118 Maple Rd Cow Bay, Daintree, Queensland, 4873

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Sold for $185,000 (Apr 14, 2018)

Maple Road Rainforest Cottage

Situated in Cow Bay on superb Maple Road, this rainforest cottage home is tucked away in the forest at the quiet end of the street. An idyllic seasonal fresh water creek winds past the home and intact rainforest surrounds provide absolute privacy.

*Built and maintained in harmony with the rainforest the home occupies only a minimum footprint.

*A small grassy clearing beside the home provides enough yard space, without you being a slave to its maintenance.

*Fully equipped, the house stands on galvanised steel supports and features timber framing with local timbers used in the construction.

*Although compact the dwelling features high cathedral ceilings creating a spacious ambience.

*The kitchen and livng/dining area boast silky oak window framing and blue gum hardwood flooring.

*An upstairs loft is accessable by ladder and serves as the second bedroom.

*The bathroom features a slate tiled shower area with red cedar shelving and a rota loo composting toilet .

*Bedroom 1 has dual aspect windows plus a triple sliding door access onto the hardwood front verandah

*The verandah runs the full 12 metre length of the home and is fully covered. An ideal space to relax and observe the surrounding beauty

*Underneath the home there is substantial dry storage area.

*Water – Rainwater is collected on the roof and stored in tanks then pumped through to the home by a 12 volt pressure pump.

*Power – The home boasts both a solar power system charging a singular 12 volt solar battery. The home is internally wired with 12 volt lighting operated by pull down switches. In addition there is a hydro electric set up which can be used whilst the creek is flowing. The platypus power turbine can be placed in its housing and connected to the permanent pipeline to provide extra power when needed most.

*Gas – Both the kitchen stove and hot water system are gas operated and professionally installed

*No mobile service at the property.

*Tv is not installed but VAST (Viewer Access Satellite TV) can be connected

*Internet is not Installed but NBN is rolling out in the area with many homes already accessing. Applications can be made direct through sattelite internet providers.

*Telstra Home line is installed

*Abundant wildlife calls the property home and to witness some of natures shows, is one of the best parts of living in the Daintree Rainforest.

*This property really is overwhelming in its beauty. The quality built cottage offers an ongoing, thriving nature refuge area where you can live in complete comfort and just enjoy living the easy life.

*No developed blocks on either side, this property really is very private.

*Lovingly maintained and cared for, the property is proudly included in the Wet Tropics Agreement by deed of novation. This deed recognizes the need to protect world heritage rainforest and will pass to the new landowner.

The deed states that dogs and cats and poultry will be kept only in the exempt areas on the property see overlay map in info package.

*Call Mark Whitham RH Daintree Sales Specialist to request the info package with maps and more.

Inspections are only by appointment.

Property Info:

  • Property ID: 10530072
  • Property Type: House

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  • 118 Maple Rd Cow Bay, Daintree,
    Queensland, 4873