The 1880s classic Lalor House, Richmond set for listing

The 1880s classic Lalor House, Richmond set for listing
The 1880s classic Lalor House, Richmond set for listing

One of Melbourne's most iconic trophy homes, Lalor House has been listed with $5 million plus.

The house was built in 1888 for Joseph Lalor, the doctor son of Eureka Stockade rebellion leader and politician Peter Lalor, who died in the house a year later.

The property is on the market for the first time in 50 years.

Designed by American architect William George Woolf, 293 Church Street has a classical Italiante facade and Jellis Craig Richmond agent Andrew Macmillan thinks it could be a private hotel, office or art gallery.

Set on 1135 sqm, the five bedroom brick mansion has been home of the Morton's and was used as a medical practice up until 1973.

Expressions of interest close March 22.

Jellis Craig Richmond says it should set a new price benchmark for the suburb. 

The current record of $5.13 million is held by Araluen, a five-bedroom 1856 mansion at 207 Lennox Street, which sold in 2015.

 

 

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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