This grand Queenslander home has sold four hours after auction for $3.3 million.
Marketing agent Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige said the sale of 56 Victoria Ave, Chelmer, click here a street record.
“Given the size of the land and the condition and calibre of the home, it’s not surprising,” he said.
“Homes like this don’t come along too often.
“It’s a big house with a tennis court and swimming pool on a huge piece of land in one of Chelmer’s most desirable streets.
“We anticipated it would be an impressive sale.”
The home was originally built in 1905 and sits on 2704sq m of land.
It has traditional period features such as high ceilings, timber floors, fretwork and VJ walls.
Mr Adcock said the home had been in the same family for over 27 years.
“When people buy these homes, they hold on to them for a generation or more,” he said.
“Homes like this are lifelong investments.”
Mr Adcock said the new owners were a local family from the western suburbs.
“They loved the character and charm of the home as much as the functionality of it,” he said.