This 2 storey high set home on an elevated block is located on the north side of the Cassowary Ranges and overlooks the Coral Sea and the Daintree National Park in between Port Douglas & Mossman.
The property has stunning views, with the Cassowary Ranges protecting the south side of the house and views to the west of the Mossman Gorge in the Daintree National Park. The views to the north include Thornton Peak, Peiter Botte, Cape Kimberly, Cape Tribulation, Snapper Island and Low Isles. The east views are to the village of Port Douglas.
The upper storey contains the main living area including dinning, kitchen, family area, TV snug and master bedroom with ensuit.
The kitchen has solid 50mm kwilla bench tops, 5 plate St. George gas cook top, miele dishwasher and westinghouse under bench electric oven. Soft close kitchen drawers and cupboards. A built in hoop pine book case in the sitting area.
The floors are polished spotted gum timber. There is an 8 Kva air conditioner in the family area, hard wired smoke detectors, ceilings fans and LED downlights are fitted throughout the house.
Commercial grade white powder coated aluminium sliding doors to a height of 2400mm with 6mm grey glass provides insulation from noise and heat. Crimsafe security insect screening and dead lock doors. Screened louvres windows. Raked ceiling to a height of 3.6m
A separate TV snug or parents retreat is located off the main living area with double doors onto deck. This room also leads into the master bedroom which has views to Low isles and the light house. The master bedroom has floor to ceiling BIR, ceiling fan, reading lights, and built in Australian Maple bedroom furniture.
The ensuite to the master bedroom has quality fittings and neutral tones. The walk-in double shower provides views to both the garden and the islands in the Coral Sea.
The stairwell is a multi-link entrance between the two storeys and designed to allow both areas to be incorporated or separated as required. The timber staircase incorporates functional and stylish under stair storage space.
Downstairs floors are tiled and contains two full size bedrooms, a laundry, bathroom, hall way, separate toilet and a very large office. The office has double doors opening onto the large 3 metre deck. It has ample power outlets to designed for office use and built in cedar shelving, however could easily be converted to a 4th bedroom.
The laundry features corinthian and timber bench tops, with ample storage and facilities to allow a self-contained kitchette.
The downstairs bathroom contains a walk-in shower, a bath and a bespoke vanity made from New Zealand Kauri
The two downstairs bedrooms contain floor to ceiling BIR and views to the garden.
A recent 6KW Solax, 24 pv cells has been installed on the roof producing a near carbon neutral home, putting money back in your pocket as it feeds the energy grid. This allows for guilt free use of the air conditioner. The HWS is an efficient Hardy DUX instantaneous gas system.
The house is built of steel combining strength with beauty. It is clad with maintenance free cement look weather boards resistant to deterioration by weathering and termites. The steel structure is infilled with treated pine framing. A simple, strong, elegant, and functional design.
Access to the top storey can be made via the staircase or from the elevated walkway from the top carpark. It allows hassle free movement of people and items into the upper living area.
There are two shipping containers providing lockable, unlimited storage, currently storing timber and tools. Connected to these is a workshop/mancave essential when owning a small lifestyle block. Features include power, toilet and handbasin, concrete floor, work bench and shelving.
The property is connected to town water, there is an aerobic bio-digester sewerage treatment system. The low maintenance native gardens are designed with shady specimen trees and lawn incorporating a spice grove (cinnamon, all spice, nutmeg, aniseed).
This property has everything for a relaxed life in the tropics. A quiet, elevated block on a no-through road with views to the rainforest and sea. A small rural block close to both Port Douglas and Mossman. A modern design with established gardens. It’s rare for a property that has everything to come on the market.
For an inspection contact David Cotton on 0417 709 667
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