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cattle baron sells ascot home ae cricket pitch and all

Written by The ReReport

Jason Shearer-Smith, chief executive of Smithfield Cattle Company.

A PROMINENT Queensland cattle farmer has sold his stunning Ascot home, which even comes with its own cricket pitch.
Jason Shearer-Smith, the son of Smithfield Cattle Company founder Ron Smith, and his wife, Christine, bought the property at 31 Palm Avenue for $2.86 million in 2012, and added their own country touches to the inner-city Federation-style property.

The cricket pitch at the property at 31 Palm Ave, Ascot.

The home retains original features like French doors and windows.

The sale price has not been disclosed, but a local family bought the property and plan to renovate it.
Selling agent Alexander Shean of Ray White Ascot said the home attracted two offers after being on the market for about a month.

The big backyard has a firepit.

The home has been beautifully decorated.

Mr Shean said the buyer liked the size of the block and the fact it was in such a prestigious, tightly-held street.
The house is on a huge 1677sq m block, which also accommodates a flying fox, fire pit, and a swimming pool.

The kitchen in the home at 31 Palm Ave, Ascot.

The master bedroom in the home at 31 Palm Ave, Ascot.

The four-bedroom house features polished timber flooring, high crossbeam ceilings and French windows and doors.
The formal lounge room has an original fireplace, and flows through to a sitting room/library with ceiling roses, built-in shelving, and French windows looking out over the front garden.

The dining room overlooks the pool.

The formal sitting room has an original fireplace.

The open-plan French provincial-style gourmet kitchen has marble stone benchtops, an island bench, a butler’s pantry and quality appliances, and flows through to the dining room, which has a bi-fold wall offering direct views over the swimming pool and backyard.

This home at 31 Palm Ave, Ascot, has just gone under contract.

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