The beautiful game: World Cup property trivia

The beautiful game: World Cup property trivia
The beautiful game: World Cup property trivia

1) In 2012, which ex-Socceroo and his wife reputedly spent $1.3 million to buy an Ingleburn, Sydney colonial mansion (pictured below)? The home is said to be one of New South Wales’ most significant colonial palladian houses, called Denham Court.

Hint: They sold the 202-year old mansion in April this year.

Socceroo Jason Culina scores $1.3 million colonial western Sydney mansion

2) International footballer Craig Moore, who played with the Socceroos in the 2006 and 2010 World Cups, sold his home (pictured below) for $1.9 million in early-2013, but where was it located?

Ex-Socceroo Craig Moore sells Gold Coast home

3) Do you remember which ex-Socceroos goalkeeper, who has played in the English Premier League with Middlesbrough, and wife listed their Watsons Bay property (pictured below) for rent (at almost $3,500 a week) in 2012 before selling in 2013?

Socceroos goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer passes Watsons Bay home to rental market after buyers play hardball

4) The veteran ABC sports commentator Peter Wilkins (who goes as “Wilko”) and wife Susie listed their five-bedroom home (pictured below) two months ago. They were seeking some $1.3 million plus. But where is it located?

Peter

5) Which A-League soccer star revealed last year an ambition to become a successful AFG mortgage broker after finishing with playing the beautiful game?

Hint: Central Coast Mariners

The beautiful game: World Cup property trivia

6) International soccer player, Sydney FC’s Nick Carle, listed his investment apartment (pictured below) in late April this year. It overlooks Manly Beach and rented out for $1,350 per week. How much was he asking potential buyers to pay?

Sydney FC's Nick Carle lists Sydney investment apartment overlooking Manly Beach

7) The below development, Canopy Hill, expects 700 residents. They’re creating them a FIFA two-star accredited synthetic soccer field that will be operated by council. Who is the developer behind the creation?

Sydney’s Crimson Hill development to launch Canopy Release next month

8) Football New South Wales has a new headquarters (that's it below), with a striking three-level multi-purpose building. Designed by HBO+EMTB (who you might know from the West end of Melbourne’s Crown Casino) the proposed building includes spectator and playing facilities that it’s suggested could be used by national teams as a training base or base camp for the Asian Cup in 2015. But, the question remains, where is it?

9) Which soccer champion rented the below property in Brighton, Victoria for $3,250 in 2011?  The home was built by former St Kilda defender Max Hudghton's Maxton Constructions for a development syndicate headed by the former St Kilda champion Fraser Gehrig.

Hint: He came to Melbourne to play the Melbourne Victory.

Harry Kewell reportedly kicks off Brighton rental

Answers on the next page. Please click below.


1) Answer: Jason Culina and wife Terri

2) Answer: Gold Coast, Hope Island

3) Answer: Mark Schwarzer

4) Answer: Elanora Heights, NSW

5) Answer: Daniel McBreen

6) Answer:  Initially $2.049 million, now reduced to $1.9 million plus

7) Answer: Defence Housing Australia

8) Answer: Glenwood, western Sydney

9) Answer: Harry Kewell

How well did you go with the questions?

Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke

Jennifer Duke was a property writer at Property Observer

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