68 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine, VIC 3450 | Jellis Craig

68 Mostyn Street, Castlemaine

The Empyre 1860

Centrally located, The Empyre is a beacon of Castlemaine history and offered to astute investors or visionary business operators – as a leading private hotel, boutique B&B, café/restaurant or stunning private residence.

The imposing property stands tall in the heart of historic Castlemaine, central to Victoria’s Golden Triangle. Established as the Albion Hotel in 1860, the building has been meticulously refurbished, melding old world charm with contemporary glamour.

Five guest suites feature antique carved beds with the last suite featuring a modern lush king size bed, cosy lounge areas and contemporary marble bathrooms. The two signature suites offer additional features with chandeliers, gas log fireplaces and French doors opening to their very own private balcony looking down over town. The Empyre bar has had a recent rejuvenation to feature the original entrance from the street and the addition of a glamourous cocktail lounge. The interiors of The Empyre retain many features typical of the era, such as high ceilings, elaborate rosettes and cornices, casement windows, mantles, wallpaper and quality English carpets and window dressings.

Other features include a two bedroom private apartment, come managers residence with ensuite, domestic kitchen and a study. A large carpark and established gardens with 2 private courtyards form the rear of the 1,033 sqm property. A second, albeit smaller, title does allow for the possibility of subdivision (STCA).

A fully equipped commercial kitchen, storage areas and 2 cellars complete the property.

The sale includes antique furniture throughout, chandeliers and all plants and equipment, enabling immediate operation of a restaurant or accommodation.

Castlemaine is a destination of choice and only 90 minutes from Melbourne. Tullamarine Airport is easily accessible at only an hour away. The V/Line train services offer access to both Bendigo and Melbourne and is walking distance from the property. The region boasts an array of delights and experiences including the Harcourt Valley Wine Region, apple orchards, numerous art galleries, studios, markets, cafes, walking and mountain biking trails and the beautiful surrounds of the Botanic Gardens.

Land size: 1,033 Square Metres approx.


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Jeremy Bottomley

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Carole Lenander


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