No. 45 Fowler Cres in Maroubra sold for $2.55 million.
A FIVE-bedroom house in Maroubra sold at a competitive auction on Saturday for $2.55 million, well above buyer feedback.
The house at 45 Fowler Crescent came onto the market for the first time in 45 years and the buyers saw the potential as five registered for the auction.
There were three actively competing for the house, with bidding starting at $2.2 million. All three interested parties were families who planned to renovate the property and move in.
Nader Hotait of Ray White-Maroubra, who was the selling agent, said buyer feedback was around $2.3 million to $2.4 million.
The property was a big hit among families looking to renovate.
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“The market is doing well as there isn’t much stock, so anything that does come up for sale tends to sell strongly,” he said.
Features of the property include a pool, double garage, high ceilings and two balconies.
In Coogee, a two-bedroom apartment without parking in Coogee has sold under the hammer for $985,000 — $55,000 above the reserve.
Its location was a massive drawcard.
There were four registered bidders at auction of 1/35 Arcadia St, with Nick Simitzis and Harrison Jones of McGrath-Coogee the agents.
All four bidders got involved, with the bidding starting at $850,000 and quickly progressing past the reserve of $930,000.
The buyer was a local who had been renting in the area and wanted to stay.
Features of the 93sqm unit include a central loungeroom, a sunroom that leads out to the front garden, a gas kitchen and high ceilings with period details in every room.
No. 1/35 Arcadia St in Coogee sold under the hammer for $985,000.
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It was one of two sales Mr Simitzis had over the weekend, with a one-bedroom unit with parking selling for $750,000.
The unit at 12/96 St Pauls St in Randwick is in a secure over 55’s building and is a short walk to all amenities. The buyer loved the location and is moving in.
Features include a Caesarstone kitchen with Bosch appliances and gas stove, a dual access terrace and large bedroom full of natural light.
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