Parkville home, Mentone sells at $3.72 million

Parkville home, Mentone sells at $3.72 million
Parkville home, Mentone sells at $3.72 million

One of Parkville’s most expensive houses sold under the hammer last weekend.

The four-bedroom home had been quoted at $3 to $3.3 million before auction.

The offering at 81-83 Park Drive, Mentone sold for $3.72 million.

There had been just the five owners since it was built in 1885 with a striking Hawthorn brick facade and a decorative cast iron balustrade.

The property last changed hands in 1999 for $962,500.

Parkville’s top residential sale price of $4.875 million was 260 The Avenue in 2014.

Records show Nocklofty at 551 Royal Pde had held the suburb’s second biggest house price of $3.7 million until last weekend.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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