The previous owners parted ways with the lavish property for $3.45 million – $50,000 less than the asking price
A NSW (New South Wales, Australia) couple have made the extraordinary decision to accept a lower price for their stunning waterfront home for one heartwarming reason.
The lavish four-bedroom home is located in the idyllic town of Nelson Bay, just over a two-hour drive from Sydney in the ‘blue water paradise’ of Port Stephens.
The previous owners last week parted ways with the lavish property for $3.45 million, an entire $50,000 less than the asking price.
Real estate agent Dane Queenan revealed the homeowners, who wanted to downsize, accepted the offer because it came from locals in the area.
We had multiple people fighting for it so we negotiated a deal prior to auction, Mr Queenan told the Newcastle Herald.
There was a client who offered over $3.5 million, but the clients chose to go with the current buyers because they were locals, he said.
Most people would have taken more money, he said.
The agent said the sale was the current record for the street and takes second place for the most expensive waterfront home sold in Port Stephens.
The beachside home catches the sunrise horizon every morning and boasts panoramic views of the dreamy Dutchmans Beach.
The property features a home theatre, study, guest bedroom, internal laundry and a third living room complete with a kitchenette.
A swimming pool encircled by glass panels and a large wraparound balcony gives way to stunning views of the ocean.
The property is just a ten minute walk to Nelson Bay Central Business District, D’Albora Marina and an array of retail shops and restaurants.
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