Lance Franklin spends c$9m on Gold Coast hinterland

The Reedy Creek home was listed last week with an $8-$10 million guide.

Lance ‘Buddy’ Franklin and his wife, Jesinta, have outlaid a speculated $9 million on a Mediterranean themed estate in the Gold Coast hinterland suburb of Reedy Creek.

The main bedroom has a four metre headboard.

The one year old Reece Keil home, Villa Casa, covers a 4497 square metre hilltop site offering 180 degree coastline views.

Five of the bedrooms are in the main home; the master has a four metre headboard, full height sheer curtains and vaulted tunnel leading to a dressing room and ensuite

Two more bedrooms are in a self-contained dwelling.

The master ensuite and dressing rom.

All up, there is c1102 square metres – or 119 square – of internal area.

The Gold Coast skyline view from Villa Casa.

There is also a magnesium pool with swim-up bar and podium, and alfresco terrace with built-in barbecue.

Amir Mian Prestige’s Amir Mian and Justin Haynes listed the property last week with an $8-$10m guide.

Jesinta was raised on the Gold Coast.

Reedy Creek is about 15 kilometres south of Surfers Paradise and 80km north of Byron Bay.

Villa Casa is the suburb’s priciest deal (story continues below).

The Rose Bay apartment is expected to sell for over $5 million.

Sydney asset listed

The Villa Casa purchase comes a week after the couple listed their Rose Bay, Sydney, apartment with $5-$5.5m price hopes.

Lance Franklin in a 2017 Dior ad.

They paid $5m off-the-plan in 2020.

On the ground floor of The Carlisle at 33-37 Carlisle St, it contains three bedrooms, a home cinema which could dub as a fourth, two car parks and a garden.

Biller’s Paul Biller is the agent.

His listing comes two months since the footballer committed to the Sydney Swans for another year.

The pair moved to the city from Melbourne in 2014, after the sportsman signed a landmark $10m, nine year contract.

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Marc Pallisco

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