A 1-bedroom unit in the 90-year-old Gummer & Ford-designed Mayfair apartments in Parnell sold on the second offer from the sole bidder at City Sales’ auction today.
The long list of other notable works by William Gummer & Charles Ford include the former National Art Gallery in Wellington and old Auckland Railway Station.
In an apartment market where prices have eased, that heritage shone through as the unit sold for $12,881/m².
Mayfair, 75 Parnell Rd, door 10 (unit 2J):
Features: 59m², 1 bedroom, Gummer & Ford design, built in 1928, pet-friendly
Outgoings: rates $1844/year including gst; body corp levy $9079/year including gst
Income assessment: $700/week – last tenant
Outcome: sold for $760,000, at $12,881/m²
Agent: Chris Ediker
Attribution: Auction, Wikipedia.