In the rapidly expanding suburb of Rockbank, these two houses on two blocks of about 1235 square metres offer an opportunity to invest, develop or occupy. They are on the market as two properties, with the option of buying one or both.
They are in a five-minute walk of Rockbank Primary School, a recreation reserve, general store and transport. Rockbank station is a four-minute bike ride away and Melbourne CBD is reached within seven stops – or 33 kilometres by car.
- Bells Real Estate Sydenham: 9449 4288
- Price: $460,000 – $500,000
- Auction: December 22 at noon
- Find out more about this property on domain.com.au
Plans in the pipeline for Rockbank include a $770 million town centre, a secondary college, four new primary schools, parks and waterways, community centres and reserves, as well as a station upgrade and electrified line to Melton.
No. 2009 (on cover) has three bedrooms, the main with walk-in robe and en suite.
Entry under a porch is to a lounge room which connects with the kitchen and spacious family-meals area, laid with floating floorboards.
The kitchen has an island servery bench, charcoal cabinetry, french-door pantry
and underbench oven and gas cooktop.
There’s a large covered alfresco area with ceiling fan out back, a good wedge of lawn and garden space, as well as a double garage with internal access via the laundry.
No. 2011 (above) has five fitted bedrooms, two of which are upstairs. Two bathrooms include one which has both internal and external access.
A living room to the right of an entry foyer flows through to the kitchen and meals space with black-and-white chequerboard flooring and red accents.
The kitchen, with loads of laminate bench space – including brekkie seating for at least six – has ample white cupboards, vertically laid subway splashback tiles and a gas upright cooker and dishwasher.
A large rumpus room, with exposed brick walls and polished timber ceiling, connects with a covered outdoor area. Back and side yards are large.
Whether individually or as a pair, these properties are packed with potential.