Marrickville warehouse conversion sold to shop keeper first home buyers

Marrickville warehouse conversion sold to shop keeper first home buyers
Marrickville warehouse conversion sold to shop keeper first home buyers

Award-winning artist Nigel Sense and his wife, the designer, Monica Lawrie secured $1.31 million for their Marrickville warehouse conversion.

McGrath Inner West agent Adrian Tsavalas had eight bidders register, but first time buyers secured the property against strong underbidder investor bidding.

The buyers will operate her business, Studio Chen Chen, from the downstairs shop.

Marrickville warehouse conversion sold to shop keeper first home buyers

There was a $1.2 million reserve price. 

They'd completely renovated and extended the property since paying $380,000 in 2010.

The old store front is now Sense's studio.

Marrickville warehouse conversion sold to shop keeper first home buyers

It had a $1.15 million guide through McGrath inner west agent Adrian Tsavalas, who sold the property eight years ago. 

Marketed as a residential and commercial property, the two level residence has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and a rear entertaining terrace.

Sense, a graduate from the University of Wollongong, is a neo-expressionist artist and has had his work featured in a number of group exhibitions throughout Australia and Sri Lanka.

He draws inspiration from the American abstract expressionists and pop artists of the 1960s.

 

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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