Suburb record for Hamptons-style home owned by printing family

first_imgThe property features a tennis court and resort-style pool.The almost 800sq m home has all the trappings of the good life including a theatre room, library, games room, resort-style pool and tennis court, plus a separate pool house that can double as a self-contained guesthouse for visitors. The Baskerville’s home in Bridgeman Downs settled last week. Picture: SuppliedA HAMPTONS-style home sold in Brisbane’s north has fetched a suburb record price of $4.96 million for its very patient homeowners. Earl Baskerville in a file photo at his gardens in Bridgeman Downs. Picture: Peter WallisThe Retreat Street property in up-market Bridgeman Downs was owned by Brisbane businessman Earl Baskerville, a printing industry entrepreneur whose home was touted as “Brisbane’s answer to the prestigious US East Coast enclave of the Hamptons”.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this homeless than 1 hour agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor6 hours ago The home had been on and off the market since 2012.The suburb house price record for Bridgeman Downs was $4.5m previously, and the new sale price of $4.96 million was updated on property site CoreLogic over the weekend.center_img The home has four bedrooms.The Baskervilles have been very patient with the sale of this home, with 1.01 hectare estate having been on the market since 2012.Agent Sarah Hackett of Place listed it as “a palatial award winning estate on 2.5 acres of elevated, landscaped gardens with an architecturally-significant design by Richard Foley”. The pool house doubles as a self-contained guesthouse.The home also has in-built audio, security, three phase power, ducted air conditioning, vacuumaid, Dynalite Home Management System, irrigation and a three bay shed.last_img

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