Actor Guy Pearce has sold a Middle Park investment property after four years.
The unrenovated home at 339 Richardson Street (pictured, top) traded for $4.2 million yesterday.
The LA Confidential, Memento and The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert star paid $4.1m in November, 2017 – weeks after the last property cycle peak.
His stamp duty bill would have added more than c$200,000 to that price.
The home was rented in 2018 at $850 per week.
Greg Hocking Holdworth’s Simon Gowling and Max Mercuri were the sales agents (story continues below).
Mr Pearce is understood to reside in the area.
Yesterday’s sale comes a month after former deputy lord mayor Gary Singer spent $22m on Trawalla, in Lascelles Avenue, Toorak, which hit the market with a $27m guide.
In Brighton, meanwhile, the sale price of the landmark Kinane mansion, developed by Max Beck, has come through – at $10.996m for the home, and $5.5m for a subdivided side plot.
The amalgamation had an upper guide of $17m when it was listed last June – the heart of lockdown.
In February, Kogan founder Ruslan Kogan paid $15m – a $2m discount – for a Flinders estate.