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Robin Bailey puts home up for sale after the death of her husband Sean Pickwell

Radio star who quit her job to be with her husband in his final days puts her home up for sale just weeks following his death – after her first partner committed suicide

  • Robin Bailey has placed her Brisbane home for sale after her husband’s death
  • The former Triple M announcer resigned in September to spend time with him
  • Sean Pickwell, 56, died two weeks later and is the second husband she has lost
  • In August, she sold another one of her properties in Chelmer for $290,000

Radio presenter Robin Bailey has put her home up for sale after the tragic death of her second husband.

The Triple M announcer resigned from her role last month to spend time with her ailing partner, Sean Pickwell, 56, as he neared the end of a long battle with liver cancer.

Just two weeks after his death on September 26, Ms Bailey’s Barellan Point property, in Brisbane’s outer west, has been placed on the market.

The Triple M announcer (right) resigned from her role last month to spend time with her ailing partner, Sean Pickwell (left), 56, as he neared the end of a long battle with liver cancer

The pair, who met shortly after Bailey lost her first husband to suicide in 2014, married in November last year when Pickwell proposed after being told he only had six months to live.

He passed away in her arms at their Queensland home. 

It is the second residence Bailey has offered to buyers this year after her Chelmer unit sold for $290,000 in mid August. 

Offers have already been set to exceed $495,000 for the current listing which features three bedrooms and a pool, set on 5,800sq metres, according to realestate.com.au.

Offers have already been set to exceed $495,000 for the current listing which features three bedrooms and a pool, set on 5,800sq metres, according to realestate.com.au

Offers have already been set to exceed $495,000 for the current listing which features three bedrooms and a pool, set on 5,800sq metres, according to realestate.com.au

The property overlooks the Brisbane river and comes with a large outdoor dining area. 

News of the sale comes days after Mr Pickwell was farewelled in an emotional service earlier this week.  

Ms Bailey took to Instagram to announce that she and her husband’s family and friends said goodbye to Mr Pickwell at Brisbane’s The Outpost, a local music venue, on Monday. 

‘So yesterday was my beloved husband’s wonderful farewell. He went out his way… no funeral, just one big kick-a** party,’ she wrote. 

It is the second residence Bailey has offered to buyers this year after her Chelmer unit sold for $290,000 in mid August

It is the second residence Bailey has offered to buyers this year after her Chelmer unit sold for $290,000 in mid August 

Instead of asking mourners to sign a condolence book, she opted for them to sign white guitars and give money to the Karuna Hospice Service rather than pay for flowers. 

In a separate Instagram post, Ms Bailey praised the hospice service for granting her husband’s ‘final wish’ to die at home surrounded by loved ones.

His death came just five years after the radio host’s first husband and father of her three kids, Tony Smart, took his own life after battling depression 

The property (pictured) overlooks the Brisbane river and comes with a large outdoor dining area

The property (pictured) overlooks the Brisbane river and comes with a large outdoor dining area 

News of the sale comes days after Mr Pickwell was farewelled in an emotional service earlier this week

News of the sale comes days after Mr Pickwell was farewelled in an emotional service earlier this week

‘What can I say… my big beautiful panda has gone. He died as he lived… his way… at home with us holding him… early this morning,’ she wrote after Mr Pickwell’s death.

‘In this moment there are no words or feelings that can truly express the love and gratitude I have for my husband Sean Pickwell.

‘He came into our lives and healed us. He loved me so hard and taught me so much and now whatever life throws at us we will be stronger, wiser and more fierce because of him.

‘He was my absolute soul mate, the true love of my life and whatever I do from now on he will be in my heart and in my corner cheering me on.’

 



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