Whether you’re in the market for a high-end property or not, everyone loves looking at a mansion or 10.
With Luxe Listings Sydney over, we’ve been missing our regular dose of how the other half live.
If you have been too, never fear – we’ve collated a stunning list of some of the most luxurious homes that have sold in New South Wales over the past 12 months.
From resort-style pools to elegant cocktail bars and wine rooms, to saunas, billiard rooms and more stone finishes than you can poke a stick at, it’s pretty safe to say these luxury homes are fit for royalty – or a pop star!
29A Wunulla Road, Point Piper, NSW
Sale price: $38.5 million
Sold on: 24 March 2021
Sold by: Ken Jacobs, Christie’s International Real Estate
Key features: 3 bed, 2 bath, 7 car
What makes it special: The most expensive boatshed offered for sale in Australia, this property last sold for an equally impressive $30 million just four years ago.
The vintage boatshed is on 1973sq m of prime Point Piper deep water frontage, and is considered one of the best privately owned marina facilities attached to a residential property on Sydney Harbour, and we can’t argue with that.
The upper levels of the boatshed comprise three-bedroom, apartment-style living, while the lower level resembles a traditional, warehouse-style boatshed. Oh, and there’s a stunning inground pool too.
152 Wolseley Road, Point Piper
Sale price: $36 million
Sold on: 10 December 2020
Sold by: LJ Hooker Double Bay
Key features: 5 bed, 5 bath, 3 car
What makes it special: Set against the backdrop of Felix Bay, this mansion last sold for $3.6 million way back in 1998. Spread over multiple levels, it has views across Shark Island, all the way to Manly.
But you don’t need to travel to tip your toe in the ocean. Here, you’ve got direct access to the sandy shores of Lady Martin Beach. There’s also a French provincial kitchen with a Calacatta marble island bench, an elegant cocktail bar, a heated inground pool and a custom sauna and steam room. Bliss!
20A Vaucluse Rd, Vaucluse, NSW
Sale price: $30 million
Sold on: 21 September 2020
Sold by: BadgerFox Double Bay
Key features: 7 beds, 8 baths, 12 cars
What makes it special: Designed by renowned New South Wales-based architect Bruce Stafford, this home features floor-to-ceiling glass windows in almost every room with sweeping Sydney Harbour views.
There’s a heated pool, a gym with a jacuzzi and a wine cellar. If you love watching a movie then kick back in the state-of-the-art theatre. The home is spread over four levels and has a lift to take you to each, including the basement with its 12-car garage.
1 Wingadal Place, Point Piper
Sale Price: $38 million
Sold On: 28 April 2021
Sold by: Raine & Horne Double Bay
Key features: 5 bed, 6 bath, 4 car
What makes it special: Created by architects James Stockwell and Jonathan Temple and further developed by architects Collins + Turner, the home has eco design principles and bespoke finishes including a vaulted copper ceiling on the top floor.
Wondabyne sandstone, karri wood and European marble also flow throughout the home. The five-bedroom home has sweeping Sydney Harbour views, two kitchens and a poolside cabana/studio.
42 Vaucluse Rd, Vaucluse
Sale price: $24.6 million
Sold on: 26 September 2020
Sold by: Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty
Key features: 5 beds, 5 baths, 2 cars
What makes it special: Resort-style living is the name of the game at this harbourside mansion, with a tennis court and an indoor-outdoor heated lap pool among the features. Sitting on about 1085sq m of land, the property has iconic Harbour Bridge, Opera House, city skyline and North Sydney views from each of its three levels.
Fancy finishes include travertine floors, marble and granite. There’s plenty of space too with five bedrooms (including staff or guest accommodation) , multiple living spaces and a walk-in cellar for your best bottle of vino.
92 Victoria Rd, Bellevue Hill, NSW
Sale price: $23.5 million
Sold on: 14 May 2021
Sold by: Laing + Simmons Double Bay
Key features: 7 Beds, 9 Baths, 6 cars
What makes it special: With about 1000sq m of luxury internal living space the list of features at this NSW beauty is lengthy, and a little different. There’s a billiards and wine tasting room, a mini putting green, an inground pool, a sauna and even a basketball court.
An enormous open-plan kitchen, dining and living space flows seamlessly to the outdoor entertaining terrace, pool and gardens. There’s also eight bedrooms, all with ensuites, and a private car park for up to nine cars, with an automated turntable. Now, that’s cool!
35 Marine Pde, Byron Bay
Sale price: $22 million
Sold on: 1 October 2020
Sold by: Atlas Lower North Shore – Neutral Bay
Key features: 5 Beds, 3 Baths, 3 Cars
What makes it special: It’s not hard to see why Byron Bay has become a celebrity playground and this home would be perfectly suited to a Hemsworth or two.
Perched on the Cape Byron peninsula, with sweeping ocean views the home is the ultimate beach house. It includes recycled, 100-year-old timber throughout, a spacious kitchen, living and dining room that’s encased in glass that slides away to reveal a wraparound balcony and heated infinity pool.
8 Burran Ave, Mosman, NSW
Sale price: $21.75 million
Sold on: 5 February 2021
Sold by: Atlas Lower North Shore – Neutral Bay
Key features: 5 Beds, 6 Baths, 2 Cars
What makes it special: Arguably one of Mosman’s best properties, this waterfront beauty sits on Wyargine Point with views from Clontarf to North Head. There are two levels of indoor-outdoor living and entertaining spaces, including a huge kitchen, dining and living room with swathes of floor-to-ceiling glass so you can take in the views.
All of this flows out to an entertaining terrace, which, of course, overlooks an infinity pool and spa. There’s water views from almost every room – even the master dressing room. There’s also a cool retro party room with a walk-in wine room. Cheers!
6 Coronation Ave, Mosman
Sale price: $21.55 million
Sold on: 11 March 2021
Sold by: Raine & Horne Mosman
Key features: 5 Beds, 5 Baths, 8 Cars
What makes it special: This New South Wales home wouldn’t look out of place in an art gallery, it’s that striking. With crisp, clean lines and huge windows to take in the water views, it’s a true statement home.
The three-level mansion has five bedrooms, each with its own bathroom and walk-in robe, it captures views of Balmoral Beach and Sydney harbour and there’s a stunning resort-style pool terrace on the first floor. This home is so luxe that it’s popular with celebrities, with pop star Justin Bieber renting the house out in 2017 while he was on tour here.
22 Hopetoun Ave, Mosman
Sale price: $21.5 million
Sold on: 11 February 2021
Sold by: Unavailable
Key features: 5 beds, 5 baths, 4 cars
What makes it special: With steps cascading down to the sand this waterfront property is tucked just around the bend from Chinaman’s Beach on Cobblers Bay. Needless to say, the home has gorgeous water views and is made for entertaining with multiple balconies, terraces, courtyards and decks.
There’s a billiards room, a sauna, a temperature controlled wine cellar and a resort-style swimming pool. There’s Corian and Limestone benchtops in the kitchen, marble bathrooms and even a built-in TV in the laundry!
CoreLogic data and listing information/images from realestate.com.au was used to compile this list of some of the top-selling homes over the past 12 months. There may be more expensive sales with undisclosed prices that sold during the same time period.