Former Australian cricketer Michael Clarke buys INR 70 crore 5BHK bachelor pad
The bachelor pad is only one block away from Fitzwilliam Rd mansion where Clarke and his ex-wife stayed.
Updated - Sep 13, 2021 11:33 am
Michael Clarke, the former Australian cricketer, has brought a new bachelor pad in the auction for a price of around $13 million. The residence is a five-bedroom house in Vaucluse and it’s inspired by the European style. Two years ago, Canadian expats Philip and Annette Johnston brought the home for $9.5 million after which Clarke purchased the flat.
The bachelor pad is only one block away from Fitzwilliam Rd mansion where Clarke and his ex-wife stayed. The couple’s flat was sold in February at a price of $12 million. When Kyly and Clarke brought the home in 2014, it cost them $8.3 million. Back in 2019, Kyle and Clarke ended their relationship after staying married for as many as seven years since 2012.
Michael Clarke’s home in a nutshell
The 40-year-old Clarke’s spacious new home is on a 784 sqm block and has a mineralised gas-heated tiled pool, two outdoor showers and Tuscan style cabana, news.com.au reported on Saturday. The house consists of heated limestone floors, four bathrooms, three gas fireplaces, a wrought-iron staircase and a stone island kitchen with double fridge.
The home also comprises a stone ensuite, a master suite with a balcony and a luxurious dressing room. To add to the residence’s ethereal beauty and ambiance, it also has a dining room, a formal lounge and a reading room. From the residence, one also has access to local beaches, including the Parsley Bay, the Vaucluse Bay and the Nielsen Park.
Clarke, who retired from the game half-a-decade ago, has enough space for himself and his young daughter. Earlier this year, Clarke separated with Pip Edwards, a fashion designer after declaring their romantic relationship back in the year 2020. Clarke and Kyle share the custody of the ex-cricketer’s five-year-old daughter Kelsey Lee.
Clarke remains an enigmatic figure, who helped Australia scale greater heights at the highest level. In 115 Tests, 245 ODIs and 34 T20Is, Clarke managed to score over 17,000 runs with 36 centuries and 86 half-centuries in an 11-year-old career.
Under his captaincy, Australia also won the 2015 edition of the World Cup after beating New Zealand in the final. In the same year, Clarke announced his retirement from international cricket. He was also handy with his slow left-arm spin bowling.