Monday 15 August 2022 05:10 PM 'Ghost mansion' in Toorak Melbourne bought by mysterious crypto magnate Ed ... trends now
A little known businessman has smashed the property price record to buy a 'ghost mansion' that has stood idle for more than three decades.
Ed Craven, 27, splurged a rumoured $88million on the unfinished house in St Georges Road in the ritzy Melbourne suburb of Toorak, obliterating the city's previous record sale of $52.5m paid for Stonington Mansion in Malvern in 2018.
The crypto magnate bought another Toorak mansion for $38million in March, but his latest purchase dwarfs that, being the third-highest property sale ever in Australia.
Mr Craven co-founded crypto gambling platform Stake.com in 2017 and