Cotton On Group part-owner Ash Hardwick and his spouse, Samantha, are offloading their unbelievable St Kilda West pad.
The director and shareholder of the key worldwide retail model — which incorporates Cotton On, Cotton On Children, Factorie, Typo and Supre — is promoting 335 Beaconsfield Parade with $8-$8.8m value hopes.
Mr Hardwick advised Property Insiders he purchased the block in 2006 when it hosted two buildings getting used as mattress and breakfast lodging known as Robinson’s By the Sea.
He undertook intensive renovations in 2011 to create the marvellous trendy residence behind the heritage facade.
His spouse, who has beforehand labored for the Cotton On model, stated it was laborious to say goodbye to the four-bedroom waterfront property the place that they had their two kids, Jack and Charlie.
“Having the ability to stay in such a lovely, vibrant space with the seaside and nice parks, however nonetheless having a home that was so non-public and quiet, was one thing so useful to us,” Mrs Hardwick stated.
“I really like the massive double doorways in the back of the home that permit for such nice stream inside and out of doors, with loads of freedom for youths within the yard.”
The household have been renovating their new home in Geelong, the place the Cotton On Group headquarters have been situated, she stated.
“Ash’s enterprise is up right here so it simply made sense,” Ms Hardwick stated.
“We nonetheless have a waterfront up right here and two units of grandparents close by, which is nice for our little children.”
Cotton On Group began in Geelong, the place Mr Hardwick’s cousin, Nigel Austin, launched the primary shops in 1991. Whereas the corporate has expanded to 18 international locations internationally, its primary world assist centre nonetheless stays within the household’s hometown.
Kay & Burton South Yarra agent Andrew Sehar stated highlights of the St Kilda West home included a powerful open-plan dwelling zone with a marble kitchen, landscaped gardens and an elevated swimming pool.
An upstairs formal lounge with an adjoining balcony overlooking the water is one other particular function.
Different highlights embrace a research with a marble mantelpiece, a kids’s playroom hooked up to the kitchen, a big underground cellar and a CBUS system.
“We’ve had a mixture of youthful and older households to this point,” Mr Sehar stated.
“I feel the versatile floorplan with a number of dwelling areas is one thing that appeals to these with older kids.”
He stated the eased actual property coronavirus restrictions had prompted the distributors to listing with an expressions of curiosity marketing campaign closing on November 12.
CoreLogic data present the property beforehand offered for $2.2m in 2006.