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The Bachelor presenter Osher Günsberg buys family home in Bronte for more than $2.9m


The presenter of The Bachelor, Osher Günsberg, has bought a four-bedroom semi prior to auction.

The Bachelor presenter Osher Günsberg has snapped up a four-bedroom semi that’s packed full of charm and potential in one of Bronte’s best neighbourhoods.

The Channel 10 reality TV presenter inked the pre-auction deal on the do-upper in behind Chesterfield Parade last Tuesday, the same day that the Wentworth Courier broke the news that he was selling his Bondi Beach investment apartment.

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The semi was being marketed by Ballard’s James Ball and Shane Scicluna with a $2.4 million guide.

It’s likely the presenter and his wife, Audrey Griffen, will want to do some modifications to the dining room (above) and adjoining kitchen (below).

Both agents were tight-lipped about the purchasers, but other sources spilt the beans. It’s understood three or four people were fighting over the semi and it sold for more than $2.9 million.

Given that Günsberg and his wife, Audrey Griffen, are preparing for the imminent arrival of their first child, a boy, this looks to be the perfect choice.

Clovelly Public School is at the end of the street and Bronte and Clovelly Beaches are within easy reach.

Gunsberg paid more than $2.9 million for the home. Pic: Wendell Teodoro

There are ocean views from the top floor (above) and there’s a decent-sized courtyard (below).

And the home has plenty of advantages — it’s on a decent-sized 264 sqm block with a wide nine-metre frontage and there’s tandem parking for two cars at the side.

There’s also a low-maintenance courtyard.

The home has only ever had two owners and hasn’t been offered to the market for 36 years — CoreLogic shows it last traded for $75,000 in 1983.

Mr Günsberg’s investment apartment at 203/79 Gould St, Bondi Beach, has a price guide of $1 million.

The lower-level of the character-filled home could be turned into self-contained accommodation and the top floor could be extended to take full advantage of its ocean outlook.

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Mr Günsberg’s investment apartment is in the Precinct Bondi complex at 203/79 Gould St.

Belle Property Double Bay principal Albert Sassoon and his colleague Michael Aubusson have a guide of about $1 million ahead of the August 27 auction.

The pair expect the split-level one-bedroom apartment, a block back from the beach and with off-street parking, to be popular with both first home buyers and investors.

Mr Günsberg had bought the 55 sqm flat for $550,000 in 2006.

He’s been collecting $732 per week in rent for the investment pad, which faces east so it gets the morning sun.

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