A TIGHTLY held pocket of Belmont was highly sought after on the weekend as three parties bid on a five-bedroom house.
The 983sq m property at 13 Amundsen St sold under the hammer for $825,000, above the quoted range of $750,000-$820,000.
McGrath, Geelong agent Tom Luxton said the buyers were from Waurn Ponds.
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“They were after a bit of a lifestyle change,” Mr Luxton said.
The Belmont treasure is not only in a sought after location but the house provides a lot of potential.
The ground floor consists of three bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, two loungerooms and a sunroom.
Upstairs are two more bedrooms and attic space.
There is also a five-car garage.
There are timber parquetry floors in some rooms and an open fireplace in the formal loungeroom.
The property is around the corner from the $1.215 million sale of 2 Peary St in November last year. The property featured an Edwardian house on a landscaped block.
The median house price in Belmont has increased 9.3 per cent in the past year to $535,500, according to CoreLogic.