78°F
weather icon Clear

Daniel Jones of Savage Garden sells Anthem estate for $4.4M — PHOTOS

Daniel Jones, a former member of the famed 1990s Australian pop band Savage Garden, recently sold his luxury estate in Anthem Country Club.

The more than 10,000-square-foot home at 2 Club Point Court in Anthem, featuring seven bedrooms and nine baths, with views of the Las Vegas Strip, was purchased for $4.4 million, said Tom Love, owner of the luxury real estate firm Tom Love Group, which represented the seller. The buyer was represented by Corey Baird, owner of The Baird Group Real Estate Services.

County records show the sellers as Daniel Jones and Kathleen Deleon Jones, trustees of Deleon Jones Family Trust, which the Jones’ used to acquire title in their original purchase in 2011. County documents show Jones purchased the property in 2011 from Ken and Halina Sullivan for $2.5 million.

Savage Garden was originally formed in Australia, Jones’ native country. Jones covered the instrumental side with bandmate Darren Hayes covering vocals.

The duo rose to international fame in the late 1990s, with some of their collaborations heading to no. 1 on Billboard’s Hot 100 list: “I Knew I Loved You” made it to no. 1 in 2000; and “Truly Madly Deeply” made it to the same status in 1998, according to the billboard.com website.

Savage Garden separated in the early 2000s.

Love said the new owners of the property, Mark and Jolynn Watson, are also owners of nearly three dozen McDonald’s franchises.

According to Love, Jones purchases upscale homes and resells them for a profit. In fact, Jones sold the Watson’s son his property, also inside Anthem’s borders, prior to their arrival in the neighborhood, Love said.

Love said deals of this magnitude aren’t plentiful in Las Vegas. His office’s average transaction price is usually in the $1-million-plus range, with sales prices more than $3 million a rarity.

However, another one of Love’s recent transactions brought in $3.5 million from a 19,000-square-foot home in the Summerlin’s Tournament Hills community.

The eight-bedroom luxury estate at 8801 Palm Greens Court is scheduled to close Aug. 3, Love said.

Love said that property was purchased out of foreclosure by a well-known investor who is likely planning to update the property.

Don't miss the big stories. Like us on Facebook.
THE LATEST
 
Shaquille O’Neal buys Las Vegas estate for $2M

Basketball Hall of Famer and TNT NBA analyst Shaquille O’Neal, who has business ties in Las Vegas, has sold the home he bought in Southern Highlands pre-pandemic and turned around and paid nearly $2 million for a private 1-acre compound near Wayne Newton’s former estate in the southeast valley, according to the listing agent’s social media post.

Summit Club in Summerlin has sold most of its custom lots

Five years after it started closing deals, the Summit Club in Summerlin — home to singer Celine Dion, Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley and Raiders owner Mark Davis — has sold all but five of its 150 custom lots and announced plans to construct 20 additional condominiums after 29 of its 31 ultra-luxury units sold out.

Lake Tahoe cabin sells for $4.1M

Lake Tahoe’s luxury real estate is moving at unprecedented levels. For the first time in his 18-year history of selling real estate, Mike Dunn, a luxury listing agent with Chase International, is witnessing luxury homes selling within days.

June Vegas luxury sizzles: $25M record-breaker; local BHHS goes corporate

While the luxury real estate market remains hot with some of the top sales in Las Vegas history in June and annual marks about to be shattered, the activity continues to pick up with more brokerages trading hands.

 
Showcase home sells for $25M, smashing all-time Las Vegas record

A showcase home built by a luxury builder in the Henderson hillside development MacDonald Highlands has shattered the all-time Las Vegas sales record by going for $25 million.

Digital currency can purchase $5.8M Summerlin home

A Las Vegas couple is accepting cryptocurrency to expand the pool of buyers for their $5.8 million home in The Ridges in Summerlin — taking advantage of the growing use of digital currency as part of real estate transactions in Southern Nevada, real estate industry executives say.

Portfolio of 22 Las Vegas homes offered for $7.8M

Candi Liumai of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Nevada Properties has listed a portfolio of 22 homes throughout Las Vegas for a combined $7.8 million.