Dressmaker Leona Edmiston and husband Jeremy Ducker have joined forces with their subsequent door neighbour hoping to lure a developer to purchase each Bellevue Hill properties for greater than $18m.
The realestate.com.au ad for 86 and 88 Birriga Road, by Laing and Simmons principal and upcoming actuality TV star D’Leanne Lewis, describes the mixed 2000 sqm of prime harbourside and parkside land as a “sensational redevelopment alternative” for medium density housing.
Property data for 88 Birriga Rd present the couple bought their Tuscan-inspired five-bedroom dwelling with resort-style pool in manicured gardens on its 851 sqm block for $3.3m in 2007.
In the meantime, Mark Boyce, managing director of Boyce’s Automative Knowledge, has owned the four-bedroom, three-bathroom dwelling on 1,125 sqm at 86 Birriga Highway since 1985 when he paid $415,000.
The 2 adjoining properties, that are each north-facing with gorgeous harbour to ocean views, are on particular person titles are being provided on the market in a single line.
Ducker has been Edmiston’s enterprise companion and husband for nearly twenty years, and so they have two eight-year-old twin daughters, Dylan and Dusty.
The household has lengthy cut up their time been their Bellevue Hill dwelling and their farm at Sutton Forest within the Southern Highlands.
They purchased the farm, which they’ve performed up, in 2009, and earlier than that they’d a weekender at Burrawang.
The couple have been spending most of their time there of late, with Edmiston’s Instagram submit throughout isolation displaying her enjoyable at dwelling at Sutton Forest.
It was solely in March that the Wentworth Courier’s Jo Casamento wrote of visiting the couple’s Bellevue Hill dwelling.
“It’s like getting into an enormous jewelry field,” Casamento stated.
“Intricate treasure troves in each nook take a second to digest and take up.”
The home was full of gorgeous objects. “It’s clear that is one girl who is aware of her type and permits it to emanage from each pore,” stated Casamento.
Edmiston launched her eponymous label in 2001 together with her husband.
She advised Casamento the key to her success was adapting her enterprise mannequin 4 years in the past.
“There was an explosion of e-tail procuring, killer retail rents which have been loopy and it didn’t match the declining foot visitors,” Edmiston had stated.
“You may see it was a recipe for catastrophe.”
Again then, they’d 31 retail shops. The one brick and mortar shops that stay at the moment are within the QVB and Chatswood, the pinnacle workplace in Alexandria and the outlet retailer in Balmain.
Edmiston has been in style for the reason that Nineteen Eighties together with her fellow design pupil Peter Morrissey, however they parted methods after 14 years.