The Globe Inn, a spectacular, Georgian residence, is currently offered for sale by Naish Stormon of L J Hooker in Gungahlin.
At $1,200,000, this functioning ‘inn’ at 70 Rossi Street, built around 1847, will impress with its sensitive renovation and high profits as an operating Bed and Breakfast, right in the heart of Yass.
The Globe Inn is a top-rated B & B with an excellent reputation and strong turnover, now being offered as a tempting walk-in, walk-out opportunity.
This building has been beautifully and sympathetically renovated, and is set in a 1242 square metre cottage garden adjacent to the main street of Yass.
This great opportunity includes a private residence for the owners, complete with kitchen and bathroom, so while the rest of the house is operating as a busy home away from home for travellers, you have your escape and privacy.
The property is extremely elegant, and each room feels comfortable and sophisticated. The seven bedrooms and seven bathrooms are light and welcoming.
Some of the many features of The Globe include soaring ceilings, beautiful solid timber floors, many fireplaces and wide skirtings. The property is constructed of double brick, and retains many original doors and windows.
It also boasts an impressive large upstairs ballroom with a stunning vaulted ceiling, opening onto a spacious north-facing veranda. What swell functions and events are possible!
You and your guests will feel that you have stepped back in time, yet all contemporary conveniences are at hand.
Guest areas upstairs include a delightful two-bedroom suite, plus three additional bedrooms, all with private ensuites and ducted heating.
Downstairs is the rustic, Mediterranean inspired ‘Garden Room’ with stone floor, ceiling shingles, spa bath and a slow-combustion wood fire, an absolutely stunning romantic retreat.
The Globe’s lounge, dining and breakfast rooms have gorgeous timber features, polished floorboards and original fireplaces.
The main bathroom of this Georgian treat has a cast-iron claw-foot bath and fireplace. It’s distinctively atmospheric.
The abundant cottage-style rear garden boasts established ornamentals and fruit trees, but also off-street parking and original stables.
Leaving your guests to enjoy the historic atmosphere, you can retreat to your private two-bedroom residence. With a modern open-plan kitchen fitted with induction cooktop, Ilve electric double-oven and further gas cooktop, dishwasher and fireplace.
This private space with dining room adjoining the kitchen, and a separate, cosy lounge room with fireplace and timber floors, gives you a space to relax and escape.
In addition to a bathroom and separate laundry, you’ll find a large clean and dry cellar ideal for storing your collection of local wine.
Yass is a bustling, historic town only 45 minutes from Canberra, less than three hours from Sydney and is surrounded by country vistas and vineyards, a perfect position for boutique accommodation.
The town is situated at the convergence of the Hume Highway, Barton Highway, the Lachlan Valley Way and Burley Griffin Way which ensures plenty of passing traffic.
The region’s tourism industry is booming, with popular wineries, winery restaurants and cellar-doors only 15-minutes away.
In Yass itself there are many attractions such as river walks and gardens, an exceptional wine bar, Yazzbar, and the award-winning, hatted Clementine Restaurant, both situated close to The Globe Inn.
The unique, high-quality accommodation experience provided by The Globe is always in high demand. Why not try a night for yourself?
Listing agent Naish Stormon says “This is a wonderful lifestyle and business opportunity for those seeking a tree change. It’s an already successful venture with potential for further development and really must be seen to be appreciated”.
Call Naish on 0488 164 426 or visit L J Hooker to learn more about this incredible opportunity.
Original Article published by Lisa Herbert on The RiotACT.