Original farmhouse offers space to play and relax

Original farmhouse offers space to play and relax

It maybe surrounded by newer contemporary style homes, but this 1950s farmhouse in the semirural suburb of Pitt Town is proving a popular listing.

Set on a 1500sq m block, the four bedroom property at 90 Hall Street attracted more 50 inquiries within its first week on the market.

Featuring original sash style windows and a wraparound veranda, it had originally been part of larger estate which was subdivided around five years ago.

Agent Jason Hulme from Ray White Pitt Town said it was a very charming property which had been renovated in a Hamptons style that appealed to a wide range of buyers.

“It has the feel of a beautiful old homestead with wide hallways, high ceilings and large rooms,” he said.

“At the same it has been renovated for modern living with great alfresco area, a cabana by the pool and a theatre room.

“For me the best features is the kitchen and also the floors are just gorgeous.”

The property is being sold through private treaty and has a price guide of $1.45 million. It also has DA approval to convert the garage into a granny flat.

“We have had a lot of inquiries from local buyers and also from The Hills — it has surprised me because most of the homes in Pitt Town are new, ” Mr Hulme said.

Latest figures from CoreLogic RP Data show the median house price in Pitt Town is $1.33m with 78 sales recorded in the 12 month period ending in October. During this time prices have remained stable recording just a 0.4 per cent decrease.

There have been no sales recorded in January, however, a number of properties were purchased in the final quarter of 2018. Among them 28 Farmhouse Ave, a five bedroom property on 912 sqm, which sold for $1.225m and 36 Eden Circuit, a four bedroom home on a 2,500m block, which fetched $1.6m.

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