Oakview Nature Refuge is for sale

This could be your new home

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We have massively reduced the price from $795,000 down to $695,000 of our 270 acre property as we want to move closer to our children and grandchildren.

This beautiful tranquil haven provides a peaceful home to a myriad of wildlife including Eastern Grey Kangaroos, Whiptail, Redneck, and Blackstripe Wallabies.  Bettongs, Bandicoots, Echidnas, Possum, Gliders and many other species. Many of the released Macropods visit daily and rest on the front lawn in the shade of the large mango tree with their Joeys.  Sitting in the screened breakfast room off the kitchen we can watch the birds splashing in the bird baths.  We have recorded over a hundred different bird species here.  The only sounds you will hear are the sounds of nature.  We are located 6 kilometres  from the Wide Bay Highway and it is a 40 minute drive to the large thriving country town of Gympie with all the facilities you could wish for.  Kilkivan is our local town at a distance of about 12 kilometres.  We have a reliable satellite internet with good speeds and there is also satellite TV.  The Wide Bay Creek runs through our property where you can watch the Platypus play.  Working from home is an option with a huge 7 bay shed connected to 3 phase power and with a concrete floor.

Below are some of the numerous features of this delightful property which could be YOUR new home.

Oakview Nature Refuge is located in SE Qld 42mk NW of Gympie on 270 acres/109ha

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom unique two-storey mud-brick home enclosed by three verandas and a eastern facing screened in Breakfast room offering a vantage point for bird watching
Huge hexagonal kitchen with parquetry flooring, island bench and large pantry

Gas hot water and cooking

Satellite internet

4 Sheds comprising Colourbond 7 bay shed with 3 phase power, huge mud-brick shed, Garden tool shed and Wood storage shed

Plentiful supply of firewood on property

18m long completely enclosed reticulated veg/patch enables you to grow your own food

25,000 gallon rain water storage

10,000 gallon creek water storage

Numerous dams and creek frontage provide plentiful water.  Licence to pump from creek for all your garden watering needs
2.5 acre enclosure with six foot chain link mesh is an ideal soft release area for macropods, just open the gates when they are ready for release.

We have attached over 20 possum boxes in trees around the property

The large front screened, tiled veranda wraps around the southern and western sides of the house. This affords sweeping views down the valley where your wildlife companions roam.

The main bedroom has a walk in wardrobe with enormous en-suite, generous sized spa, Italian tiles, leadlight windows, and extraordinary floor mosaic featuring native wildlife.

The second bathroom has a shower and bathtub.

A recycled hardwood timber staircase leads up to the third bedroom that takes up the entire top floor.
The house is kept warm and cosy in winter with an efficient wood burning stove

The property has been used as a site for rehabilitating and releasing wildlife for the past eleven years and is registered with the Land for Wildlife program and the Humane Society International.

90 of the 109ha are protected by a voluntary conservation agreement with the Queensland Government finalized in 2009 allowing you the benefit of 50% discounted council rates and grants available for weed control and fencing.

With this new pricing we expect a lot of interest so be quick and grab this opportunity of a lifetime where all the hard work is already done.  Phone 0266888197

 

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