Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa

Gothic-style church conversion home of the late former Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa sells

PHOTO: Former Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa. AFL

A church converted home owned and occupied by the late former Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa AO has officially been sold.

The East Melbourne CBD church sold for an undisclosed price understood to be within the $3 to $4million range on Thursday, according to Realestate.com.au.

The property was listed with Jellis Craig Armadale and put on the property market in November last year.

Unique selling: Church conversion home of the late former Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa has sold for over $3million

Unique selling: Church conversion home of the late former Geelong Football Club president Frank Costa has sold for over $3million

Auctioneer David Sciola said the heritage-listed home was sought after by a very ‘specific buyer’ group, before revealing that it was snatched up by a local businessman in Thornbury.

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‘It received a lot of interest and inquiry, people were intrigued but maybe not confident to take the plunge because of the heritage overlay,’ Sciola said.

‘We ended up selling to a gentleman who is going to use it as a residence.’
Price: The East Melbourne CBD church sold for an undisclosed price understood to be within the $3 to $4million range on Thursday, according to Realestate.com.au

Price: The East Melbourne CBD church sold for an undisclosed price understood to be within the $3 to $4million range on Thursday, according to Realestate.com.au 

Taste: Auctioneer David Sciola said the heritage-listed home was sought after by a very 'specific buyer' group before revealing that it was snatched up by a local businessman in Thornbury

Taste: Auctioneer David Sciola said the heritage-listed home was sought after by a very ‘specific buyer’ group before revealing that it was snatched up by a local businessman in Thornbury

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