Paul McCartney's childhood home fetches 150K pounds in just 6 mins at auction
Paul McCartney's childhood homewhich was up for auction, fetched 150,000 pounds in just 6 minutes of the bidding.
London: Paul McCartney's childhood homewhich was up for auction, fetched 150,000 pounds in just 6 minutes of the bidding.
It seemed like the fans were just dying to get their hands on the property in Speke, and there were at least two bidders calling in from overseas hoping to win the house, the Mirror reported.
Finally, the house, which was priced at 100,000 pounds, went under the hammer in Liverpool's Cavern Club, and bought b for 150,000 pounds in mere six minutes y some local mystery buyer, who said he was "delighted" to have won the sale.
McCartney had moved in the 72 Western Avenue home when he was four and had lived there until the mid 1950s, and Peter Thompson said while selling the property, that he was happy with the sale and hoped the new owners enjoy it as much as he did.
The house reportedly went for more than double the average price for a property on the same road.
Auctioneer Andrew Brown, of Countrywide Property, had opened the auction with the words "Tonight you are bidding on a part of Liverpool's National Heritage," later adding that they were delighted to have sold such an iconic piece of The Beatles and Liverpool's history.