Costa family list $6.1m Geelong home

The daughter of Geelong businessman Frank Costa is selling a Newtown home 18-months after a major renovation.

Suzanne Cleary and her husband, Tim, are asking $6.1 million for 1-3 Whyte Court – a price which if achieved, would set a region record.

One of the mansion’s 24 rooms is configured with a central bar.

The vendor acquired the property in 2011, according to this item.

Mr Costa and his wife Shirley, had been trying to sell since 2008 – soon after relocating to an Edgewater Apartments penthouse overlooking Corio Bay in central Geelong.

The study at 1-3 Whyte Court, Newtown.

On a 3203 square metre elevated block with aspect to Queens Park, the former Costa family home is configured with a tennis court, swimming pool and several garden zones – the front yard with a gazebo.

Over two storeys it contains five bedrooms, four bathrooms, a gym, sauna, study, double lock up garage and two observatories.

One room, larger than the informal family area, is fit as a bar.

The kitchen within 1-3 Whyte Court, Newtown, which underwent a renovation 18-months ago.

All up the home’s internal area is 710 sqm.

McGrath’s David Courtas is marketing 1-3 Whyte Court for private sale.

An informal lounge and meals area.

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Marc Pallisco

A former property analyst and print journalist, Marc is the publisher of