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Footscray footballer Mark Hunter, 56, puts his stunning Melbourne home on the market for $5.5million

Footscray footballer Mark Hunter, 56, puts his stunning Melbourne home on the market for $5.5million


Former Aussie Rules footy player Mark Hunter and his wife Colleen have listed their stunning Williamstown pad. 

Mark, who played for Footscray from the late 80’s to mid 90’s, and Colleen have set a price guide of $5 – $5.5million for the Melbourne property, according to Realestate.com.au.

The couple built the property in 2011 for themselves and their three children including Western Bulldogs premiership player Lachie Hunter.

Footy paradise: Former Footscray footballer Mark Hunter has put his stunning Melbourne home on the market

Selling agent Mel McVeigh from Greg Hocking said the family resided in the old ‘beach shack’ before they decided to ‘design, demolish and rebuild’ it.

‘They have bought and sold a lot of homes over the years, and had a really good view of what they wanted,’ Ms McVeigh continued.

‘And they wanted to make sure they had the best view over the football ground and the ocean.’ 

Price hopes: Mark and his wife Colleen have set a price guide of $5 - $5.5million, according to Realestate.com.au

Price hopes: Mark and his wife Colleen have set a price guide of $5 – $5.5million, according to Realestate.com.au

History: Selling agent Mel McVeigh from Greg Hocking said the family resided in the old 'beach shack' before they decided to 'design, demolish and rebuild' it

History: Selling agent Mel McVeigh from Greg Hocking said the family resided in the old ‘beach shack’ before they decided to ‘design, demolish and rebuild’ it

The property is a short distance from the foreshore and overlooks Downer Oval.

It features four well-sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, series of spacious living spaces and a 2-car garage plus additional driveway parking for up to five cars. 

Other additions include striking upstairs kitchen, home office with water views, two balconies, a ground-floor cinema that opens to a large pool, spa and alfresco space, lift access and a separate studio.

Inclusions: The property features four well-sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, series of spacious living spaces and a 2-car garage plus additional driveway parking for up to five cars

Inclusions: The property features four well-sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, series of spacious living spaces and a 2-car garage plus additional driveway parking for up to five cars

Property records show the home was purchased in 2007 for $1.78million.   

Mark notched up 130 games for Footscray from 1988 to 1996.

He spent time as an assistant coach for the VFL side the Williamstown Seagulls.

Mark’s son Lachie plays football for the Western Bulldogs and was recruited under the father-son rule in 2013. 

Like father, like son: Mark Hunter notched 130 games for Footscray from 1988 to 1996. His son Lachie plays football for the Western Bulldogs and was recruited under the father-son rule in 2013

Like father, like son: Mark Hunter notched 130 games for Footscray from 1988 to 1996. His son Lachie plays football for the Western Bulldogs and was recruited under the father-son rule in 2013

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