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Olympic swimmer James Magnus­sen lists $1.5million Sydney home

Olympic swimmer James Magnussen mentions his luxury waterfront home is worth an estimated $1.5 million

Retired Olympic swimmer James Magnussen and his longtime partner Rose McEvoy could score a staggering $1.5 million for their Sydney waterfront high-rise when it goes under the hammer on June 15.

The two-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment in Drummoyne doesn’t have an official price guide, but comparable properties in the area have fetched between $1.4 million and $1.725 million, reports The Daily Telegraph

Magnussen, 31, who earned the nickname “The Missile” for his achievements in top-class competitive swimming, purchased the pad in 2012 for $935,000.

Great location: Retired Olympic swimmer James Magnussen and his longtime partner Rose McEvoy could score a staggering $1.5 million for their Sydney waterfront high-rise, located in the Birkenhead Marina complex (pictured), when it comes under construction on June 15. the hammer goes

Great location: Retired Olympic swimmer James Magnussen and his longtime partner Rose McEvoy could score a staggering $1.5 million for their Sydney waterfront high-rise, located in the Birkenhead Marina complex (pictured), when it comes under construction on June 15. the hammer goes

Quick Money: Magnussen, 31, who earned the nickname

Quick Money: Magnussen, 31, who earned the nickname “The Missile” for his achievements in competitive swimming, bought the pad in 2012 for $935,000. Similar properties in the area have raised up to $1,725 ​​million. (Pictured: Magnussen and McEvoy earlier this year)

Located on the sixth level of the Marina Point development at Birkenhead Point, 6km from the Sydney CBD, the flat offers fantastic views of the city skyline and harbour.

The complex offers residents a swimming pool, gym, spa and secure parking.

The apartment has a resort-like atmosphere thanks to the large wrap-around balcony and floor-high windows that allow a lot of sunlight into the living areas.

Magnussen has added value with some recent renovations, including replacing the original carpet with beautiful wooden floors.

Beautiful: The apartment has a resort-like feel thanks to the large wrap-around balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow plenty of sunlight into the living areas

Beautiful: The apartment has a resort-like feel thanks to the large wrap-around balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow plenty of sunlight into the living areas

Panoramic: Located on the sixth level of the Marina Point development at Birkenhead Point, the condo offers views of the city skyline and harbor.  (Pictured: one of the two bedrooms)

Panoramic: Located on the sixth level of the Marina Point development at Birkenhead Point, the condo offers views of the city skyline and harbor. (Pictured: one of the two bedrooms)

The spacious kitchen is finished with granite worktops and is equipped with high-quality built-in appliances.

Both bedrooms have built in wardrobes and the master has its own ensuite.

Magnussen, who appeared in SAS Australia’s 2020 season, rose to fame as a premier athlete, winning 16 medals in swimming before retiring in 2019.

Well sorted: The spacious kitchen is finished with granite worktops and is equipped with high-quality built-in appliances

Well sorted: The spacious kitchen is finished with granite worktops and is equipped with high-quality built-in appliances

He earned his place in the record books as the 100-meter freestyle world champion twice, in 2011 and 2013.

Magnussen still holds the record for the fifth fastest 100m freestyle in history, with a time of 47.10.

In 2015, he went public on his romance with McEvoy, 28, a law graduate who has worked extensively as a model.

Record holder: Magnussen still holds the record for the fifth fastest 100m freestyle in history, with a time of 47.10.  (Photo: Magnussen celebrates his victory in the Men's 100m Freestyle Final at the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, ​​Spain, on August 1, 2013)

Record holder: Magnussen still holds the record for the fifth fastest 100m freestyle in history, with a time of 47.10. (Photo: Magnussen celebrates his victory in the Men’s 100m Freestyle Final at the 15th FINA World Championships in Barcelona, ​​Spain, on August 1, 2013)

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