Former Footscray captain Steve Wallis’s 15-year home broke Essendon’s home price record, with sales of nearly $ 8.5 million.
The 36 Leslie Road off-market transaction took place after Wallis and his wife Sue spent more than $ 11 million on a spectacular new home in St. Kirda West.
Mitch Wallis, deputy captain of the couple’s son, Western Bulldogs, posted a photo of his family’s three generations outside the Bayside House on Instagram to commemorate the purchase, “The Next Adventure with the Family.” I added the caption.
Senior Wallis played 261 games in Footscray before cutting his boots in 1996. He was inducted into the Club Hall of Fame on behalf of Victoria in the State of Origin, in eight finals, including two qualifiers.
According to CoreLogic records, he and Sue paid $ 3.1 million to Essendon’s home in 2006.
McDonald’s Upton agent Joe Zucco confirmed that he had sold the property for a new suburban benchmark, but was unable to reveal the exact sale price or comment on the seller’s identity. bottom.
In a 6 bedroom house on 41 Leslie Road across the street Holds record since $ 8 million transaction In 2018.
“It’s one of the best cities in Essendon,” Zucco said.
“It’s a beautiful tree-lined road with the Lowther Hall (Grammar School).”
The 36th five-bedroom house, built in the 1920s, occupied a 1900-square-meter block with tennis courts, the agent added.
“It’s a discreet home from the street, but when you get inside, it’s like your own private resort,” he said.
“(Vendor) has done some refurbishment. They have created a beautiful outdoor area. It’s a very nice house.”
Zucco said the local family snapped it after two private inspections before the owner had the opportunity to officially market it.
He said the vendor sold the “bayside” to move.
This marked the second home sale in Essendon worth over $ 8 million.Dual Brown Low Medalist Greg “Diesel” Williams Sold Brewster St MansionThe Victorian building, built in 1878, costs $ 6.85 million in 2018, opposite Windy Hill. 37 Lincoln Road Won $ 6.5 million in 2019.
The latter is now back on the market and Zucco has a list of $ 6.85 million to $ 7.5 million.
Agent-Richmond’s Triple Premiership Captain also sold Trentcochin’s Strassmore Home $ 4.3 Million 2018 – $ 6 million in transactions at Moonee Ponds, adjacent to Essendon, has become “quite standard.”
White Fox Real Estate has sold its property in St. Kirda West, and Marty Fox told Herald Sun earlier this year: “The façade is magnificent, the rooftop is crazy and really unique.”
On the third floor, there is a retractable roof, gym, sauna, golf simulator, cinema-sized TV, bar, teppanyaki stove, and 180-degree views of Port Phillip Bay and the city.
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