PHOTO: Celebrity chef Bennett and actor West engaged architect Nicholas Murray to design an extension for the 1889 home. Picture: Julie Kiriacoudis Source: News Corp Australia

Buyers have eaten up a Kensington house tastefully renovated by former owners Shannon Bennett and Madeleine West.

A young professional couple from Port Melbourne snapped up the five-bedroom Victorian, with a pool and top-notch Miele kitchen, for $2.265 million this month.

The vendors bought 5 Bruce St from celebrity chef Bennett and actor West in 2013 for $1.65 million, CoreLogic records show.