first_img401 Church Rd, TaigumTENNIS player Shane Barr is offering his Taigum home for sale.Barr, was the boy’s singles champion at the 1985 Australian Open and played Davis Cup for Hong Kong in the nineties. But tennis isn’t Barr’s only claim to fame, his family is also behind the ice-cream chain Cold Rock.He and his father Selwyn opened the first of their Cold Rock ice cream stores in 1996 and built 20 of them in Brisbane until they sold the business.More from newsFor under $10m you can buy a luxurious home with a two-lane bowling alley5 Apr 2017Military and railway history come together on bush block24 Apr 2019The property, at 401 and 401a Church Rd, Taigum, has two houses and of course as you would expect — a professional tennis court. Shane Barr is selling his Taigum property.It is listed for offers of more than $1.35 million through Tristan Rowland of Place Aspley. The main residence on the 11,900sqm block is a lowset home. There is an inground salt water pool, covered entertaining area and sauna plus the tennis court.A second residence is a renovated barn which can be used as a separate guesthouse or rental property.It has high cathedral ceilings with exposed timber beams, an open floor plan and an attic.Mr Rowland said the second home was rented for $430 a week.“This property is really good value in my opinion, that market is electric at the moment.’’last_img

Australian tennis player Shane Barr is offloading his large property holding

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