Late Labor MP Jane Garrett’s Carlton North home sells for $4m+ under hammer – realestate.com.au

Late Labor MP Jane Garrett’s Carlton North home sells for $4m+ under hammer - realestate.com.au

Late former MP Jane Garrett’s Carlton North residence bought below the hammer on Saturday for greater than $4m.


The 1880 Carlton North residence of late Victorian Minister Jane Garrett bought below the hammer on Saturday afternoon for $4.1m.

Three bidders competed for the keys to the 714 Drummond St residence in drizzly circumstances, earlier than it was shortly known as available on the market at about $4.05m and bought shortly afterwards to a household purchaser.

Ms Garrett bought the four-bedroom residence in 2009 with husband James Higgins, the place they lived with their three youngsters up till her tragic loss of life in July.

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The sunshine-filled residence attracted quite a few household patrons.


It additionally incorporates a swimming pool on the rear.


It was initially listed with a $3.8m-$4.1m value information.

The sale comes as PropTrack recorded a preliminary clearance price of 68 per cent on Saturday from 438 recorded outcomes.

Though public sale numbers will dwindle subsequent weekend with the state’s consideration on the AFL grand closing, REIV president Richard Simpson mentioned campaigns will choose up once more within the following weeks.

“(The market) will likely be robust main as much as the Melbourne Cup after which once more between Cup weekend and the top of November,” he mentioned.

“However I don’t count on to have large numbers every week and distributors could wish to maintain off till the brand new 12 months.”

Ray White Cheltenham director and chief auctioneer Kevin Chokshi echoed this sentiment, noting that the spring market was robust however there was “nonetheless not a loopy quantity of inventory”.

“We’ve had an actual combined bag of outcomes right now, smaller properties are struggling however household houses are doing effectively,” he mentioned.

13 Munro Ave, Cheltenham, additionally bought below the hammer on Saturday.


Mr Chokshi bought a three-bedroom home in Cheltenham on Saturday for $20,000 above its reserve.

The 13 Munro Ave pad notched a $1.34m consequence, promoting below the hammer to an investor who deliberate to renovate the house earlier than leasing it out.

It was owned by the identical household for 65 years and was first listed with a $1.25m-$1.35m value information.

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