Champion jockey Gary Willetts’ new $5m Brighton penthouse –

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Former jockey champion Gary Willetts has bought a brand new penthouse in Brighton.

Former jockey and Cox Plate champion Gary Willetts and spouse Raewyn have bought a luxe three-bedroom penthouse in Brighton, following the current sale of their close by townhouse.

The racing veteran, who rode virtually 1500 winners in his profession, forked out $5.25m for the brand new pad, simply metres from the Brighton Seashore foreshore on the Esplanade.

Stretching throughout three flooring, the lavish house is full of high-end options, together with a house theatre and wine cellar on the bottom flooring, a number of balconies on the principle flooring, and a rooftop terrace — all of which might be accessed through the built-in elevator.

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Gary Willetts’ new house boasts beautiful views of the water.

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The racing champion gained the Australasian Oaks race in 1982.

However Mr Willetts mentioned the panoramic views of the ocean had been what attracted him to the house.

“It has a incredible view that may by no means be constructed out of, and it’s proper throughout the street from the seaside,” he mentioned.

“I simply thought the view was to die for, however I needed to remain within the space too. I find it irresistible round right here, it has such vibe to it and there’s at all times one thing occurring.”

Nick Johnstone Actual Property Brighton director Nick Johnstone dealt with the sale, having additionally just lately offered Mr Willetts’ close by, four-level townhouse at 44 Meek St for $2.335m.

The fashionable penthouse has three bedrooms.

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Mr Willetts’ just lately offered 44 Meek St, Brighton, for $2.335m.

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Gary and Raewyn Willetts at Moonee Valley Socials. Image: Julie Kiriacoudis

The four-bedroom, three-bathroom pad has a a carry, polished pure timber flooring and stone benchtops, whereas a decrease degree media room and wine cellar..

It was initially listed with a $2.45m-$2.65m price ticket.

Willetts was the primary Victorian jockey to win $1m in a yr in 1982, whereas in 1974 he gained the Cox Plate using thoroughbred Battle Heights.

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