Golf course designer Ross Perrett and his wife, Helen, are selling historic Brighton mansion Orriti.
The c1890 fully renovated home at 6 Manor Street is expected to trade for between $8 million and $8.8 million.
The six bedroom home occupies a 1419 square metre plot near the Dendy Street beach and suburb’s famous bathing boxes.
The Perrett’s paid $1.15 million for Orriti in 1995.
It is being sold following a renovation including new bathrooms and a kitchen featuring Caesarstone and a walk-in-pantry.
Original features including fireplaces, stained-glass windows, hardwood flooring and decorative ceilings have been retained.
Nick Johnstone Real Estate agent Joe Doyle and Nick Johnstone are marketing Orriti via an expressions of interest campaign.
The sprawling home includes formal and informal living and dining areas, a study and library.
The agents are promoting Orriti as a “once in a generation” opportunity.
Mr Perrett is selling now that his four kids have moved out.
“(Helen and I) don’t really want to leave, but the two of us living in this big house doesn’t make sense,” Mr Perrett said in this realestate.com.au item. “I’m an architect, I hope it sells to someone who appreciates it”.
Mr Perrett’s work includes the 18-hole Newgiza golf course near the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egpyt, The Duke at Scotland’s St Andrews and another at Mount Merapi, Indonesia’s most active volcano.
Last month we reported speculation that cricketer Shane Warne was selling a contemporary home in Newbay Crescent, Brighton, also with c$8 million price hopes.
We also reported that producers of hit TV show The Block were paying around $15 million for a New Street, Brighton, block – formerly the Andrina Nursing Home. This c2770 sqm is set to have five homes moved to it, then renovated, for the 2020 season.