Mark Webber Reportedly Pays $5 Million For Thomas Muster’s Outgoing Noosa Mansion

FORMULA 1 racing driver Mark Webber (pictured, right) is reportedly the buyer of a Noosa mansion that has finally been offloaded by Former world No 1 tennis player, Thomas Muster (pictured, far right).

Webber is reported to have paid about $5 million for the four-bedroom mansion that Muster bought in 2006 for $3.8 million and then redeveloped.

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Hugh Hefner’s Holmby Park Mansion Sells

THE family home occuped by Hugh Hefner and his wife Kimberley, opposite the famous “Playboy Mansion” in Los Angeles’ ritzy Holmby Park has sold for an undisclosed sum.

The 80-year old, 7,300 square foot English style mansion includes five bedrooms and seven bathrooms, and is on a 2.3 acre block of land behind private gates near the prestigious Los Angeles Country Club.

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Steve Price Buys South Yarra Terrace Mansion

PROMINENT radio broadcaster Steve Price and his partner, Wendy Black are understood to have purchased a luxurious historic terrace in South Yarra’s most exclusive pocket near the Royal Botanic Gardens.

The program director and breakfast presenter at new Melbourne talkback radio station MTR is believed to have paid more than $2.5 million for the double-storey four-bedroom terrace.

The home is walking distance to the MCG, where Price’s AFL team the Tigers play. It’s also near the Swan Street Richmond studio from where MTR broadcasts.

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Larry Emdur Pays $6.8 Million For Dover Heights Mansion

LARRY Emdur, former game show host turned co-host of Channel Seven’s The Morning Show, has paid a reported $6.8 million for a cliff-top Sydney mansion.

Emdur, with wife Sylvie, will relocate from another waterfront home in the suburb, in Sydney’s east.

The home (pictured, right) was offloaded by rag traders Lusa Krukziener Moss, the wife of Jeff Moss, the founder of the Packer family backed Pretty Girl fashion group. Lisa is reported in various publications as paying $7.1 million for the home in February 2007.

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Terri Irwin Offloads Part of Property Portfolio

TERRI Irwin has been quietly listing for sale properties that formed part of the $20 million portfolio she built with late husband Steve.

The owner of Australia Zoo has sold at least one property “at a loss”, and is reportedly offering more investments including four abutting the massive tourist attraction, and which were purchased as part of expansion plans. Properties have been listed for sale since late last year.

A zoo spokeswoman said it had been affected by the recent downturn in tourism. “In response to this, we have conducted an extensive and thorough review of the business and our operations, exploring all other avenues of cost savings right across the business.”

The largest property being offered, at Peachester, spreads over 95 hectares and has views of the Glass Mountains. It’s asking $1.25 million.

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Glenn McGrath to Sell $6 Million Waterfront Cronulla Estate

SPORTSMAN Glenn McGrath can expect $6 million from the sale of his waterfront estate in Sydney’s Cronulla.

The former Australian text cricketer purchased the 3300 square metre property, with a pool, cabana and outdoor kitchen, in 2006. He wasmarried last November in the home’s large rear yard (image from the yard, right).

The five bedroom home also has a boat shed.

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Jacqui O to Sell Paddington Terrace For $3 Million

TELEVISION and radio personality Jacqui O has outgrown her inner-city Sydney terrace (right).

The new mum has listed the four-bedroom Elizabeth Street, Paddington home for sale with price expectations of about $3 million.

Jacqui with husband Lee Henderson will make a permanent tree-change to a new home they have constructed at Kangaroo Valley, on the NSW south coast. A studio will be developed at that home where the broadcaster will work from.

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Pauline Hanson’s Outgoing Serendipity Estate, Coleyville, Expected to Sell For $1 Million

Pauline HansonFORMER politician Pauline Hanson will sell her country estate in south-east Queensland, ahead of a move to Britain.

The Coleyville home, Serendipity, is set on 147 acres and is about a 20 minute drive from Ipswich. The home is expected to sell for about $1 million, according to real estate agent Keith Edwards.

In the shape of a Y, the timber and brick home includes eight foot wide verandahs and raked cypress pine ceilings.

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Wayne Carey to Sell $3 Million Gold Coast Mansion

Wayne CareyFORMER AFL footballer Wayne Carey has listed for sale a newly built Broadbeach Waters mansion he was to have occupied with his ex-girlfriend.

Agents are expecting about $3 million for the 70 square waterfront home, which includes four bedrooms, a media room, 15 metre tiled lap pool, private beach and 11 metre boat jetty.

Wayne Carey purchased the home in late 2007 for $1.265 million before undertaking a major renovation.

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Dermott Brereton Sells Brighton House For $1.79 Million

THE larrikin sportsman it could be argued many Australians disliked as a footballer, but now enjoy as a commentator, kicked a real estate goal last month.

Dermott Brereton’s near-new duplex in William Street, Brighton, sold at auction for $1.79 million.

The double-storey, three bedroom home with a pool, double garage and small yard is in the same street as a historic mansion purchased by cricketer Shane Warne in late 2009for a reported $9 million.

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PRC, Russell Crowe, Tipped to Bid For $15 Million Bellevue Hill Mansion, Sydney

THE People’s Republic of China is expected to take on New Zealand actor Russell Crowe, in bidding for a $15 million Sydney mansion, once used by the French government as a consulate.

The Victoria Road estate, Le Manoir, will be auctioned this evening at an invitation-only event in which prospective buyers have to make a refundable $50,000 deposit, just to make a bid.

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Hawthorn FC Executive Stuart Fox to Sell Gherang Estate

HAWTHORN Football Club chief executive Stuart Fox, and wife Sybella, are selling the Wirraminna farm they acquired in 2002 in Gherang, via Moriac – some 10 minutes north east of Anglesea, and 15 minutes east of Torquay.

Translated as “peaceful beside the water”, Wirraminna spreads over two hectares and includes three rainwater tanks, two paddocks and a dam which could accommodate horses or cattle.

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Jo Stanley Sells Elwood House For $1.26 Million

RADIO personality Jo Stanley (pictured, right) has sold the Elwood home she outgrew for $1.26 million.

Stanley, with husband Darren McFarlane, purchased the renovated three-bedroom terrace about five years ago – about three years before the arrival of daughter Willow.

Near the beach and Elwood village, the semi-detached Edwardian has two living areas and a relatively large side yard.

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Denis Walter to Sell Historic Geelong Home

SINGER turned radio commentator Denis Walter and wife Annette are selling a historic Geelong home.

Tandara, at the corner of Shannon Avenue and Noble Street, is a five-bedroom Federation residence built 101 years ago. Heritage features include pressed metal ceilings, home theatre and a swimming pool.

In Newtown, the home is being sold by set date on June 30, and is expected to sell for more than $1.1 million. Barry Plant Highton’s Tony Slack is the marketing agent.

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Livinia Nixon Sells Historic Middle Park Home

WEATHERGIRL and television show co-host Livinia Nixon (pictured), with husband Alistair Jack, a builder, have offloaded their renovated Middle Park home.

The double storey, four-bedroom red brick home is understood to have sold for about $3.5 million, sources speculate, after passing in at auction earlier this month for $3.42 million.

Jack, and Nixon, who married in 2009 and welcomed new son Henry in January, are now reportedly looking for another “renovation rescue” project.

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Actors Reg Gorman and Judith Roberts Sell St Kilda East Property

ACTORS Reg Gorman and Judith Roberts have sold their two-bedroom apartment in St Kilda East’s quaint Ardoch development for $740,000.

The renovated, ground-floor unit at 8 Ardoch Avenue is in one of Ardoch’s historic buildings, built in the 1920s. The oldest building in the unique estate dates to the 19th century, while newer buildings were developed on the site in the mid 1990s.

Ardoch centres around a grassy expanse, and its residents share a sauna, gymnasium and indoor pool. The property was once used as an orphanage, and a school.

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Tony Mokbel’s Former Brunswick Mansion Hits The Rental Market

DIEHARD underbelly fans can live a piece of the underworld lifestyle, with Tony Mokbel’s former family home, in Brunswick, quietly hitting the rental market.

The five bedroom mansion at 9 – 11 Downs Street (pictured, right) was offered for sale early last year, but the listing, nor sale – which settled earlier this year – could be reported because of a recently lifted suppression order.

The new owners are asking $1300 per week for the double-storey home which police believe Mokbel funded through drug activities. The registered owner while he occupied the home was Mokbel’s sister-in-law, Renate.
Ownership of the Brunswick property was transferred to the Attorney General of Victoria in late 2009, under the Confiscation Act 1997.

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