GALLERY: Blackbutt beauty on the market

PROPERTY WATCH

A luxury three-level home with coastal views at Blackbutt has come on to the market.

Listed with McGrath Estate Agents Wollongong, the modern home at 9 Kangaroo Drive is generously scaled with five bedrooms, six bathrooms and garage space for 15 cars.

Set on 695 square metres, the property has a contemporary-styled outdoor spa and swimming pool.

Its other features include double-height open-plan living space, huge entertaining balcony with lake views, mezzanine second living area flowing out to a balcony, new granite kitchen, and a large formal dining room plus an all-occasion rumpus room and bar.

McGrath Wollongong director Jordan Andonovski said the price guide was available upon request.

‘‘This is a premium home with close proximity to the beach,’’ he said.

‘‘It’s located in a niche area of Blackbutt. There are a lot of quality homes in this area and this property is no exception.’’

The home is open for inspection on Saturday from 1.30pm to 2.15pm.

According to Australian Property Monitors, the median house price at Blackbutt is up by  8per cent to $410,000, in the 12 months to October 2013.

Ideal family living

A four-bedroom multi-level house with views across Figtree and Mount Kembla is up for sale for offers above $599,000.

Located in a quiet setting, the property at 47 Springfield Avenue, Figtree, has light-filled interiors, multiple living areas and outdoor entertaining spaces.

Listed with agents Craig Stott and Darren Kay, of Belle Property Wollongong, the home’s four bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and the master has an en-suite, balcony and access to a separate rumpus room.

There are also established gardens with lawn, a sheltered barbecue space and a four-car garage with laundry.

Mr Stott said it was the perfect home for those who valued space and privacy in a sought-after setting close to quality schools, shopping and nearby parklands.

The house is open for inspection on Saturday from 10.30am to 11am.

Last month Belle Property Wollongong sold a four-bedroom house at 15 Lantarra Place, Figtree, for $690,000; and a Coniston home at 9 Pine Crescent was sold by agents Simon Micallef and Darren Kay for $492,000.

Cinema a bonus

Ray White Dapto has just listed a five-bedroom family home with mountain views and its own private cinema room.

Sales agent Peter Bullman said the property at 34 Coronet Place, Dapto, featured large-sized bedrooms, the main with walk-in wardrobe with security panic button and designer ensuite.

The bathroom has been recently remodelled with a  free-standing bath and frameless shower.

A huge open living room had raked ceilings with exposed beams, a gas fireplace and  a large covered timber pergola.

Mr Bullman said the formal dining area took advantage of the views and flowed seamlessly with the kitchen.

He said the house featured a sixth bedroom or study with internal access to the double lock-up garage.

There was also a massive rumpus room with built-in bar and bathroom and attached was a private cinema room with projector and   drop down screen.

The property is open for inspection on Saturday from 11am to 11.30am and from 1.30pm to 2pm. It will be sold by auction.

Meanwhile, also in the Ray White stable, Michele Lay of Ray White Kiama, has a listing which she describes as being positioned in one of the suburb’s most coveted locations.

The property at 8 Pheasant Point Drive, Kiama, overlooks Bombo Beach. It’s open for inspection today from 11am to 11.45am and will go to auction on Monday, February 10, at 6.30pm.

Worth a look

• A three-bedroom Barrack Point townhouse for $659,990 through Ray White

• A three-bedroom Farmborough Heights house for Auction through Elders

• A four-bedroom Mangerton house for $679,000 through Dimosons RE

• A seven-bedroom Minnamurra house for Auction through Raine & Horne 

• A three-bedroom Wollongong unit for $525,000 through Belle Property

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