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Music power couple buy Love Island, Byron Bay mansion for big discount

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A Love Island ‘bargain’. Source: realestate.com.au


Power couple Mikaela Lancaster (Spotify Australia head) and her husband Mark Britt (founder of video streaming platform iflix) have bought a holiday home in the Byron Bay hinterland.

The couple has emerged as the $9.5 million buyers of the luxury Federal property Amileka.

Known as the Love Island house, having played host to the Channel 9 dating show for season three in 2017, the 10ha estate was designed by architect Sharon Fraser.

The tech industry power couple bought the luxury Federal property Amileka. Picture: realestate.com.au


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It has five bedrooms, a sunken lounge, a kitchen with statement stone island bench, honed concrete floors and glass wrapped interiors.

The building’s green initiatives include solar hydronic underfloor heating in its polished cement floor and on-site waste management.

There’s a fire pit area and an 18m pool.

The house sold for $9.5m. Picture: realestate.com.au


Inside the award-winning home.


It had initial prices hopes of $11.5m to $12.5m


The white box minimalist architectural-style home, which subsequently won the Australian Institute of Architects (NSW Country Division) Architecture Award, is a single-level house built in 2006 for Fraser’s partner Steve Esson.

Tom Lane, of the Lane family that founded the Oroton fashion empire, and his stylist wife Emma bought Amileka for $4 million in 2011.


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Love Island Season 3, 2017 winners Mitch Hibberd and Tina Provis. Picture: Mike Batterham


The home features on 2017’s Love Island series 3.


They sold in 2015 for $3.5 million to the Johnson family, the recent vendors.

It sold some four months after being listed with an $11.5 million to $12.5 million guide through McGrath Byron Bay agents Nick Duke and Ollie Charkos.

Lancaster and Britt traded their $10.25 million Clareville waterfront for a sprawling Federation home in Croydon in Sydney’s inner west, which was bought last year at a then record $4.75 million.

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Story Credit: news.com.au

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