Price Slashed from $795,000 TO $695,000
In this tranquil haven you could be sitting under shady trees on the banks of the creek or soaking in the spa with a view of the distant hills with kangaroos and wallabies hopping by the window.
Oakview Nature Refuge is located in South East Queensland 42 kilometres north west of Gympie on 270 acres/109ha.
A unique two-storey mud-brick home enclosed by three verandas and an east facing screened in breakfast room, offering a vantage point for bird watching. The huge hexagonal kitchen with light streaming through the amazing leadlight windows has parquetry flooring, island bench and large pantry. What a great place to share a meal with friends or family. These are just some of the numerous features of this delightful property which could be YOUR new home.
The large front screened, tiled veranda wraps around the southern and western sides of the house. This affords sweeping views down the valley where your wildlife companions roam.
The main bedroom has a walk in wardrobe with enormous en-suite, generous sized spa, Italian tiles, leadlight windows, and extraordinary floor mosaic featuring native wildlife. The second bathroom has a shower and bathtub. A recycled hardwood timber staircase leads up to the third bedroom that takes up the entire top floor. The house is kept warm and cosy in winter with an efficient wood burning stove
- gas hot water and cooking
- satellite internet and television
- four sheds comprising Colourbond
- seven bay shed with three phase power
- huge mud-brick shed,
- garden tool shed and wood storage shed
- plentiful supply of firewood on property
- 18m long completely enclosed reticulated veg/patch enables you to grow your own food
- 25,000 gallon rainwater storage
- 10,000 gallon creek water storage
- numerous dams and creek frontage provide plentiful water
- licence to pump from creek for all your garden watering needs
This property has been used as a site for rehabilitating and releasing wildlife for the past eleven years and is registered with the Land for Wildlife program and the Humane Society International. There is a 2.5 acre enclosure with six foot chain link mesh suitable as a pre-release pen for wildlife
90 of the 109ha are protected by a voluntary conservation agreement with the Queensland government finalized in 2009, allowing you the benefit of 50% discounted council rates and grants available for weed control and fencing.
Included in the sale are a 25HP 4WD Tractor with 4’ slasher, back blade and ripper; a Toro Ride on mower; and a mobile solar pump which pumps from creek to storage tank for garden use.