It is one of the older homes in Ipswich.“It does attract a lot of attention, but we have had a lot of lookers come through just for the sake of looking,” he said. Despite its age, it had been kept in good condition with the current owners undergoing a major renovation including new bathrooms, laundry, kitchen, paintwork and solar panels. Balmoral is set to be auctioned on Saturday, February 24 at 1pm. The home has kept its historical charms.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus21 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market21 hours agoAt the time Mr Goleby was an alderman for the council, years before he became mayor in 1906.The Victorian influenced home has four bedrooms, two bathrooms and a five car lock up garage on a generous double block near the centre of Ipswich.Steeped in history, Mr Goleby named the home ‘Balmoral’ after the castle in Scotland. A certain regal charm.“He said ‘if that is good enough for Queen Victoria then it’s good enough for me’,” Mr Bird said. The home had only changed hands a handful of times over the subsequent decades, and since it had been listed it had created a lot of interest. 2 Waghorn Street WoodendA HOME once owned by a former mayor of Ipswich is on the market, and its name has a certain regal quality.Called Balmoral, the historical home at 2 Waghorn Street is one of the oldest homes in Ipswich, although just when it was built is hard to determine. Raine and Horne Ipswich agent Richard Bird said there was some debate over when construction started, but it was known that former mayor Frederick Goleby moved in to the home in 1893.