The former home of Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge listed for $7.5-$8.2million


Spectacular triple-storey mansion that once belonged to Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge listed for an eye-watering of $7.5-$8.2million

The former home of Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge has hit the market for an eye-watering price listing of $7.5-$8.2million.

Located in Melbourne‘s Brighton, the sprawling triple-storey mansion boasts four-bedrooms and three-bathrooms.

Woodbridge lived in the glorious’ French Chateau’ style home before the present owners purchased it ten years ago, reports the Herald Sun.

The former home of Australian tennis legend Todd Woodbridge has hit the market for an eye-watering price listing of $7.5-$8.2million

Designed by Rob Mills, the architecture is a throwback to a European mood of elegance four centuries.

Highlights include a mansard slate roof and the use of French Oak, cast iron and Venetian plaster features throughout.

Greeting new visitors is a grand entrance hall, with double height ceilings and an enormous curved stairwell.

Other features include French doors draped in ivy that lead onto a private garden, duct heating, essential for the chilly Melbourne winters.

Channel Nine sports commentator and tennis great Woodbridge (pictured) lived in the glorious sprawl before the present owners purchased it ten years ago

Channel Nine sports commentator and tennis great Woodbridge (pictured) lived in the glorious sprawl before the present owners purchased it ten years ago

There’s also an al fresco terrace with a solar-heated 16m pool, and a provincial ‘inspired’ kitchen, finished with bespoke cabinetry and natural timber tops.

Meanwhile, the main suite comes with its own private balcony and covers the full width of the upper floor, and comes with its own ensuite and underfloor heating.

The huge property, which is called Chantilly, also contains a basement theatre, a cellar and two powder rooms.

The amazing kitchen featuring natural timber and cabinetry

The amazing kitchen featuring natural timber and cabinetry 

Located in Melbourne's Brighton, the sprawling home boasts four-bedrooms and three-bathrooms Pictured: One of several dining areas

Located in Melbourne’s Brighton, the sprawling home boasts four-bedrooms and three-bathrooms Pictured: One of several dining areas 

Highlights include a mansard slate roof, and the use of French Oak, cast iron and Venetian plaster features throughout Pictured: A formal dining area with library

Highlights include a mansard slate roof, and the use of French Oak, cast iron and Venetian plaster features throughout Pictured: A formal dining area with library

The garden, meanwhile, comes with an auto irrigation system.

Currently a sports commentator for Channel Nine, Woodbridge rose to fame as a doubles champ with partner Mark Woodforde.

Nicknamed ‘The Woodies’, the pair won 11 Grand Slam events. 

Woodbridge rose to fame as a doubles champ with partner Mark Woodforde. Nicknamed 'The Woodies', the pair won 11 Grand Slam events. Pictured: Woodbridge in 2022

Woodbridge rose to fame as a doubles champ with partner Mark Woodforde. Nicknamed ‘The Woodies’, the pair won 11 Grand Slam events. Pictured: Woodbridge in 2022

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