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Is subdivision possible on a irregular block?

Discussion in 'Development' started by chowmein, 11th Jul, 2016.

  1. chowmein

    chowmein Member

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    Hi there,
    Just getting some ideas on whether a property is worth buying?
    It has a large (>900m2) irregular shaped block with a narrow frontage 12m and wide at the back. Is this a block that has potential to be subdivided?

    Many thanks in advance
     
  2. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Need to look at what that specific council or suburb allows to be certain.

    Assuming you're talking Adelaide subdivision, answer is most likely not. Some areas may allow a hammerhead on that if there's room for a driveway past the house.

    Advanced method - buy a slither off the neighbours to help. Depends on the size and willingness of theirs.
     
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  3. chowmein

    chowmein Member

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    Thanks DT. Waiting to hear back from the council planner!
     
  4. MTR

    MTR Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Read my thread on Croydon development, this was an irregular block, same as what you mentioned

    All comes back to what you can build on the block, price you paid and profit you will achieve after building/selling

    Homework required to determine the above
     
  5. melbourne171

    melbourne171 Well-Known Member

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    Melbourne is different from other interstate suburb. Melbourne is most less control on DA.
     
  6. chowmein

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    Thanks for your input. Did the DD and town planner reported that subdiv was not possible.
     
  7. property novice

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    I am trying to build a house on battle axe block. Worked out the feasib, worst case is break even, finger cross. Look at file attached. Such an irregular block. Poor me
     

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