A new Gold Coast mum of twins went to extraordinary lengths to secure her dream home days after giving birth to twins in hospital.
Auctioneer Dane Atherton conducted the auction of a six-bedroom Mudgeeraba house on Wednesday.
“A lovely couple who have just had baby twins got a leave pass from hospital to come and buy their dream family home at 21 Wyangan Valley Rd, Mudgeeraba,” he posted on Facebook.
“I’ve conducted a lot of auctions and I’ve never seen a mother bidding at auction with a bidding paddle in one hand and a hospital wrist band on the other.
“Signed contracts and straight back to her babies.”
Katrina Walsh of Harcourts Coastal marketed the property which sold for $1.05 million under the hammer.
Ms Walsh said the couple inspected the property before the birth of their twins.
“She didn’t want to miss out on the house so has come out of hospital to bid and returned to hospital,” Ms Walsh said.
The three-level sanctuary sits on a 1048sq m block of land surrounded by bushland.
There is a kitchen with granite benches within the open floor plan that flows out to a
deck and dry bar.
It also features a study, games room, workshop and a triple garage.
“It’s in Clover Hill Estate so it’s a higher end of the scale sale,” Ms Walsh said.
“It attracted a lot of potential buyers who had children in nearby schools as it’s a prominent schooling belt.”
Ms Walsh said she still had plenty of potential buyers despite fears surrounding the coronavirus.
“Everybody understands where the coronavirus situation is sitting however we are still selling property — people feel safe to invest and buy property for the long term,” she said.
“People still want to buy homes for their families.”