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Malcolm Turnbull’s old penthouse is up for rent – weeks after the home sold for $2million 

Live like a prime minister! Malcolm Turnbull’s old penthouse is up for rent – just weeks after the three-bedroom home sold for $2million

  • The ‘lightly lived in’ residence sold for over $2 million and has waterfront views over Lake Burley Griffin
  • A ‘rare and enormous’ terrace with an outdoor kitchen and open plan living areas are key features of the pad
  • The architect designed apartment is in the city’s inner east and an eight minute drive from Parliament House 

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Have you ever wondered what it’s like to live like a prime minister? 

For $1,350 to $1,550 a week you can rent out the uxurious lakeside residence that former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s used to live in. 

The prime real estate in Canberra’s inner east sold for over $2million two weeks ago and has waterfront views of Lake Burley Griffin, East Basin and the city.

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull’s old penthouse is up for grabs for an asking rent of $1,350 to $1,550 a week. The three-bedroom apartment is 400 square metres and has views of Lake Burley Griffin, East Basin and the city

The open plan living areas have hardwood timber floors and one features a gas fireplace. Parliament House is an eight minute drive away from the apartment which is in the prestigious suburb of Kingston

The open plan living areas have hardwood timber floors and one features a gas fireplace. Parliament House is an eight minute drive away from the apartment which is in the prestigious suburb of Kingston

Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy used the apartment as a base while he worked before he was prime minister. They moved to The Lodge in 2015 so tenants can enjoy 'a very lightly lived in'

Malcolm Turnbull and his wife Lucy used the apartment as a base while he worked before he was prime minister. They moved to The Lodge in 2015 so tenants can enjoy ‘a very lightly lived in’

The three-bedroom, two-level penthouse came onto the market in September last year after the Liberal Party leadership spill forced Turnbull to resign from politics. 

Parliament House is an eight minute drive away from the apartment which is in the prestigious suburb of Kingston among the trendy restaurants and cafes along the foreshore.

A study, two bathrooms, three bedrooms, living areas, a kitchen with Bosch appliances and a huge balcony make up the 400 square metre property.   

The open plan living areas have hardwood timber floors and feature a gas fireplace. 

The apartment, which overlooks Lake Burley Griffin, was originally listed for $2.5 million and a Sydney based professional purchased the property for above $2 million

The apartment, which overlooks Lake Burley Griffin, was originally listed for $2.5 million and a Sydney based professional purchased the property for above $2 million

There are three bedrooms in the apartment across two floors. The architect designed dwelling has floor to ceiling windows throughout offering spectacular views

There are three bedrooms in the apartment across two floors. The architect designed dwelling has floor to ceiling windows throughout offering spectacular views

Both bathrooms have white marble detailing and underfloor heating for those cold Canberra mornings. One bathroom is located on the lower level while another larger bathroom is on the upper level

Both bathrooms have white marble detailing and underfloor heating for those cold Canberra mornings. One bathroom is located on the lower level while another larger bathroom is on the upper level

Both bathrooms have white marble detailing and underfloor heating for those cold Canberra mornings. 

The ‘rare and enormous’ terrace takes up half of the total living area at 200 square metres and includes an outdoor kitchen. 

Tenants can enjoy ‘a very lightly lived in’ home since Turnbull chose to stay in The Lodge when he became prime minister in 2015.

The penthouse is 400 square metres in total. The 'rare and enormous' terrace takes up half of the total living area at 200 square metres and includes an outdoor kitchen

The penthouse is 400 square metres in total. The ‘rare and enormous’ terrace takes up half of the total living area at 200 square metres and includes an outdoor kitchen

The light and airy apartment is situated on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra's inner eastern suburbs. It's among the trendy restaurants and bars along the Lake foreshore

The light and airy apartment is situated on the edge of Lake Burley Griffin in Canberra’s inner eastern suburbs. It’s among the trendy restaurants and bars along the Lake foreshore

 

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