British star selling luxury Gold Coast home

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Australian television regular Bonnie Lythgoe is selling her Gold Coast home.

Popular British dancer turned producer Bonnie Lythgoe is selling the luxury Gold Coast home where she spent time while raising her children.

The entertainment industry stalwart has been a familiar face on Australian television since her stint as a judge on So You Think You Can Dance Australia.

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So You Think You Can Dance Australia host Natalie Bassingthwaighte, left, with judges Jason Coleman, Bonnie Lythgoe and Matt Lee. Picture: Supplied by Channel Ten

In 2016, Ms Lythgoe was also a contestant on the second season of I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! where she lasted three weeks in the Australian jungle.

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Bonnie Lythgoe, centre, with fellow celebrities Val Lehman (left) and Jo Beth Taylor.

Now Ms Lythgoe is selling her Benowa property on the market with an asking price of $2.5 million.

It is the first time the home, which fronts the golf course at Royal Pines Resort, has been put to market since it was built in 2004.

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The Benowa property overlooks the golf course at Royal Pines Resort.

CoreLogic data shows the property was purchased for $500,000 in May 2004.

The five-bedroom house, which is being marketed as “fit for a celebrity”, features a Swarovski crystal chandelier in the entrance hall, a media room and an infinity swimming pool with an in-built wave machine.

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A Swarovski cryal chandelier makes for a grand entrance.

Ms Lythgoe lived at the property while her two sons were young, but now spends her time between Sydney, London and Portugal.

In a career spanning more than 30 years, Ms Lythgoe first came to public attention in 1967 when she won a role alongside Sidney Poitier in the feature film To Sir With Love.

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She took on various roles in British television before finding success as a choreographer of musical theatre in London’s West End.

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Bonnie Lythgoe at the opening night of the Gold Coast Film Festival last year.

In more recent times, Ms Lythgoe has pioneered the pantomime scene in Australia as director and producer of a string of successful shows.

Her panto of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, starring Sir Cliff Richard and Rhonda Burchmore, has been running at Sydney’s State for six years.

The production was scheduled to open at the Sydney Coliseum Theatre from 3 July.