High sale – 27-29 Chilton Pde, Warrawee.


The higher north shore’s property market has not solely weathered a tough 2020, however in lots of areas it has thrived.

Suburb information have tumbled considerably throughout the world, notably in Turramurra and Lindfield, the place the information had been surpassed by about $4 million.

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And in Warrawee, a spectacular nine-bedroom trophy house on 6406sqm at 27-29 Chilton Pde, bought for $15 million, breaking the suburb file by an eye-watering $6.2 million, and in addition setting a brand new gross sales file for the higher north shore.

The grand property often known as Bremon, bought on Valentine’s Day for $15 million. It had simply been relaunched to the market by Monica Tu, of Black Diamondz Property Concierge, when a purchaser beforehand launched by William Zhang and Lynette Malcolm, of Chadwick Actual Property resurfaced.

27-29 Chilton Pde, Warrawee.


The proprietor had engaged full-time workers to revive the property, with the work taking some 18 months to complete, and costing tens of millions of {dollars}.

Ms Malcolm mentioned the higher north shore had seen an enormous spike in purchaser curiosity this yr, notably from native patrons seeking to benefit from low rates of interest and upsize to bigger properties.

COVID-19 had additionally performed a task, particularly the lockdown interval earlier within the yr that made many individuals take inventory of their properties and places. Many patrons had been seeking to transfer nearer to non-public colleges for his or her kids, she mentioned.

“We noticed executives not having to journey to the town as they had been working from house,” Ms Malcolm mentioned.

“Folks have been in search of extra room internally and outdoors and a deal with life-style and entertaining, greater yards and greater swimming pools.

“Proximity to the faculties is extra essential than proximity to the workplace.”

Amongst properties to hitch the highest 10 gross sales checklist, for the higher north shore, compiled by realestate.com.au, was 17 Mackenzie St, Lindfield, a sustainable trophy house full with indoor staircase slide.

17 Mackenzie St, Lindfield.


It bought in simply 16 days for an undisclosed worth, mentioned by business sources to be between $11 million and $12 million.

The sale, by Glenn Curran, of McGrath Lindfield, broke the suburb’s home worth file of $6.75 million, set earlier this yr at 9 Northcote Rd, based on CoreLogic.

One in every of Killara’s largest holdings bought this yr for $500,000 shy of the suburb file.

The grand property at 56 Springdale Rd bought for $11 million, simply behind the present gross sales file, set by the $11.5 million sale of No. 17 in June, 2012.

The deal was negotiated by Lisa Davies and Matt Bolin, of Ray White Higher North Shore, every week out from the closure of the expressions of curiosity marketing campaign.

56 Springdale Rd, Wahroonga.


The sale of 31 Ku-ring-gai Ave, Turramurra, which bought for $10.125 million, broke the earlier residential suburb file by $4 million, however what made it much more spectacular is that it bought beneath the hammer.

The earlier file was set in 2016 with the sale simply down the road at No. 41 Ku-ring-gai Ave for $6 million, CoreLogic information exhibits.

The lavish house was bought by Lynette Malcolm, of Chadwick Actual Property Ku-ring-gai, and Tim Fraser, of Di Jones North Shore – Wahroonga.

31 Ku-ring-gai Ave, Turramurra.


Killara additionally has a brand new suburb gross sales file for a house with no tennis court docket, following the sale of 19 Karranga Ave.

The renovated c1908 Federation house bought on Monday, for between $9.5 million and $10 million.

The grand house was listed with Ben Cohen and Mark Goldman, of Sydney Sotheby’s Worldwide Realty.

The mansion sits on 1593 sqm of sprawling, manicured grounds. Options embody 792 sqm of inner house, with a number of residing and eating areas inside and outside, house workplace, wine cellar, steam room and resort-style swimming pool.

It’s only the second property to promote on the street this yr. Based on CoreLogic, 2 Karranga Ave, a five-bedroom Federation house on 1856 sqm bought in June for $6.67 million. It was the primary sale on the street since 2016.

Mr Cohen mentioned there had been a surge of curiosity in status higher north shore properties.

“There’s such a extreme lack of inventory in that prime finish of the market,” he mentioned.

“There’s no scarcity of patrons and there’s some huge cash on the market.”

19 Karranga Ave, Killara.


There was loads of motion within the prime worth bracket in Killara. No. 22 Forsyth St, bought for $9.399 million, via Michelle Chen, of GGG RealEstate – Chatswood.

Positioned on excessive aspect of the road, with greater than 2600sqm of resort-inspired grounds inside Killara’s prestigious east aspect, this double brick house has a formidable 757sqm of inner residing,

Options embody a tennis court docket, pool and spa, and marble kitchen.


Roseville noticed its suburb break with the sale of 51-53 Roseville Ave, for $8,850,800, changing the file set in 2019 with the sale of 1 Roslyn Ave, Roseville. The sale was negotiated by Jeng Peng, of LJ Hooker Gordon.

The Federation-style house, which has no heritage itemizing, has been architecturally reworked to create a design that mixes traditional options and modern type.

The constructing has a formidable 614sqm of floorspace, that features seven bedrooms, 4 bogs, terrace, wraparound veranda, gazebo and 4 automotive areas. Different options embody a number of formal and informal residing and eating areas, a pool with spa, full-sized tennis court docket, billiards room and enormous attic.

Ms Peng mentioned she anticipated the property to do nicely, however was amazed on the pace of the sale.

“Everyone seems to be saying COVID is impacting the market – by no means within the north shore,” she mentioned.

51-53 Roseville Ave, Roseville.


No. 37 Bangalla St, Warrawee additionally made realestate.com.au’s prime 10 checklist, though the precise worth has not but been disclosed.

Peter Brack, of Century 21 Radar Properties at Turramurra, did affirm it broke the $6.5 million avenue file set by No. 32 in 2017.

The sale of the six-bedroom house on 2643sqm was negotiated by brokers Gary Ward and Tony Lu, who had been busy doorknocking the world in search of potential distributors.

He mentioned these homeowners had been planning to promote, and with a eager purchaser within the wings, had been solely too completely happy to deliver their plans ahead. The brand new proprietor reportedly plans to renovate.

37 Bangalla St, Warrawee.


A house within the north shore’s most seen streets featured on the checklist. No. 7 Dorset Rd, Northbridge was bought for an undisclosed worth by Grant Borley and David Howe, of McGrath Northbridge.

They’d an $8 million information on the five-bedroom house, which had been held by the identical proprietor since 1987.

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7 Dorset Rd, Northbridge.


One other long-held property additionally made it onto the checklist. No. 28 Nelson St, Gordon, bought proper on its information of $8.5 million.

It was the primary time in half a century that the property often known as Treynar, at 28 Nelson St, Gordon has modified arms. Glenn Curran, of McGrath Lindfield, mentioned the property was purchased by an area household.


Graeme Anderson purchased the house at public sale in 1965 from former NSW Supreme Court docket Decide Martin Hardie, for the princely sum of 36,000 kilos.

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