Mt Macedon’s Sefton for sale

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.

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Marc Pallisco

A former property analyst and print journalist, Marc is the publisher of realestatesource.com.au.

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