Conflict hero Ben Roberts-Smith places Sunshine Coast house up on the market

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Ben Roberts-Smith’s Sunshine Coast hinterland property in Ilkley is on the market.


UNDER siege conflict hero Ben Roberts-Smith has put his Sunshine Coast hinterland property available on the market as he continues to combat conflict crime allegations.

The Victoria Cross recipient purchased the five-bedroom, two-storey house in Ilkley for $1.45 million in 2015, however the sprawling property is ready to fetch greater than that when it goes to public sale subsequent month.

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Save Our Heros Summit held on the Preston Stanley in Parliament Home of NSW. Victoria Cross recipient and Afghanistan veteran Ben Roberts-Smith was a particular visitor. Image: Toby Zerna


The Roberts-Smiths fell in love with the property’s personal setting after they moved to the Sunshine Coast to pursue a piece alternative 5 years in the past.

“It’s a powerful space and a lovely house,” the couple mentioned.

“Sadly on account of adjustments in our employment, life-style and our kids’s college, the time is true for us to maneuver again to Brisbane and to promote.”

The property has an outside entertaining space with a pool home and infinity pool.


The household prolonged the home in 2015 and constructed an outside space that includes an infinity pool and pool home with a barbecue, kitchen and eating setting.

Ray White Buderim agent Kathryn Willshire mentioned the Ilkley Highway property was among the finest acreage estates within the area.

The 2-storey house has 5 bedrooms and 4 bogs.


“Ilkley is simply eight minutes from Buderim, which is likely one of the hottest house shopping for locations in all of Queensland,” Ms Willshire mentioned.

“Everyone seems to be searching for a tree change or a sea change in 2020 and right here you may have the most effective of each worlds because it’s solely 20 minutes to the seaside, but set in a shocking bush setting.”

A non-public courtyard extends from the formal eating space of the house.


The private-gated, two-storey house options 5 bedrooms and 4 bogs and sits on an enormous 3.5ha block.

“The view is arguably one of the vital breathtaking settings I’ve ever seen,” Ms Willshire mentioned.

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“The homeowners have created a proper manicured backyard brimming stuffed with roses and gardenias.

“The flowery formal eating space overlooks an enthralling inside French Provincial impressed courtyard.”

The property options manicured gardens spanning the three.5ha block.


Sunshine Coast hinterland properties have been in sturdy demand with patrons in search of a treechange since COVID-19.

The itemizing of Mr Roberts-Smith’s house comes simply days after the discharge of a damning inquiry into the conduct of elite Australian troops within the Center East.

Mr Roberts-Smith has denied any wrongdoing throughout his time in Afghanistan or Iraq.

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Retired Australian Military soldier Ben Roberts-Smith throughout a ceremony the place he was awarded the Victoria Cross for Australia in 2011. Image: Division of Defence.


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