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Comic Merrick Watts has bought a former church.


Comic and radio presenter Merrick Watts and his spouse Georgie have made their subsequent property play following the record-breaking sale of their internal west transformed warehouse final yr.

CoreLogic information reveal the couple are embarking on a sea change to Maroubra with the acquisition of a former church that has been reworked right into a six-bedroom home.

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The Watts paid $3.75m for the century outdated church on the finish of final yr after it didn’t promote at public sale.

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Merrick Watts has bought a property in Maroubra. Image: Jonathan Ng


Settlement on the home, situated a couple of streets again from seashore, is believed to have taken place prior to now two months.

Watts informed The Morning Present on Channel 7 earlier this month he was glad to have left the internal west for Maroubra.

“I like Maroubra, it’s a nice a part of the world and actually blissful, and the household is actually having fun with it,” he stated.

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The itemizing advert describes the property as providing patrons loads of scope so as to add worth.


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The attic has loads of house to capitalise on.


The home has hovering interval ceilings concealing a loft, established gardens, a fuel kitchen and a essential bed room with built-in wardrobes.

Combining traditional interval options and modern touches, the itemizing advert stated the property provide patrons “unbelievable scope to additional replace and capitalise upon an impressive construction”.

And Watts has loads of expertise on the subject of enterprise main renovations, together with his epic transformed warehouse breaking the Lilyfield suburb file final yr after it offered for $6.2m.

Merrick Watts sells his transformed Lilyfield warehouse residence. Dream Dwelling February 29


Merrick Watts sells his transformed Lilyfield warehouse residence. Dream Dwelling February 29


He and his spouse Georgie enlisted architect Virginia Kerridge to remodel it right into a sustainable five-bedroom household residence with a 500-bottle cellar, rooftop pool, 5m excessive library wall, and a suspended hearth.

The Lilyfield residence was the previous Oh Boy Sweet firm manufacturing facility and was bought by renovation guru Cherie Barber.

Randwick Metropolis Council reveals no DA plans have been submitted for Watts’ property, so watch this house.

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