770 Sandy Bay Road Sandy Bay

No.770 Sandy Bay Highway, Sandy Bay was available on the market for one week and was offered by Charlotte Peterswald for $2.5 million. Image: SUPPLIED


MORE Tasmanian houses value $1 million-plus have been offered this 12 months than every other on document.

With about two-and-a-half months left in 2020, Tasmania has already recorded 183 houses offered on this value bracket based on realestate.com.au information.

Actual Property Institute of Tasmania information reveals the earlier document for $1 million dwelling gross sales was set in 2018 with 181.

Going, going gone: Four Tasmanian homes join the million dollar club

Record number of $1m-plus homes sold in Tasmania in 2019

One of many prime gross sales of 2020, 770 Sandy Bay Highway, Sandy Bay.


REIT president Mandy Welling described hitting this mark already in 2020 as “unbelievable”.

“I nonetheless bear in mind when the primary $1 million property was offered in Hobart and it was splashed throughout the entrance web page of the Mercury,” she stated.

“Brokers on the bottom have expressed considerations that there was a notable decline in gross sales on the prime finish of the market this 12 months, so this determine is actually a pleasing shock.”

32 Sedgebrook Highway, Bonnet Hill.


Mrs Welling stated as property values have elevated over time, $300,000 properties turn out to be $400,000 properties, $700,000 turn out to be $800,000 and so forth.

“It’s a pure development to see an increasing number of million-dollar properties throughout the state,” she stated.

“And as soon as once more, so long as we’ve got this appreciable provide and demand imbalance, there isn’t any timeline for our market to regular.”

2/852A Sandy Bay Road, Sandy Bay. Knight Frank.

2/852A Sandy Bay Highway, Sandy Bay.


Chief economist at realestate.com.au Nerida Conisbee stated the luxurious market was doing “very effectively” in the mean time.

“Though we’re in recession, many of the job loss has been amongst younger folks, which is why the rental market has been hit so arduous,” she stated.

“Folks at the moment are saving extra and mortgage charges are traditionally low. Accountable lending necessities have been relaxed.

“Having stated that, it’s possible that $1 million-plus gross sales are extra widespread simply because values in lots of locations have ticked over from the mid- to high-$900,000s into the tens of millions.”

12 Woodcutters Highway, Tolmans Hill.


276 Glenwood Highway, Relbia.


Battery Level stays Tasmania’s solely suburb with a million-dollar median value, at present $1.35 million, however Ms Conisbee sees change on the horizon.

“It’s possible that suburbs like Sandy Bay, Acton Park or Tolmans Hill will hit the $1 million median slower than they’d have with out COVID,” she stated.

“However Sandy Bay, I might say it would possible occur over the subsequent 12 months.

“The market outlook is very unsure in the mean time however housing values have remained much more steady than anticipated.”

Extra from information

Gorgeous 1870s Geeveston home, B&B on the market
Wide views, family-sized space and comfort

REIT figures present the primary time Tasmania recorded greater than 100 $1 million gross sales in a calendar 12 months was in 2015.

There have been 109 $1 million-plus gross sales in 2015, 100 the next 12 months and 168 in 2017, 181 in 2018 and 175 final 12 months.

48 Bain Terrace, Trevallyn.


A few of Tassie’s prime gross sales in September and October

770 Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay $2.5m, Charlotte Peterswald for Property

32 Sedgebrook Rd, Bonnet Hill $1.475m, Harcourts Signature

2/852A Sandy Bay Rd, Sandy Bay $1.3m, Knight Frank

12 Woodcutters Rd, Tolmans Hill $1.275m, Charlotte Peterswald for Property

276 Glenwood Rd, Relbia $1.25m, One Company

48 Bain Tce, Trevallyn $1.01m, Bushby Property Group

Supply: realestate.com.au

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