Australias Celebrities – whos selling up?

Originally built in 1877,Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton, have listed their exclusive Hunters Hill property for sale. Set on a private 3,642sqm parcel of land, just 9 kms from Sydney’s CBD, their exquisite heritage home features 5 bedrooms on the upper level- with 3 that open out onto the veranda overlooking the view. The heritage home features a private wing with master retreat.  The property known as ‘Bulwarra’ also has a pool pavilion; championship tennis court, trampoline platform, guest house and direct river access set the scene for relaxed living and entertaining.  The home is for sale by expression of interest, through Ken Jacobs of Christie’s International. 

Baz Luhrmann and Catherine Martin paid $10M back in 2006 for their 1880’s Darlinghurst (Sydney) home, but now are spending more time in the USA and say it’s time to sell. Iona was used a hospital during its previous life and has attracted much attention during it’s time, including attention from the National Trust- to protect it from being demolished, when a lot of other Darlinghurst heritage properties were being replaced.

Soccoroo’s legend Tim Cahill has sold his waterfront Caringbah South home, back in June.  Tim’s former home was set on 1260 square metres on the shores of the Port Hacking River in the Sydney’s south.  The home was last traded for $5.25M in late 2006.  

Australia’s former cricket captain, Michael “pup” Clarke and wife, Kyly, have listed their ‘Round Hill’ property in Berrima up for sale. Berrima is 3.5 hours drive south, away from the beautiful Blue Mountains in Sydney. For the aspiring cricketer’s, there’s a fully integrated cricket pitch, and for the equestrian lovers, your needs are also catered for, all on 230 acres.

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