Koroit converted convent Saint Patrick's for sale

Koroit converted convent Saint Patrick's for sale
Koroit converted convent Saint Patrick's for sale

Saint Patrick's, Koroit a spectacular, historic, now restored convent residence, has been listed for sale by the education consultant Vivienne Porter who sold in Sydney's Newport after she moved back home in 2009.

The agents Jeremy Fox and Jack Edgar at RT Edgar have a price estimate between $3.6 million to $3.96 million.

The home comprises up to seven bedrooms all with ensuite bathrooms.

There's a formal lounge, formal dining, huge kitchen/meals and informal sitting room, private chapel, separate self-contained unit with two bedrooms, kitchen/meals area and informal sitting room opening to terrace.

The summer house comes with spa, hydronic heating along with garaging for three cars.

It is set on a 8,183 sqm block in Koroit, a small village with an Irish heritage near the town of Port Fairy..

It has been a $300 a night or $1400 for the entire boutique hotel premises. Each of the rooms has a unique theme, size, colour and comfort therefore prices varied.

The foundation stone of St Patrick's Convent was laid in May 1906, with over 2000 attending.

The building designed by architect WT Jackman was built of Warrnambool sandstone at an estimated cost of 5,000 pounds.

The convent was built with 28 rooms to house 20 Good Samaritan nuns.

The convent was closed at the end of 1972 and was sold to a group of five Melbourne schools to be used as a school camp/hostel.

They purchased the property in 1973 for $19,000.

In 2003 Kim and Craig Fraser purchased the convent in an advanced state of disrepair. 

It took its first guests in late 2008.

In 2009 Vivienne Porter purchased the property then extensively redecorating all the rooms.

Her late mother Dawn and late step father Bill Clancey were co-hosts for hotel guests with Vivienne's brother Stephen, the chef.



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