Film producer Matt Barrelle lists luxury Byron Bay holiday let

Film producer Matt Barrelle lists luxury Byron Bay holiday let
Film producer Matt Barrelle lists luxury Byron Bay holiday let

The Byron Bay based film producer Matt Barrelle and wife Cristina are selling Beachcomber Blue, their Byron Bay holiday let.

Barrelle, who is most known for producing the popular soccer trilogy Goal, paid $2.35 million for the investment property home in 2015.

Barrelle recently acquired a vacant land parcel at Burleigh Heads for $719,000 where he and Cristina plan to build a home where they can raise their kids, Blue Byron and Capri.

They spent much of the past decade in the south France close to Monaco where Barrelle. 

The couple are set to retain their nearby villa in the Broken Head beachfront pavilions enclave.

Film producer Matt Barrelle lists luxury Byron Bay holiday let

The vast Beachcomber Blue property is set in an exclusive enclave of only nine beachfront properties.

It has seven bedrooms, five bathrooms, four living areas and two kitchens.

The 1980s built holiday let, which is heavily booked, reaps $880 a night in peak-season.

Its a known celebrity hang out, frequently tenanted by Aussie London based wellness guru James Duigan, who's celebrity Hollywood clients include Hugh Grant and Rosie Huntington Whiteley.

North and east facing decks overlook a resort-style pool set in landscaped gardens.

Film producer Matt Barrelle lists luxury Byron Bay holiday let

The Hamptons style house has price expectations of $3.6 million to $3.8 million through First National Byron Bay agent Su Reynolds.

Reynolds said rarely do homes like this come to the market.

Barrelle recently sold his Sydney bolthole in Dover Heights for $2.76 million. He paid $1,835,000 in 2013.

The three level Military Road home had been a consistent rental, fetching around $2,950 a week.

Barrelle's inspiration for the famed Goal trilogy came from a spectator at the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Japan and South Korea.

It was produced through Barrelle’s production company Milkshake Films, which was set up with his business partner Mike Jefferies.

The films featured football stars David Beckham, Zinadine Zidane, Luis Figo and Raul.

Barrelle was also executive producer on the official film of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, directed by Michael Apted, narrated by Pierce Brosnan.

His primary business interest is the Pioneer Land Group (PLG), which acquires beach-front land and develops tropical beach and golf resorts in the emerging coastal and city markets of Brazil, and the South Pacific Islands.

He was once the national research manger for LJ Hooker.

In 2006 Barrelle moved from Los Angeles to Monte Carlo.

This article was first published in the Sunday Telegraph.

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