It goes for £150,000

Paul McCartney‘s childhood home has been sold at auction.

The house sold for £150,000, above the £100,000 guide price, reports BBC News.

The auction was held at the Cavern Club. According to The Liverpool Echo, the property sold in six minutes.

McCartney lived at the property – 72 Western Avenue, Speke – from 1947 until the mid-1950s.

Beatles guide Paul Beesley said: “This is an important house because it’s where Paul spent his formative schoolboy years.

In 2013, John Lennon‘s childhood home in Wavertree, Liverpool sold for £480,000.