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Sun newspapers Wed 14 Nov 2012



Sun newspapers Wed 14 Nov 2012


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Sun Newspapers WEDNESDAY, November 14, 2012. 13 PROPERTIES FOR SALE DARWIN Elevated Treasure will suit all Tropical palm studded native gardens keep this home private, shaded and cool. There is not a wasted bit of land here with the paths and gardens winding throughout the property. A large in-ground pool is inviting and ready to jump into, the kids will love it. Mum will love upstairs - open plan living areas with gorgeous polished timber floors. Downstairs is a wonderful built in area that more than doubles your living space. With big breezy windows and tiles to keep it cool this is a great spot for an additional living room, retreat or even a home office. Lets not forget Dad - there is a great shed for all the hobbies and toys! First time advertised so be the first to inspect. $660,000 LJ Hooker Darwin George Pikos 0438 004 800 Saturday 11-12 noon 3 2 2 3 LEANYER 56 Savannah Drive Properties for sale PALMERSTON Affordable Lifestyle This immaculate and inviting ground level home is located at the rear of the block with no rear neighbours and boasts a double carport with room for the boat. The home has been recently painted and has new window furnishings and modern mirrored robes in the bedrooms. The open plan living and lounge area has a visual of the great outdoors and the kitchen is a fabulous size with plenty of room for any sized fridge and a location that means you can watch the kids play outside. The bedrooms are all well sized and feature tiled floors and airconditioning while the main bedroom has a spacious ensuite. Outside is a private side entertainment area with plunge pool and out the back is a lawn area perfect for kids and pets. This home is close to schools and transport and only minutes from the Palmerston CBD. $525,000 Raine & Horne Trish McCelland 0418 612 640 OPEN: Call to view 4 3 2 BAKEWELL 7 Pipit Crt This is one hot property PROPERTIES FOR SALE REGIONAL Two Separate Houses This property comes with two completely separate houses with separate utilities, yards and driveways. The main house has been relocated and fully restored with polished timber floorboards, toughened tinted louvers and three great sized airconditioned bedrooms. The new kitchen includes gas cooking and a new stainless steel plumbed fridge/freezer while the bathroom features quality finishes and Italian tiles. Downstairs boasts an entertaining area, cyclone shelter and new bathroom/ laundry. The second home is a solid pre cyclone home with two bedrooms, airconditioning, slate floors and veranda leading directly out to the salt water pool. The property comes with shed, massive workshop, chook pens, fenced paddocks with water, pre loved stables, quality bore and water tanks, all fully fenced. AUCTION Ray White Palmerston Stacey Scrutton 0418 302 215Today 5.30pm - 6pm & Saturday 2.30-3.30pm 6 3 4 6 HOWARD SPRINGS 20 McIntyre Road 1 0 8 3 5 9 1 THERE are plans to build at least 1000 more apartments in Darwin city centre. Raine & Horne boss Glenn Grantham said the homes will come onto the market over the next couple of years. Theyre going through the planning process, he said. The building boom is indica ve of the faith developers have in the Territorys future following the start of the $34 billion Ichthys gas project. Darwin is now seen as the best place in Australia to buy an investment property. The surge in apartments also mirrors a worldwide trend of people living in city centres. Mr Grantham said developers were pushing ahead with building plans despite the di cul es in gaining nance. The housing market is so strong, he said. Demand is driving the market. Raine & Hornes property list re ects the growth in CBD development and in Darwins northern suburbs and Palmerston. Mr Grantham is handling: A 120-unit project in the northern suburbs, which is expected to go on the market next year; A 250-300 apartment complex between Darwin and Coolalinga; A 52-unit development in the city centre and a 122-home complex in Rosebery, Palmerston; and A 48-apartment CBD block and an eight-storey project in Larrakeyah. Mr Grantham said one developer wanted to build 200 units. There are many signs that the housing market is taking o . Raine & Horne normally handles 30-40 contracts in September but this year it handled 61 residen al and 45 o ces. That shows the strength of the market, Mr Grantham said. Most buyers are Territorians. Raine & Horne boss Glenn Grantham says housing demand is surging Picture: ELISE DERWIN 1000 new apartments The housing market is so strong. for Darwin city centre YOUR LOCAL REAL ESTATE GUIDE