is a sense of the unreal about this practical single level 3 bedroom cottage
all wonderfully obscured from view with its huge rear deck jutting out into
the rainforest where you can reach out to touch the palm fronds and be entertained
by the birds in their natural habitat. As you drive pass the cottage all you
see is a dense barrier of greenery with an archway cut through the shrubbery
leading to a quaint gate and below that the entry to a single gated carport.
A well made crazy paved path leads from the front gate through an established
and pretty front garden to the front door which is set below the main floor.
An old style green timber and glass door opens to reveal a one-of-a-kind entry.
What was once external stairs have been replaced with a timber stairwell and
enclosed with fascinating recycled timber windows and timber panelling that
probably date back about 80 -100 years. Brass coat racks have been installed
part of the way up the stairs to hook up your outdoor gear in wet weather.
Make a right turn at the top of the stairs and step into a spacious open plan
living with white painted raked ceiling. You will look straight across the
living space through a pair of solid cedar and glass colonial style French
door, over the balcony and into the middle of the rainforest. The lounge area
with delightfully framed slow combustion heater is carpeted while the dining
area has a polished timber floor. Look right and behold a full timber kitchen
with polished timber bench tops and a big double antique timber window above
the sink where the view is just magical rainforest.
dreams of having a large party deck in the middle of the jungle! Well it is
certainly here! This dream deck faces north-east at the rear of the house and
gets winter sunshine and summer afternoon shade. A smart owner has the clothes
line hanging off the edge of the deck so you just peg out the clothes while
standing high above ground here.
The home has 3 bedrooms, bathroom with shower over sitz tub and a separate
toilet as well as a separate tiled laundry. Two of the bedrooms look out into
the high fenced side gardens and front garden areas while the third looks out
into that precious rainforest. All bedrooms have carpeted floors.
And there is a hidden secret here too! A large part concrete and part timber
deck has been built underneath the north-eastern corner of the house for a
magical “sitting on the jungle floor” experience. All it needs is
a railing around the timber floored area to make it just the most cool and
welcoming place on a summer’s afternoon. A stairway leads down from here to
the ground and a rear garden that is naturally self-maintaining.
If you long for nature around you, this well priced home will satisfy your
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experience the wilderness at your back door