Airlie Beach trophy home sold by the Bathurst 100 winner Tony Longhurst

Airlie Beach trophy home sold by the Bathurst 100 winner Tony Longhurst
Airlie Beach trophy home sold by the Bathurst 100 winner Tony Longhurst

The Longhurst family have sold their luxury Airlie Beach holding for $7.5 million.

It's been bought by wealthy Queensland mining entrepreneur Paul Darrouzet, who owns the Airlie Beach Abell Point Marina next door.

Its recent sale was through Sophie Carter at Sophie Carter Exclusive Properties. 

Patriarch John Longhurst, the Gold Coast property developer who also co-founded Dreamworld, bought the holding in 2006.

His son, Australian racing driver Tony who recently revealed his new 19 metre, $2.5 million luxury catamaran, over saw the recent sale.

Designed by Peter Connelly Architects, the 2009 designer home was operated by the Longhurst family trust as a boutique rental in recent times.

Airlie Beach trophy home sold by the Bathurst 100 winner Tony Longhurst

It offers views of the water from almost every room across two levels.

It has five bedrooms, nine bathrooms and a formal dining room with cocktail bar.

The centrepiece of the home is the 20 metre wet edge swimming pool.

Tony Longhurst was also a former Australian Champion water skier.

This article was first published in The Weekend Australian property section. 

 

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Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson

Joel Robinson is a property journalist based in Sydney. Joel has been writing about the residential real estate market for the last five years, specializing in market trends and the economics and finance behind buying and selling real estate.

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