Bellevue Hill home sold for $28.5 million by Steve, Carmen Davidson

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David Wenham and Kate Agnew have sold their 25-year-old Potts Point home.Credit:Chloe Paul

David Wenham was initially hoping for $6million for his long-running apartment in the Macleay Regis.

David Wenham was initially hoping for $6million for his long-running apartment in the Macleay Regis.Credit:

The result fell short of the more than $6 million hopes it hit the market in February, but no doubt made a handsome capital gain on the original purchase of Wenham 25 years ago thanks to the proceeds from his role as Diver Dan on the ABC series. change of the sea.

Jason Boon, of Richardson & Wrench Elizabeth Bay, said the four-bedroom stretch in the historic 1939 building was a consolidation of two apartments on level seven.

It sold with a parking space in the neighboring complex purchased in 2015 for $155,000.

Slot machines pay Balmain

Pokies scion and philanthropist Geoff Ainsworth and his wife, poet Johanna Featherstone, already own decent shelter on the Balmain Peninsula, but it’s always good to have spare digs locally.

To that end, the couple paid $4.351 million for a charming Federation house in Balmain which, since the 1970s, has housed the Herald’s Walkley Award-winning journalist Tony Stephens and his wife Anne.

The house built in 1904 was once a graduation school for local women, but, true to Balmain’s changing demographics, it was better known a few decades later as the home of late underworld figure Stan.” The Man” Smith, whose father’s initials can still be found. carved into the bathroom window sill.

The four-bedroom house was built in 1904 and spans 434 square meters.

The four-bedroom house was built in 1904 and spans 434 square meters.Credit:

A dozen bidders vied for the silent bidding, forcing the son of billionaire slot king Len Ainsworth to pay well above the $3.9 million guide offered by Harris’s Peter O’Malley Partners.

The couple’s current home is on the beachfront in Birchgrove, which last traded for a suburban high of $2.8million in 1998 when it was sold by the former top executive of Coca-Cola, John Priest.

Paddo gallerists cash in

As gallery owners Dr Gene and Brian Sherman prepare to auction some 100 valuable works of art from their private collection on May 11, two buildings that make up their family offices in Paddington have quietly sold for around 15 million dollars.

Dr. Gene and Brian Sherman at their historic home in Centennial Park, Braelin.

Dr. Gene and Brian Sherman at their historic home in Centennial Park, Braelin. Credit:Louise Kennerley

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The sale includes an adjoining terrace which was the Sydney office of the son of producer Emile Sherman’s See Saw Films, whose film The power of the dog recently won another Oscar for director Jane Campion.

The Centennial Park-based Shermans bought the first of two buildings for $1.6 million in 2000 and added the Victorian corner terrace across the driveway in 2013 for $2.425 million.

Randall Kemp of Ray White Woollahra declined to reveal the sale price, only confirming that the two buildings were listed with a guide for over $15 million.

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