Shane Warne buys again in Brighton in another poker property play

Shane Warne buys again in Brighton in another poker property play
Shane Warne buys again in Brighton in another poker property play

The retired cricketing champion Shane Warne has bought again in Brighton, not far from the one recently sold for about $20 million.

The spin king reportedly paid about $5.5 million for his new Melbourne home, according to Domain and the Herald Sun.

It was the home of AFL Essendon legend Matthew Lloyd for almost 10 years.

Lloyd sold the lavish five-bedroom property to private investigator Anthony Thompson for $4.2 million in 2015.

The recent off market sale was something of a familial cricket deal as Thompson is the father-in-law of Pakistani cricketer Wasim Akram who married Shaniera Thompson, whom he had met while on a visit to Melbourne in 2011 while participating in a poker tournament at Crown Casino.

Warne's recent circa $20 million sale of Melville made a nice profit on that property, after paying $14,249,999 to buy it back in August 2016, CoreLogic records show.

It was the second time Warne had sold the 1880 bluestone mansion on a 3014sq m block.

32 Middle Cres, Brighton.

 Fairfax Media prepped a timeline of his flipping Brighton real estate.

1996: the beachfront home at 102 Esplanade is bought by Warne for $902,000.

2000: After renovations, 102 Esplanade fetches $2.61 million.

2000: Warne and Simone Callahan pay $3.6 million for a circa-1880 Victorian residence at 32 Middle Crescent, and reportedly spend a similar sum in renovations. 

2007: The couple sell the Middle Crescent mansion for $8.8 million.

2007: For $3.7 million, Warne scoops up the five-bedroom house at 16 Park Street.

2009: The Park Street property sells for $6,775,000.

2009: Warne forks out $7.55 million on heritage-listed residence at 6 William Street, which he goes on to share with Elizabeth Hurley after he splits with Callahan.

2013:the William Street mansion sells for $10.85 million.

2014: Warne spends $3.95 million on mini-manor at 11 Kinane Street.

2016: In a move that made headlines, Warne buys back 32 Middle Crescent for $14.25 million.

2016: 11 Kinane Street sells for $5.35 million.

2018: Warne offloads 32 Middle Crescent for about $20 million.

2018: Warne buys a nearby property for about $5.5 million.

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