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42 Shawlands Avenue, Blackburn South VIC 3130

House  4  3   2 carports 760.0 sqm
16.6km to CBD | 2.8km to Nunawading Station

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Auction Sale $1,434,000 on 30/11/2019
Listed price: $1,200,000 - 1,300,000

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The property

Deceptively spacious and perfectly located, this charming weatherboard home promotes an effortless lifestyle a few steps from Shawlands Avenue Reserve. Providing timeless comfort and appeal, a bullnose verandah leads into a lounge room with a wood fire to cosy up to, flanked by a home office with an external door, making it ideal for those who run a business from home. The central dining area and kitchen are bright and well-appointed with an island breakfast bar, excellent storage, a premium Belling twin oven and a self-cleaning Pacific rangehood. The generous master bedroom has built-in robes and a large ensuite with a double shower and twin basin vanity, paired with two additional bedrooms and a modern family bathroom. At the rear there's a huge retreat, giving teenagers a chill-out zone to relax with their friends, matched by a loft-style studio over the garage with a spacious living area, bedroom and downstairs bathroom. There's plenty of outdoor space to enjoy, showcasing a large undercover deck and spa, overlooking a paved alfresco zone and a family-friendly backyard with a cubbyhouse for the kids. Enhanced with CCTV, ducted heating, split system air conditioning, hardwood floors, water tank, garden shed, ceiling fans, 7.5 kva solar panels, tandem garage, large workshop and ample off-street parking. Exceptionally positioned an easy walk to bus routes and Blackburn South shops, with close proximity to St Luke's and Orchard Grove Primary Schools, Forest Hill College, Deakin University, Blackburn Station Village, Box Hill Central and Forest Hill Chase.

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Good School Outdoor Lifestyle Shop & Dine Contemporary Charm

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Blackburn South's average rating

8.5

out of 10
Rank 172 in Melbourne (Greater)



This suburb is great for families with kids
Pros

Gym & Fitness
Peace & Quiet
Clean & Green
Resale or Rental Value
Safe & Sound

Cons

Nightlife

Burglary rate below state average in 2018

Blackburn South: 1 in 127 homes
State average: 1 in 76 homes

Walkability: Blackburn South is Somewhat Walkable

Some errands can be accomplished on foot in Blackburn South Melbourne. Blackburn South is the 127th most walkable neighborhood in Melbourne with a Walk Score of 63.

Transportation

The best way to get from Blackburn South to Melbourne without a car is to train which takes 45 min and costs $10.

The driving distance between Blackburn South to Melbourne is 19 km. It takes approximately 21 min to drive from Blackburn South to Melbourne.

8.5

Nearby schools

For more information, please checkout the school ranking

Name Distance Level Sector Gender
St Luke the Evangelist School properties in zone > 365m Primary Catholic
Aurora School properties in zone > 539m Special Government
Orchard Grove Primary School properties in zone > 555m Primary Government
Blackburn English Language School properties in zone > 1382m Combined Government
Laburnum Primary School properties in zone > 1449m Primary Government

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