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Home-hunting with $600,000? Here’s what you could’ve bought around Australia

Here's what you could've bought for $600,000 around Australia over the weekend. Source: Domain

Are you on the hunt for your first home or a cheap investment property around the $600,000-mark?

If you thought you would never find a home in that price bracket, think again.

Yahoo Finance has compiled a list of homes around Australia within10-kilometres of each capital city’s CBD for around $600,000.

From studio to a three-bedroom house, here’s what you could’ve bought for $600,000 around Australia last weekend.

Sydney

18/1-5 Stokes Street, Lane Cove NSW 2066

Sold for: $731,000

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 car space

18/1-5 Stokes Street, Lane Cove NSW 2066. Source: Domain
18/1-5 Stokes Street, Lane Cove NSW 2066. Source: Domain
18/1-5 Stokes Street, Lane Cove NSW 2066. Source: Domain

If you wanted to get a hold of a home close to Sydney’s CBD around $600,000 last weekend, it would’ve been a little tough to do so.

This two-bedroom Lane Cove unit was the closest thing at $731,000, with easy access to Chatswood and Artarmon train station and moments from Lane Cove Village.

Melbourne

C102/59 John Street, Brunswick East VIC 3057

Sold for: $616,000

2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1 car space

C102/59 John Street, Brunswick East VIC 3057. Source: Domain
C102/59 John Street, Brunswick East VIC 3057. Source: Domain
C102/59 John Street, Brunswick East VIC 3057. Source: Domain

Walking distance to Melbourne’s buzzing Lygon Street, this modern two-bedroom apartment would’ve set you back $616,000 over the weekend.

Adelaide

20 Centenary Avenue, Findon SA 5023

Sold for: $630,000

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 car space

20 Centenary Avenue, Findon SA 5023. Source: Domain
20 Centenary Avenue, Findon SA 5023. Source: Domain
20 Centenary Avenue, Findon SA 5023. Source: Domain

This three-bedroom family home in Adelaide’s inner south is pegged as ideal for a family willing to renovate to their own requirements, or redevelop with potential for up to three sites on the sprawling 891-square metre block.

Canberra

4 Thozet Place, Page ACT 2614

Sold for: $555,000

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 1 car space

4 Thozet Place, Page ACT 2614. Source: Domain
4 Thozet Place, Page ACT 2614. Source: Domain
4 Thozet Place, Page ACT 2614. Source: Domain

Nestled in a quiet cul-de-sac on 665-square metres of land, this three bedroom home is modern on the inside and close to schools and the Belconnen Town Centre.

Brisbane

111 Kameruka Street, Calamvale QLD 4116

Sold for: $645,000

4 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, 3 car spaces

111 Kameruka Street, Calamvale QLD 4116. Source: Domain
111 Kameruka Street, Calamvale QLD 4116. Source: Domain
111 Kameruka Street, Calamvale QLD 4116. Source: Domain

It was slim pickings in Brisbane last weekend, with few homes sitting around the $600,000 mark at all.

To find an affordable home, you would’ve had to head out to Calamvale, which is around 19-kilometres from Brisbane’s CBD for this four bedroom home.

There’s a shopping centre at each end of the street, city bus stops around the corner and primary and high schools nearby.

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