The crowd at the auction of 72 Yoku Rd, Ashgrove. Photo: ANNETTE DEWWithout any further bids, the 660 sqm property sold. Nicholas Given of Ray White New Farm said there were five registered bidders but two chose not to partake in the proceedings. “At the end of the day we did have serious buyers and a serious seller and when that occurs, deals happen,” he said. Inside 111 Alexandra Rd, Ascot. Photo: Realestate.com.auMs White said she decided to bid on the home 15 minutes before she won it. “We only saw it for the first time this week,” she said. “The price is what convinced me to bid. It was a good price and I think we got a good deal.” The Clayfield resident said she had been looking for a Queenslander with tennis court for the past six months. The main bedroom at 111 Alexandra Rd, Ascot.“We had 40 groups through the home and lots of inquiries,” she said. “It’s rare to get a tennis court and it’s extraordinarily rare to get a tennis court on a separate title. “It’s also a beautiful home. It’s a bit tired but I’m sure the new owners will restore it.” In Ashgrove, a modern five-bedder also sold under the hammer on Saturday. The Queenslander at 111 Alexandra Rd, Ascot.A RARE five-bedroom Queenslander with a tennis court on a separate title has sold under the hammer in Ascot. The character home at 111 Alexandra Rd with VJ walls, high ornate ceilings and swimming pool sold for $2.4 million. Five bidders registered for the auction of the 1022 sqm property and four actively battled for the home. The home at 72 Yoku Rd, Ashgrove.The two-storey home at 72 Yoku Rd sold to a family of five for $1.55 million. The auction began with an opening bid of $1.3 million and the price steadily rose to $1.45 million thanks to three active bidders. Auctioneer Haesley Cush paused the auction at that point and, after some negotiations, restarted the bidding with the home on the market at $1.55 million. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investorless than 1 hour agoThe home at 111 Alexandra Rd, Ascot.“This one needs some work but it has beautiful bones,” she said. And despite the separate 410sq m title being a prime development opportunity, Ms White said she planned to keep the area as a tennis court. Ray White Ascot marketing agent Vanessa Harte said the five-bedrooms, three-bathroom property with upstairs and downstairs living spaces attracted strong interest. The auction of 111 Alexandra Rd, Ascot.An opening bid of $1.5 million kicked off the action and the price increased in $100,000 increments until stalling at $2.3 million. At that point, the auctioneer paused proceedings to consult with the vendors and the highest bidder, Debby White. After some negotiations the auction was restarted with Ms White upping her bid to $2.4 million. The home was called on the market and sold. Inside 72 Yoku Rd, Ashgrove.“There was strong interest in the property from the start — it was a big house with lots of bedrooms in a great location with a football field across the road.”The successful buyers said the location was a big drawcard, especially the proximity to schools and sporting fields. “It’s also a nice, modern home with plenty of space for three boys,” they said.