Gribbles Pathology founder Wallace Cameron is selling Mount Macedon’s landmark Sefton.
Built by William Lawrence Baillieu as a summer home, and on 8.8 hectares, the lifestyle property contains a nine-tee golf course, tennis court, croquet lawn and English garden influenced by Royal Botanic Gardens directors Baron von Mueller and W R Guilfoyle.
It also has a c120 square metre weatherboard cottage and two level, 10-bedroom lodge.
The historic main residence – a 910sqm Tudor – is designed with seven bedrooms, a billiards room and sitting room with glass atrium roof.
In 2005, Mr Cameron paid Fosters $8.175m for Sefton against a reserve of $4.625m.
The property has previously been owned by John Elliott.
Keatings Real Estate Woodend’s John Keating said the reserve is $12m. It goes to auction on July 29.