The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney)
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Byron Bay entrepreneur Matt Barrelle and wife Cristina are selling their holiday let Beachcomber Blue.
Barrelle (inset), best known for producing the popular soccer trilogy Goal, paid $2.35 million for the investment Byron property in 2015.
The couple recently acquired a vacant land parcel at Burleigh Heads where they intend to build a home where they can raise their kids Blue Byron and Capri. The co couple are set to retain their Brok Broken Head beachfront villa.
The redundant B Beachcomber Blue p property, set in an e enclave of nine be beachfront properties, has sev seven bedrooms, five bathro bathrooms, four living areas and two kitchens.
The pet-friendly 1980s built holiday let, which is heavily booked, reaps a minimum of $950 a night.
North- and east-facing decks overlook a resort-style pool set in landscaped gardens.
The Hamptons-style house has price expectations of $3.6 million to $3.8 million through First National Byron Bay agent Su Reynolds, reflecting a 6 per cent gross yield.
Barrelle’s inspiration for the Goal trilogy came from a spectator at the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Barrelle was also executive producer on the official film of the 2006 FIFA World Cup, directed by Michael Apted, narrated by Pierce Brosnan.
The former national research manger for LJ Hooker has business interests that develop tropical beach and golf resorts in the emerging international coastal markets. Barrelle, who spent much of the past decade in Monaco, recently sold his Sydney bolthole in Dover Heights for $2.76 million.