Olympic gold medallist hurdler Sally Pearson has bought her renovated Southport dwelling for $950,000 below the hammer.
The Aussie champion and new mum has turned her hand to house-flipping since hanging up the green-and-gold, reworking the four-bedroom home she and husband Kieran bought in 2019 for $710,000.
The as soon as “poky” home on a 506sq m block bought for above the reserve value at public sale following a advertising and marketing marketing campaign by Mark Saveall of McGrath.
The observe star and her plumber husband, who welcomed child lady Ruby Elizabeth in July final 12 months, overhauled the unique 1960-built single-storey home in and out.
The outcome was a up to date open-plan household dwelling full with indifferent workplace or studio and a shed.
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There’s a spacious entertaining deck overlooking the non-public yard, and an outsized master suite with fashionable ensuite and a “walk-in gown to die for”, in accordance with the sale itemizing on www.realestate.com.au.
The kitchen options stone benchtops, and there’s lovely stable timber flooring all through with ducted air-conditioning in every room.
Mr Saveall mentioned the gorgeous renovation had attracted loads of warmth pre-auction, with eight registered bidders vying for prime spot on the day.
“The extent of element on this renovation all through the house was positively the factor that bought them the premium value,” he mentioned.
Mr Saveall mentioned the couple acquired seven provides of sale previous to the property going below the hammer however selected to carry out for a outcome on the day.
The profitable patrons have been a household who had relocated from Japan to Sydney final 12 months earlier than becoming a member of the post-COVID exodus north to the Gold Coast.
“Plenty of households and younger persons are flocking to the realm,” Mr Saveall mentioned.
“It’s bought an actual bohemian espresso store vibe occurring for the time being, and plenty of lovely houses which might be being sympathetically renovated so I simply assume it’s an ideal space to reside.”
Property information present the couple additionally owned a Helensvale acreage property bought in 2019 for $1.18m following an in depth renovation.
In 2015, they bought one other four-bedroom dwelling at Pacific Pines for $727,000.
Pearson took dwelling gold within the 100m hurdles on the 2012 London Olympics. She is considered one among Australia’s best observe and area athletes after retiring in 2019 following a devastating run of accidents.