• Construction began in 1867 by the Dempster family
• Considered to be the first building built by pioneers in the Esperance area
• Fully restored by thoughtful owners, with many original features and characteristics retained.
• Wonderful historic home, or growth potential for tourism opportunity
Many interesting guests have added to the rich history, including Prince Charles, Lord and Countess Mountbatten, Governor General, Sir John Kerr, Prime Minister, John Howard, Sir Charles Court and Richard Court.
US visitors have included Mr and Mrs Henry Luce (Time Life Magazine) and Alan Chase of the Hollywood Pioneers.
The area has much to offer including great surfing, fishing, snorkelling, swimming, diving, hiking, excellent 4WD driving, bird watching, photography and sight seeing.
Esperance is renowned for its white sandy beaches, turquoise waters and the famous Pink Lake (Lake Hillier), which draws thousands of visitors a year to see this special piece of nature.
A perfect base for exploration of the wine and tourist areas of the great Southern region.