There were eight registered bidders before a renovated art deco home in Mayfield sold under the hammer for $60,000 above its guide last Saturday.
Scott Ferris, of One Agency Ferris Properties, marketed 45 Scholey Street with a guide of $720,000.
The three-bedroom, two-bathroom home positioned on 531 square metres of land was secured for $780,000.
"It was a really quality renovation and a really beautiful property," Mr Ferris said.
With tighter lending impacting the market, he reported good interest in properties around that price point which were already renovated.
According to Australian Property Monitors data, the sale was the highest for the street. It surpassed the previous top mark of $600,000 for 51 Scholey Street in January of 2017.
It came a week after sold Mr Ferris sold 54 Buruda Street at auction for $725,000. It was also a renovated three-bedroom home on a block around 500 square metres in size.
Two auctions set down for Satruday should attract plenty of interest. One is a top-end property at Adamstown Heights that could take the suburb into new territory and the other is a "funky", entry level terrace in Cooks Hill.
The Agency's Cveta Kolarovski will take 3 Ragan Close in Adamstown Heights to auction at 11.30am. The fully renovated home of EJE Architecture director John Streeter and his wife Ami has attracted over 200 groups throughout its campaign, including 100 at the first inspection.
The five-bedroom home with a pool is set on over 1200 square metres of land. A price guide has not been disclosed. The highest sale for Adamstown Heights was $1.76 million last year.
McGrath Newcastle City's Tammy Hawkins will take a renovated two-bedroom terrace at 44 Tooke Street in Cooks Hill to auction with a guide of $700,000 at 11.15am. It has been home to film producer Kelly Boulton for the past six years.