Port Douglas & Mossman Gazette : 2018-12-13

COVER STORY : 17 : 17


17 PORT DOUGLAS & MOSSMAN GAZETTE THURSDAY DECEMBER 13 2018 COVER STORY DAINTREE 137 GEORGE ROAD, FOREST CREEK 3 1 4 PRICE/ AGENCY/ AGENT/ CONTACT/ Offers from $399,000 Raine & Horne Mark Whitham 0419 735 943 THIS family-size home is set on five acres in the Daintree Rainforest. This beautiful block built home has been maintained and loved by its owner and now presents as a turnkey property with nothing more to do but move in and enjoy the surrounds. A spacious carport leads into the main entrance where you are greeted by a large open living area of kitchen, dining and second lounge area enhanced by timber features and coloured windows. The kitchen is created with local timber benchtops and cabinet doors. Quality fittings including a five burner cook top and gas oven with space. Directly adjacent to the kitchen is a walk in pantry with ample shelving space. The dining room/second lounge area has timber French doors that open onto the back yard. The separate lounge is light and spacious with ornate cornices and ceiling rose. The separate lounge has sliding door access on the front undercover veranda which overlooks a manicured grounds. All of the bedrooms have built-ins with timber door access, views, abundant lighting and large windows. One bedroom is carpeted; the others have tiled flooring. A sizeable laundry area and separate toilet sit beside the bathroom, itself clean and modern. It’s spacious with basin and shower and French door access to a undercover clawfoot bath area outside; it is well covered with rainforest aspects. The roof-mounted solar system features 28 panels charging a nearly-new 24 volt battery bank. A separate Yanmar diesel generator is all automatically controlled by the advanced inverter/charger, impeccably maintained and housed in its own separate block-built shed. An in-ground bore provides pure Daintree water from the onsite aquifer. A 30,000litre tank is filled by this set up and gravity feeds to the house. The property has two driveways. One is concrete for the main residence while a second, gravel driveway provides vehicle access to the huge workshed and grounds. The 12 x 6 (steel frame and Colorbond clad) workshed has a generous carport roof along its length and is fully powered. The workshed and house are connected directly by a timber bridge which crosses the small wet weather creek. This creek will generally only flow during rainfall and there is no threat of flooding. There are no developed neighbouring blocks with the national park running along one border. - VENDORS do you want to sell your house for the best price? - Fact #2 1% of house value should be invested in advertising for best results. *(Ref RP Data) Brought to you by Thanks to Tom Panos for these wise words V1 - CRGE01Z01MA

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