Timeless appeal and affordable comfort in the north

June 14, 2024 BY

Belle Property have listed this Corio home at 7 Benambra Street that displays all the charm of yesteryear. RIGHT: Belle Property’s Maree Corda said the north offered an affordable option for those looking to get into the market under half a million dollars.

Corio is one of Geelong’s largest and most diverse suburbs, spreading to the north edge of Geelong, west into residential areas and along the coast of Corio Bay.

Investors and home owners are turning their attention to this more affordable suburb that has a vast array of public parks, reserves, community facilities and infrastructure making Corio popular with young families and retirees.

Belle Property have listed a solid Corio home that displays all the charm of yesteryear while coming to market under $500,000.

Tucked away in a well-serviced pocket of Corio stands this enduring three- bedroom, one-bathroom, brick-built residence, gracefully standing the test of time and now ready to embrace its next chapter since it was last on market in 1980.

With its original features well looked after, this property presents an inviting opportunity for those eager to craft a contemporary family home without going over budget.

Belle Property’s Maree Corda said the north offered an affordable option for those looking to get into the market under half a million dollars.

“With education facilities at your doorstep, a myriad of parks and open space a handy walking distance, 7 Benambra Street Corio is well located to call home.

“You are not scratching for space here inside or out, generous size rooms throughout and a good size front and back yard, Hills Hoist and all.”

Step inside the welcoming front living area, adorned with original flooring and fittings that infuse the space with a nod to days gone by.

A sturdy archway effortlessly transitions you into the interconnected kitchen and dining zones, offering relaxing views of the backyard. The fully fenced rear yard offers ample room for family gatherings, play time for kids, or your green thumb ambitions.

Boasting a generous garden shed, enclosed carport complete with cast iron fire and stove and automated roller door for added security, this older family home is bursting with vintage character and calling for a tasteful renovation to carry it into the years ahead.


Ideally positioned just a brief stroll 100m from Northern Bay College with the William Hovell Preschool only 450m up the road, and Hendy Street Reserve even closer.

This property seamlessly blends affordability with convenience for a growing family.

Plus, with Fibre to the Premises NBN access, bid farewell to internet speed concerns.

Ducted heating and vacuum, ceiling fans, motorised external window shutters are all added extras.

Don’t miss out on this golden opportunity. Phone Maree Corda on 0424 058 725 for more information.