ICONIC CBD RESIDENCE FOR SALE – AUCKLAND HILL BED & BREAKFAST DEADLINE SALE – 17TH FEBRUARY 2021
Held for over 23 years, this iconic residence has hit the market and will be sold by Deadline Sale, with submissions due on or before 17th February 2021. Not only does it have an amazing history but it also has one of the best views and locations in town.
'Auckland Hill Bed & Breakfast' is located on a prime 1437sqm, corner allotment in the heart of Gladstone 's CBD. Zoned mixed use, this enables the new owner to repurpose the site pending council approval and guidelines. The home itself comprises of three different homes relocated to the site and renovated during construction circa 1874. There is plenty of off-street parking available, as well as landscaped gardens and additional storage space underneath the property too.
This historic, charming residence must be seen to be appreciated. The home features traditional casement windows, timber fret work, varied ceiling height to living areas and bedrooms, tongue and groove walls as well as beautiful breezes and harbour views from the deck.
Over the last two decades, 'Auckland Hill Bed & Breakfast' the business won a series of Tourism Awards and has accommodated a host of people including touring artists, Eisteddfod judges and workers. The property was also owned previously by Martin and Mary Hanson. Martin was a member of Queensland Parliament during the 1960s and 1970s. The residence was the Hanson family home and Martin's office while he was elected. The swimming pool was noted as one of the first in Gladstone with many local children taking their first swimming lesson there.
At a glance;
- Six king bedrooms complete with ensuites and five with air-conditioning
- Total of nine showers, nine toilets including a dedicated disabled access shower/toilet
- Two offices
- A manager's residence
- Lounge room with working fireplace
- Kitchen and dining area
- Open deck adjoining the kitchen with views of the harbour
- Flooring is mainly polished timber and carpets
- 7 off-street undercover carparks
- Manicured gardens and quiet surrounds enhanced with a swimming pool
- Build date circa 1874
- Rates including water pre discount approximately $13,000 per annum
- Deadline Sale due 17th February 2021
The house is fully furnished including exquisite collectables with an 'Australiana' and antiquities theme. The property would suit someone looking for a substantial property in the heart of the CBD to either renovate and retain as a residence, or possibly a home office arrangement. It would also be suited to a complete redevelopment if desired.
With urban development under way along the main street, the centre of town has become a bustling hub of activity with new cafes, restaurants and services established in the last few years. The property is within walking distance to the local university, GPC, East Shores parkland precinct, the Marina, Library, Gladstone Entertainment Centre and lots more.
Contact Alicia Williams for more information and to arrange your private inspection.
- 6 beds
- 9 baths
- 7 carport
- Land is 1437.00 m2
- Floor Area is 300.00 m2