Bettina Hemmes, sister of pub baron Justin Hemmes, has splashed out on a magnificent beach house in one of Sydney‘s most sought after postcodes.
The attractive fashion designer who enjoys a low profile compared to her 49-year-old billionaire brother, was rumoured to have spent $7 million on the purchase, reports The Daily Telegraph.
Located at Palm Beach, nearly 40kms from Sydney’s CBD, the beautiful property, originally built in the 1930s, covers 1170sq m.
Million-dollar view: Palm Beach as seen from the patio of Bettina Hemmes new property – a beautiful Palm Beach weekender rumoured to be worth approximately $7 million
Described as ‘rustic’ the dazzling spread offers panoramic ocean views, a holiday atmosphere and spacious living.
The kitchen has managed to retain a bit of early 20th century charm, since the stove is an electric Kooka, a famous brand and today, something of a collector’s item.
Other features include a large patio and combined dining area with ocean outlook, and a huge living room.
The resort style main bedrooms offers plenty of light, and balcony access.
Dynasty: Fashion designer Bettina, with pub baron Justin and their father, John Hemmes as seen on the red carpet at the Ivy in 2012
The Daily Telegraph reports that no price details have emerged from Bettina’s sale. The last bid on the property was for $6.5 million, before Bettina managed to seal the deal.
Average house prices in Palm Beach, a destination long-prized amongst celebrity’s and artists, is $5.7 million, according to realeaste.com.
Meanwhile, Bettina’s brother, Justin made it into the headlines once more last month.
Holiday life: Visitors can dine outside or relax on the verandah
Resort style: One of the gorgeous bedrooms inside Bettina’s new purchase at Palm Beach
Rustic charm: Old style cooking inside the Palm Beach weekender includes a genuine antique – an early electric Kooka
The guru behind the massive Merivale hospitality brand threw a party worth $1 million for his staff.
The shindig was held at Justin’s popular Sydney CBD nightclub The Ivy, lasted a whopping 12 hours and, with the 49-year-old Merivale CEO pictured joining the fun.
‘It was a mini-festival. Thousands of staff all having an amazing time, it was incredible,’ Hemmes told The Daily Telegraph.
Time to party! Justin Hemmes (pictured) threw a whopping party for his staff at his popular Sydney CBD nightclub The Ivy last month which cost a whopping $1 million