Heated competition between three groups of determined househunters pushed the sale price of a Westbourne Park character home “way beyond” expectation at auction.
The circa 1910-built villa at 12 Sussex Terrace fetched $1.235 million under the hammer on Saturday – more than $200,000 above the lower end of its price guide.
Selling agent Jills Wehrs, of Ouwens Casserly Real Estate, said the result was a pleasant surprise.
“It was way beyond my expectation,” she said.
“All of the feedback (from prospective buyers) really reflected our price guide of $1…