‘Chateau Kath’, the Patterson Lakes home that became the fictional Fountain Lakes home of Kath and Kim is up for sale.
There’s no mention of the “good room” with Pilates equipment and plasma screens in the realestate.com.au ad for the 4 bedroom, 2-storey home, but it does boast “2 superb living areas; grand formal living & dining with spectacular waterfront views, & open-plan kitchen/living opening onto an entertainer’s patio right on the water.”
Whenever Kath and Kim filmed at the property they constructed a demountable back fence (as seen in ‘wine time’) to hide the canal and private pier, so as not to make Kath & Kel seem too ‘effluent.’
In 2010 owners Rhonda and Keith Clarke told New Idea, “Never in our wildest dreams did we think our home would become famous, with not a week going by that someone doesn’t come knocking on the door looking for Kath and Kim.”
“It has certainly changed our lives. It made us a decent sum of money that has helped us to be able to retire.”
The median house price for the area is $780,000.