Sale of the Century! Former TV host Nicky Buckley sells $3million bushland property near Bells Beach complete with picturesque views and a tennis court
Nicky Buckley has sold her bushland property near Bells Beach, Victoria, one year after it was put on the market.
The former Sale of the Century co-host, 53, initially asked for between $3.5million and $3.7million, but is believed to have sold the home over Easter for just $3million.
The five-bedroom, two-bathroom secluded address boasts an open-plan kitchen, modern furnishings and a synthetic grass tennis court.
Coastal living: Nicky Buckley has sold her $3million bushland property near Bells Beach
Nicky and her husband, Murray Bingham first purchased the home in 1996 for $190,000 before renovating the 4.13 hectare property.
They moved in with their three sons Cooper, 21, Jasper, 19, and Baxter, 15, in 2003.
‘We built it as our holiday home but we never wanted to leave, so we moved in permanently in 2003,’ she told The Geelong Advteriser last year.
Master suite: The Master bedroom features an ensuite and walk-in wardrobe
‘We fell in love with it and never went back,’ Buckley said. ‘It’s been a wonderful place to bring up a family.’
A second lounge room was added to the home, in addition to a walk-in wardrobe and ensuite in the master bedroom.
The property also features a vegetable garden, chicken coop and breathtaking landscapes.
Spacious: The home boasts five spacious bedrooms with stunning views of endless greenery
Moving on: Nicky bought a 4200sqm block of land near Torquay for more than $900,000 last year
Luxury living: The five bedroom, two bathroom secluded home boasts an open-plan kitchen, modern furnishings and a synthetic grass tennis court
Nicky bought a 4200sq m block of land near Torquay for more than $900,000 last year.
In 2015, Nicky, who once enjoyed stints on Today and Good Morning Australia, told the Herald Sun that quiet coastal living suits her lifestyle.
Quiet lifestyle: In 2015, Nicky, who once enjoyed stints on Today and Good Morning Australia, told the Herald Sun that quiet coastal living suits her lifestyle
‘I am private even though you work in this industry that is public,’ she said.
‘I’m very much a private person, I keep to myself a lot, so to do this is the opposite to what people would expect of me’.
Memories: Nicky and her husband Murray Bingham have raised their three sons Cooper, 21, Jasper, 19, and Baxter, 15, at the bushland home since 2003