Harry Vanda buys in Double Bay

Harry Vanda buys in Double Bay
Harry Vanda buys in Double Bay

Having sold on the Rose Bay harbourfront, the songwriting guitarist Harry Vanda and his wife Robyn have turned up in Double Bay for the village lifestyle.

Paying $7.05 million for historic Teralla, a grand Victorian home whose past owners have included merchant banker Mark McIvor and Professor Ron Penny. 

The Vanda's had been on the Rose Bay property since paying $667,500 in 1983, then commissioning the five-bedroom home design.

Alison Coopes had the listing which sold to Breakfast Point developer Stuart Rose for around $15 million.

His co-written Easybeats song, Friday on My Mind was voted the best Australian song of all time at the 2001 Australasian Performing Rights Association awards.

This article was first published in The Daily Telegraph.

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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