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Inside Red Symons’ $5 million five-bedroom villa in Melbourne’s Fitzroy North

It’s the five bedroom villa in Melbourne that was once the home of veteran TV personality Red Symons. 

And as the property went under the hammer on Sunday, the impressive abode broke sales records in Fitzroy North, selling for a whopping $5 million. 

At the nail-biting auction –  which attracted about 200 people – the Alfred Crescent property nabbed a sales price that was $400,000 over reserve. 

Immaculate contemporary features, an internal courtyard and a state-of-the art dining area perfect for entertaining! Inside Red Symons’ $5 million five-bedroom villa that broke sales records in Melbourne’s Fitzroy North

The record-smashing $5 million price tag is a far cry from what Red and his wife originally bought the place for in 1998, with the couple shelling out a relatively paltry $730,000.

Ideal for a large family, the expansive home features five bedrooms house in a sprawling villa.

The renovated property has plenty of space in its living and dining spaces as well as its welcoming outdoor area, which are all perfect for large-scale entertaining.  

Huge jump: The record-smashing $5 million price tag is a far cry from what Red and his wife originally bought the place for in 1998, with the couple shelling out a relatively paltry $730,000

Huge jump: The record-smashing $5 million price tag is a far cry from what Red and his wife originally bought the place for in 1998, with the couple shelling out a relatively paltry $730,000

Up to speed! The state-of-the art kitchen features Gaggenau appliances as well as stainless steel and granite bench tops

Up to speed! The state-of-the art kitchen features Gaggenau appliances as well as stainless steel and granite bench tops

Sun-soaked: The expansive windows allow for a vast amount of natural light to effortlessly filter in

Sun-soaked: The expansive windows allow for a vast amount of natural light to effortlessly filter in

Huge windows allow for natural light to illuminate the interior and help its inhabitants make the most of the luscious surrounds.

Encompassing the homes are two courtyards rather than a backyard and a quaint internal courtyard offers a picturesque spot to unwind with a book or cup of tea.

Polished wooden floors feature throughout much of the home while carpet lines the bedrooms and lounge areas.  

Fancy a cup of tea? An adorable internal courtyard makes for a serene spot to relax or wind down with a book

Fancy a cup of tea? An adorable internal courtyard makes for a serene spot to relax or wind down with a book

Outdoors: Encompassing the home are courtyards which blend into the interior and are ideal for large-scale entertaining

Outdoors: Encompassing the home are courtyards which blend into the interior and are ideal for large-scale entertaining

Room to relax: The home has beautifully fused contemporary and period features for a gorgeous look

Room to relax: The home has beautifully fused contemporary and period features for a gorgeous look

Expansive: Ideal for family living, the sprawling home is certainly not short on space

Expansive: Ideal for family living, the sprawling home is certainly not short on space

The kitchen is state-of-the art and contains Gaggenau appliances which cater for any cooking  or food preparation need.

Stainless steel and granite bench tops also appear in the space,  adding an extra modern and sophisticated touch.

Throughout the expansive home, contemporary and period features fuse together seamlessly, retaining the history of the property while keeping up with modern styles.

Getting some shut eye: There are five bedrooms in the $5 million villa, including three double bedrooms

Getting some shut eye: There are five bedrooms in the $5 million villa, including three double bedrooms

Sleeping on it! Each bedroom is modern and contains ample space and storage

Sleeping on it! Each bedroom is modern and contains ample space and storage

Family style: Approximately 200 people attended the auction  before the winning bid was place at $5 million

Family style: Approximately 200 people attended the auction  before the winning bid was place at $5 million

Lots of room: Plenty of bedrooms make it easy to house all members of a family 

Lots of room: Plenty of bedrooms make it easy to house all members of a family 

Within the house, there are five modern-style bedrooms – three of which are double bedrooms.

The master bedroom has mosaic-tiled ensuite and walk-in wardrobe – and all bedrooms have ample storage and space.

Elsewhere, there is a contemporary bathroom with excellent finishes and a serene home office for those who need a quiet spot to get some work done.

Up to scratch: There is a contemporary bathroom with excellent finishes include tiling in a pale green hue

Up to scratch: There is a contemporary bathroom with excellent finishes include tiling in a pale green hue

Study spot: A serene home office for those who need a quiet spot to get some work  done

Study spot: A serene home office for those who need a quiet spot to get some work done

Smashing records! At the nail-biting auction, the Alfred Crescent property nabbed a sales price that was $400,000 over reserve

Smashing records! At the nail-biting auction, the Alfred Crescent property nabbed a sales price that was $400,000 over reserve



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