Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer

Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer
Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer

The iconic Bowral tourism property, Milton Park, has been sold to Chinese property interests.

The initial sale, including the business, was speculated at around $20 million.

The 11 hectare land transfer came in at $13 million, to Yufan Australia Pty Ltd, a company directed by Jianjun Yu and Guangxun Fan.

It last traded in 1998 when Aman Resorts supremo Adrian Zecha sold it to the Dobler family.

Milton Park, the Edwardian-style 1910 guesthouse in amazing gardens, has been internationally acclaimed. The Relais et Chateaux Group once accredited it as one of the top 50 country guesthouses in the world.

Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer

The sale of the Milton House country house hotel and spa represents the beginning of another new era for the property, although it is understood the existing Dobler family management will continue, complicating the sale price.

The Dobler family have retained substantial neighbouring holdings.

The Hordern family, of retailing renown, established Milton Park near Bowral in 1910 as their large private pastoral holding.

Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer

The residence, built in the style of a Federation homestead, now has 60 deluxe suites and rooms on the 20 acre estate.

The Dobler's had operated the Kirkton Park Country House Hotel before their late 1990s acquisition.

Bowral's Milton Park sale confirmed to Chinese buyer

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor

Jonathan Chancellor is one of Australia's most respected property journalists, having been at the top of the game since the early 1980s. Jonathan co-founded the property industry website Property Observer and has written for national and international publications.

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