The long-held Belrose estate of former Coca-Cola Amatil chief executive Dean Wills has been sold to the daughter of a South African rich-lister.  

The grand three level trophy home fetched $8m when bought by Luciana Ravazzotti and her husband Pierre ­Langenhoven.

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Her father Giovanni Ravazzotti, the founder of tiler and bathware retailer Italtile, is ranked as one of South ­Africa’s richest.

The family has expansive investments in Australian cattle farms. The couple have listed their home in Seaforth.

The six-bedroom mansion, complete with a pool, tennis court, and 12-car showroom-style garage as befitted Wills’ eclectic car collection, was ­offered through Sydney Country Living agent Brian McMillan.

There was also the art studio of his late wife, Margaret.

The grand residence on 9490sqm last traded in 1994 for $2.55m.

Wills’ 46-year business ­career began in 1933 when he earned 37 shillings and sixpence a week at the SA Gas Company.


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