Popular TV presenter cashes in on hot Brisbane housing market

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Sofie Formica at home in the house she has just sold in St Lucia. Photographer: Liam Kidston.

POPULAR media personality Sofie Formica has sold the St Lucia home she owns with her husband, Scott Wilkie, for $2.85 million.

Records show the couple paid $2.325 million for the property at 83 Hawken Drive in 2017.


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The house in Hawken Drive, St Lucia.

The decade-old home spans three levels with dual entry and a free-flowing floor plan that made for an easy lifestyle for the couple and their three young adult children.

Backing on to St Lucia Golf Course, the five-bedroom home on a 741 sqm block is close to the city and the University of Queensland.

The house comes with a plunge pool.

The property is believed to have sold in an offmarket deal through McGrath Paddington.

Formica has long been a favourite in the Australian media landscape, spending the past 30 years in a variety of roles including as a TV presenter, producer, marketer and adviser.

Inside the home Sofie Formica and her husband have just sold.

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Sofie Formica at home in St Lucia with her husband, Scott, son Jack and daughters Jessica and Emily. Photographer: Liam Kidston.

She was the host of The Great Day Out (aka The Great South East) for 12 years, co-founded communications firm Media Potential and was an ambassador for Mercedes-Benz Brisbane and Brisbane Racing Carnival.

The journalist and MC also recently filled in as a radio presenter on 4BC.

The home was beautifully decorated.

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