Houses For Sale Pakenham Melbourne – After nearly 100 years in business, Shelton’s Cold Store in Victoria is set to close as the historic property is put up for sale for the first time in more than 70 years.
Located in Pakenham Upper, about 45 minutes south-west of Melbourne, the cool shop was originally built in 1928 by Dick Wolfe, a stand owner at the Melbourne Market.
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E.A. Shelton moved his family from Shepparton in 1933 to manage the business, before taking over the property in 1950 with a workforce including three sons and a daughter.
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This property for sale is a Pakenham VIC brick house with three bedrooms, sunken lounge, games room and double garage.
Originally on 640 acres, the family sold a neighboring apple orchard to focus on their cold store business, which at one point in the 1960s was listed as the largest private cold store in the country.
Now, after nearly 50 years in business, current owner and third-generation family member Keith Shelton is ready to lead the simple life in Manangtang, north-west Victoria.
A pot maker by trade, Keith joined the family business in 1977 and has seen it evolve from apples to potatoes and more recently onions. The family also operated an engineering workshop on the “forever” site.
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This property for sale in Pakenham VIC is an ideal retreat away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
“After 95 years, the cold store is closing. I’m 71 years old and I can take it as far as I can,” he says, adding that the new owner could easily let the cold store go if they wanted.
For the discerning buyer, this unique piece of real estate offers an opportunity to make a mark. Strategically located close to Pakenham, Beaconsfield Upper and Hambrook, the 4.45 acre property has excellent infrastructure which would allow for the restoration of an excellent shop and/or engineering business or create an excellent new destination. Reception center/restaurant? or Cottage Food Depot.
Above all, the property has six insulated old cold stores, four of which (approx. 110 square meters) have direct access to Borks Creek Road. Each of them is safe and can be used for many things (storages, microbreweries, factories, or artist studios). All four have access to the future pizzeria.
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Pakenham VICs is for sale after 100 years of operation as a cold store facility and engineering workshop.
Or, alternatively, hide away in a man cave/workshop with custom brick open fireplace and amenities, rustic original workshop and stacks of storage – ideal space for a future pizzeria!
Additionally, the property has plenty of concrete stands for truck or car parking and a 1900 stationary engine with the original compressor located on the property. This is a great feature that can be used as a promotional card for any venture you can imagine.
In addition, there are approximately three acres of open fields/pastures, trees and a natural amphitheater, perfect for music events and/or picnics on the lawn. About an acre of bush completes the property.
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This property for sale in Pakenham VIC can be imagined as a stunning two storey residence offering stunning views over Westport Bay.
Set back from the road around a low-maintenance, manicured garden, the property also features a quality three-bedroom brick house with sunken lounge, games room and double garage. Imaginable in a stunning two storey residence offering stunning views over Westerport Bay.
This remarkable historic property and its location offer the imagination and opportunity to reinvent it in a wonderful new commercial enterprise, from an arts center to a cafe and/or food court.
For more information on this property for sale in Shelton Road, Pakenham Upper, Victoria please click on the link provided.
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