Cate Blanchett and Andrew Upton Former House (sold)


  • 5 Bedrooms
  • 4 baths
  • .9 acres
  • Pool pavilion
  • Championship tennis court
  • Trampoline platform
  • Guesthouse
  • Direct river access
  • Heated pool

Sydney, Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia

OSCAR winner Cate Blanchett and husband Andrew Upton have sold their Hunters Hill home for about $20 million, securing a record for the highest price paid for a property in the suburb.

The historic property ‘Bulwarra’, which underwent an $8 million renovation, sold within three weeks of hitting the market.

The sale was handled by buyer’s agent Deborah West of SydneySlice and was listed with leading prestige agent Ken Jacobs of Christies International, who recently sold Jamie Packer’s Vaucluse home for more than $60 million.

The move comes as the family look move to the US when Upton finishes his time as director of the Sydney Theatre Company.

The couple bought the property in North Parade in 2005 for $10 million and have shared it with their four children Dashiell, Roman, Ignatius and Edith, according to The Daily Telegraph.

This property is a mindful collaboration between Nadine Alwill of Alwill Design and Dr Stephen Lesiuk of Lesiuk Architects has created a tranquil eco-friendly family retreat. It features magnificent views through this distinctly Australian landscape can be enjoyed from a fluid sequence of indoor and outdoor living zones.

A streamlined chef’s grade island kitchen forms the hub of the home and features polished concrete floors, an adjoining utilities room, and level rear access to the garaging. Occupying a private wing, the master retreat features a skylit dressing room and Boffi-appointed ensuite, its freestanding bath perfectly positioned to soak up the tranquil river and garden vistas.

Sydney, Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia

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Estimated value

$20,000,000 (for sale status unknown)


Sydney, Hunters Hill, New South Wales, Australia



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