Olivia Newton-John's Australian Farm | FOR SALE
Best known for her lead role in the classic movie, Grease, Newton-John is selling the property she's owned for forty years
First introduced to the world in the 1970s with a string of #1 hit songs and blockbuster movies, super-star actress, four-time Grammy winner and world-class beauty, Olivia Newton-John, is selling her Australia farm that she has owned for almost forty years.
Olivia bought her farm in the early 1980s after her role in the 1978 film Grease, the movie that would make her a super star. It was her Australian retreat where she would recharge in the peace of the rainforest and views over the land. Now 70 and with Florida as her home base, Olivia and her husband, John Easterling, stay at the Gaia Retreat & Spa which she co-owns.
The property abuts the Victoria Park Nature Reserve National Park and acts as its boundary. Over the years Newton-John planted over 5,000 additional trees expanding the prolific wildlife habitat. Grounds include the main residence of three bedrooms and two baths and attached four-room guest quarters, two-car garage and tennis court. The home, positioned on a hill to maximize the views, was renovated in 2002 in the French rustic style.
Hoping to attract a buyer with an appreciation for nature, Newton-John has put the 187-acre farm and its French Country-style home on the market for offers in excess of $5.5 million AU ($3.9 million US). Located only 40 minutes from Byron Bay, the farm is a mix of rolling pasture and green lawns with panoramic views, rain forest with a natural waterfall, two dams, a pond and a creek that runs through the property.
The attached, but completely private guest suite, has a large living room, a kitchenette, bedroom, bath and additional conversation nook, making a total of four bedrooms and three baths.
The home has pine floors, textured entry walls with shells and pebbles from local beaches, and a large eat-in kitchen designed as a gathering spot for friends and family. Multiple outdoor porches and terraces, including a wide dock on the pond, invite outdoor living and sunset views.
With more than 100 million albums sold, Olivia has won four Grammys, numerous Aria, Country Music, American Music and People’s Choice Awards, an Emmy Award plus ten #1 hit songs. Olivia Newton-John is selling her much-loved Australian farm originally purchased nearly four decades ago during the era of her hit single, "Physical." She is seeking offers in excess of $5.5 million AU ($3.9 million US), the listing agent Newton-John’s lifelong friend Jillian McGrath with McGrath Estate Agents, Northern Beaches Office Australia.
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