3 Myamyn Street ARMADALE


Higher positional potential for long term growth
Growth above average metro in last decade
Good rental prospects
Seemingly low additional cash required after purchase
Minimal ongoing outgoings


Interrupted floor levels
Mal James
Mal James
Principal Buyer Advocate
0408 107 988

Comments on 3 Myamyn Street ARMADALE

This is what I wrote in 2008: This is a lovely home in need of some Tender Loving Care - one of my favourite smaller homes I've seen this year. With a great renovation this could rate into the 800 or 900's. Expect competition.

This is what I think in 2014: 

This was an exquisite shell when I first saw it up for sale in 2008 and it's been finished off with a lot of class by Nicholas Murray architects.

Old meets new - underground added - no shortcuts in thinking, in building, in materials on the rear extension either.

This is a professional couples dream home and if it had a lift it would be a pinnacle for downsizers as well.

This part of Armadale has been getting strong prices for years now and its obvious why, after a visit or a google. Its brilliantly positioned.

The home itself has a façade to fight for in that its so memorable - very much the baby version of what was sold recently in Mercer in terms of evocative to look at.

At this point I should say well done on being brave and digging the underground car park in - this home as it was in 2008 presented many opportunities, but it also presented a number of issues; that if not met head on and in a courageous manner we would have seen an end result far inferior to what lies there now.

OK lets get some balance, some perspective - what are its faults?

Blank look, blank space - there aren't any dealbreakers except one and we will get to that later.

The bathroom downstairs means a walk into the corridor for the bedroom occupants - this is how desperate I am to find fault to look balanced.

2 levels of steps mean the occupants have to be fit. The bedroom configuration may not suit all as its 2 up and 2 down - but hey if you bought it for my family I'd get over it.

So rear yard, northern orientation, impressive cellar. Wow it's all good.

A better mid-sized gem would be hard to find - maybe left field and very different would be 11 Malin St Kew - it brought out the same sort of feelings.

And so we come to big issue - the dealbreaker for many.

Can you think of it?

I was at the open and I couldn't really move around and not one, not two, but 3 people came and asked me the same question about the same issue.

October 25th will resolve that and for all but one the hurt will linger for a little longer than it has in the past.

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Passed In - 1:30 pm Oct 25 2014

Quote $4,300,000+

North Facing

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