The focus tends to be on her billionaire brother Justin, but Bettina Hemmes, who also works in the family business, quietly got a weekend in Palm Beach.
The focus tends to be on her brother Justin, the hospitality industry czar, but Bettina Hemmes, who also works in the family business, quietly got a weekend in Palm Beach.
No pricing details have yet emerged, but the Pacific Rd hillside home built in the 1930s likely sold for slightly less than its envisioned target of $7 million after being passed on to an offer of $6.5 million seller.
The rustic property, which still has the electric Kooka in the kitchen, has had only four owners in the past 100 years.
The 1170 sq m property last sold in 1977 for $82,600.
The median property price in Palm Beach stood at $5.7 million last year after 59 sales, according to realestate.com.au.
Last year, Justin sold a property in Morning Bay, near Pittwater, for $5.5 million.
Sightings of his Cessna Grand Caravan seaplane have been sparse, with Hemmes’ focus on his burgeoning south coast expansion.
Today, Hemmes is more likely to fly to Narooma, where he has big plans.
Originally published as Bettina Hemmes quietly secures Palm Beach weekend