42 Llaneast Street ARMADALE

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42 Llaneast Street ARMADALE

Benefits

Excellent natural light orientation
Excellent street presence & facade
Wide Street Frontage
Good access and flow to outdoors
Within normal walking distance to rail

Concerns

Restricted or no car access
Significant slope issues
Mal James
Mal James
Principal Buyer Advocate
0408 107 988
mal@james.net.au

Comments on 42 Llaneast Street ARMADALE

This is a home for the lover of this home.

Llaneast is not Armadale's best loved or most expensive street, but I think it is still one of the better ones - well especially this part. The location is A - if you leave off the exclusivity tag - close to everything - its just a little crowded getting out at school and peak times and Saturday - ok, that is a point - there is traffic; but its close to everything amenity wise and on the Glenferrie road spine for schools (even to Kew), train, and Dandy road into the CBD - plus shopping.

Anyway back to the home, because that is where all your decisions will come.

Firstly it has no parking - yes there is a rear laneway, but Gunga Din hasn't been down there for years. Crossover at the front, I don't think so - you have room on your block - but its the council I fear (STCA)?

The block itself is orientated beautifully for light - although it's on an old watercourse and that will raise additional issues at renovation time.

Currently what you see is of some beauty, but its old and tired - I was going to say a lot like Mr Hayne, but I don't think he is that beautiful ..... or actually old or tired.

Anyway the beauty is there as it stands - the questions are:

1.     Can you live in that farmhouse type feel or

2.     Can you renovate without overcapitalizing or

3.     Who cares anyway - I just love it and I'm buying it for feel and will deal with the issues as they present themselves.

If you are a 1,2 or 3 - that's good - then you have a shot at this.

Number 16 sold a year ago for $2.8m ish - it was a bit better, second story - but not a lot better and so it feels like high $2m's gets you in the game and maybe $3m will put most out.

Get a pest and building inspection, speak to council to understand the watercourse and Heritage and give it a go if that is your wish.

This is a home for the lover of this home.

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4
Bedroom
2
Bathroom
2
Parkings
571sqm
Land Area
Floor Plan Agent

Sold - 11:30 AM Sep 23 2017

Quote $2,500,000 - $2,750,000

North Facing

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