Bob Hawke's former home in SA's Bordertown is up for sale

Bob Hawke's former home in SA's Bordertown is up for sale
Bob Hawke's former home in SA's Bordertown is up for sale

Hawke House, the childhood home of former Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke in South Australia's Bordertown, is up for sale through an expressions of interest campaign.

The 63 Farquhar Street property is currently leased as a commercial property.

A plaque outside says it was built by National Bank in 1884 and functioned as its branch till 1895 after which it was rented as a private home.

Hawke, Australia's 24th Prime Minister, was born in Bordertown in 1929 and lived in this house till 1935.

The building has a front office/reception area, with three other offices along with a larger meeting room to the rear. There is a fully functional kitchen along with a bathroom, WC and Laundry so the property could easily be converted back to a home if required.

Outside the fenced yard is a single garage and four-car carport, rubbled yard and established gardens. The land area of the period home is 1,039 sqm.

The trophy home is Located in a Town Centre Zone in accordance with the Tatiara District Council Development Plan. 

Ray White's Brenton Carson is marketing the property.

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