Legendary league figure Norm Provan lists Sunshine Coast property

The rugby league legend Norm Provan, one of the two iconic figures on the NRL premiership trophy, is selling his hinterland retreat at Diamond Valley on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Some $2.25 million is being sought by Norm and his wife, Lynne. It's truly a substantial sized home with the total gross floor area of 1016 square metres.

It has five bedrooms, six bathrooms, a bar, library and two offices. It has a wraparound verandah on top level and alfresco entertaining deck on ground level

There is travertine marble tiling along with a circular jarrah staircase. There is a a lap pool at the tri-level, 1016-square-metre home.

The 22 hectare holding has been listed through Ray White agent Ben Wilson.

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"Norm Provan spared no expense when he built his palatial hinterland retreat a decade ago on 54.5 acres of lush, leafy acres in Diamond Valley.

“This is a property fit for a king! Well, at least a sporting legend,” Mr Wilson said.

Tucked well away on a quiet, rural road, Maleny is a five minute drive to the west and the Sunshine Coast beaches are a 25 minute drive to the east.

It comes with fruit trees, dams, twp storage sheds and paddocks for livestock.

The land cost $225,000 in 1995 when the Provan's moved from Sydney's Lilli Pilli after selling for $550,000 in 1993. Norm Provan sold President Avenue retail premises at Caringbah for $750,000 in 1997.

Since 2007, they also have a home on the Sunshine Coast at Golden Beach, near Caloundra.

"The Provan's have lovingly created this amazing home and had many wonderful memories here over the years; however, it's time for them to downsize and move on to the next phase of their lives," says Ben Wilson.

They have been keen to sell since May last year.

A 28 hectare Queensland Tablelands district potential residential development site at Kuranda has been listed by the couple with a $1 million asking price.


Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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