Buxton’s top picks for sale this summer

Luxury city and country homes wow buyers.

Specially selected by Buxton Real Estate agents, these fine properties are tailor-made for discerning buyers. Whether you are seeking a sleek city home or a country manor, Buxton has it all. Check out these latest listings in exclusive locations and discover the unparalleled quality and style they have to offer.

42 Elliott Avenue, Balwyn 

Expressions of interest: $4.95-$5.4 million

This outstanding five-bedroom, four-bathroom luxury home has just hit the market. With strong interest from families attracted to the location in the Balwyn High School zone and near renowned private schools, according to Buxton Balwyn-Canterbury director Leo Xu. The stunning French Provincial-style house showcases the finest of finishes including stunning European Oak parquetry floors and lofty ceilings throughout. The entertainer’s dream has spacious living areas, a theatre room and a sublime kitchen with high-end Miele appliances and a butler’s pantry.  A covered alfresco zone with an outdoor kitchen adds to its appeal.

4 Windsor Street, Kew

Price: $6-$6.6 million

To hit the market in January 2024, this meticulously crafted five-bedroom, five-bathroom family home is a beacon of luxury in a prestigious eastern suburb. Buxton Balwyn-Canterbury director Leo Xu said the rare offering was a testament to quality on a grand scale. “Home to a developer, it has been custom-built and fitted with all the bells and whistles,” he said. Promising unparalleled comfort for a discerning family, it displays fine living zones, a top-of-the-line European kitchen, and a hotel-style main suite. The stunning outdoor oasis showcases an entertainment zone with a retractable roof, and a solar-heated saltwater pool. The lush expanse of Victoria Park provides a scenic backdrop for the property near some of Melbourne's finest private schools.

12 Lionel Street, Doncaster East

Price: $4.6-$4.9 million

The epitome of elegance and style, this stunning showpiece is dressed to impressed families and is set to hit the market in early 2024. Buxton Balwyn-Canterbury director Leo Xu said the property would not look out of place in a prestigious inner Melbourne suburb. “We expect it to break the sales record in Doncaster East,” he added. The brand new home of about 75-squares makes a grand impression with its floating wrought-iron staircase, soaring voids and skylights, and exquisite crystal chandeliers. Panelled walls and ceilings co-exist perfectly with gleaming parquetry timber floors. A truly magnificent home for those who want only the very best.

47 Buckley Falls Road, Highton

Price: $1.55-$1.69 million 

With a breathtaking outlook over the Barwon River and Buckley Falls, this outer suburban property in  Geelong takes fine family living to a whole new level. Buxton Highton director, David Gray said stunning water views were attracting buyers to the prestigious riverside location. “This is a rare offering in a tightly held Queens Park precinct, near quality schools,” he added. Created by a renowned local builder, the elegant four-bedroom showpiece features a living/dining/kitchen zone with french doors opening to two superb outdoor areas, perfect to host summer gatherings.

1 Thomas Street, Geelong West

Price: $1.25-$1.35 million

Period charm meets on-trend luxury at this property in a prized locale near cafes and the delights of Pakington Street. The miner’s cottage has been transformed into a modern four-bedroom home of the highest standard, according to Buxton Highton director David Gray. “The impressive renovation and location in a trendy area are drawing strong interest from Melbourne buyers,” he said. “It’s ideal for small families, professional couples, downsizers and retirees.” Soaring ceilings, engineered oak floorboards, wool carpet and stylish accents are showcased throughout. The living/dining/kitchen zone creates a cosy retreat, while the north-facing alfresco area with an outdoor sink makes entertaining easy.

4 Bluebell Close, Moriac

Price: $1.279-$1.345 million

On the outskirts of Geelong, this enchanting family haven on 2010 sqm promises the best of country, city and surf in peaceful surrounds. The four-bedroom character home with multiple indoor and outdoor living zones is steps away from a general store and primary school. “This coveted pocket has a small town feel on the city fringe,” Buxton Highton director David Gray said. Polished timber floors and a woodfire heater bring warmth to the interior where a tastefully updated kitchen forms the heart of the home. Other features include a paved outdoor entertainment area with a built-in barbecue and pizza oven, a four-car garage with sink and toilet facilities for the handyperson, and a chook shed for the daily fresh egg supply.