The Bachelorette's Sasha Mielczarek restores 1930s Southern Highlands home to its former glory

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Sasha Mielczarek is developing quite the impressive property portfolio for himself.

And on Thursday, the former Bachelorette star took to Instagram to share photos after he transformed his recent Southern highlands purchase to its former glory.

‘Long time coming however well worth the wait! Introducing “Chester”, located in Bowral in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales,’ he wrote.

Investment: Sasha Mielczarek is developing quite the property portfolio for himself. And On hursday, the former Bachelorette star took to Instagram to share photos after he transformed his recent Southern highlands purchase to its former glory.. Pictured with his girlfriend

Sasha Mielczarek is developing quite the property portfolio for himself. And on Thursday, the former Bachelorette star took to Instagram to share photos after he transformed his recent Southern highlands purchase to its former glory. Pictured with his girlfriend

‘Originally built in the late 1930s, my mother and I purchased the property at the start of the pandemic with the aim of restoring it to its former glory,’ he added.

‘Two years later and a number of iterations throughout design, here is end result and we couldn’t be happier,’ he explained.

Before and after photos show the property has undergone a refreshing makeover complete with new roofing, windows and paint.

'Long time coming however well worth the wait! Introducing "Chester", located in Bowral in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales,' he wrote. (Pictured before the renovation)

‘Long time coming however well worth the wait! Introducing “Chester”, located in Bowral in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales,’ he wrote. (Pictured before the renovation)

'Two years later and a number of iterations throughout design, here is end result and we couldn’t be happier,' he explained. (Pictured after the renovation)

‘Two years later and a number of iterations throughout design, here is end result and we couldn’t be happier,’ he explained. (Pictured after the renovation) 

It’s 1930s kitchen, which included black and white tiles and wooden kitchen tops, were replaced with modern appliances and a clean finish.

Sasha purchased the property in December 2020 for a reported $1.385million.

According to a listing on realestate.com.au, the property was last sold for $840,000 in July 2010.

It's 1930s kitchen, which included black and white tiles and wooden kitchen tops, were replaced with modern appliances and a clean finish

It’s 1930s kitchen, which included black and white tiles and wooden kitchen tops, were replaced with modern appliances and a clean finish 

Sasha purchased the property in December 2020 for a reported $1.385million

Sasha purchased the property in December 2020 for a reported $1.385million

It was described as ‘a charming and rare original Victorian cottage (circa 1890) in a premium location – just an easy level stroll to the high street of Bowral’. 

The home features three bedrooms and two bathrooms, along with a country-style kitchen, separate studio and courtyard with views of Mount Gibraltar.

‘”Chester” is the dream property for the astute investor looking to capitalise on its blue ribbon potential with a stunning contemporary transformation,’ read the report. 

It’s the second home for Sasha in the area, after he revealed he’d finally completed work on another NSW property he purchased four years ago. 

It was described as'a charming and rare original Victorian cottage (circa 1890) in a premium location - just an easy level stroll to the high street of Bowral'

It was described as ‘a charming and rare original Victorian cottage (circa 1890) in a premium location – just an easy level stroll to the high street of Bowral’

According to a listing on realestate.com.au, the property was last sold for $840,000 in July 2010

According to a listing on realestate.com.au, the property was last sold for $840,000 in July 2010

The former reality star bought a plot of land in Bowral in June 2016 for an estimated $420,000 to build his dream home.

He had planned to live there with his then-girlfriend Sam Frost, but parted ways with the Home and Away star just six months later in December 2016. 

‘Bowral finally done and dusted,’ he wrote on Instagram in November, sharing a series of photos of the newly constructed property. 

It's the second home for Sasha in the area, after he revealed he'd finally completed work on another NSW property he purchased four years ago

It’s the second home for Sasha in the area, after he revealed he’d finally completed work on another NSW property he purchased four years ago

Second property: The former reality star bought a plot of land in Bowral in June 2016 for an estimated $420,000 to build his dream home

Second property: The former reality star bought a plot of land in Bowral in June 2016 for an estimated $420,000 to build his dream home

'Bowral finally done and dusted,' he wrote on Instagram in November, sharing a series of photos of the newly constructed property

‘Bowral finally done and dusted,’ he wrote on Instagram in November, sharing a series of photos of the newly constructed property

The property is currently listed for rent at $1,650 a week by real estate agency, Ray White Bowral

The property is currently listed for rent at $1,650 a week by real estate agency, Ray White Bowral

‘Thanks to everyone who assisted in getting this across the line especially my Project Manager @kym023 (my beautiful mother Kym) and foreman (my champion step-dad Kel)!’ 

He added: ‘Couldn’t have done it without you especially with the border restrictions in place.’

The property is currently listed for rent at $1,650 a week by real estate agency, Ray White Bowral.  

He had planned to live there with his then-girlfriend Sam Frost (pictured), but parted ways with the Home and Away star just six months later in December 2016

He had planned to live there with his then-girlfriend Sam Frost (pictured), but parted ways with the Home and Away star just six months later in December 2016

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