Development boss Nick Leos and his spouse, Emma, have offered their Luigi Rosselli-designed Bellevue Hill mansion for $2m lower than the value information however nonetheless $10m greater than they purchased it for, 4 years in the past.
The couple, who’re returning to hometown Melbourne, apparently as a result of they had been sad with the standard of schooling in NSW, offered the Rupertswood Ave house through Steven Chen of The Company together with Michael Pallier of Sotheby’s.
Purchaser’s agent Simon Cohen represented the customer, understood to be an expat returning to Sydney.
The brokers can’t reveal the sale worth as a result of confidentiality agreements.
However different sources are useless sure it was $26m.
The Leos household purchased it for $16.5m on Christmas Eve, 2018 from designer Camilla Freeman-Topper and her husband, David Topper.
It was these earlier house owners who’d accomplished the Rosselli revamp and the Myles Baldwin-designed landscaping.
The information for the property, which has 5 bedrooms and 5 bogs and a Bellevue Hills Lodge-inspired swimming pool — was $28m, even when it was initially solely listed with Sotheby’s.
That’s regardless of rogue experiences in different media that it was $38m, which was apparently primarily based on avenue chatter.
The Leos have purchased the Toorak house of Bain & Firm’s Chris Harrop for circa $22m.
And the Harrops are transferring to Sydney — they’ve purchased former Crown boss Rob Rankin’s Woodlands mansion in Woollahra for $35m.