PHOTO: A block of Fairfield units hit the market for the first time in years and sold in one line. Source: Supplied

Eager bidders have battled it out for a tenanted unit block in Sydney’s south west, which brings in about $155,000 a year. Find out what the buyer plans to do with it.

A tenanted unit block along one of Fairfield’s thoroughfares has been snapped up for nearly $3 million.

Nestled between Fairfield Public School and shop top housing, the property at 378 The Horsley Drive hit the market for the first time in three years and generated strong buyer interest.

The campaign saw more than 60 inquiries from a mix of private and government-funded housing providers, revealing there is “still an appetite” for blocks selling in one line.