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Macquarie CFO Alex Harvey buys high house in Kirribilli for $18.7m

The Rothesay mystery deepens

Bellevue Hill resident Andrew Gray – who runs private equity firm Potentia Capital with former MYOB boss Tim Reed – and his wife, Emma, ​​bought the Mosman home from former Perpetual boss Geoff Lloyd for $17 million.

The Federation mansion, Cambria, on the slopes of Balmoral was bought by Geoff Lloyd in 2015 for $7.8 million and recently resold for $17 million.

It’s an intriguing purchase not only because residents of the eastern suburbs were once unknown shoppers on the harbor bridgebut because it again sparked discussion, the Grays quietly sold their Italianate Victorian mansion, Rothesay.

When rumors swirled last year that the sprawling 2,000 square meter Bellevue Hill estate had sold for $25 million, Title Deeds shrugged it off as it was adamantly ruled out by Gray. Sources have since suggested you have to shell out upwards of $35 million for it anyway.

Geoff Lloyd traded a Mosman residence to buy another for $14.25 million. Janie Barrett

Gray again denied selling Highland Double Bay’s Bill Malouf (showing it last year) said he had ‘absolutely no comment’ and other agents were told he had no was not for sale.

Meanwhile, Lloyd stays in Mosman. He and his wife, Carly, bought contemporary digs overlooking Mosman Bay for $14.25 million through Michael Coombs of Atlas.

Lloyd’s new home, sold by Coombs on behalf of China’s little-known Shao Ying Zhang, has seen an impressive jump in value in the post-pandemic boom. It last traded two years ago for $11.75 million.

And former Olympic sprinter Matt Shirvington and his author wife, Jessica, put their Federation home in Mosman on the market this week. Coombs informed buyers of expectations of $14 million.

The six-bedroom house with tennis court and pool on the road to Sirius Cove Beach was last traded in 2017 for $7 million.

Matt Shirvington’s Mosman Federation home is listed for around $14 million. Domain

Set on 1,300 square meters, it was previously owned by Emil Finn, a retired oil consultant and WorleyParsons executive, and his wife, Genevieve, who bought it in 1980 for $322,000.

This story first appeared at The Sydney Morning Herald and age.