Artwork vendor Steve Nasteski’s fantastically renovated Darling Level house continues to be obtainable, having handed in for $13m in an thrilling public sale final evening.
The public sale was closed to media, however sources mentioned Richardson and Wrench Potts Level/Elizabeth Bay agent Jason Boon had 4 bidders register and three compete for the four-bedroom, three toilet house with 4 car-garage at 15/85 Yarranabbe Road.
Bidding had opened at $11.2m and risen in $100,000 increments all the way in which as much as $13m.
It’s understood Nasteski needs a minimum of $13.5m.
That is the house within the well-liked ‘Santina’ block beforehand owned by former mannequin Marie Spies, widow of funeral providers businessman Ian Spies, which Nasteski purchased for about $7.5m previous to its scheduled public sale final August.
However after a $5.3m transformation by the famend architect Stephen Varady, it now seems very completely different from earlier than.
Given the standard of the transformation and the jaw-dropping never-to-be-built out views from town skyline and Harbour Bridge to Clarke Island and north head, the house was, as anticipated, massively well-liked with savvy japanese suburbs patrons.
Boon mentioned on the time it was launched to the market in mid October: “This house has the very best specs and is one of the best renovated house I’ve ever seen in my profession.”
The house, bought within the identify of his spouse, actor-turned-singer Alisa Grey, is redundant to the couple’s wants.
They’ve since moved to Byron Bay, having bought the trophy residence Whalewatchers on Wategos Seaside for $12m.
They obtained deal on that — it had been initially listed two years in the past for $18.5m to $20m.
Among the many highlights of the finishes within the Darling Level house are the lavish kitchen with a full suite of Sub-Zero and Miele home equipment, bespoke minimize and put in premium Calacatta marble, Vola bogs, Ashton & Bentley basin and a 300kg marble bathtub.
It additionally has Siberian oak timber flooring shipped from London; customized joinery made in Italy; and Bang & Olufsen and Samsung TVs with subwoofer audio system.
Boon and Daphne Sauvage of Sotheby’s offered unit 19, which was owned by racing identification David Waterhouse, for $5.4m in simply 5 days in August — and that was half the scale.