Antico clan exit longtime Astor apartments

Antico clan exit longtime Astor apartments
Antico clan exit longtime Astor apartments

The Astor, Sydney CBD apartment of the late Sir Tristan and Lady Antico fetched $2.15 million at its recent auction. 

The sixth-floor, three bedroom north-east corner apartment was bought by the Antico's some three decades ago, becoming their home after the trophy mansion Tregoyd in Mosman was sold in 1996 for $11 million.

Sir Tristan, founder of Pioneer Concrete, died in 2004, and his widow Lady Dorothy last year .

Agents David Newgrosh and Tony Barron secured the sale at Cooley Auction.

The pre-auction price guide was between $1.8 million and $2 million. 

Macquarie Street's Astor building has ranked among the most prestigious high-rise apartment block since 1922.

This article was first published in the Saturday Daily Telegraph.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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