With a magical position on Summer Island right opposite the magnificent Macleay River, this handsome and imposing federation home with multiple living spaces and its stunning river views, is just 2min upstream from the quaint village of Gladstone with its galleries, cafe’s and hotel. Better still it is 10 minutes from South West Rocks in the north or Hat Head in the South all of which are frequented by local tourist out of Port Macquarie on weekend jaunts seeking the weekend getaway or Sunday drive.
A timber weatherboard home that was built to stand the test of time (and has since colonial days) it displays outstanding craftsmanship long lost from modern buildings including soaring ceilings, ornate cornices, ceiling roses, leadlight windows native timber floors and distinctively generous stud height and room proportions.
With five bedrooms upstairs, including walk in robe, ensuites and renovated bathrooms a study, extra bedroom or parents retreat down stairs. If extra income was a consideration, the proportion of the living available provides real potential to air b&b and take advantage of the tourist traffic that passes up and down the river .
Notwithstanding these benefits the overwhelming presence of this river estate is the mighty MacLeay River. It creates its own tranquility and drama. It provides so much life and meaning to the location. One imagines relaxing on the wrap around veranda as the sun rises, contemplating an early morning fish or come late afternoon let the mind wander in the warmth of the evening sunset. It is truly beautiful.
•Positioned centrally on a 5,437sqm (1.3Acre) block and raised to flood proof and take in the beautiful views of the Macleay River, coastal headland and distant mountain views, there is a massive area under the house for garaging with space for a four car lock-up garage which offers internal access, as well as plenty of storage, workshop, extra bedroom, bathroom and additional area that is currently setup as a games room.
Just over 5 hours drive from Sydney with dual lane highway and 5 hours from Brisbane. Easy access to Sydney with daily return flights from Port Macquarie airport. With the best climate in Australia, with mild winters and gentle summers, beautiful beaches, local markets and a close community, all providing a delightful lifestyle within easy reach. Motivated Vendor has reduced price to meet the market. Be quick to view.
Call Garry Knapp on 0419 997 739 today to arrange a private inspection.
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