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Would you fork out $1 million for a vacant block of land featuring a veggie patch and chook shed?

The million-dollar veggie patch: Garden with a shed and chicken pens is expected to sell for an incredible sum

  • Vacant block in Abbotsford, 2km east of Melbourne’s CBD, fresh on the market
  • Expected asking price for buyers will be at least $1 million, as high as $1.2 million
  • The block currently has a series of veggie patches, chook pens and even a shed

A vacant block featuring a handful of veggie patches, chicken pens and a shed is set to fetch at least $1 million from potential buyers this weekend.

The property on Little Charles St in the inner-city Melbourne suburb of Abbotsford is a ‘steal’ according to real estate experts, with the Yarra River, numerous waterfront restaurants and Collingwood Children’s Farm all within walking distance.

Abbotsford is just 2km east of Melbourne’s CBD, with vacant blocks of land scarce in the trendy area.

The vacant block of land at Abbotsford, could fetch as much as $1.2 million at auction

The vegetables patches currently on display at Abbotsford address in Little Charles St

The vegetables patches currently on display at Abbotsford address in Little Charles St

The property is being promoted as an ‘outstanding opportunity to purchase prime vacant land’.  

Edward Hobbs, a director at Biggin and Scott Richmond, believes the eventual buyer is likely to build two townhouses or a large house, subject to council approval, at the address.

Location is king,’ he said. 

A number of developers have already reportedly tabled their interest in the vacant block ahead of auction on Saturday.   

The Abbotsford location, 2km east of Melbourne's CBD, also features a shed and chook pens

The Abbotsford location, 2km east of Melbourne’s CBD, also features a shed and chook pens

Geoff White, a director at CoreLogic Victoria, encouraged prospective buyers to be pro-active if they come across their dream property.   

‘Buyers should be out there this spring, because there are some great opportunities with vendors starting to meet the market,” he said.

‘Don’t hold back if you see the right property.’ 

 

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