Pat Rafter’s land hits the market, big enough for dozens of courts

first_img108 Panorama Drive, Doonan, QLD. Picture: SuppliedHe said the larger of the two blocks, at 108 Panorama Drive, Doonan, was a rare site with views of Noosa Heads, Peregian Beach, Noosa North Shore, Mt Tinbeerwah, Mt Cooroy, Mt Pomona, Mt Eerwah, Blackall Range down to Mt Tibrogargan or Glasshouse mountains.“It’s been in the family for 40 years or so,” Mr Rafter said. “It’s a rare block because you can see the sun rising and the sun setting on the one block. It’s one of a few blocks in the whole area that has that sort of view.” 108 Panorama Drive, Doonan, QLD. Picture: SuppliedMore from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home3 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor9 hours agoAsked how many tennis courts could fit on the site, Mr Rafter said a fair few on paper but the land had a good building site and then dropped away in a slope — part of the reason the views were so spectacular.Anyone thinking of putting money down on the land may have to be armed with much more than a million dollars. : It passed in at auction at one million on Saturday,” Mr Rafter said.Pat Rafter does have a second family block on the market in the area though, at 57 Whispering Gum Avenue, Eumundi, for $365,000. Pat Rafter poses at the Legends Lunch during the 2017 Australian Open. He has relocated to Byron Bay from the Sunshine Coast. Picture: Graham Denholm/Getty Images.FORMER tennis world number one Pat Rafter has two massive blocks of family land on the market in Queensland, big enough to fit dozens of tennis courts.Both blocks were bought by parents Jocelyn and Jim over 40 years ago, according to Pat’s older brother Geoff Rafter, who is handling the sales. 57 Whispering Gum Avenue Eumundi. Picture: Realestate.com.auThe 0.8 hectare could also take a fair few tennis courts — about 30 side-by-side, but older brother Geoff said it would a challenge given it was also a sloping block.“Dad bought it over 40 years ago and then eventually broke it up and this is the last of the blocks of Pat’s. It’s also a sloping block, and has a nice view to Mt Cooroy and is very private.”Mr Rafter said he had put in a 90 metre driveway recently to the land.Pat Rafter and family have already relocated to trendy Byron Bay in northern New South Wales, and have put their Sunshine Beach mansion on the market for $18 million. The home of Pat Rafter on the Sunshine Coast which is for sale. Picture: Suppliedlast_img

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