first_imgSOLD: 97 Greta St, Manly West sold for $780,000.THE sale of 97 Greta St, Manly West, not only achieved the highest sale price this week, it set a new record for the street.Place Manly lead agent Danny Day said the home sold for $780,000 for private treaty, which had not been achieved prior in this street.“That was the highest price in the street, prior to another one, after mine, further down selling for the same price,” he said.Mr Day said while the property took more than 80 days to sell, it wasn’t an accurate representation of how long similar properties like this are taking to sell.“We had Christmas in the middle (of marketing), so it was probably on the market for 80-odd days,” he said.“Also our contract period for that one was quite an extended contract.More from newsNew apartments released at idyllic retirement community Samford Grove Presented by Parks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus19 hours ago“Realistically it wouldn’t have been the 80 days, it would have been a lot shorter.” The elevated position of this Manly home helped attract a record price for the street.He said the buyers, who have moved down from Cairns for work, were attracted to the low maintenance lifestyle and the guest space on the lower level.“They’re going to have older people stay with them from time-to-time as well, so the downstairs having a separate bathroom as well and bedrooms downstairs appeal to them.”He said there was ample demand for properties similar to this.“People are always looking for things where they can have guests stay and where they’ve got their own private area,” he said.“I think that top end of Manly, especially in Greta St right now, is in high demand because there’s a lot of properties that can be add value you too. “But also, it’s a position, it’s a really nice high elevated position, so you get bay views from the property as well.”last_img

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