NBR TOP PROPERTIES: Five most surprising sales over $1 million
Here’s five sales from this year which bring new meaning to the idea of the "million dollar home".
Sold for: $1.05 million
Housing New Zealand general manager asset development Sean Bignell said it was an exceptional price. It certainly is. The sections are large and subdividable but Haverstock Road, packed with state housing, has historically been a working class street - and that's what it still looks like (see Google Street views here).
Sold for: $1.107m
Bed: 2 Bath: 2 Car: 2
This ground floor apartment is in the middle of a 1960’s building. It has views out to Devonport, and is handy to Remuera village.
Mt Roskill, Auckland
Sold for: $1.13 million
Bed: 4 Bath: 1: Car: 1
1,674 sqm grounds
This is a 50 year old home positioned off the back of Dominion Road down a private driveway. The home is solidly built and has two spacious living areas. The huge section provides opportunity to develop and is zoned res 6A, allowing one dwelling per 375sqm.
Sold for: $1 million
Bed: 4 Bath: 2
Floor size: 170sqm
This house was sold together with bare section 17A for a combined total of over $1.6 million. The CV of the adjoining 17A address was $323,000. Harcourt Agent Cameron Bailey told NBR ONLINE the existing property was going to be renovated and a new home built on the site.
Mount Eden, Auckland
Sold for: $1.14 million
Bed: 4 Bath: 1
Land area: 613sqm
This is a 1940’s art deco style home, which includes a tropical garden.