4 min readAfter months of being locked down at home to stop the spread of coronavirus, you may have realised you need more space, you want to move closer to the beach, or maybe you’re just tired of the four walls of your home office, so you need a change of scenery.
With COVID-19 restrictions easing in Melbourne, Melburnians can finally start planning their next move, get back to house hunting, book in property inspections and bid at in-person auctions once again. Woohoo, what a relief!
According to Homely data from January to October 2020, the five most-searched Melbourne suburbs for properties for sale (outside the CBD) were:
Since there’s been an influx of new property listings as Melbourne’s delayed spring selling season kicks into gear, here are some of the best bargains that have hit the market in some of Melbourne’s most highly sought-after postcodes.
The latest and greatest property bargains in Melbourne’s most popular suburbs in 2020
Price – $390,000 to $420,000
Distance to CBD – 33km
Details – You’d be hard-pressed to find a more attractive and affordable three bed 2.5 bath townhome with such beautiful parkland views in Melbourne right now. Other highlights include the large deck, walk-in robes, ducted heating, topped off with every Melbourne homes 2020 must-have, a study nook. With a quiet cul-de-sac location, double carport and white picket fenced garden, this house is the full ‘dream home’ package. See the listing.
Price – $590,000 to $620,000
Distance to CBD – 38km
Details – Just two years old, this modern four bed two bath home is conveniently located for a city commute and has easy access to Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula beyond. On a 421m2 low maintenance lot, there’s plenty of storage and space for the whole family with two living rooms, a double garage, garden shed, walk-in robes in three of the four bedrooms and a decent-sized backyard with deck. The standout space of this home is the stylish open plan kitchen with stone waterfall edge benchtops, stainless steel appliances and a walk-in pantry. See the listing.
Price – $630,000 to $680,000
Distance to CBD – 48km
Details – On a generous 650m2 block, this recently renovated three bed one bath home has so much to offer to a young family or first home buyer. The pretty leafy views, soaring ceilings, polished timber flooring throughout and sunken lounge featuring a fireplace and child’s swing are the major selling points. For those looking to embrace their green thumb, there’s an established garden with fruit trees and a massive patio. See the listing.
Price – $449,000 (reduced price)
Distance to CBD – 6km
Details – A short walk from Albert Park Lake, St Kilda Beach, The Espy and trams, this is the apartment for you if you love the hustle and bustle of inner-city living with the bay on your doorstep. With a cool industrial loft-style, the one-bedroom apartment features exposed ductwork, a large open plan living area with balcony, study nook and includes a basement car park. See the listing.
Price – $440,000 to $480,000
Distance to CBD – 27km
Details – This contemporary three bed 2.5 bath townhouse is ideally suited to families and professionals. With several popular playgrounds within blocks, lots of parks, walking trails and schools nearby, families will be drawn to all these great amenities. The second downstairs living space would make an excellent home office, and the train station situated 4km away makes for an easy city commute. See the listing.
From industrial-style inner-city apartments to functional family-friendly townhouses to renovated light-filled gems, no matter what kind of home you’re in the market for this spring we have no doubt you’ll find your next home on Homely.