Television production company boss Bernard Curran has sold his longtime home on Wolseley Road in Point Piper for nearly $ 28 million after 24 years of owning the waterfront site.
The son of the wealthy former Charles Curran and his wife Eva first bought the property in 1996 for $ 1.5 million, then consolidated it with the neighboring property and ordered a five-story duplex designed by architect Andrew Burges, with landscaping by Will Dangar.
Curran retained the upper tiers with a boathouse on the title, and the lower half was sold in January by JP Morgan boss Paul Uren and his wife Jennifer for $ 16.6 million to David Roseman of Macquarie Capital.
Discussions about Pillinger’s Brad Pillinger sale come as a title caveat reveals the buyers are dentists Gloria Shih and Lawrence Lau.
Indeed, Pillinger sold Shih and Lau’s mansion in 1920s Vaucluse for around $ 20 million to real estate investor William Wenhao Wu, the 28-year-old investor who bought nearly $ 100 million from Upscale properties in the eastern suburbs. with her mother, Jing Wang.
The sale of the Curran duplex is only the latest among its neighbors on Wolseley Road. Seven’s Bruce McWilliam started the wave of business earlier this year when his waterfront investment house was sold by Pillinger for over $ 32 million.
Also with the sale of the McWilliam property earlier this year, a house on Wolseley Road sold for $ 9 million (again by Pillinger) settled in the name of former Seven executive Brad Lancken.
The purchase by Lancken, now at the head of private equity group Liverpool Partners, nearly doubles the $ 4.55 million McWilliam paid in 2016 when it was billed as a Best Western-style house.
The newly renovated house is a discount for Lancken from his Olympia house in Warrawee, which was sold in June for $ 10.08 million to former WADA president and former Labor Party star candidate Brian Owler and his partner, the AMA NSW Chief Fiona Davies.
Belling and Sealey exchange
Former Ten presenter Natarsha Belling and her husband, Renault Australia manager Glen Sealey, are leaving their Lane Cove North home and buying a home in the waterfront suburb of Longueville for $ 6.1 million.
The couple’s upgrade to a five-bedroom house with a nearly 1,000-square-foot pool comes a year after Belling was unceremoniously sacked by Ten after two decades with the broadcaster.
However, Belling was not long without a job. Within months, Seven had hired her as a panelist on The morning show, she hosts the podcast Your morning agenda, and in April, he joined Southern Cross Austereo’s new digital-only breakfast radio show, hosted by Steve Price.
Belling and Sealey have been residents of Lane Cove North since 2002, paying $ 731,000 for the Coolaroo Road bungalow.
Mercado sells the La PÃ©rouse pad
Television historian Andrew Mercado has put his beachfront apartment in La Perugia up for auction next Wednesday, intending to seek further excavations in his new hometown of Newcastle.
The old chain [V] The presenter was upgraded to the La PÃ©rouse apartment in 2010 from his Coogee notebook, paying $ 790,000 at the time, but moved to the central North Shore in 2017 when he purchased the former South West Roxy cinema.
Mercado sold the cinema two years ago, turning to writing his recently released book Queer history of Australian television.
Geoff Gilles of Century 21 Gilles Property has set a goal of $ 1.3 million for the two-bedroom apartment.
Brian Adams sells to Surry Hills
Showbiz veteran and real estate investor Brian Adams is selling his Surry Hills penthouse and the commercial building he crowns, Briad House.
Former Ten’s actor and host Tonight show constructed the five-level building in the 1990s, with a trade showroom at the entrance, three levels of offices, a mezzanine office, a five-car garage and the penthouse like his.
Jaime Upton of Sotheby’s and Peter Kotzias of Ray White Commercial have set a target of $ 14 million ahead of an October 26 auction.