The former North Bondi home turned investment unit of the three-time NSW State of Origin half back Brett Finch sold midweek.
It had been expected to fetch about $1.5 million.
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Finch, who had a long career in the NRL, playing 330 total games in the league, and his wife Elli Johnston, who is five months pregnant, are now set to buy a family home.
The two-bedroom Military Road was listed through Ric Serrao and Alex Lyons of Raine & Horne.
The whole-floor unit with has views over Bondi was bought for $815,000 in 2004.
It had been a rental with a $1100 a week asking price late last year.
It features a wide west-facing terrace plus a designer kitchen, has no common walls, two bathrooms and a parking space.
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Over 14 seasons the Maitland-born Finch played for the Canberra Raiders, Sydney Roosters, Parramatta Eels, Melbourne Storm and Wigan Warriors.
The couple married in January last year.