Margot Robbie’s secret wedding estate for sale
A ROMANTIC hinterland escape where Hollywood A-listers Margot Robbie and Suits star Gabriel Macht had their weddings has hit the market - 40 minutes from Gold Coast airport.
The 56 acre estate in Coorabell in the Byron Bay hinterland was the site of the December 2016 wedding of Robbie and her British beau Tom Ackerley.
So secret was the affair that the 50 or so guests had no idea where they were heading, and were reportedly bussed in to 895 Coolamon Scenic Drive, Coorabell from across the border.
The wedding was hailed as a fuss-free affair surrounded by nature with the festivities held under an elegant teepee-style tent.
The property has been charming A-listers for decades - including buddies of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex aka Prince Harry and Meghan - with the wedding of Suits megastar Gabriel Macht, who plays Harvey Spectre, and his Aussie actress wife Jacinda Barrett over a decade ago.
Agent Ku Darroch of Real Estate of Distinction in Byron Bay described it as "luxury, elegance and a little bit of magic" and priced the four bedroom, four bathroom, five car space acreage estate at between $5.995m and $6.495m.
"The pool and house is a sought after location for film and photo shoots for many well-known magazines and commercials. It is also highly in demand as a destination wedding location."
She said the property was bought over 25 years ago by designer Giovanni D'Ercole who created the Lover & Hatred luxury jewellery brand.
"While nature has taken care of the surrounds, Giovanni's skilled eye and attention to detail has transformed the stunning Queenslander into a truly unique estate."
She said "Coorabella has a magical feel to it" with a stream running through the property where a platypus had taken up residence.
The property also fronts the Wilson River, large deep swimming holes and waterfalls, and has its own orchard, vegetable garden and massive rainwater tanks.
The renovations have been sympathetic to the property's history - with 14 foot ceilings with pressed tin finishes, textured leadlight window panels, claw-footed bath, and open fireplaces - but also modernised with ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, under floor and ceiling insulation, solar power and an automatic cover for a 15-metre tiled swimming pool.
"It is a piece of history which has been lovingly nurtured for over half a century, and is now ready for a new custodian," the listing said.
The property is 15 minutes from Byron Bay's beaches, 10 minutes to Bangalow and Mullumbimby, 15 minutes from Brunswick Heads, 25 minutes from the Ballina/Byron Regional Airport and about 40 minutes from the Gold Coast International Airport.