Published on May 26th, 2009 | by john.weir1
Kylieâ€™s getaway to become high-profile health retreat
After nearly a year on the market, Kylie Minogueâ€™s getaway home on the virgin French Island, southeast of Melbourne, has been sold, with plans to be turned into a high-profile health retreat.
The four-bedroom, two-bathroom house is set to become a health retreat once the deal settles, with rates expected to start from AU$250 (approx. Â£125) per night. The new venture will be Victoriaâ€™s answer to other high-profile health retreats in Australia, such as Olivia Newton-Johnâ€™s Gaia near Byron Bay.
Named Beauciel (French for Beautiful Sky), the property is located on the islandâ€™s Western Port Bay, which has 100 inhabitants but no gas or electricity. Offering sweeping bay views, the four-bedroom estate has had extensive work put into and served as the singerâ€™s haven during her battle with cancer.