Offer made on historic Coogee Hotel and Post Office


The sale of the Coogee Hotel site is expected to be finalised by the end of the year.
The sale of the Coogee Hotel site is expected to be finalised by the end of the year.

MORE details about the |future of the heritage-listed Coogee Hotel and Post Office should be revealed soon, with new owners expected to |finalise the purchase by the end of the year.

Main Roads WA said an offer had recently been accepted for its Cockburn Road asset, with settlement anticipated by mid-November.

Colliers International investment services manager Tory Packer confirmed the recently restored property was under an unconditional contract and was pending settlement this year.

While not revealing details about the buyers or its potential use, Ms Packer said the property received interest from more than 150 parties.

“From calls I received, there appeared to be a lot of community interest in a tavern or a pub at the site, which draws on the historic use of the property,” she said.

“I believe that the interest in the site was drawn by the property’s history, its character and its location on a main road so close to the coast.”

The Gazette understands the buyers will be owner-operators and have plans to run a restaurant from the venue, which was built at the entrance of Coogee Beach in 1898.

In its heyday the hotel was popular among visitors to the holiday precinct, which also included a railway station and two racecourses.

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