Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point home, has sold

Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point home, has sold
Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point home, has sold

Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point residence of former Scottish and Newcastle Brewing CEO and Brambles director Tony Froggatt and his wife Christine, has been sold.

It was sold by Brad Pillinger at Pillinger Double Bay who recently secured the trophy home listing. It had previously been listed with more than $15 million when initially listed for sale.

The five bedroom gothic revival mansion was first occupied by the Willis family, with an 1880s sketch by James Willis hanging in the Eastbourne Road home.

The home's wine cellar

Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point home, has sold

With harbour views from its 1150sqm grounds, it was last sold by Di O'Neal, the widow of the late St George Bank chief Ed O'Neal in 2002 to Froggart for $6 million. 

The Froggart's own an $8 million whole floor apartment in the Gazebo building in the Elizabeth Bay.

The view from the pool

Atherfield, the 1870 Darling Point home, has sold

The five-bedroom Gothic Revival Eastbourne Road property was sold in 2002 when Tony Froggart was heading the UK brewery, Scottish & Newcastle, pubs division.

He then served as chief of Heineken UK Limited from May 2003 to November  2007 when he returned to Australia. 

Froggatt, who holds a Bachelor of Law Degree from Queen Mary College, London and an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York, serves on the boards of Axa Australia and Brambles Ltd. 

It been home to who's who of leading businessmen including David Voss.

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