• Jon Ruwolt

Geelong Federation homes fetching high prices

Updated: Aug 12, 2019

In Geelong, Victoria, Peter Farago of the Geelong Advertiser reported on one of three Geelong Federation beauties to fetch premium prices in the run-up to Christmas 2018.

48 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong VIC

Exquisite family home in premier waterside location

  • 48 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong Victoria

This large house has captivating views across Corio Bay, the marina and the Eastern Beach Promenade, which create a superb backdrop for this enchanting character home.

Period features are retained in the house overlooking the beach reserve.

Above: Period features are retained in the house overlooking the beach reserve.

This beautiful house sold for $4,685,000 in April 2018 and became central Geelong’s second most expensive house after the more famous Corio Villa, which holds the title after selling for $5 million in 2012, .

Corio Villa was commissioned by Scottish iron founders Charles D. Young & Co to the design of Bell & Miller. Corio Villa is considered by heritage authorities as of paramount international significance not just in Geelong but to the history of industrial technology.

Corio Villa is the first prefabricated cast iron house in Australia. The property is situated on the corner of Eastern Beach Road and Fitzroy Street overlooking Corio Bay at Eastern Beach, Geelong.

'CORIO VILLA' is Geelong's Most Famous Residence at 56 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong.

Constructed in 1856 and high over Geelong’s beautiful waterfont, ‘Corio Villa’ is one of Australia’s premier residential properties. Gallery and sales listing

48 Eastern Beach Road, Geelong Victoria:

This five-bedroom house at 48 Eastern Beach Rd is a celebration of the Roaring 1920s, with grand rooms and elegant timber details matched with an expansive rear extension including a pergola extending from the house overlooking a separate studio.