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It might be overkill for the mobile generation, but an in-built telephoner table was the height of sophistication in the 1950s The home is riddled with potential and looking for its second owner in almost 70 yearsBEYOND this facade sits a celebration of interior design not seen since the 1950s … and some of it is probably best left there. Original features make this a ‘must see’ for keen renovatorsMr Hamilton said when these original homes hit the market for the first time, buyers were drawn to the possibilities.“First time sales are always nice — they attract a lot of inquiry. It says a lot about the street and the neighbours that people stay there for so long,” he said.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at @kieranclair Looking for opportunity? Welcome to 11 Fourteenth Avenue, KedronThat’s not to say 11 Fourteenth Avenue, Kedron doesn’t have its charms.For the first time since circa 1950, the three-bedroom home has been offered for sale, and its potential is obvious according to LJ Hooker Stafford agent, Dean Hamilton.“It’s untouched,” Mr Hamilton said. What some call ‘tired’ others call ‘treasure’More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoMr Hamilton said two sisters had inherited their family home, but have decided now was the time to sell.“They grew up there with the blue flower wallpaper. They remember when there was nothing in that street and you had views to the north,” Mr Hamilton said.Mr Hamilton said response to the listing had been fantastic, with a dozen inquiries since the listing went live 24 hours ago.“I’ve already got a couple of written offers at the moment,” he said.Mr Hamilton said while the property needed an upgrade, keen renovators would find many features worth retaining.“There individual lighting in the lounge, ornate cornices and wood panelling with a built in telephone desk and a picture rail — it’s still got the original carpeting,” he said.
7 – Djokovic is aiming to win an outright record seventh Australian Open title, and 15th overall, which would move him past Pete Sampras (14) and behind only Roger Federer (20) and Nadal (17).0 – Djokovic is unbeaten in Australian Open finals (6-0), but he has lost his past two singles finals. The last time he lost three in a row was in 2012, when Nadal beat him on each occasion.1 – Just one of the past seven men’s singles finals at the Australian Open has been decided in straight sets. History will be made as Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic aim for records when they meet in the Australian Open final on Sunday.The world’s two top-ranked players will meet in the decider at Melbourne Park after impressive runs to the final. There are records up for grabs for two of the greatest players in history in a final that could shape conversations for decades to come.With the help of Opta data, we take a look at the numbers ahead of the blockbuster..@DjokerNole on @RafaelNadal: “Nadal has historically throughout my life and career been the greatest rival that I ever played against on all the surfaces.” at the ready.#AusOpen pic.twitter.com/EUQ0HvSmtA— #AusOpen (@AustralianOpen) January 25, 201952 – Djokovic and Nadal have met 52 times in their professional career, with the Serbian leading the head-to-head 27-25.7 – Each of the past seven hard-court meetings have been won by Djokovic, who has also claimed nine of the past 10 singles finals between the duo on the surface.14 – Djokovic has won 14 of his previous 24 singles finals against Nadal.1 – With a win, Nadal would become the first man in the Open Era to win each of the grand slams twice.