Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster sell in Fitzroy

Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster sell in Fitzroy
Hamish Blake and Zoe Foster sell in Fitzroy

The comedic radio broadcaster Hamish Blake sold his Fitzroy terrace on the eve of today's August 29 scheduled auction.

The Gore Street home was bought in 2012 for $1,265,000 with its extensive renovations including the striking red and blue facade.

Hamish Blake and wife Zoe Foster Blake were expecting $1.55 million plus for the three-bedroom, two-bathroom house. No sale price has been revealed in the REIV results, with the agency upping their price guidance to $1.6 million plus during the marketing campaign.

FITZROY SALES & AUCTION RESULTS

Address Bed Icon Image Price Type Method Sale  Agent
Cremorne  St 3 $1,250,000 House Passed in  29/08/2015 Chambers Fitzroy
15/ 2  King William  St 1 $482,000 Apart Auction Sale 29/08/2015 Nelson Alexander
167  Moor  St 2 $1,540,000 House Auction Sale 29/08/2015 Nelson Alexander
66  Nicholson  St 4 $2,575,000 House Auction Sale 29/08/2015 Caine RE
56  Westgarth  St 3 $1,000,000 House Vendor Bid 29/08/2015 R T Edgar 
60  Gore  St 3 undisclosed House Sold Before Auction 28/08/2015 Nelson Alexander

The property still appeared as available on the Nelson Alexander website on Monday, despite the weekend formal REIV sale notification.

Melbourne vendors secured a clearance rate of 78 per cent this weekend compared to 73 per cent last weekend and 73 per cent this weekend last year.

There were 941 auctions reported to the REIV today, with 738 selling and 203 being passed in, 85 of those on a vendor bid. 

The Fitzroy offering came with rooftop terrace has city skyline views.

The radio host and his author wife have paid a record $4.25 million in Richmond for a home (below) featured on Grand Designs Australia in 2013

The three-bedroom, four-bathroom Richmond house was designed by neilarchitecture for Darren and Ruth Rogers.

79a rowena parade richmond VIC 3121

They built the home on a block bought in 2009 for $920,000 with the works cost estimated at $3.3 million.

 

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of our authors. Jonathan has been writing about property since the early 1980s and is editor-at-large of Property Observer.

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