Queensland richlister’s sprawling riverfront retreat sells for $6m

first_imgThe Hampton’s style Fig Tree Pocket estate of tech richlister Bevan Slattery sold for $6m yesterday.QUEENSLAND tech richlister Bevan Slattery has sold his sprawling Brisbane riverfront estate for $6 million, in a deal inked yesterday.Mr Slattery, who made a fortune off the $373m sale of the PIPE Networks business he co-founded to internet provider TPG, had put the property on the market in November. Bevan Slattery, a serial tech entrepreneur, is now founder and chairman of Superloop. Picture: Lyndon Mechielsen/The AustralianThe five bedroom Hamptons-style retreat, which sits on just over 1ha of landscaped grounds, is in one of the most exclusive parts of Fig Tree Pocket – Aminga Street.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoBevan Slattery’s Aminga Street home in Fig Tree Pocket.Real estate agent Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige, who marketed the estate as “picture perfect”, said it was riverfront residents that were most interested in the sprawling property. Bevan Slattery’s Aminga Street home in Fig Tree Pocket.The estate has 67 metres of river frontage and includes a pool area by the river, a 10m by 3m pontoon, a timber children’s playground and fort plus a floodlit championship tennis court.The home also has a dual-purpose wing with a separate entry which allows it to be used as an office, granny flat or teenage retreat. Real agent Jason Adcock of Adcock Prestige outside Bevan Slattery’s Aminga Street property.“The top end of the market is really kicking into gear with more big sales predicted soon.”The Slatterys had fully renovated the 1950s era home which boasts a massive 550sq m of floor space, with “Hamptons-style interiors featuring dark timber floors, French doors, quality fittings”.center_img Bevan Slattery’s Aminga Street home in Fig Tree Pocket“It was hotly contested with two parties offering, both of whom already live on the river and wanted the park like grounds that the rare property offered,” he told The Courier-Mail. Bevan Slattery’s Aminga Street home in Fig Tree Pocket.Mr Slattery and wife Jodie had bought the property almost seven years ago for $6.3m, with plans to build their dream home on the site. Citing lack of time, they gave up on that dream, instead buying another property in the same area to move into.last_img

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