The ex-wife of disgraced former Billabong boss Matthew Perrin has caught a break with the $7.3m sale of her Cronin Island mansion.
Nicole Bricknell, an actual property agent with Cole Residential, marketed her designer dwelling at 16 Southern Cross Dr, with company director Nick Cole main the gross sales marketing campaign.
Ms Bricknell constructed the five-bedroom, four-bathroom dwelling in 2016 after her former husband was convicted of defrauding a financial institution of $13.5m.
Perrin was sentenced to eight years’ jail, however launched on parole in 2019.
The riverfront dwelling was constructed on a 979sq m lot proper subsequent door to the posh dwelling Ms Bricknell had shared with Perrin and their three youngsters previous to his downfall.
It offered in simply seven days to an abroad purchaser who deliberate to relocate with household to the celebrated Surfers Paradise neighbourhood.
Three money affords have been acquired inside the first week, with Ms Bricknell at present dwelling in a Mermaid Seashore unit following a swift settlement.
“I can’t consider how a lot free time I’ve acquired now that I’m not sustaining gardens,” she stated.
“As a substitute of doing that, I’m out bike using and strolling. It’s a completely completely different way of life and it’s one which I’m actually having fun with.”
Ms Bricknell stated she had bought a full-floor condominium off the plan in White Fundamental Seashore, which was anticipated to be accomplished by late 2022.
“The children are all impartial and doing their very own factor now, and the time has come for me to downsize and I’m going to take pleasure in condominium dwelling,” Ms Bricknell stated.
Ms Bricknell had beforehand taken the Cronin Island property to public sale in 2019, however after it handed in she determined to carry onto the house, which has 180 diploma Fundamental River and metropolis skyline views.
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Throughout their time collectively, the Perrins made $57m from their funding in worldwide surf model Billabong. They owned a number of properties, together with the constructing which housed Burleigh Head’s well-known Fish Home restaurant and offered for $5.5m in 2019.
The White challenge is a part of Fundamental Seashore’s ongoing rejuvenation, as cashed-up interstate and native sea changers favour the low-maintenance, high-amenity way of life afforded by the brand new breed of spacious flats.
Three-bedroom items within the tower are priced from $2.2m.
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