Thames' grandest old Lady


501 Brown Street, Thames

Asking Price NZD $895,000

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Thames' grandest old Lady


The charming historic 600sqm Lady Bowen homestead will wow you with her colourful history and timeless elegance reflecting the character of a bygone era. Beautifully set offering three wide street frontages with green reserve and water views, there is a whole lot of everything going on in this wonderful family home.

Polished Kauri flooring throughout the upstairs living areas and bedrooms, stunning lounge with large windows and doors opening to fully surrounding entertainers deck overlooking the park with downstairs space including studio, office (or additional bedroom) and reception area. A large self-contained and separately accessed two bedroom flat (currently leased) provides home and income potential. Structural components have been progressively upgraded with new roof and insulation installed plus much more. An impressive and rare opportunity here to acquire a well-maintained character home offering many exciting living options.

With history dating back to the 1850's the building was originally designed as a hotel and was moved from Auckland to Thames by barge and established as the Wharf Hotel on its present site in 1868. It was renamed the Park Hotel (adjacent to Victoria Park and Thames railway hub) and finally named Lady Bowen in 1953.

The present owners purchased the property and commenced a 'family home' refurbishment program in 1985. Much of the furniture in the property was acquired to fit with the character of the internal spaces and an extensive inventory of furniture and fittings will be available as part of the sale if required.

Geoff Graham

Thames

Licensed under the REA Act 2008

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501 Brown Street, Thames

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Geoff Graham

Thames

Licensed under the REA Act 2008

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