Australia is making its first ever series of the worldwide smash-hit show The Bachelor, which airing on Network Ten. Tim Robards is a Bachelor and he meets 25 of Australia’s most eligible bachelorettes and one bachelorette will be chosen by Tim to be whisked away to one of Australia’s most beautiful coastal towns for the first date of the series. If you watched first two episodes of this popular reality television show, you’ve probably noticed lavish house where it was filmed. This stunning Bayview mansion has been listed on sale for a whopping $12 million. The production paid close to $250,000 to use the mansion over the Summer.
The French provincial home called La Joie de Vivre, which means joy of living in French, is set on secluded 4091sq m of grounds and has breathtaking 180-degree views of ocean and Pittwater. It’s just about 30 minutes North of Sydney Harbour.
Luxury home features a huge living room with towering ceilings, a formal dining room, six bedrooms, seven bathrooms and a wine cellar. Other amenities for pampering include a wet bar, heated pool and spa, a sauna, a gymnasium, a championship-sized tennis court and garage spacious enough for six cars.
According to the Daily Telegraph, the current owner, transport entrepreneur Greg Poche, paid $10 million for the property in 2003 before extensively renovating it. The property is listed with Max Walls International.