IT will not be the costliest or fanciest property in Bellerive, however this constructing in Queen St is among the many most intriguing.
Simply ask the potential patrons who’ve been lined up across the block for a peek inside.
Or the viewers on-line who helped put it on high of the realestate.com.au weekly charts for most-viewed properties — No. 1 in Tasmania and No. 5 nationally — with greater than 7500 views and counting.
It’s not typically that an 1800s sandstone church hits the market, particularly in a well-liked residential suburb similar to this Jap Shore hub.
Inbuilt 1852, the St Mark’s Chapel of Ease is without doubt one of the oldest buildings within the space.
It’s older than the close by historic put up workplace and even older than the Kangaroo Bluff Battery — if solely its partitions might discuss.
Roberts Actual Property property consultant Karen Younger stated the church had been successful with potential patrons.
“It has been extremely popular already, I took 11 teams via in simply at some point after which 17 extra on one other,” she stated.
Mrs Younger is not any stranger to this kind of constructing, having bought a pair lately.
“I bought a church in Dunalley and one other in Colebrook inside the final 12 months,” she stated.
“This one is extra complicated, with the cemetery hooked up, though the final burial at this closed cemetery was over 100 years in the past.
“There are extra complexities when promoting this kind of property in comparison with a typical dwelling.
“Not solely are there Tasmanian Heritage restrictions, but in addition the council.
“And the brand new proprietor might want to apply to be a cemetery supervisor to personal the property.”
No. 31 Queen St is positioned on a big nook block of 2035sq m.
The chapel was used as a Sunday college till 1917 and in 1927 the Bellerive Sea Scouts turned the tenants.
Extra lately, the property was authorized by Clarence Metropolis Council for a one-lot subdivision of about 542sq m.
Expressions of curiosity for No. 31 Queen St, Bellerive, will shut on September 28 at 5pm.