Bitcoin entrepreneur Kain Warwick turns out to be one of the Eastern Beaches’ top buyers following the cryptocurrency boom, securing luxury homes from North Bondi to Tamarama and now Bronte for a total of $ 33.25 million.

The most recent purchase by the 40-year-old founder of derivatives trading platform Synthetix is ​​the Bronte house from online gaming site founder Joshua Chan for $ 12.2 million – rumored to be it is the home of his parents, Allana and Kim Warwick, the latest of which is the famous tennis legend and six-time Grand Slam champion.

Buying Warwick on behalf of a business he owns with his wife Raphaella nearly triples the $ 4.55 million Chan paid for the house in 2012 and was well above the $ 9.5 million guide of dollars donated by Ric Serrao of Raine & Horne and Alexander Phillips of PPD.

Kain Warwick wrote a blockchain protocol that helped spur a global crypto craze. Photo: Edwina pickles

Chan, the founder of one of the largest online gambling information and player review sites, LCB (Latest Casino Bonuses), heads to Bondi Beach, where he made his first impression in Sydney’s high-end real estate market when it paid a record auction. $ 20.1 million for yachtman James Mayo’s penthouse in March.

Warwick’s first purchase on suburban eastern beaches was in May of last year when he paid $ 5.02 million for a six-bedroom house with a pool in North Bondi, and was followed more most recently through his $ 16.5 million purchase of the Tamarama house from McGrath realtors. Board member Shane Smollen.

Trade from Whale Beach to Palm Beach

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Chef Jonathan Barthelmess and Augusta Goldsmith have joined the who’s who of Malo Road.

Chef and restaurateur Jonathan Barthelmess, co-owner of The Apollo restaurant in Potts Point with Sam Christie, bought a Whale Beach getaway with his partner Augusta Goldsmith for around $ 7.4 million.

This is the beachfront home on the prized Malo Road that was previously owned by former negotiator Bruce Hancox, investment adviser to billionaire Lang Walker, and his partner Judi Lenart, who bought it in 2017 for $ 4.65 million to Valerie Agnew, widow of Agnew Wines founder Brian Agnew.

Hancox sold through David Edwards of LJ Hooker and his son BJ, then took his money around the headland in Palm Beach where settlement records show Edwards sold him on Banker’s Weekend of investment featured Matthew Grounds for $ 8 million.

It was one of two neighboring Palm Beach Road homes developed by Brian Whelan, which first sold to tennis champion Lleyton Hewitt and his soap star wife Bec Hewitt in 2005 for $ 4.4 million. dollars, and followed a month later by selling the next. carries the home to Grounds and his wife Kimberley for $ 4.3 million.

Meanwhile, Darling Point residents Tony Maple-Brown, founder and former head of real estate software group Rockend Technology, and his wife Suzanne, former Miss Australia from 1969, have purchased a Palm Beach getaway on the waterfront. de Pittwater for $ 9.7 million via Sotheby’s Harriet France and Kathryn Hall, from its eponymous agency.

Airline executive on Darlinghurst high

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The Elan sub-penthouse was taken over by airline manager Nick Rohrlach and Hanteng Gong.

Former Jetstar Japan co-managing director Nick Rohrlach not only landed in Sydney but made a decent debut on local title records, buying a sub-penthouse in the Elan building in Darlinghurst for 6.1 millions of dollars.

Rohrlach’s arrival is no secret this year, given that he was appointed to a management position at Qantas Loyalty and quickly poached by Virgin Australia earlier this year to lead its loyalty program.

Qantas has successfully sought an injunction on Rohrlach’s departure from Virgin’s Velocity until a contract dispute can be heard, which is expected to delay his departure until the end of the year.

Rohrlach and his partner Hanteng Gong bought the three-bedroom apartment after just a day on the market through McGrath’s Adam Regan.

You seek to define real Mona Vale Record

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Christine Johnston’s home in Mona Vale is set to reset the suburban record when it goes up for auction on July 31.

Christine Johnston, mother of The Real Housewives of SydneyLisa Oldfield, has hopes of putting a suburb of Mona Vale up with the sale of her oceanfront home for $ 11 million.

At that level, it would crush the high of $ 7.55 million set in 2018 when real estate developer Bill Kinsella and his medical wife Iris Reinecke bought Infinity atop a cliff.

Johnston’s four-bedroom designer residence was built in 2009 by real estate developer and former owner of Manly Sea Eagles, Max Delmege, who recently welcomed twins Tommy and Lexi with his wife Samantha, 39 years younger.

Johnston got it back for $ 3.5 million in 2011 mortgagee in possession after it had been on the market for a year and after two failed auctions.

McGrath’s James Baker has set an auction for July 31.

Nearby, Boston Consulting Group chief executive Brad Noakes claimed the record-breaking house price in Collaroy by paying $ 16 million for the historic home of oil and gas multimillionaire Russell Staley and his wife, Jennifer.

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The house designed by Peter Stutchbury set a record in Collaroy for a single residence.

Famous architect Peter Stutchbury designed Point House on the northernmost point of Collaroy Basin, and the former Rich Lister handed the keys to Brendan Pomponio of Belle Property for sale three years ago.

The details of the buyer have remained a mystery as Pomponio made no comment, but settlement records revealed the Noakes purchase this week. It comes a month after Noaks sold his Mosman home through his other Belle agent, Tim Foote.

Noakes bought the Clifton Gardens home for $ 6.5 million in 2010 from billionaire Greg Goodman and put it back on the market for $ 12.5-14 million.

Yet along with the North Mosmanites Beaches Vacation Homes, hotelier Matthew Fallon sold his Newport beachfront home for $ 10 million, more than double the $ 4.75 million he made. paid in 2014.

Records show the Myola Road house was purchased by oenologist (winemaker) and Wine Country Tours owner Richard Everett and his wife, Julie, after they were calmly presented to the property by the agent from buyer Peter Kelaher, from PK Property.

Seaforth and thrive

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The Seaforth home sold for over $ 9 million is the suburb’s highest sale this year.

New head of fintech firm Linkly, Frerk-Malte Feller, and his wife, Dinah, traded with Seaforth, buying an award-winning home for $ 9.15 million.

The home of educator Sonja Walters and her husband Adrian, a yacht, was listed with Clarke & Humel’s Michael Clarke with a guide of $ 8-8.8 million, but sold for more after just 11 days on the market.

The Walters family commissioned the ultra-contemporary home – the one-time winner of the Master Builders Award for high-end construction – following the purchase of the corner property in 2007 for $ 2.22 million.

Feller is a former Facebook executive based in California before coming to Australia in 2019 to take on the role of Global COO of AfterPay.

Yachtie sails in Elizabeth Bay

The Elizabeth Bay block of Forager Funds chief Jeff Weeden and his partner Gareth Bowler was sold for $ 10.5 million.

Are yachtie and former intellectual property firm Spruson & Ferguson, David Griffith, chairman, and his wife Penny considering downsizing their longtime home in Hunters Hill? Granted, the couple have alternative accommodation if they do, having moved to a waterfront apartment in Elizabeth Bay for $ 10.5 million.

The couple bought the two-story penthouse from Forager Funds chief Jeff Weeden and his partner Gareth Bowler, doubling the $ 4.7 million last traded eight years ago.

The two-story spread is located atop the Billyard Gardens complex where Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton joined the 2013 Kids In Parents’ Pockets Eroding Retirement Savings (KIPPERS) Sydney movement when they paid $ 1.92 million for an apartment downstairs for their children.

Ballard’s Paul Ephron and Clint Ballard launched it to the market earlier this year with hopes of over $ 10 million.

A shot of caffeine … and run

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The Dulwich Hill home last traded at $ 1.96 million in 2013, setting a then-suburban high.

Campos Café founder Will Young and his wife Louise set to pack their Dulwich Hill home they bought in 2013 for then-record $ 1.96 million to put it up for sale and return to live in his native Bermuda.

The move comes as Dutch beverage giant JDE Peet is about to finalize the takeover of the iconic roaster, founded as a simple cafe and roaster in Newtown in 2002, which has expanded to serve more than 600 coffees. Across the country.

The top of the suburb has since been broken a few times and now stands at $ 3.25 million when Chicken owner George Peter Papas sold the neighboring Federation residence Fairview in 2016.

Peter Adonopulos of Chase Property has yet to establish a guide for the house built in 1895.

Buy Wholesale at Bellevue Hill

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The MCK Architects-designed residence was commissioned after the property’s last transaction in 2005 for $ 2.5 million.

Burcu Devaraj, the wife of cybersecurity boss Santosh Devaraj, bought the Bellevue Hill residence from Jackie Brown, wife of lawyer and real estate developer Gil Baron for around $ 11 million.

The contemporary home designed by MCK Architects launched earlier this year with a $ 10-11 million guide, but was never sold and soon after relisted with Ashley Bierman and Elliott Placks of Ray White Double Bay , which quickly sold at the top of the range.

Santosh Devaraj is executive chairman of Secure Logic, which was acquired by ASX-listed security services company Tesserent in April.

Goodbye New York, g’day Paddington

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Rebecca Ruby sold her Paddington Terrace 20 years after buying it.

Goldman Sachs head of equity markets Ian Taylor recently returned from New York and moved into a Victorian terrace in Paddington for $ 7.5 million.

Fashion designer Rebecca Ruby owned it 20 years before it was listed with the agency’s Ben Collier earlier this year.

The Paddington Street Terrace last traded for $ 1.8 million when it was sold by property investors Colin Gray and his architect wife Lissa, who built it, and Ruby listed it in 2016 with hopes of over $ 6 million, but it was never sold.

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