Agents of a fixer-upper for sale are frank when it comes to the renovation required.
The four-bedroom, three-bathroom property at 17 Tobruk Avenue in Sydney's St Ives is headed to auction with a $1.7 million price guide and is need of major TLC.
Greg Howard and Alice Chen of EW Property Group good naturedly reveal on the listing that the home is the type that "needs love, sweat and maybe a bit of cursing".
They go on to describe the property as a "canvas for the bold" with four levels that could be transformed into a dream home with some "guts and a toolbox".
The home is on a 1680-square-metre block and is nestled in greenery, which the ritzy suburb is renowned for.
Listing photos reveal a four-level brick build and a neat but older style which could shine with a revamp.
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There is potential, with the four spacious levels to work with. Agents suggest a "resort-like residence" is possible with the addition of a man cave or home gym.
A sauna is located by a shower, offering the perfect space for those with health and wellness in mind.
St Ives is a leafy suburb on Sydney's upper north shore, 18km from the CBD.
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Domain's House Price Report for the September 2023 quarter reveals the median house price for St Ives is $2.9 million, an increase of 52.6 per cent over a five-year period.
The home is scheduled to go to auction at 12pm on Sunday December 17. Records show it last sold for $1.22 million in July 2007.
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