A LUXURY three-storey Ocean Grove house across the road from the beach has sold in an off-market sale.
A local family snapped up 1 The Esplanade for $2.85 million.
The value of the property has increased 16.2 per cent in the three years since it last sold for $2,387,500.
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Bellarine Property, Barwon Heads agent Ben Roberts said the people that purchased it in 2016 made contact with him recently about selling the property.
“They have other property in the area and they weren’t planning on staying there forever, it was an interim house for them,” Mr Roberts said.
“A local family has bought it, they wanted to be close to the beach.”
And you can’t get much closer to the beach with just a road and carpark between you and the rolling waves at the main beach.
The modern house is in one of Ocean Grove’s most sought after addresses and has ocean, river and bluff views.
The ground floor has two bedrooms and a family room while the middle lever has three more bedrooms including the main bedroom with ensuite and walk-in wardrobe.
However it is the top level that will capture your attention.
The open-plan kitchen, meals area and loungeroom flow seamlessly together and out onto a sprawling balcony creating the ultimate family entertainment area.
Ocean views add to the quality kitchen with dual wall ovens, integrated coffee machine and microwave, double wine fridges and a butler’s pantry.
A sunken glass mosaic spa is found in the ensuite while there is also C-Bus control of heating and cooling, CCTV, a lift and electric gates.
Along with the impressive house there is also an in ground trampoline and swimming pool.
Mr Roberts said properties like this don’t come up for sale very often which was why the buyers jumped on it straight away.