Gavel comes down at auctions around the city

first_imgThe main bedroom has a dramatic look.Ray White auctioneer Philip Parker said the sellers were now located overseas and were “thrilled with the result”. The kitchen is at the rear of the home, but also has a bar to the side.The auction paused at $1.85 million, and vendor negotiations saw the highest bid rise to $1.89 million.Another $10,000 bid was swiftly slapped on top of that, and that figure began to rise again, before the five bedroom, three bathroom property was sold under the hammer for $1.95 million. The new owners of 24 Magdala St, Ascot, have bought just in time to enjoy their pool.THE heat was fast rising but it didn’t prove too much for a couple from the United Kingdom yesterday.John Murphy, who has just moved with his family to Brisbane from the U.K., was one of three bidders vying for a two-level renovated Queenslander at Ascot. The house at 24 Magdala St, Ascot, sold under the hammer for $1.95 million.More than 30 people turned out to watch as the auction at 24 Magdala St unfolded, with an opening bid of $1.5 million.Bids between Mr Murphy and one other bidder, who was on the phone, were quickly thrown back and forth, reaching $1.8 million before breaking down into $10,000 and $5000 bids. There are classic Queensland features, with modern touches, like feature lighting.Mr Murphy said his family would be living in the residence, which had all the classic Queenslander features, from polished timber floorboards and VJ walls, to breezeways and of course, large front and back decks.As for coping with the Queensland heat, the family said they “loved it”.After all, they are the proud new owners of a 810s m property that has a large inground pool and sunning deck out the back.center_img More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus16 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market16 hours agoThe front deck at 24 Magdala St, Ascot.Mr Murphy then went and offered his opponent a handshake after what was an adrenaline pumping competition.“I’m delighted to get it over the line,” Mr Murphy said.“It was a wee bit stressful going through it but the auction was fun and managed to provide some entertainment for people as well.” The property at 11 Damon Rd, Lutwyche, sold for a record price.Just a little more than 5km away, a suburb record residential house sale price fell.Belle Property Wilston principal Debora Sutton said eight registered bidders fought it out for the character home at 11 Damon Rd, Lutwyche, resulting in a record sale price of $1.886 million. Inside 11 Damon Rd, Lutwyche.“It sold to a young family who loved the suburb and wanted to be in the local school catchment.”According to CoreLogic data, the previous record holder was 36 Windsor Ave, Lutwyche, which was sold for $1.53 million in 2009.Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:44Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:44 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD540p540p288p288p180p180pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenHow to bid at auction for your dream home? 01:45last_img

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