A classic six-bedroom home on a large 358sqm block in the heart of Glebe has sold for $2.45 million after a battle between two buyers.
The house at 19 Westmoreland St is full of potential, with the old sandstone build and period details giving it a historic feel.
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It originally passed in at auction in December on a live bid of $1.87 million, before of verbal bid of $1.95 million the following week.
The new year brought about new energy from buyers, with selling agent Nick Playfair of BresicWhitney Estate Agents more than happy to negotiate with parties from Surry Hills and the Eastern Suburbs up to the sale price.
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“The buyers are going to move in and occupy it after doing some extensive work,” Mr Playfair said.
The house had been owned for more than 20 years and last sold in April 1998 for $526,000, property records show.
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A three-bedroom townhouse in Wentworth Point also found a buyer, selling for $1.3 million.
The property at 101/45 The Promenade has a rare three car garage and unobstructed views of the water.
It sold through Ania Aquino of McGrath Inner West-Concord.
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