen, multiple indoor and outdoor living options, a four-car garage plus a spacious master wing. According to Australian Property Monitors data, the previous highest sale for St James Road was $1.355 million in 2016.
A renovated three-bedroom Federation home at 31 George Street in Mayfield East, also marketed by Ms Hawkins, generated "a lot of interest" before it sold for $670,000.
John Kerr, of Dalton Partners New Lambton, sold a four-bedroom residence at 11 Patrick Street in Merewether for its asking price of $1.7 million and a three-bedroom home with a pool at 18 Wyong Road in Lambton for its asking price of $719,500.
A five-bedroom brick home at 2 Chelston Close in Charlestown that had been in the same family for 42 years and was listed by McKiernan Real Estate with a guide of $700,000 to $750,000 was reportedly secured for $760,000 within 24 hours on the market.
First National Newcastle City's George Rafty sold a three-bedroom brick house on a block 1037 square metres in size at 25 Jones Avenue in Warners Bay for $870,000.
Robinson Property's Mike Flook reported he had offers and acceptance of four properties - two in Merewether, one in Broadmeadow and another in Bar Beach - after agents were allowed to hold open homes last weekend again following a six-week shut-down.
Raine & Horne Newcastle sold a three-bedroom cottage at 1 Kings Road in Tighes Hill for $620,000 as auctions were allowed to return on site.