More from newsCrowd expected as mega estate goes under the hammer7 Aug 2020Hard work, resourcefulness and $17k bring old Ipswich home back to life20 Apr 2020Inside 6 Alverna Close, Wynnum.Two registered bidders took part in the auction of the 2045sq m property with a local buyer securing the home. “The new owners are local owner-occupiers who have lived in Wynnum all their lives. They loved the size of the property and its uniqueness,” Mr Lordi said. “They were going to build something like it in the local area but decided to buy instead of waiting the 12 months for something to be built.“The vendors built the home nine years ago. They were selling to downsize and they were absolutely over the moon with the sale.” The home at 6 Alverna Close, Wynnum, sold at auction.AN executive home with pool, tennis court and ocean views has taken out the title of Wynnum’s highest residential sale in more than three years. The five-bedroom property at 6 Alverna Close sold at auction for $2.35 million earlier this month.Marketing agents Joseph Lordi and Edward Vallis, of Sotheby’s Ascot, said the sale was Wynnum’s only $2 million residential transaction this year.“We had an absolute abundance of interest and through the Sotheby’s network we attracted a couple of international expats looking to buy back into the bayside suburbs,” Mr Lordi said. Inside 6 Alverna Close, Wynnum.Mr Lordi said Wynnum was offering high end buyers more bang for their buck than neighbouring Manly. “From the buyers we had through the door (of 6 Alverna Close) there is demand for properties of this calibre in the area,” he said. The sale price of 6 Alverna Close is the third highest ever achieved in the bayside suburb behind 12 Alverna Close, which sold for $2.44 million in February 2014, and 195 Bay Terrace, which sold for $2.4 million in October 2014.