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Heath Ledger’s parents sell his $4million Perth home that was once meant to be a ‘hideaway’

Heath Ledger’s parents sell their $4million three bedroom Perth home on the Swan River – after letting go of the mansion they designed as a ‘hideaway’ for the actor when he returned home to Australia

Heath Ledger’s parents, Kim and Ines Ledger, are selling the Perth home they bought after selling their family mansion. 

The unfinished property, which sits on a 934sqm allotment, is on sale for $3.99 million. 

It is located in the picturesque riverside region, and lies just one street away from the Swan River. 

Family sale: Heath Ledger’s parents, Kim and Ines Ledger, are selling the Perth home they bought after selling their family mansion. Pictured with Heath’s sister Kate

The one-storey house includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as a home office. 

Perfect for entertaining is an outdoor terrace complete with outside toilet, as well as a swimming pool. 

There is fittingly a theatre room on the premises, where movies can be screened. 

Additionally, the house comes complete with a spacious five-car garage, as well as a workshop. 

For sale: The unfinished property, which sits on a 934sqm allotment, is on sale for $3.99 million

For sale: The unfinished property, which sits on a 934sqm allotment, is on sale for $3.99 million

Details: The one-storey house includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as a home office

Details: The one-storey house includes three bedrooms and three bathrooms, as well as a home office

Pretty: It is located in the picturesque riverside region, and lies just one street away from the Swan River

Pretty: It is located in the picturesque riverside region, and lies just one street away from the Swan River

Moves: Kim and Ines bought the property in early 2016, paying $2.28 million. They purchased it after selling their Applecross, Western Australia mansion in 2015 for $5.6 million. That mansion had been designed to be used as a 'hideaway' for Heath when he returned home

Moves: Kim and Ines bought the property in early 2016, paying $2.28 million. They purchased it after selling their Applecross, Western Australia mansion in 2015 for $5.6 million. That mansion had been designed to be used as a ‘hideaway’ for Heath when he returned home

Kim and Ines bought the property in early 2016, paying $2.28 million at the time. 

They purchased it after selling their Applecross, Western Australia mansion in 2015 for $5.6 million. 

That mansion had been designed to be used as a ‘hideaway’ for Heath when he returned home to Australia. 

Six years after the Australian actor’s untimely death of an accidental drug overdose, Kim placed the idyllic Perth mansion on the market. 

Moving on: Six years after the Australian actor's untimely death of an accidental drug overdose, Kim placed the idyllic Perth mansion on the market

Moving on: Six years after the Australian actor’s untimely death of an accidental drug overdose, Kim placed the idyllic Perth mansion on the market

The original plan for the six bedroom abode in the riverside suburb of Applecross, included a third level which would have acted as a Western Australian base for The Dark Knight star.  

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph, Kim Ledger said: ‘[Heath] was very interested in the design.’

‘We talked about this house a lot. We thought it would be a great place for him to stay when he was in town.’

Sadly the property was still in construction at the time of the late actor’s death in 2008 and it was later completed without the additional floor.

Previous home: The original plan for the six bedroom abode in the riverside suburb of Applecross (pictured) included a third level which would have acted as a Western Australian base for The Dark Knight star

Previous home: The original plan for the six bedroom abode in the riverside suburb of Applecross (pictured) included a third level which would have acted as a Western Australian base for The Dark Knight star

Heath was tragically found dead at a New York City apartment on January 22, 2008, after accidentally overdosing following months of physical and mental exhaustion. 

Reportedly a drug user on and off for years, things came to a head when he was juggling too many films – including his last role The Dark Knight – on very little sleep and he started relying on various cocktails of prescriptions to shut his mind off.

‘I couldn’t stop thinking. My body was exhausted, and my mind was still going,’ he told the New York Times in an interview in November – just two months before he died at the age of 28.

He was ultimately found dead from a lethal combination of six drugs in his system: two types of narcotics, two types of anti-anxiety medicine and two types of sleep medicine.

Tragic: Heath was tragically found dead at a New York City apartment on January 22, 2008, after accidentally overdosing from a lethal combination of six drugs. He was 28

Tragic: Heath was tragically found dead at a New York City apartment on January 22, 2008, after accidentally overdosing from a lethal combination of six drugs. He was 28

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