Jimmy and Nadia Bartel have bagged a purchaser for his or her “elite” St Kilda West home.
The high-profile former couple earned $three.91m for the placing five-bedroom dwelling in a personal sale, with the value falling throughout the $three.7-$4m value information set in July.
The Geelong triple-premiership participant and the style influencer and ambassador listed the 1904-built landmark — which additionally has hyperlinks to Nick Cave — virtually a yr after announcing their split.
It was marketed as “one in all St Kilda West’s most elite properties”, mixing “the class and grandeur of the period with gorgeous modern type and household consolation”.
The Bartels paid $three.76m for the 44 Mary Street property in September 2017, in accordance with CoreLogic information.
Different particulars of the house’s newest sale stay a thriller, with Marshall White Port Phillip promoting agent Ben Manolitsas declining to remark when contacted by the Herald Solar.
Earlier this month, Nadia told the Herald Sun she had been relieved the sale was placed on maintain attributable to Melbourne’s actual property restrictions.
“It was onerous as a result of it went in the marketplace as quickly as COVID-19 began, so it’s been a little bit of a tough time as a result of you may’t look by way of homes in the intervening time,” she mentioned.
“So clearly nobody’s seemed by way of the home in a really very long time.”
Nadia — whose clothes model Henne has develop into an Instagram hit since launching final yr — added she hoped to seek out one other home for herself and her sons, Aston and Henley, within the St Kilda West space.
“My dad and mom reside in Center Park and my sister’s across the nook, and I like this space,” she mentioned.
And in a 2018 interview with the Herald Solar, Nadia mentioned she cherished the house’s “conventional Victorian really feel”.
“There are many stunning particulars that give the home character, comparable to timber-framed home windows, detailed timber fireplaces, intricate leadlight home windows, bay home windows, and excessive ceilings with ornamental plasterwork,” she mentioned on the time.
The historic dwelling was a boarding home within the 1970s, and reportedly hosted musical expertise together with Nick Cave and his band the Unhealthy Seeds within the early ‘80s.
Earlier than this, it was prolonged to incorporate a second storey within the 1920s to a design by famed architect H.V Gillespie, who notably labored on St Kilda’s The George Resort.
The most recent realestate.com.au itemizing for the property highlighted its preserved interval options, together with Baltic pine flooring, pressed-metal ceilings, leadlight home windows and unique wallpaper.
Different standout inclusions have been an “imposing reception corridor”, formal eating and sitting rooms, a wine cellar, a “kids’s zone”, and a important bed room with an open hearth, a walk-in wardrobe and an ensuite.
A French-style kitchen with stone benches and a breakfast bar starred within the open-plan dwelling house, which opened out to a north-facing deck.
Jimmy retired from his embellished 305-match AFL profession in 2016 with three flags, Brownlow and Norm Smith medals, and two All-Australian jackets beneath his belt. He now works in soccer media.
The Bartels additionally earned $2.25m in 2016 for the contemporary house they built in Geelong.
-with Kim Wilson