Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale
Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

Shippies, the 1840s Hobart hotel premises are currently for sale at Battery Point.

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

The property at 29 Trumpeter Street is a Hobart institution.

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

The Shipwrights Arms Hotel is tenanted for four years from 2015 with a four year option.

It has a land area of 1,460 sqm fronting three streets and is part of Hobart's history in the prestigious Battery Point area.

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

Its net rent is around $234,000 p.a.

It is offered through Knight Frank agent Ian Reed with expressions of interest closing on November 3.

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

The property last sold in 2006 at $2 million. It previously sold in 1992 at $772,000.

Construction is brick with suspended timber floors and galvanised iron roof. Ceilings are plasterboard and lathe and plaster; windows are timber and aluminium. A single lift and stair well provide access to the upper level with a fire escape at the rear.

The property has two bars, commercial kitchen, extensive dining area, nine accommodation rooms and recently refurbished manager’s residence. The property also has a sealed car park with 20 spaces. 

Shippies, Battery Point hotel premises for sale

The hotel's reputation is as an authentic maritime village pub, the closest thing to an old English Corner Pub.

It marketed itself as "No Pokies, No TAB, No Tofu, No Keno, No Live Music, No Bok Choy."

The local post office is also for sale.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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