Sotheby's In The News

Sothebys In The News

April 14 2017,

Brambles chairman Stephen Johns lists historic Bellevue Hill mansion for $26 million

The Bellevue Hill mansion of long-time Westfield executive and Brambles chairman Stephen Johns and his wife Michele Bender is up for grabs for the first time in almost 30 years for $25 million to $27 million.

July 19 2017,

High-profile Melburnians splash cash on Mornington Peninsula mansions

HIGH-profile Melbourne businessmen have been busy buying and selling on the Mornington Peninsula.

July 17 2017,

Point Piper boatshed listed by O’Neil family for $33 million

Join the privileged few fronting Sydney Harbour. Offering a dream opportunity on a vast parcel of sunny level land with over 36m wide absolute waterfrontage and 2 private jetties for 4 boats, "The Boatshed" is on the market for the first time in 70 years.

July 12 2017 -

This $22 million, 1000-year-old French castle has sold once in the last 500 years – and now it could be yours

History of a Royal Residence Château de la Barben represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire a historically significiant castle.

December 17 2015, Herald Sun

Portsea boat shed on market for first time in 25 years

ANY beach lover would want to bunker down in this boat shed.  The concrete bathing box on Portsea’s Front Beach is on the market for the first time in 25 years and is expected to sell for more than $600,000 — almost as much as Melbourne’s median house price.

October 10 2015, The Australian Business Review

Feng shui and a Bentley: how to drive a Golden Week bargain

In China, the Golden Week holiday heralds mass relaxation. Here, for the same shining reasons, the reverse is true: luxury property agents across the country are frantic, playing host to scores of ­Chinese executives tempted by high-end real estate.

March 16 2016,

Mornington Peninsula steals the show from city homes

Many people are selling up in the big smoke and moving to this holidaymakers' paradise, says Kate Farrelly.  More Victorians than ever are making their full-time home on the Peninsula, a region long favoured by holidaymakers, but increasingly popular with wealthy owner-occupiers.


August 6 2015,

James Packer sells Sydney mansion La Mer for $70 million

The off-market exchange for the vast six-storey monolith listed by Sotheby's International Realty sets a new Australian house record.

July 2015, Sotheby's International Realty

Sotheby's International Realty Worldwide Significant Sales

15 Linlithgow Road, Toorak listed in Sotheby's International Realty Worldwide Significant Sales.

July 21 2015, Financial Review

The Chinese aren't the only ones fuelling Australia's property boom

The Chinese aren't the only ones fuelling Australia's property boom, with expats forming a powerful new wave of buyers as they cash in on opportunistic foreign property gains and bring their money home. Local Australians are benefiting, too, as they seek to repatriate funds invested in distressed US property zones.