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An Artwork Deco treasure that hosted a variety of well-known Double Bay artists and personalities has offered at public sale for $600,000 above the value information.
World-renowned flautist Jane Rutter; movie producer Margaret Fink and late neurologist Oliver Sacks have been all common friends on the two-bedroom condominium at The Pierre at 3/21 William St.
And sources on the midweek public sale suggested the beautiful property fetched a whopping $3m.
The gross sales agent, Harriet France of Sotheby’s, couldn’t disclose the outcome or purchaser, although it’s understood she had six register with 5 of them collaborating.
Bidding began at $2.3m and rose in principally $50,000 increments all the way in which to when auctioneer Jesse Davidson of Auctionworks slammed down the gavel.
The condominium, which had two loos, was the house of the late award-winning designer Don Fish and his spouse, Vicky.
They’d downsized from a big Darling Level household house in 1996, paying $530,000.
France stated the condominium appealed to a “blended bag” of individuals — younger and outdated.
“We had 97 teams come by way of through the marketing campaign,” she stated.
“Individuals actually nonetheless do like well-built older-style items.
“There are many folks on the market searching for good high quality inventory.”
At first of the marketing campaign, she’d described it as “the proper downsizer”.
“It’s on the primary ground, so only a few steps however elevated sufficient to have an outlook; large rooms, so it may possibly take large furnishings; northerly facet and excellent daylight and simply throughout from Steyne Park and the ferry,” she’d stated.
The couple’s daughter, Charlotte, says her dad and mom had made good use of the big dwelling and eating areas, which enabled them to proceed to entertain family and friends.
And Don significantly treasured the adjoining park and seaside.