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Uncertainty over Carla Zampatti’s $25m Woollahra home

Uncertainty over Carla Zampatti’s $25million Woollahra home as her children decide on next steps – nearly a year after her fashion designer’s tragic death

Carla Zampatti’s daughters, Bianca and Allegra Spender, have yet to agree on a listing for the designer’s $25million property in Woollahra, nearly a year after her death.

According to Immobilier.com.authe title of the 1928 Italian-style house remains in Carla’s name.

Realtor Georgia Cleary advises the family on the future of the property as they decide on next steps.

Decisions: Uncertainty over Carla Zampatti’s (pictured) $25million Woollahra home as her children decide on next steps – nearly a year after her fashion designer’s tragic death

However, it is believed that the house will not be on the market anytime soon before the end of Australian Fashion Week and the federal election.

Carla and her ex-husband John Spender bought the house in 1975 for $220,000 and lived there until 1986.

The designer returned to the property after the couple separated in 2009.

Next steps: According to Realestate.com.au, the title of the 1928 Italian-style house remains in Carla's name.  Realtor Georgia Cleary advises the family on the future of the property as they decide on next steps.  Pictured is Carla and her daughter Bianca Spender

Next steps: According to Realestate.com.au, the title of the 1928 Italian-style house remains in Carla’s name. Realtor Georgia Cleary advises the family on the future of the property as they decide on next steps. Pictured is Carla and her daughter Bianca Spender

Carla, 78, died on April 3, days after falling during an outdoor opera performance.

The mother of three and grandmother of nine had spent a week in hospital after the crash.

Born in Italy in 1942, Zampatti emigrated to Australia with her parents in 1950 at the age of nine and created her famous fashion brand at 24.

History: Carla and her ex-husband John Spender bought the house in 1975 for $220,000 and lived there until 1986. The designer returned to the property after the couple separated in 2009

History: Carla and her ex-husband John Spender bought the house in 1975 for $220,000 and lived there until 1986. The designer returned to the property after the couple separated in 2009

Her designs have been worn by some of Australia’s most influential women, including Princess Mary of Denmark, Australia’s first female Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Oscar-winning actress Nicole Kidman and Ms Berejiklian.

The forward-thinking fashion designer said goodbye during a state funeral at St Mary’s Cathedral in Sydney.

Carla was named Australian Designer of the Year in 1994, received the Australian Fashion Laureate in 2008 and a year later was made a Companion of the Order of Australia, Australia’s highest civilian honour.

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Fashion icon: Carla, 78, died on April 3, days after falling during an outdoor opera performance. Her designs have been worn by some of Australia’s most influential women, including Princess Mary of Denmark and Australia’s first female Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.

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Hazel J. Edmonds

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