Gough Whitlam’s former Cabramatta home for sale

Gough and Margaret Whitlam appointed an architect to design 32 Albert Street, Cabramatta, in the 1950s.

Postscript: A consortium comprising former NSW premier Barrie Unsworth, NSW Labor president Mark Lennon, Unions NSW secretary Mark Morey and Nick Whitlam (Gough and Margaret’s son) has been created to bid for this house on Saturday.

The Cabramatta home where former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam lived when he was dismissed is for sale.

At 32 Albert Street, the four bedroom dwelling is speculated could trade for more than $700,000.

Mr Whitlam and his wife Margaret appointed a Sydney architect to design it in the mid-1950s and held it until 1978.

It last traded for $154,000 in 1990.

A deceased estate, the unrenovated home includes internal brick walls and floor to ceiling windows off the lounge and dining (story continues below).

The unrenovated home at 32 Albert Street, Cabramatta.

Ray White selling agent Manuel Roussakis said the 670 square metre site is in one of the suburb’s most revered streets.

Mr Whitlam entered parliament as the Member for Werriwa in 1952.

He was the 21st Australian Prime Minister – his three year term coming to an end on November 11, 1975.

The politician retired three years later.

In 2016, a home at 46 Rowland St, in Melbourne’s Kew, where Mr Whitlam was born, was demolished and hasn’t been replaced.

The Cabramatta home is designed with a front-facing kitchen.

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Marc Pallisco

A former property analyst and print journalist, Marc is the publisher of realestatesource.com.au.