Sold August 2017

257 Tonganah Road Cuckoo 7260 TAS

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Sold for $480,000

Private Gardens, Lake & Large House - Reduced Price Opportunity

This property offers an opportunity to create 4-5 acres of pasture for livestock.
Why not escape the heat of the mainland to the temperate 4 seasons of north east Tasmania? Why not create a health resort with accommodation options at this unique property. With the recently opened mountain bike trails in nearby Derby and Weldborough as it has functioned as a Bed and Breakfast in the past and along with the park like arboretum could be utilized as an up market camp ground or caravan park even. Or maybe cater for the Scottsdale to Legerwood bicycle rail trail close by that Is planned to start from Launceston in the future. It's ideal for wedding receptions and garden open days. At the same time enjoy your very own ultra-private rural sanctuary, wrapped in nature and serenaded by birdsong.

Cockatoo Hill is sheltered in spectacular park-like surrounds, with its amazing array of globally endemic trees, the immaculate super-scenic, passive energy designed home offering the ultimate enviable country lifestyle is without equal. Offering absolute privacy but close to services, the northern boundary is flanked by a 15 acre native flora and fauna reserve (accessible only by the owners) and boasting magnificent granite rock formations with amazing views from the easily negotiable walking tracks that is accessed from arboretum.

The charismatic country kitchen in the house features Myrtle bench tops, a slow combustion Rayburn cast-iron stove for cooking, heating and hot water plus a gas stove and oven as an alternative option. The warm glow of timber and exposed beams encases the entire area including the central dining section. There's also a 2x2x6 metre European style cellar, with storage capacity for vegetables and fruit. Entry is via a walk-in pantry.

Cosy living continues into the adjoining family area with gleaming parquetry floors, an abundance of windows drenching the room in light and a cast iron wood heater warming the colder winter months.

There are three generously sized bedrooms in the main home plus a well-appointed family bathroom. There is also a guest area or perhaps Airbnb option attached to the main house with separate entry, partial kitchenette, bedroom, bath and shower en suite.

Outdoors a wrap-around veranda framed by locally harvested timber provides the perfect vantage point for entertaining friends, family barbeques and enjoying evening sunsets. It looks over the serene rainbow w trout stocked lake with its island and private jetty that also provides irrigation water for the magnificent house gardens. There is a double garage with workbench that provides under-cover parking and the large barn offering plenty of storage.

Just above the lake, the expansive fully fenced organic vegetable gardens provide fresh produce. The 17x10x3 metre net-house has a myriad of fruit trees including apples, nashi, cherry, plums and peaches as well as grapes, raspberry, strawberry and blueberry patches. You will never be short of eggs with the chicken coup been designed for around 40 chooks to free range the property.


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58 Elizabeth Street
Launceston TAS, 7250
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