Vasey RSL To Sell Hawthorn Hostel For $7 Million

ANOTHER property in Lisson Grove, one of Hawthorn’s most revered tree-lined streets, may be replaced with a medium density, luxury apartment village.

At #20, Vasey RSL Care has listed for sale a 3560 square metre hostel that is being marketed as a development site, and is expected to sell for about $7 million.

The property includes a historic building up front, and a 1960s rear extension with a communal kitchen, dining  and recreation rooms and 58 independent living units mostly configured as bedsits and one-bedroom flats.

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RSL to Sell Prominent Beaumaris Facility

AHEAD of a move to an as-yet-undeveloped facility at Cheltenham, the Returned and Services League is selling its Beaumaris facility in a deal expected to pocket the club around $17 million.

The 1.1 hectare property (aerial shot, right) has a large frontage to exclusive Bolton Street. According to the RSL’s website, the site is 300 metres above sea level at the suburb’s highest point.

The clubhouse, which is expected to be demolished after the sale, is also currently used by the suburb’s Lions Club, Legacy Widows’ Club, and a unit of the Red Cross.

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