Bidding started at $3.5 million for this penthouse. Where did it end?

first_img1001/8 Duporth Ave, MaroochydoreCOMPETITION was fierce for a Sunshine Coast penthouse which sold under the hammer on the weekend for $4.45 million.There were five bidders registered and actively pursuing the unit at 1001/8 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore.Five bidders wanted to be able to enjoy this view every day.Bidding started at a strong $3.5 million for penthouse which was listed through Karen Jones of Next Property Group.A crowd of more than 50 people watched the action as two local buyers and three Brisbane-based buyers competed for the prized home.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home4 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor4 hours agoThe views from the penthouse are amazing.A local buyer, who made the opening bid, won out on the day.For the big price tag, the winning bidder secured the apartment in the Aurora building, which has 360 degree views which encompass, river, ocean and hinterland.1001/8 Duporth Ave, Maroochydore.The penthouse covers two floors of the building and has 700sq m of floor space. There are floor to ceiling windows and a large balcony plus entertainment areas including a roof top garden with a six person jacuzzi.1001/8 Duporth Avenue MaroochydoreThere is a separate media room, games room with bar facilities and a private steam room.The main living and dining area has two-storey high ceilings and there is an office with private access from the lift.last_img