House for sale LJ Hooker Cairns South in Babinda 4861 QLD
"Wooroonooran Falls" The First Property in Australia Offered For Sale via BitcoiBabinda
Enveloped by World Heritage listed rainforest, this unique 32.23 hectare property lies under the shadow of Mt. Wooroonooran, the second tallest mountain in Queensland.
Within 45 mins drive from Cairns international airport, this magical retreat is just 350 metres of one of the Top 5 most beautiful waterfalls in Tropical North Queensland, and 10 mins from the Great Barrier Reef. Currently zoned Rural 1, the property has the potential for a variety of purposes. Note! The falls are not on the property for sale, they are in the adjacent Wooroonooran National Park.
The property was owned by one of the first settlers in the area, the Hon. Victor Nelson Hood, the nephew of Lord Nelson, and the Godson of Queen Victoria. His photos show the property as it was in 1884.
The large 4 bed, 1 bath Queenslander home was built in 1948. Views from the front verandah are over fields of sugar cane, to the rainforest clad mountains in the distance. Flowing past the house is crystal clear creek surrounded by granite boulders, with a resident Platypus. The property is bordered on two sides by ancient tropical rainforest of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.
A mere 350 metres from your doorstep, amidst the rainforest is the stunning 30 metre Wooroonooran Falls, a secret known only to locals for over 100 years. There is also a superb jungle swimming hole 200m from the house.
A short drive to the historic Art Deco town of Babinda, which has a Cinema, Hospital, and all amenities
5 minutes: The Boulders, limpid emerald pools and waterfalls amidst the rainforest
10 minutes: The World Famous Great Barrier Reef and Frankland Islands via Deeral landing
15 minutes: The delightful Bramston Beach, and the Russell River, for world-class fishing
15 minutes: Josephine Falls, one of the most beautiful and popular waterfalls in Tropical North Queensland
30 minutes: The palm-fringed beaches of Mission Beach where you can explore the offshore Family Islands
ï¿½ Continued use as a private residence
ï¿½ Renovation and/or extension to make a Luxury Retreat
ï¿½ A Deluxe small scale Eco Resort (subject to DA)
ï¿½ Add cabins to rent on AirBNB
A detailed Investors & Ecotourism Prospectus is available.
Inspections are by appointment with qualified buye
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Real Estate For Sale in Babinda, QLD 4861 priced between $800,000 and $1,600,000