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Shannen Findlay

Lisa Wilkinson’s “forever home” is for sale

The gorgeous Mosman residence in NSW once owned by Lisa Wilkinson and her husband Peter Fitzsimons with Harbour Bridge and Opera House views has hit the market.

It’s got a lot of more modern features since the beloved couple first moved out, but it houses a lot of memories for the couple and their three children, Jake, Louis and Billi Fitzsimons.

The five-bedroom, three-bathroom home – with a market value of $7.5 million – hosts gorgeous harbourside views as well as a healthy mix of informal and formal living spaces so everyone in the family has a place to call their own.

The property spans over 1143spm, just a jump, hop and a skip away from Australia’s beloved Taronga Zoo, Balmoral Beach and a number of parks by the Harbour.

The prime real estate is one of the largest freestanding properties located close to Mosman village, and is not too far from where Wilkinson’s former Today colleagues, Karl Stefanovic and Georgie Gardner reside.

With high ornate ceilings and leadlight window, it's hard to understand just why Wilkinson and her husband let this home go.

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In an article she wrote for Ten Daily, the TV show host explained the importance of her and Fitzsimons very first property together.  

“What our house did have… was a warm hug for us from the moment we walked through that front door,” she wrote.

“Like that great philosopher from The Castle, Darryl Kerrigan, always said, it was about ‘the vibe’.

“…All the bones of the home we loved so much were all still there.

“The memories too: from the tyre that used to hang in the gnarly old camphor laurel tree in the backyard, sleepless nights spent with newborns, tooth fairies, scraped knees, Easter egg hunts, birthday parties and fairy bread... they all came flooding back.”

Wilkinson and Fitzsimons sold the Mosman home in 1998 for AUD$1.655 million after purchasing the property for AUD$875,000 five years before in 1993.

Swipe through the gallery above to see the stunning Federation home.