Bayside babe blasts to $1M sale

first_img10 Grattan Terrace Wynnum Brisbane exceeded its auction reserve to achieve a $1 million auction result.For most owners, auction day bring churning butterflies in the stomach and tension so thick it has flavour.And for good reason. With hundreds of thousands of dollars on the line, sellers and their agents are keen to get a huge turnout with plenty of active bidding. Most of all they want a big result to finish off proceedings, which was certainly the script for 10 Grattan Tce, Wynnum last Saturday when this beautifully renovated bayside cottage managed to achieve a whopping $1 million sale. It’s not too hard spending time on the patio.Speaking after the event, Place Manly marketing agent, Danny Day, said he was never in doubt there’d be a great outcome given the quality of the home and rising demand in the suburb.“Today’s result is indicative of the Wynnum Manly area,” Mr Day said. The home had been beautifully renovated.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor3 hours agoThe sellers, Andrew and Keridee Bailey, were over the moon with the outcome.“It is well over what we were expecting,” Mr Bailey said.The couple bought the unrenovated home in October 2010 for $568,000 and put in plenty of hard work to create a beautiful three-bedroom home.Mr Bailey said with the sale secured, they can finalise plans and settle on the Sunshine Coast.center_img Sellers Keridee and Andrew Bailey with their agent, Danny Day, after the auction.‘Throughout the campaign, we saw huge interest from families and retirees, as it was a very rare find — 855sq m a street back from the waterfront,” he said.Follow Kieran Clair on Twitter at@kierancla irlast_img