House That! Matt Priddis scores key Sorrento land with plans to demolish old house and build new family home

Brownlow medalist Matt Priddis has bought a house in Sorrento that fits a description football commentators once used to describe him – not fast and flashy, just undeniably superb.

The humble 70s-style four-bedroom house has strong bones, but won’t win any architectural awards.

The great piece? Well, that’s because it’s on a 650 sq. block on Parker Avenue, which is steps from the ocean in the exclusive suburb.

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The ever-humble Priddis said yesterday that he and his wife Ashleigh would demolish the house in December and rebuild one more suitable for their family of five.

Although he was hesitant to comment on the new home, saying he prefers flying under the radar these days, he was happy to fly the flag of his beloved Sorrento, where he launched his junior-level football career .

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Since retiring from football, the former West Coast Eagles co-captain has transitioned into a mortgage and finance broker – an area he attributes to former team-mate Chris Judd, turned investor professional.

Priddis has a stack of football accolades to his credit, including the John Worsfold Medal in the 2013 season. He was runners-up on four other occasions.

The great piece?  Well, that's because it's on a 650 sq. block on Parker Avenue, which is steps from the ocean in the exclusive suburb.
Camera iconThe great piece? Well, that’s because it’s on a 650 sq. block on Parker Avenue, which is steps from the ocean in the exclusive suburb. Credit: Provided

He won the coveted Brownlow in 2014 and was a Nat Fyfe finalist the following year.

The Sorrento property was sold for $1.3 million through Ben Keevers of Ray White.

To hear what Pridda had to say on the pad, visit The West Australian.

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