The $1.63 million sale of a Murrays Beach property with "wow factor" has set a new sale precedence for the tranquil, lakeside suburb.
Belle Property Charlestown's Neil Fry launched the five-bedroom, five-bathroom home on 1284 square metres of waterfront reserve land at 21 Nine Acres Way on July 8 with a guide of $1.58 million to $1.68 million.
According to Australian Property Monitors data, the previous highest house sale in Murrays Beach was $1.325 million paid in April of 2018.
"There was a good level of interest from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley, but the bulk of it was from Sydney, attracted to the lifestyle that property offered, and it ended up being purchased by a Sydney couple," Mr Fry said.
From one waterfront location to another, First National Newcastle City's George Rafty has reported strong early interest for a three-bedroom, two-bathroom townhouse with a "sought-after, corner aspect" and its own Balinese-style cabana he is marketing at 1/40 The Lane in Maryville with a guide of $1.05 million to $1.15 million. It is open today at 11.45am.
McGrath Newcastle City's Tammy Hawkins has two properties set for on-site auctions on Saturday. At 10.30am, she will take a three-bedroom house in a prized location of 11 Lingard Street, Merewether to auction with a guide of $980,000. At 1.30pm, a home with three bedrooms that borders Wickham at 93 Fleming Street in Islington goes under the hammer with a guide of $820,000.
First National Newcastle City have a four-bedroom house with a pool at 26 Everton Street, Hamilton East set for auction at 11.15am with a guide of $1.45 million and a two-bedroom apartment at 4/119 Tudor Street in the popular Atrium complex at 12.45pm with a guide of $600,000.
Stage one of Iris Capital's East End redevelopment along the Hunter Street Mall has topped out and so has waterfront development Foreshore Lake Macquarie in Toronto.
Listings over $1m
A single-level, waterfront residence with three bedrooms on 844 square metres of land at 107 Dilkera Avenue in Valentine is being marketed by Belle Property Charlestown with a guide of $2.6 million.
McGrath New Lambton have listed a new four-bedroom house with a pool on a block 828 square metres in size at 27 Queens Road in New Lambton with a guide of $1.65 million.
Robinson Property are selling a two-bedroom, two-bathroom harbourfront apartment at 403/7 Honeysuckle Drive in Newcastle for $1.175 million to $1.2 million.
PRD Hunter Valley have a heritage five-bedroom residence on 1942 square metres of land at 9 Kensington Road in Bolwarra for $1.395 million to $1.465 million.
$500,000 to $1m
Belle Property's Joshua Lloyd does not expect a four-bedroom house with views to the ocean he is selling at 53 Marlin Street in Floraville to last long. It has a guide of $630,000 to $690,000 and has attracted strong early interest.
An updated home with three bedrooms at 39 Jennifer Street in Charlestown that is also being marketed by Belle Property Charlestown has a guide of $675,000 to $715,000.
Dalton Partners The Junction have listed a three-bedroom home at 24 Meredith Street in New Lambton with a guide of $685,000.
A four-bedroom house on a block over 500 square metres in size at 10 Delasala Drive in Macquarie Hills is being sold by Andriessen Property with a guide of $460,000 to $485,000.