47 Main Street, Willawarrin NSW 2440

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Historic Anglican Church For Sale Willawarrin near Kempsey Mid North Coast NSW

Willawarrin is a historic village located approximately 20 minutes from Kempsey and 50 minutes inland from the coastal town of South West Rocks on the NSW Mid North Coast.

This building is the historic former St Thomas' Anglican Church which was re-located to its current position circa 1954 on land gifted to the Diocese of Grafton by Mr Raymond Dew and built by Bill Lee.
It is understood that the original church building was erected in 1906 and was then located on the Western outskirts of the town.

This sale presents a great opportunity for a new owner to develop a new future for the Church building from a nostalgic past and in a historical location.
The property may be a proposition for an artistic or cultural minded person, collective or community group and may present other options in collaboration with Kempsey Shire Council.

The Church building has a floor area of approx 90 sqm with a land area of approx 490 sqm. The property is currently zoned Rural RU5 Village.

The Church features in the Historical Society's "Walks in History" as footpath walking tour Stop No. 16. Managed by the Macleay River Historical Society MRHS.

Willawarrin was a very early settlement and part of the pastoral lease of Toorooka in 1842.
The village situated on the Armidale Road, served as a rest stop in early days for travellers heading West from Kempsey where horses were watered and changed.

The first hotel was built in 1893 and was ideally situated for the traveller going to the New England.

Willawarrin was also an important livestock selling centre from 1949 through to 1970.
Although most of the original buildings have gone, the village remains a tangible piece or early Australian Heritage.

The Church has been partially renovated by the current owner. Offers are invited to purchase.
Please call Drew Oliver of Regional and Rural Realty to discuss the property in detail on 02 6516 1960.

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Drew Oliver

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Land size: 490 m2

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