Evolving Port

Port Melbourne and Fishermans Bend change. Houses are changed or demolished and new forms of housing take their place. Port Houses records some of these changes.

Saturday, June 19, 2021

58 Station St, Port Melbourne

19 June 2021

The property is deteriorating. It has been secured with a fence.

58 Station St, Port Melbourne 



10 November 2018

The property changed hands again for $860,000.

20 June 2017

The house at 58 Station St was sold by Cayzer for $964,000. It is reported that a jogger going past bought it on a whim and paid $194,000 over the reserve. 

Opposite Port Melbourne's Railway Reserves, minutes from Graham station and just a few more to the beach and Bay St, its advantages are easy to see.





Mrs Timms watches the world go by 1987
Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society collection 

2009

Looking a tad neglected.

26 September 2009

Tuesday, June 8, 2021

156-162 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne

The BelleVue

Revealing its past and future - the corner of Boundary and Thistlethwaite Sts.


4 April 2021

Advertising has begun for the eleven townhouses to be built on this site. 

The development, the first in the observation of Port Houses, emphasises smart technology in all areas of operation of the home.

Architect: Caisson
Chief Architect: Craig Barkla

19 October 2018

H & R Motor Body Repairs have moved to Braybrook after fifty years in this location. The site deteriorates.



26 September 2018

The City of Port Phillip issued a permit, with conditions, for 12 townhouses of 4 levels at the planning meeting on 26 September 2018.

9 November 2015

'First time offered in 50 years.'




Sunday, June 6, 2021

96 Thistlethwaite St, South Melbourne

 June 2021

The site is for sale by public auction by Colliers on 19 June.

96 Thistlethwaite St, June 2021

Sales history

2016:  $1,250,000

1992:  $250,000 (source: realestate.com)

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

167 Pickles St, Port Melbourne

 June 2021

This unusual house with two street frontages is for sale by Little. The asking price is $2,800,000 to $3,000,000.

A distinctive feature of the house is the stained glass windows.

The Pickles St frontage, June 2021

Sales history

1984: $68,300

1978: $24,000 (source: realestate.com)