Paspaley’s Christine Bracher buys Paddington home for $8 million
This North Bondi home was one of 2021’s acclaimed boomtime sales when it sold for $11.235 million — nearly double the $6.3 million it fetched a few years earlier.
The couple now live in Bellevue Hill thanks to their $30 million purchase two years ago from the fashion designer and lifestyle blogger Stephanie Conley-Buhre.
It will be auctioned off on April 1st by The Agency’s Steven Chen and Ben Collier.
Still with the April Fool’s Day auction plans, formerly Bondi rescue Rescuer Bobby “Yak” Yaldwyn has listed its three-story semi in nearby North Bondi for around $4.5 million.
Yaldwyn, a paramedic and former lifeguard on Ten’s hit reality show up until six years ago, bought the five-bedroom home in 2021 for $4.48 million after selling his 30-year-old family home in Bondi Beach for $6.4 million dollars had been sold.
Richardson & Wrench’s Jason Boon has the list.
Liquor licensee sold
One of Sydney’s longest running spirits licensees MichaelDavid and his wife Rosalie have scheduled an April 4th auction for their Hunters Hill home due to downsizing plans.
David, who is a member of the David grocery family, co-founded the Liquorland chain, which was acquired by Coles in the early 1980s, but retained the Elizabeth Bay Cellars with its mural on the walls of the late artist’s rear storage room Jeffrey Smart.
The couple bought their four bedroom home in the Pulpit Point development in 1998 for $2.145 million. BresicWhitney’s Nicholas McEvoy has a guideline value of $7.3 million.
Tamarama’s top buyers
Massimo Belgiorno NettisSon of Guido Belgiorno-Nettis of the wealthy Transfield family, has purchased a landmark $9 million home in Tamarama.
The 34-year-old director of the Australian Museum Foundation bought the four-bedroom home from a pediatric cardiologist Peter Robinson and his wife Kathleen after it was listed for $8.5 million by Ballard’s James Ball and Richardson & Wrench’s Jason Boon.
The descendants of some of Australia’s wealthiest families have shown a fondness for Tamarama properties in recent years, including Joshua Lowy Purchase for $16.35 million and Justin Topperhidden by the AI Topper family, bought a dig site for $13.25 million.
Compensation Expert John Egg stumbled across the heritage garden known as The Braes while walking through the bush with his sons in Leura in the 1990s and couldn’t resist it: he paid $725,000 for it in 1996.
The garden was designed by a renowned landscape gardener Paul Sorensen in the 1940s commissioned by dr Geoffrey Hagartyand is now considered one of the largest private gardens in the Blue Mountains.
The founder and chairman of governance consultancy Egan Associates and his wife Margot then built the first of two residences by virtue of the title in 2002, followed by a second some eight years ago, offering the couple a home away from their male home.
Ray White Double Bay’s Nic Krasnostein has the list.
The Byron Bay Holiday Home by David Dawsonby executive search firm Primary Asset Consulting, is available for sale less than two years after it was purchased for $6.87 million.
Wategos Beach House was last owned by the former Young Rich Lister Robert Bates and his then wife Emma Gibsonbefore the couple split and Bates started dating his new boyfriend Francesca Packer Barham.
Dawson modernized the home, landscaped it and obtained DA approval for a pool during his brief ownership before turning the listing over to William Phillips of McGrath and Michael Coombs of Atlas.
A guide value of $9.5 million was set ahead of an April 15 auction.
Dawson traded his home in Mosman last year, selling it for $8.55 million to buy it in Chinaman’s Beach for $16.6 million from the head of Alchemy Partners Neil Livesey and his wife jane.
https://www.smh.com.au/property/news/paspaley-pearl-family-buys-paddington-hidden-gem-for-8-million-20230310-p5cqzb.html?ref=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_source=rss_property Paspaley’s Christine Bracher buys Paddington home for $8 million