Tue. May 17th, 2022

Snowboard legend Scotty James sells his stunning townhouse in South Melbourne for a whopping $ 1.3 million and sees the nail-biting sale from Switzerland


Snowboarder Scotty James had sold his home in South Melbourne for a whopping $ 1.3 million.

The 27-year-old Olympic medalist’s townhouse went under the hammer during a virtual auction on Saturday, according to realestate.com.au.

Scotty saw sales unfold from Switzerland.

Fat sale: Snowboard legend Scotty James has sold his town house in South Melbourne for a fat $ 1.3 million

Fat sale: Snowboard legend Scotty James has sold his town house in South Melbourne for a fat $ 1.3 million

The winner of the virtual auction turned out to be original under bidder who competed with the snowboarder to buy the cozy property back in 2018.

‘It was a bit of a twist, because the buyer was actually the bidder who had competed against Scotty for the property,’ says Greg Hocking Holdsworth Albert Parks’ Josh Allison.

Allison initially explained the undercutting ‘did not have enough money’ in 2018, but she was given a ‘second chance three years later.’

Surprise: Scotty saw sales unfold from Switzerland.  Pictured: Scotty James with partner Chloe Stroll

Surprise: Scotty saw sales unfold from Switzerland. Pictured: Scotty James with partner Chloe Stroll

New owner: Greg Hocking Holdsworth Albert Park's Josh Allison initially explained the underbid 'did not have enough money' in 2018, but she was given a 'second chance three years later'

New owner: Greg Hocking Holdsworth Albert Park’s Josh Allison initially explained the undercutting ‘did not have enough money’ in 2018, but she got a ‘second chance three years later’

The eye-catching residence has huge floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive white rooms and wooden supports.

It also includes a study area that offers scenic views of Melbourne city.

The property’s stylish and modern decor gives it a very modern and homely appeal.

Property manager Josh Allison tried to get Scotty on the phone during the auction, but says it was ‘challenging’ because of the front desk.

Inclusions: The eye-catching home has huge floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive white rooms and wooden supports

Inclusions: The eye-catching home has huge floor-to-ceiling windows, expansive white rooms and wooden supports

Trendy: The property's stylish and modern decor gives it a very modern and homely appeal

Trendy: The property’s stylish and modern decor gives it a very modern and homely appeal

‘I tried to get Scott on the phone to see if I should give it in or not, but there was something wrong with the phone line.’

Allison claims that world champion snowboarder was ‘happy’ Greg Hocking managed to sell the renovated, fully furnished townhouse as he plans to stay abroad.

Scotty James won the bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.

He also holds several gold, silver and bronze medals from various world championships and the Winter X Games in Aspen.

Credentials: Scotty won the bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea.  He also holds several gold, silver and bronze medals from various world championships and the Winter X Games in Aspen

Credentials: Scotty won the bronze medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang County, South Korea. He also holds several gold, silver and bronze medals from various world championships and the Winter X Games in Aspen

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