A five-bedroom “luxury” home in Melbourne’s west notched a stellar sale at auction midweek.
The stately 55sq m house at 3 Wingfield Parkway, Williams Landing, sold under the hammer on Tuesday for $1.4295m — a whopping $204,500 above its $1.225m reserve.
It had originally been listed with a $1.15m-$1.25m price guide.
About 12 bidders registered for the event, which Ray White Werribee auctioneer Petar Krnjeta described as “crazy”.
“It was the third highest result in that pocket,” Mr Krnjeta said.
“And it was surprising to see how many people were upsizing in the location. “
He said the buyers were a local family of four who lived two streets away.
“And they only saw it at 1pm that day,” the agent added.
Mr Krnjeta said the two-storey property’s size and modern finishes were its biggest attraction.
“It’s only three years old, which is a drawcard for a lot of people, and had all the fixtures and fittings of a modern home: the rooms are oversized, there’s multiple living zones and I think that grabbed people’s attention,” he said.
Mr Krnjeta added that his vendors had had a change of heart about where to live during the Covid-19 lockdown period, deciding to sell their house after buying a penthouse apartment in Docklands.
He said Williams Landing was popular with “blue collar” buyers but was still affordable, with quality homes available for under $1m.
The opulent Wingfield Parkway property included an upstairs main bedroom suite with two walk-in wardrobes and an ensuite, plus a theatre room, a spacious kitchen with a butler’s kitchen and a low-maintenance backyard and alfresco area.
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