ABC Insiders host David Spears and wife Liz hope to win $2.2 million for Melbourne household


ABC Insiders host David Spears and wife Liz have put their 1930s Melbourne house on the market for $2.2 million

ABC presenter David Spears and his wife Liz Taggart-Spears have put their family home in Melbourne on the market with an asking price of $2-2.2 million.

Located in Alphington, 9.9 kilometers from the CBD, the two-storey Art Deco building will go on sale on 1 October.

With four bedrooms and two bathrooms, the 1930s home was purchased by the couple in 2019 for $1.84 million, reports Herald Sun.

ABC presenter David Spears and wife Liz Taggart-Spears have put their family home in Melbourne on the market with an asking price of $2-2.2 million

ABC presenter David Spears and wife Liz Taggart-Spears have put their family home in Melbourne on the market with an asking price of $2-2.2 million

A blend of modern luxury with early 20th century styles, the delightful classic residence features a lovely covered outdoor terrace, perfect for alfresco dining.

Periods include plantation shutters and Jarrah floors, while the Art Deco finish on the ground floor bedroom ceilings has been retained.

Other highlights include a study, lovely garden area and open plan design.

The gorgeous kitchen features stainless steel and granite counters, a breakfast island and a large pantry.

Spears and his wife, Liz, bought the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in 2019 for $1.84 million.  Pictured: Spears in her Most Outstanding Performance at the ASTRA Radio Journalist Awards on March 20, 2014.

Spears and his wife, Liz, bought the four-bedroom, two-bathroom home in 2019 for $1.84 million. Pictured: Spears in her Most Outstanding Performance at the ASTRA Radio Journalist Awards on March 20, 2014.

Meanwhile, each of the beautiful bathrooms is fully tiled, with the master suite boasting an elegant freestanding designer bath.

Basics include ducted heating, separate laundry and double garage.

David Spears was best known as Sky News’ political editor before replacing veteran journalist Barry Cassidy as host of the ABC Insiders program in 2020.

Gorgeous kitchen includes stainless steel and granite counters, breakfast island

Gorgeous kitchen includes stainless steel and granite counters, breakfast island

A blend of modern luxury with early 20th century styles, the delightful classic residence features a lovely covered outdoor terrace, perfect for alfresco dining (pictured)

A blend of modern luxury with early 20th century styles, the delightful classic residence features a lovely covered outdoor terrace, perfect for alfresco dining (pictured)

A two-time Walkley Award winner, Spears is a popular choice to host ABC TV’s Sunday morning political talk show.

The 48-year-old anchor has been at the forefront of political reporting over the past year, including hosting election debates in 2007, 2010 and 2013.

In 2020, Spears published On the Rebellion, which dealt with how the Liberal Party was trying to replace Malcolm Turnbull with Scott Morrison as Prime Minister.

Periods include plantation shutters and Jarrah floors, while the Art Deco finish on the ground floor bedroom ceilings has been retained.  In the photo: The wonderful living room

Periods include plantation shutters and Jarrah floors, while the Art Deco finish on the ground floor bedroom ceilings has been retained. In the photo: The wonderful living room

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