The Daintree Rainforest is both spectacular and enticing. Beautiful views, Fresh air and Pure water are to be enjoyed everyday.
*Heart of the Daintree is a popular Daintree Holiday Rental which leaves guests in awe of their experience.
- Chris Van Dyke built, this highset timber home is attractive and inviting, private and spacious.
*Set on 2.5 acres the home offers front access via a gentle sloping ramp and rear access via timber stairs.
*This attractive and functional home is constructed from cypress pine and treated pine timbers. Designed for the tropics the home invites cooling rainforest breezes whilst a wide overhang on the pitch roof keeps the dryness in during heavy downpours.
*Multiple large pulley controlled windows open wide and far to allow the natural rainforest breezes in and screening on all windows keeps the insects out.
*The main living area is open plan and comprises lounge, kitchen and indoor dining. A second (curtained) bedroom area for guests is available in this space. Beautiful timber finishes catch the eye in any direction. The space also boasts an impressive atrium roof design, which along with the window design, helps cool the interior.
*The kitchen looks out over the grounds and to the stunning mature tropical rainforest backdrop. Kitchen features gas stove/oven and local timber benchtops.
*The bathroom continues the timber theme and features shower and toilet. There is also space for the washing machine/ Again the pulley window system allows the refreshing breezes in.
*The living area opens out onto the covered rear timber verandah. Guest massages can be provided in this area
*The verandah leads onto a raised timber walkway which leads to the separate and very inviting bedroom. The bedroom is again constructed from cypress pine (termite resistant) and boasts its own roof atrium. The view from the bedroom will have you wanting many a ‘sleep in’ to enjoy its beauty.
*Underneath the house there is a large dry space to *do with what you choose. Multiple uses possible here, including storage or further outdoor sitting areas.
*The grounds of the home are gentle (sloping to flat) lawns interspersed with gardens and surrounded by a superb natural border of tropical rainforest.
*WATER source comes straight from nature and Daintree rainwater is worth bottling! It is collected on the roof of the home and stored in a 11000 litre tank. A Grundfos pump reliably supplies the house with good water pressure.
*POWER An independent professionally installed RAPS system powers the home, meaning no further annoying and exorbitant power bills. The System consists of 6 Solar Panels charging a 24volt battery system. A backup Yanmar Diesel Generator kicks in when the system needs a boost providing regular, reliable and renewable power. Power system has been maintained to a high level.
*Gas hot water and council approved septic system.
*Rates are approx $1300 per year.
*Only one minute drive to local Shop IGA and fuel. 5 minutes to world class Thornton Beach. 20 minute drive to Daintree Ferry and 1 hour to picturesque sugar town of Mossman.
*The hard work is done. This property is currently a successful holiday rental recieving great reviews.
*Quality built timber homes such as this are few and far between. Call the agent today to arrange an inspection.