The historic Kenmore Hotel, which is located on Taralga Road, has been sold.
Built in the 1800s, the property used to be was an early Goulburn pub and is one of the many iconic buildings in the city that were designed by renowned English-born Australian architect E.C. Manfred.
He also designed other historic buildings in town including Goulburn Town Hall, hospital, Belmore Park, St. John's Orphanage and 'Bishops House' to name a few.
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Agent Brodie James from Carol James Real Estate, who managed the sale of the property, told the Goulburn Post that it has been purchased by a Sydney investor.
"The property was sold to a Sydney investor who plans to improve the property as rental accommodation while retaining as much of the original structure, features and history as possible," he said.
"We look forward to working alongside the new owner to provide accommodation for new people and families to continue writing the history of the Old Kenmore Hotel into the future," Mr James added.
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Meanwhile, the buyer, who wouldn't like to be named, said that he was familiar with the property for several years.
"My family owned a farm located near the Kenmore Hotel and for several years, I used to go past the property. It's a beautiful building and I will try to restore it to how it used to be," the buyer said.
The property is situated on a corner block measuring 1,258m2 and boasts of three bedroom units, one two-bedroom unit and a bedsitter unit.
After the closure of the hotel, the building was converted into rooms for accommodation and at one stage, there were eight rooms for lease. Since then, the building has been converted into four units providing more space for its inhabitants.
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