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Heritage Building Business Opportunity for Sale Oamaru

Rare Heritage Building for sale in a prominent position. Owners reluctantly decided to offer their pride and joy for sale.


Business for Sale Description

Heritage Building Business Opportunity for Sale Oamaru

Heritage Building on offer for sale:Unique and exciting opportunity for a buyer wanting Freehold Going Concern ( on leasehold land) -

Note: Building for sale - The existing businesses and leasehold land are excluded

Heritage Building with outstanding coastal location:  adjacent to the sheltered Oamaru Harbour this is one of the only significant quality heritage buildings in the area that is still in private ownership. The current owners of 24yrs are now seeking to retire and have reluctantly decided to offer their pride and joy for sale.

About this heritage building - History:  Built in 1881 by two prominent Oamaru business. Constructed of locally quarried limestone in the elaborate Neo Classical style the building was designed by the busiest local architects of the time Forrester & Lemon. In 1889 the National Mortgage & Agency Co Now, after extensive restoration it is used by the current owners as a complex with a cafe, gift shop, portrait studio and motoring museum on the ground floor and galleries on the expansive upper floor.

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Heritage Building floor area: With a floor area of approx. 2,370m2 (source: and multiple entrances there is ample scope for tasteful redevelopment.

It is easy to imagine this as upmarket ‘inner-city-living’ or perhaps quality hotel accommodation combined with top notch retail (all subject to local body approval).

Heritage building buyer with vision: What is needed is a buyer who has the vision and means to transform this building into something truly special.

Please don't hesitate to contact me for comprehensive property listing details.

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