Fitzroy's Independent Hall sells for $2,446,000

Fitzroy's Independent Hall sells for $2,446,000
Fitzroy's Independent Hall sells for $2,446,000

A converted Fitzroy church hall at 182 Fitzroy St — which featured as the home in Guy Pearce's TV drama Jack Irish — sold for $2,446,000 on the weekend.

Bettering its reserve by $446,000, there had been $1.9 million to $2 million price guidance for the gold-rush-era Independent Hall which has served as a church, Aboriginal mission, kindergarten and film set.

Since 1973, it’s been a home, Nelson Alexander agent Rick Daniel said.

It has also been the setting for several television productions such as Ricky & Pete and The Tenderhook.

It has been renovated for family and work-from-home living since it last traded for $563,000 in 2001.

Its previous owners include the late Australian composer Peter Tahourdin.

Comprising two bedrooms and a home office, the eclectic property features an expansive living and dining room with beamed ceilings and French doors that open to a deep brick-paved courtyard.

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The house sold to a young professional woman living elsewhere in Fitzroy.

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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