This year has gotten off to a good start for the vendors of 25 Wambool St in Turramurra, after a buyer paid $1.56 million for their four-bedroom property.
Marked sold on January 2, it was also the first property to sell on the upper north shore for 2019.
The result was a long time coming for them with the house taking 76 days to find a buyer.
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On the market with McGrath Lindfield agent Neo Wang, it was originally listed as an auction campaign before switching to a private treaty sale with a $1.7 million guide. CoreLogic data shows that the most recent price guide was $1.68 million.
Despite this, the result still yielded a good return from the $1.18 million the vendors paid in 2013.
Designed for a relaxed low maintenance lifestyle, the free standing home is located on a sought cul-de-sac street. It is also a short walk to bus and train services, shops and schools.
Inside has an open plan layout that takes advantage of space, natural light and airflow.
Sitting on a 599sqm block, there is a deck that flows onto a level lawn garden, while there is another large outdoor terrace for entertaining.
All bedrooms are generous in size and have built-in wardrobes.
Features include ducted airconditioning, plantation shutters, water tank, double lockup garage with internal access and a storage room.
The Turramurra market has remained relatively stable since the end of the property boom having only seen a two per cent fall in the median sale price in the past 12 months, according to CoreLogic data.
in the past five years, the median sale price has risen an impressive 79.1 per cent.