first_img14 southern cross driveA GRAND Cronin Island mansion formerly owned by a TV game show co-host will go under the hammer next month — and the many antiques that fill it will go with it. Property records on Corelogic show the owners, Murray and Julie Bailey, bought the sprawling mansion at 14 Southern Cross Drive in 1999 from Australian television personality Joan Waters. 14 Southern Cross Drive“It has hardly been lived in, the only other owner has been Joan Waters,” he said.The three-level mansion has soaring ceilings and a guest wing with a kitchen. The basement has space for eight cars, a sauna and a climate-controlled wine cellar.The property will go to auction on April 8. 14 Southern Cross DriveThe home was built by Mrs Waters, a co-host on 1970s game show Spending Spree. She sold the property for $4 million. Poised on a 1262sq m waterfront block the home has six bedrooms and six bathrooms and greets guests with an extravagant port cochere-style driveway. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North10 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoBelle property principal Dennis McDermott is marketing the property and said the mansion had attracted interest from Asian buyers. center_img 14 Southern Cross Drive“A lot of people are really sold on the classical furniture,” he said.“I rarely see this type of classic style on the Gold Coast and it is not for everyone.“The furniture is really big and beautiful and it needs a place of this size to fit it.”Mr McDermott said the owners bought the home while they were living in America but have decided to downsize and travel.last_img

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