Eager bidders brave rain to fight for classic beauty

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first_imgThe home at 27 Winifred St, Clayfield. Photo: supplied.TORRENTIAL rain couldn’t stop a 100-strong crowd and 14 registered bidders from watching a Clayfield three-bedder sell at auction for $1.315 million.The picture perfect home at 27 Winifred St attracted nearly 80 groups of home hunters during its four-week sale campaign.The auction started strongly with a first bid of $900,000, soon climbing to $1 million, before stalling briefly at $1.25 million.The property was declared on the market at $1.29 million, and three bidders fought until the end.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019The home at 27 Winifred St, Clayfield. Photo: Supplied.Marketing agent Marion Sheerman of Ray White New Farm said it was a “textbook auction” and a credit to the vendors, who were well prepared to go to market.“I have worked with the sellers for a number of months as they have bought their new home through me also in Clayfield,” she said. “This home was so beautifully presented — preparation was the key.”The tastefully renovated circa 1920 Queenslander has three bedrooms and two bathrooms spanning a single level on a 610sq m block. Clayfield has a median house price of $1.135 million, according to analytics company CoreLogic.last_img

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