Herald Solar columnist and Sky Information presenter Andrew Bolt’s Malvern East house has offered for $2.8m.
The four-bedroom household house the media commentator has shared with spouse Sally Morrell was listed with worth hopes of $2.5-$2.75m in September.
Marshall White Stonnington director James Redfern mentioned the distributors and the consumers have been “very completely satisfied” with the sale.
“The buyers are a lovely local family with young children who love the area,” Mr Redfern said.
CoreLogic records show the house had been owned by Bolt for more than 20 years, last selling for $506,000 in 1998.
Bolt sold his property after saying he fell out of love with Melbourne.
“That’s it. I’m out of here. Melbourne, I loved you once but it’s all over between us.
So the house is sold, the boxes packed, and I’m heading bush, without a single tear,” he wrote.
The residence is close to a variety of native faculties and facilities, together with Darling Station, Hedgeley Dene Gardens and Terminus Village.
Mr Redfern mentioned the consumers appreciated the interval really feel of the Federation property, believed to this point again to about 1905.
“It’s obtained a good looking backyard and well-established timber, and a extremely comfy, cozy really feel,” he mentioned.
The property additionally has a library or research with a fire, room for a gymnasium, and a self-contained one-bedroom residence with its personal balcony on the rear of the house.
Excessive ceilings, leadlight home windows, northern orientation and an leisure deck have been different notable options on the 806sq m block.
The sale comes following Bolt’s announcement that he was fleeing town.
“They’re wanting ahead to shifting,” Mr Redfern mentioned.