Who owns Hoges' house now?
THE house that Hoges built in the Byron Bay hinterland has changed hands again, a one week before the prior to its auction that was scheduled for last Saturday.
Sydney entrepreneur Duncan Mount and his wife Sally - who bought purchased the Possum Creek mansion built by Crocodile Dundee star Paul Hogan in 1986 for a then-record $8.1 million - accepted a pre-auction offer on September 22.
Marketing agent Nicolette van Wijngaarden of Unique Estates in Bangalow said neither the selling price and nor buyer could not be disclosed because of after due to a confidentiality agreement.
The Mounts listed the property for $7.9 million in July 2011 saying they wanted to move back to Sydney to spend more time with their children.
But after it failed to sell, the asking price was dropped to $6.5 million.
The lavish 800sq m five-bedroom home set on 46.53 ha has been the setting for this year's season of Channel Nine's matchmaking program The Farmer Wants a Wife.
Marketed as "A piece of Hollywood in Byron", the home was where the setting for Hogan wed 's wedding to his actor wife Linda Kozlowski in 1990.