With its glorious ocean views and relaxed lifestyle, Byron Bay has become a new hotspot for Hollywood celebrities hoping to seek solace from the bright lights of
Moving Down Under: Ben Affleck, 48, is reportedly the latest star eyeing up a Byron Bay property… just days after his best friend Matt Damon, 50, reportedly snagged a luxury $22million mansion in the area
Ben is said to be so keen on making a home away from America that he has ‘already reached out to Matt’s property broker to find him and his family a secluded place’.
According to the publication, the Pearl Harbor actor is ‘even considering building a dream home on an ocean-view plot’.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted a representative for Ben for further comment.
‘They all love the idea of Australia’: According to New Idea, the Gone Girl actor has discussed the matter with his girlfriend Ana de Armas, 32, [pictured] and his ex-wife Jennifer Garner, 48
Taking over Byron! Last week, The Daily Telegraph claimed that Ben’s Good Will Hunting co-star Matt [pictured] and his wife Luciana Barroso splurged on a stunning Byron property
The five-bedroom property, which overlooks Wategos Beach, is regarded as the of the area’s most prestigious homes.
Described as an ‘entertainer’s utopia’, the magnificent home boasts a heated infinity pool, tall ceilings and open spaces to host large gatherings.
The home also caters to the environmentally-conscious homeowner, as interiors are furnished with recycled, 100-year-old timber.
Matt’s purchase follows rumours in 2018 that he was preparing to relocate with his family to Australia.
Luxury: The five-bedroom property, which overlooks Wategos Beach, is regarded as the of the area’s most prestigious homes
Matt and Ben have been the best of friends since they were kids growing up in Boston.
They joined forced to co-write the script for the drama Good Will Hunting which earned them the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1998.
Success: Matt and Ben have been best friends since they were kids. They joined forced to co-write the script for Good Will Hunting which earned them the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay in 1998