“GEORGE Young is coming.” ... After the band called it quits in 1969, he would make an indelible mark on the Australian soundtrack with his mate Harry Vanda as a writer and producer. One of their first … The Catholic Church leasehold now comes with the option of 20 to 99-year leases, which translates to some $1 million for 20 years on a nicely rounded $5 million sale price.Fashion designer Peter Weiss and his wife Doris should do well from the current investor-led market boom given they are off-loading their Edgecliff investment block of apartments.The three art deco apartments on Edgecliff Road have been an investment for the Southern Highlands-based farmers since 2009 when they bought it for $3.5 million in a company name.The couple own the Wollombi Estate at Marulan, as well as a Palm Beach getaway they bought in 2010.There are two apartments with three bedrooms and a single two-bedroom apartment in the block, listed with David Newgrosh and Laing+Simmons’ Sally Hampshire The Rose Bay waterfront of The Easybeats’ lead guitarist Harry Vanda and his wife Robyn has sold, with a caveat on the property indicating the buyer is Rose Property Group managing director Stuart Rose.The purchase for what one source says is more than $15 million would certainly offer more space to the Darling Point-based family man, who in recent years has lived at the Yarranabbe Road triplex his family developed.Vanda bought the Rose Bay property in 1983 for $667,500, then commissioned the five-bedroom house. He is best known as lead guitarist of the 1960s Australian rock band The Easybeats who with fellow member George Young formed the 1970s and 1980s songwriting and record production duo Vanda & Young. Due to his health, Wright only performed a small number of shows in the 2000s, although in 2002 he was well enough to perform as part of the all-star Long Way to the Top national concert tour. The Rose Bay waterfront has a new Rose in its midst given the property developer's $15 million purchase. Not for a Rolling Stone cover story. In 1973, Vanda and Young returned to Australia and took over as the house producers for leading independent record production company, Vanda and Young also had major international success with their own In 1988 Vanda was inducted, along with George Young, into the inaugural class of the By the late 1990s, Vanda and Young had left their longtime partnership with Albert Productions, and retired from the music industry. Certainly, that’s the word from Wellington Street where the luxury wheels of LJ Hooker’s Bill Malouf have been sighted in the driveway.Malouf wouldn’t be drawn on any up-coming listing, but the timing of the sale would make sense given Spender’s downsizing plans and the improved market conditions since it was Spender and his former wife Carla Zampatti moved into the family estate in 1985 following the death of his father Sir Percy Spender in 1985. In 1974 he enjoyed a brief return to Number One in Australia with “Evie,” a brilliantly crafted eleven-minute pop-rock suite written and produced by Vanda and Young.
According to our records, Harry Vanda is possibly single. We have no records of past relationships for Harry Vanda. That evening, they had a fateful meeting at a dance in the northern suburb of Hornsby with real-estate agent Mike Vaughan, who immediately offered to manage them.
However, in 2005, Harry Vanda started In 1988 he was inducted, along with George Young, into the inaugural class of the About.
In 1966, both Vanda and Young penned many of The Easybeats' later After The Easybeats disbanded in 1970, Vanda & Young remained in the UK and continued their writing and performing partnership. George Young was not talking. Easybeats guitarist Harry Vanda sells Rose Bay house for $15 million Title Deeds will watch that space.Among all the good cheer for Chinese New Year comes a quick sale of the Dover Heights property of Singapore billionaire Tay Tee Peng.The sale comes less than two weeks after Ballard’s Meanwhile, the administrator appointed to property developer Michael Sanchez’s Benchmark Group recouped $7,855,000 for his former Vaucluse home .The Fitzwilliam Road mansion was kicked off at its auction earlier this week with a strong $6.5 million bid and after competitive offers from four registered buyers sold under the hammer to a local buyer through Gavin Rubinstein, of Ray White Double Bay.Another sale that might be of interest to the receivers is the Freeman’s Reach home of “Big Al” Constantinidis.The man best known as former Paul Keating’s piggery business partner before they fell out over the deal in 1994 didn’t manage to snare a buyer at its February auction, but after a $750,000 sale price was put on the property Big Al bought the flood-affected 1739 square metres in 2006 for $700,000.
It last traded in 1949 for 11,676 pounds. "George is interested in other things now," his songwriting partner Harry Vanda told me. Before it sold it had nine caveats on title, the most recent of which was lodged by the trustees of Big Al’s estate following his bankruptcy in early 2011.In Lindfield, the 1920s Italian villa-inspired home of Katrina Pickles Featuring a beautiful central courtyard with arches, columns and plaques from the Duomo in Florence, it sits on 2500 square metres surrounded by landscaped gardens and a tennis court.Built in 1927 for William Larke, the Pickles family bought it in 1992 for $1.31 million from industrialist Sir Peter Finley and his wife Lady Finley.The home is listed with Matthew Bourn, of McConnellBourn, for about $5 million.Bernard Bruning, who started Thrify Rent-a-Car in the late 1970s, and his wife Eugenine are calling time on the 1920s mansion in Manly they’ve called home for the past 25 years.The Bower Street home with ocean views and a swimming pool was previously home to colourful former solicitor Ian MacDonald, who went to jail more than a decade ago for fraud.McGrath’s Jake Rowe is taking expressions of interest until March 27 for some $4.5 million.