Record Price for a Melbourne House Smashed For the Third Time in Four Months

The record price for a house in Melbourne has been smashed for the third time in four months.

Former soft drinks distributor turned property developer Harry Stamoulis is speculated to be paying $25 million for a massive estate at 39 St Georges Road, Toorak, which includes a seven bedroom unrenovated mansion – once the family home of Opposition Leader Ted Baillieu.

The Baillieu family put the house at a trough in the prestige property market in 2008, where it eventually sold for $14.8 million to private investors the Zig Inge Group, who develop mainly retirement communities.

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