Century-old Brisbane bed and breakfast finally snags a buyer
One of the bathrooms in the home at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne.More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus23 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market23 hours agoThe kitchen in the home at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne.He also plans to continue running the bed and breakfast business.“It’s a pretty iconic house,” he said.“The previous owners didn’t mind either way, but they’re very happy someone wants to take on the business.” BRISBANE’S PRESTIGE MARKET ON FIRE PLENTY OF HOMES FOR HORSE LOVERS PROPERTY BEATS SUPER HANDS DOWN The property had been on and off the market since 2015 and was originally advertised with a price tag of $2.4 million.But Mr Shelton said the high end market was still performing well.“As long as it’s marketed well, it’s going to sell,” he said. The dining room inside the home at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne. Kate and Neil Robson have sold this landmark Hawthorne home operating as a Bed and Breakfast.A LANDMARK century-old home run as an award-winning bed and breakfast in Brisbane has sold for $2.27 million — 10 times what they paid for it 25 years ago.Owners Kate and Neil Robson made the decision to downsize after operating Number 12 Bed and Breakfast from the top floor of the property at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne, for the past four years.The huge seven-bedroom, six-bathroom family home was built in 1907 and had undergone a major renovation. This century-old home at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne, has sold for $2.27m.Records show the Robsons bought the property in 1992 for just $226,000.Paul Shelton of McGrath Bulimba-Balmoral sold the home to an expat on the agency’s database, who was looking to move his family back to Brisbane.Mr Shelton said the buyer was looking for something in the Hawthorne area, close to good schools. GET THE LATEST REAL ESTATE NEWS DIRECT TO YOUR INBOX HERE One of the bathrooms in the home at 12 Malcolm St, Hawthorne. Kate and Neil Robson have sold their Hawthorne home for $2.72m.The house is on a larger than average 809 sqm block, with landscaped gardens. It offers multiple living areas with home office potential and a large back deck that captures river breezes.Other features include ducted air conditioning, solar panels and two 5000L water tanks. The property is considered a Hawthorne landmark and is close to cinemas, shops, restaurants and the Brisbane River.