Footscray footballer Mark Hunter, 56, puts his beautiful Melbourne home on the market for $5.5 million
Former Aussie Rules footy player Mark Hunter and his wife Colleen have listed their beautiful Williamstown pad.
Mark, who played for Footscray from the late ’80s to the mid ’90s, and Colleen have set a $5-$5.5 million price guide for the Melbourne property, according to realestate.com.au.
The couple built the property in 2011 for themselves and their three children, including Western Bulldogs Premiership player Lachie Hunter.
Footy paradise: Former Footscray footballer Mark Hunter has put his beautiful Melbourne home on the market
Greg Hocking’s sales agent Mel McVeigh said the family lived in the old “beach hut” before deciding to “design, demolish and rebuild” it.
“They’ve bought and sold a lot of houses over the years and had a really good idea of what they wanted,” Ms McVeigh continued.
“And they wanted to make sure they had the best view of the football field and the ocean.”
Price Hope: Mark and wife Colleen have set a price guide of $5-$5.5 million, according to Realestate.com.au
History: Greg Hocking’s sales agent Mel McVeigh said the family lived in the old ‘beach hut’ before deciding to ‘design, demolish and rebuild’ it
The property is a short distance from the waterfront and overlooks Downer Oval.
It features four well sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, a range of spacious living areas and a 2 car garage plus additional driveway for up to five cars.
Other additions include a striking upstairs kitchen, a home office overlooking the water, two balconies, a ground floor cinema opening onto a large swimming pool, spa and outdoor space, an elevator, and a separate studio.
Includes: The property boasts four well sized bedrooms, two bathrooms, a range of spacious living areas and a 2 car garage plus additional driveway for up to five cars
Ownership records show that the home was purchased in 2007 for $1.78 million.
Mark scored 130 games for Footscray from 1988 to 1996.
He spent time as an assistant coach for the Williamstown Seagulls’ VFL side.
Mark’s son Lachie plays football for the Western Bulldogs and was recruited under the father-son rule in 2013.
Like Father, Like Son: Mark Hunter played 130 games for Footscray from 1988 to 1996. His son Lachie plays football for the Western Bulldogs and was recruited under the father-son rule in 2013