Bondi Rescue lifeguard Harrison Reid buys Rose Bay unit
From footballers to movie stars, reality TV stars, CEOs and the general movers and shakers of Aussie business — here is your weekly guide to all the latest luxury listings and celebrity property merry-go-round movements.
Surf’s up in Rose Bay
Bondi Rescue star Harrison Reid has spent $1 million on his upgrade in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The lifeguard has bought in Rose Bay, having sold for $745,000 in Bellevue Hill, where he moved five years ago from New Zealand.
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His purchase is an 80sqm two-bedroom apartment in the aptly-named 1960s Harbour View complex.
Reid’s Bellevue Hill offering had cost $725,000 in 2014 for a two-bedroom Victoria Rd apartment in a 1950s tightly held block of 12. Raine & Horne Double Bay agent Paula Simoes was marketing the apartment with a $780,000 guide.
Hit for six
Friday Hut Estate, the Byron Bay hinterland estate belonging to the family of Cricket Australia board member Michelle Tredenick, has been sold after the price guide was adjusted to $2.95 million. Bangalow Real Estate agent Gary Brazenor marketed the eight-bedroom Possum Creek retreat which comes with 18m pool.
The family paid $2.93 million for the 1.6ha property in 2014 after it had been listed with $3.8 million hopes.
The 2005-built home was constructed by local builder Tim Sharpe amid its
100-year-old fig trees. Tredenick resides in Sydney, overlooking Hyde Park.
New Paddo pad
Philanthropists Kelly and Robert Salteri, of the Tenix infrastructure family, have bought an in-betweener in Paddington. They spent $5.8 million on the Windsor St terrace of Edward Fong, the video game company Ubisoft boss, which was sold by Di Baker Prestige Properties.
They elected to be near their three children, including son Iain who bought his nearby terrace in 2017 from blogger Renae Leith-Manos for $4 million. They sold their Northbridge home in 2017 for $21 million and are awaiting completion of their $27 million penthouse atop Opera Residences at Circular Quay.
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