Glenn McGrath

Cricket legend sells his waterfront mansion

PHOTO: Glenn McGrath. THE ROAR

Former Australian cricketer Glenn McGrath has finally sold his sprawling family home in Cronulla, Sydney, ten years after failing to find a buyer.

 According to The Sunday Telegraph, the 52-year-old recently sold the waterfront mansion in an off-market sale for a whopping $8.25million.

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A decade earlier the cricket star was asking $5million-plus for the five-bedroom, five-bathroom home, but failed to find a buyer at the time.

Cricketer Glenn McGrath, 52, (left) has made a staggering profit after he sold his longtime Cronulla waterfront home for a whopping $8.25million. Pictured with wife Sara

Cricketer Glenn McGrath, 52, (left) has made a staggering profit after he sold his longtime Cronulla waterfront home for a whopping $8.25million. Pictured with wife Sara

McGrath purchased the property back in 2006 for $5.25million, meaning that he pocketed 3million on the sale.

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The home comes with a fully equipped boat shed and provides formal living with fireplace and bay outlook, sleek granite kitchen and a spacious study.

McGrath secured a whopping $8.25million for the Cronulla home in an off-market sale, according to The Sunday Telegraph

McGrath secured a whopping $8.25million for the Cronulla home in an off-market sale, according to The Sunday Telegraph

Set on 3400sqm of lush tropical gardens with a pool, and cabana with a barbecue, bar and a kitchen

Set on 3400sqm of lush tropical gardens with a pool, and cabana with a barbecue, bar and a kitchen

The home comes with a fully equipped boat shed and provides formal living with fireplace and bay outlook, sleek granite kitchen and a spacious study

The home comes with a fully equipped boat shed and provides formal living with fireplace and bay outlook, sleek granite kitchen and a spacious study

It also features an oversized master with uninterrupted floor to ceiling water views

It also features an oversized master with uninterrupted floor to ceiling water views

The property had been home to Glenn’s adult children James and Holly, who he shares with late wife Jane, and his seven-year-old daughter Madison, who he welcomed with his second wife Sara.

Glenn and Jane married in 2001 after meeting at a nightclub in Hong Kong in 1995.

The property had been home to Glenn's adult children James and Holly, who he shares with late wife Jane, and his seven-year-old daughter Madison, who he welcomed with his second wife Sara

The property had been home to Glenn’s adult children James and Holly, who he shares with late wife Jane, and his seven-year-old daughter Madison, who he welcomed with his second wife Sara  

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