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Mountain Valley Wilderness Holidays and Private Nature Reserve tourist accommodation with wildlife activities on 61 ha conservation covenanted property located in the Leven River Valley at Loongana, 50 kms inland of the North West Coast
The property is all Freehold. The conservation covenant reserve is over 50ha with the balance 11ha for the domestic zones.
The conservation agreement is to ensure all remains in its natural state.
50ha is both a State and Federal government registered Private Forest Reserve and Private Nature Reserve, as well as a Land for Wildlife property.
The land is primarily is wet sclerophyll forest with some eucalypt trees 200+ years old. The title has a Perpetual Conservation Covenant placed on it with associated management contracts. This requires a commitment to preserve the forest habitat which includes the old growth Eucalyptus Viminalis trees listed as a threatened species. Also, the extensive Karst (cave) system, Glow worm Grotto and threatened cave species.
Freehold sale with going concern business. Strong international clientele and Australian forward bookings in to 2025.
There are 6 log cabins (one used as manager’s residence) situated in a mountain valley with river frontage.
The Fauna cabins measure (3) 6 x 7.2 m.
The Flora cabins (3 including the manager’s) 8.4 x 7.2m.
The Fauna cabins accommodate: 2 cabins with 2 guests, 1 cabin with 4
The Flora cabins accommodate 6 guests each.
Open fires and reverse cycle electric units in each cabin.
Grid connected to the mains power supply with a generator for backup and 5kw solar panels on roof
Water supply is a spring fed gravity feed to a tank and then to each cabin.
One large septic tank services all cabins.
Internet is via a satellite and a router for WiFi and it is only available around the buildings.
Plenty of room to expand subject to usual planning and building requirements for more accommodation, a residence, a dining room.
World-wide clientele and reputation for where to stay and see Tasmanian devils, and other Tasmanian wildlife eg., Spotted tailed Quoll, Platypus, wombats, Wedge tailed eagles, grey Goshawk and many other wildlife and endemic birds all found on the property.
Online website with ecommerce booking facility.
Reputation as the place to see wild Tasmanian devils, quolls and for bird watching.
The Trans Tasmanian Trail, a walking trail that commences at Penguin on the north coast and ends at the south coast of Tasmania and incorporates the Cradle / Lake St Clair overland track. The Penguin / Cradle portion of the trail passes through the property.
Situated in the valley floor on the banks of the Leven river under Black Bluff Mt. The main access point for day visitors to the Leven Canyon is 8km before the property. Walking north on the Penguin / Cradle trail will take you into the Canyon floor. The cliffs of the Canyon can be viewed from the property. The Winterbook Falls and rainforest walk is also close by.
There is also opportunity to expand the business with guided walks and more interpretative tours focused on the wildlife within the reserve.
Full catering to all guests with the addition of dining facilities would be an enhancement to the business.
Tasmania is about to get 2 new ferries for the Tas/Vic crossing and alot of marketing in parallel so this is a good time for new owners and if you do want to be even busier make some new additions.
Training and mentoring available in the transition period to the new owners with some reference materials also available.