REAL ESTATE: 36 Ralston St, Wilston. Picture supplied.COMPETITION was so fierce for this charming character home in Wilston that it sparked a bidding war lasting 40 minutes.Eleven registered bidders fought for the five-bedroom, two-bathroom property on 810 sqm at 36 Ralston St. After 105 bids — the final few as low as $250 increments — the home eventually sold under the hammer for $1.5115 million.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019Inside the home at 36 Ralston St, Wilston.Marketing agent Debora Sutton of Belle Property Wilston said it was a standout auction.She said the property was located within a highly desirable parklands pocket of Wilston.The impressive triple gabled Queenslander is surrounded by lush gardens and a veranda. The veranda at 36 Ralston St, Wilston.The two-level home retains character features of its era, including a period facade, high ceilings, a galley-style kitchen and living and dining areas overlooking the pool. The home was also attractive to buyers because it is in the sought-after Wilston State School catchment and close to parks, cafes and public transport. Wilston is 4km from Brisbane’s CBD and has a median house price of $1.275 million, according to property research firm CoreLogic. The original property was bought for just $185,000 25 years ago.
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