Gold Coast entrepreneurs secure a Byron Bay retreat

first_imgTony and Christina Quinn.QUEENSLAND entrepreneur Tony Quinn, once a teenager living in a caravan, and his wife Christina have spent $3.4 million on a Byron Bay weekender.The entrepreneurial Main Beach, Gold Coast based rich-lister secured the retreat on the town’s dress circle in an off-market deal. Set a few roads back from Clarke’s Beach, the four bedroom, two bathroom home sits on a 530sqm holding. SIGN UP FOR THE NSW REAL ESTATE NEWSLETTER HERE What a home. Great outdoors!More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa19 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agocenter_img Breezy and beautiful.Seven metre wide concertina glass timber doors open to an expansive deck.Excluding sales at Byron’s bookend beaches, Belongil and Wategos, the sale is the highest price within the town for eight months. Tony and Christina made their fortune initially from their VIP Petfoods empire, selling it for $410 million to Quadrant Private Equity in 2015 and then buying Darrell Lea confectionery.They spent $25 million on the famous Australian confectionary company, selling it earlier this year for around $200 million. Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayNext playlist itemMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:02Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:02 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedQuality Levels720p720pHD576p576p360p360p270p270pAutoA, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreenAndrew Winter: How to flaunt your Unique Selling Point01:02 The couple, who own a $2.62 million apartment on Main Beach, are no strangers to buying and selling spectacular Queensland homes, but this is their first known NSW acquisition.They also own two motorsport racetracks in New Zealand, where they hope to build a world-class golf course along with residential development.His autobiography Zero to 60 revealed he grew up in a wooden caravan built by his dad Jimmy in Scotland. From the age of five he started helping his dad with his pet food business, weighing and bagging minced meat.last_img