Former Warne house remains for sale, while Brighton bakery warehouse tops results

Former Warne house remains for sale, while Brighton bakery warehouse tops results
Former Warne house remains for sale, while Brighton bakery warehouse tops results

A former Brighton home of retired cricketer Shane Warne was passed in on a vendor bid of $5.1 million at weekend auction.

Brighton's most famous residents, Shane Warne and Simone Callahan called 102 The Esplanade (pictured above) home four four years until sold for $2.61 million in 2000.

It last sold nine years ago for $3.85 million when bought by the current vendors.

Nick Johnstone Real Estate had the lavish five-bedroom house listed in conjunction with Buxton with $5 million plus hopes.

The highest priced notified Melbourne sale of the past week was $3,525,000 when 1A Rose Street, Brighton (pictured below), a bakery warehouse style offering, sold late last week through hockingstuart.

Former Warne house remains for sale, while Brighton bakery warehouse tops results

The REIV reported a clearance rate of 75% was recorded on the weekend compared to 73% last weekend and 78% this weekend last year.

There were 894 auctions reported to the REIV this weekend, with 104 passed in on a vendor bid, Enzo Raimondo, the REIV chief said.

The Warne's bought the home, which comes with ocean views, for $902,000 in 1996.

The Warne's bought from the Goldstein family and sold in 2000 to Morry Fraid when they moved to Middle Crescent, Brighton which was bought for about $3.5 million in 2000 and sold for about $8.75 million seven years later.

It is understood that both Shane and Simone still reside in Brighton.

In February this year Simone spent $2.6 million on her abode.

Shane sold Kilkerran with downsizing plans to another Brighton house, although the reported $4 million sale has yet to be registered.

His historic four bedroom house, Kilkerran, which sits on a 2,202 square metre estate, fetched $10.85 million. 

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