Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed
Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

The Avalon Beach restaurant space that cafe queen Jackie Milijash bought just before her death last year is being sold by the administrators of her estate.

The beloved restaurateur and business woman paid $1.95 million for the Old Barrenjoey Road commercial property with a view to opening a new establishment.

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

She renovated the existing restaurant and bar premises to make a functioning space for the next few years, with the intention of eventually redeveloping the site. 

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

Ian Halliday from BKH had drawn up the concept drawings for a commercial/residential development. 

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

Lara Rowell at Fine & Country Avalon Beach has set an April 8 auction date.

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

Milijash was credited with helping create Sydney's cool cafe culture when she launched Jackies in Bondi in 1989.

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

Now operated by former staffer turned foodie Myles Davis, who's back from the London cafe scene, overseen by her mother, Janina, Jackies Cafe in Paddington remains a favourite of the likes of A-listers Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman and Naomi Watts.

Late cafe queen Jackie Milijash's Avalon Beach restaurant space listed

This article first appeared in The Sunday Telegraph.

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of our authors. Jonathan has been writing about property since the early 1980s and is editor-at-large of Property Observer.

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