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Four bedrooms, a home gym and just minutes from the beach: NRL legend Matty Johns has offered for sale his $ 6.3 million French provincial-inspired Collaroy mansion. Pictured with his wife Trish (left) on August 27, 2007 in Sydney

Former NRL player Matthew & # 39; Matty & # 39; Johns sold his house in Sydney for $ 5.85 million, just over a week after it was first listed.

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However, the property entered under what was expected to be retrieved after the website On the House claimed it could sell up to $ 6.3 million.

The house, located in Collaroy on the northern beaches, was sold on Wednesday evening after the 48-year-old sportswoman and wife Trish bought another house nearby.

Sold: Former NRL player Matthew & # 39; Matty & # 39; Johns sold his house in Sydney for $ 5.85 million, just over a week after it was first listed. Depicted with his wife Trish at a film premiere in Sydney in August 2007

Sold: Former NRL player Matthew & # 39; Matty & # 39; Johns sold his house in Sydney for $ 5.85 million, just over a week after it was first listed. Depicted with his wife Trish at a film premiere in Sydney in August 2007

According to Domain, the couple bought a new home just a few steps from the beach in September for $ 7.1 million.

Matty and Trish bought their former home in 2007 for $ 3,585 million.

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The house was radically renovated in 2013, making it a modern luxury beach house with five bedrooms, where the double garage has been converted into a home gym.

Home sweet home: according to Domain on Thursday, the couple bought a new house in September just a few steps from the beach and paid $ 7.1 million for it. Pictured: the living room

Home sweet home: according to Domain on Thursday, the couple bought a new house in September just a few steps from the beach and paid $ 7.1 million for it. Pictured: the living room

Home sweet home: according to Domain on Thursday, the couple bought a new house in September just a few steps from the beach and paid $ 7.1 million for it. Pictured: the living room

Space to move: the new house offers beautiful ocean views and wipes open spaces, but it is thought that Matty and Trish will renovate it. Pictured: the bedroom

Space to move: the new house offers beautiful ocean views and wipes open spaces, but it is thought that Matty and Trish will renovate it. Pictured: the bedroom

Space to move: the new house offers beautiful ocean views and wipes open spaces, but it is thought that Matty and Trish will renovate it. Pictured: the bedroom

Belle Property described the house as a & # 39; seamless fusion of refined historic charm and high-end modern design. & # 39;

The country house offers luxurious interiors, a spacious garden, a large swimming pool and an outdoor lounge and dining area.

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The environmentally friendly accommodation is also equipped with solar panels on the roof and is conveniently located just minutes from the beach.

Less: the property came within what was expected after the On The House website claimed it could sell up to $ 6.3 million

Less: the property came within what was expected after the On The House website claimed it could sell up to $ 6.3 million

Less: the property came within what was expected after the On The House website claimed it could sell up to $ 6.3 million

Just around the corner: the house, located in Collaroy on the northern beaches, sold on Wednesday evening, after the 48-year-old sportswoman and wife bought another house nearby. In the photo: the bedroom

Just around the corner: the house, located in Collaroy on the northern beaches, sold on Wednesday evening, after the 48-year-old sportswoman and wife bought another house nearby. In the photo: the bedroom

Just around the corner: the house, located in Collaroy on the northern beaches, sold on Wednesday evening, after the 48-year-old sportswoman and wife bought another house nearby. In the photo: the bedroom

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According to Realestate.com.au, Matty loved the friendly atmosphere of Sydney's northern beaches after moving from Newcastle.

& # 39; Collaroy is a manual worker area. Every second you come across is a dealer, & said the former Newcastle Knights player.

& # 39; Coming from an old mining town like Cessnock, it may sound a bit funny, but I now consider myself a coastal person. & # 39;

Perfect for entertainment: the country house offers luxurious interiors, a spacious garden, a large swimming pool and an outdoor lounge and dining area. Pictured: the back of the house

Perfect for entertainment: the country house offers luxurious interiors, a spacious garden, a large swimming pool and an outdoor lounge and dining area. Pictured: the back of the house

Perfect for entertainment: the country house offers luxurious interiors, a spacious garden, a large swimming pool and an outdoor lounge and dining area. Pictured: the back of the house

He is a local: according to Realestate.com.au, Matty loved the friendly atmosphere of the Northern Beaches of Sydney after he moved there from Newcastle. Pictured: the dining room
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He is a local: according to Realestate.com.au, Matty loved the friendly atmosphere of the Northern Beaches of Sydney after he moved there from Newcastle. Pictured: the dining room

He is a local: according to Realestate.com.au, Matty loved the friendly atmosphere of the Northern Beaches of Sydney after he moved there from Newcastle. Pictured: the dining room

The former NRL player is now a leading rugby league media personality and commentator after he retired from the sport in 2002.

Back then, shoulder and neck injury forced him to step away from the game after having played his last season with the Cronulla-Sutherland sharks.

He became a regular player in The Footy Show before joining Fox Sports later.

Legend: Matty is now a leading rugby league media personality and commentator after he retired from the sport in 2002. Depicted at a cricket launch in Sydney in October 2018
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Legend: Matty is now a leading rugby league media personality and commentator after he retired from the sport in 2002. Depicted at a cricket launch in Sydney in October 2018

Legend: Matty is now a leading rugby league media personality and commentator after he retired from the sport in 2002. Depicted at a cricket launch in Sydney in October 2018

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