TV Personality Sells Milford Mansion in Kew

The outcome is a strong result for vendor television identity Robert Le Tet and wife Jeanette.

The property forms part of the Henty Estate, which includes the precinct bound by Glenferrie, Fitzwilliam, Wellington and Selbourne Roads. Most of the estate now forms the Ruyton Girls School – one of four within close proximity to the mansion.

The sale highlights growing interest for prestige property from overseas interests. Mr Vickers-Willis says that the state’s improving economy, and a growing number of expatriates is keeping Melbourne’s prestige residential market buoyant.

The house was originally built for a rum importer XXX. The string of owners calling Milford home is long and includes Judge Monaghan who it is believed regularly entertained Prime Minister Sir Robert Menzies in the dining room.

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Marc Pallisco

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