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As seen in the Source link, written by news.com.au on 2019-12-01 10:01:46

Leading sports nutritionist Karen Inge, who managed the diets of some of Australia’s most successful footballers and athletes, has sold her Canterbury home.

The five-bedroom property at 53 Wentworth Ave, which hosted renowned Hawthorn players during the club’s 1980s golden era, changed hands well before its scheduled auction date.

Buyers paid $3.538 million for the house, according to CoreLogic. It’s a figure well above the $2.9-$3.1 million price guide attached to the listing.

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Marshall White Boroondara agent Hamish Tostevin wouldn’t comment on the price, but said a local family purchased it more than a week before the scheduled auction.

“We had a few parties interested, but they had the most compelling offer,” Mr Tostevin said.

“There are plans to rent it out for a while and they may eventually build on the block.”

Ms Inge’s father, architect Zig Inge built the large property, which included an expansive open-plan living area that was unusual for houses of the era.

The dietitian said the property provided plenty of space for cooking classes she hosted for the Hawks and Victorian Institute of Sport athletes over the years.

“We held cooking classes every Monday night for eight years at the house, between 1988 and 1996,” Ms Inge said.

“We had a lot of the younger players like Shane Crawford, Chris Whitman, the Dear brothers and we even had Dermott Brereton pull up in his red Ferrari.”

The Hawks won three premierships during her eight-year involvement.

French celebrity chef Gabriel Gate also visited the house during Ms Inge’s highly-acclaimed career.

The sale comes at the same time as another house steeped in Hawks history hit the market at 5 Ruby St in Hawthorn.

The luxury party pad, with a $4.5-$4.9 million price guide, is on the site of the club’s old social rooms which were used at the same time Ms Inge worked for the team.

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