Auction Action: Strong results in Merewether and Maryville

STRONG BIDDING: This home in Estell Street, Maryville had five registered bidders and was eventually secured by a local family for $855,000.
STRONG BIDDING: This home in Estell Street, Maryville had five registered bidders and was eventually secured by a local family for $855,000.

It was a quieter weekend for auctions last weekend with most of the city’s action seen around Newcastle’s harbour and foreshore with the Supercars in town.

But there was plenty of property action seen in Estell Street, Maryville and Wilton Street, Merewether.

McGrath Estate Agents’ Tammy Hawkins marketed 68 Estell Street with an auction guide of $770,000.

The renovated three-bedroom home on 304 square metres attracted five registered bidders and was secured by a local family for $855,000.

Dalton Partners’ David Phelan described his auction at 2 Wilton Street as “unbelievable”.

The guide for the four-bedroom, “knockdown” home on around 455 square metres was set at $680,000.

There were 11 registered bidders for the property with only five active and bidding “sailed through to $750,000” before the property was sold for $870,000.

He also auctioned 6 Dent Street, Merewether which sold for $1.45 million.

COMING UP – DECEMBER 2

Dowling Wallsend’s Lucas Gresham will auction 17 Cardigan Street, Stockton at 9am with a price guide of $550,000 to $600,000.

A waterfront home that has only had one owner at 21 Paroo Avenue, Eleebana will be taken to auction by LJ Hooker’s Joshua O’Doherty at midday.

A piece of vacant land 146.9 square metres in size at 23 Shortland Esplanade, Newcastle East, is being marketed by Walkom’s Greg Handsaker and will be auctioned at 12.45pm.

Crawford Real Estate’s Maria Crawford will take 58 McMichael Street, Maryville to auction at 1.30pm with a guide of $620,000.

Dowling’s Maria Di Claudio has 97 Margaret Street, Mayfield going to auction at 2pm with a guide of $850,000.

Robinson Property’s Mike Flook will take 55 Rembrandt Street in Merewether Heights to auction at 2.15pm.