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Tourism and Cattle
This unique 1,774-acre (718.4 hectares) property provides lots of opportunities. It has a river as one boundary, a permanent beautiful creek as another, the other 2 boundaries are fenced; there is no road frontage, complete privacy.
A road with no name turns off the Highway and weaves 650 metres through open forest to the only entrance - a locked gate. (Apply and have the road named). A rough and bumpy bush track winds through the property to the river, where a large unfinished building sits on the river's edge. The bush track continues around the property, taking in the junction where the 2 streams meet, sandy coves with swimming and fishing spots, a large curtain-fig tree, and on to rapids and waterfalls in the main river.
The owner once flew with a mate from Cairns in a helicopter, to go hunting and fishing. They were able to shoot a wild boar and catch 2 beautiful baramundi and return to Cairns in time to cook the fish for lunch.
Previously this property was a grazing lease and carried 200 breeders. It is being converted to freehold, and owner has removed all cattle pending sale. There is plenty of grass and water to run a herd of cattle.
You could either hunt and fish, or keep the property as a wildlife refuge, to enjoy nature in all its forms.
A picturesque lily-covered billabong is sited behind the caretaker's accommodation and shed.
Wildlife includes brumbies, feral pigs, cleanskin cattle, wallabies and dingoes. And a seemingly endless number of birds of all types.
Future possible uses could be development of ecotourism, bird-watching tours, or hunting and fishing trips.
Very private, very desirable large acreage, one-of-a-kind property. It really is the perfect escape from the pressures of city life. Just wander around the place and soak up the noises of nature, or go hunting or fishing. Submerse yourself in the river rapids for a natural spa.
Owners attentions are now elsewhere, and price for the freehold property has been slashed to just $500 per acre.
Make the time to come and inspect this superb little piece of Australia.
Contact Cooktown Agent Dan Kerridge 0438 982 577 or email@example.com
718 ha / 1,774 acres
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