Platypus Ponds - Tranquil BnB / Family Home on Private 3 Acres
Phone enquiry code for this property: 3343 We ran a successful Bed and Breakfast business here for 10 years with great reviews and we’re ready to pass it on to someone special. The property is peaceful with Beautiful birds and wildlife surrounding the property creating a tranquil environment for all to enjoy. The property is a sanctuary for some very special flora and fauna which you’ll see every day. The rooms have been built to create privacy and convenience for all the visitors that come through the doors. Every room has a balcony and an ensuite with a toilet, shower and basin with heated lights, fans and mirrors. This eco property creates a self-sufficient lifestyle where you can enjoy as a lovely family home that can provide an income from having interesting people from all over the world come and visit. We also offered extras like Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, packed lunches, local cheese plates and alcoholic beverages. We had to move three years ago due to health problems and have been using this time to work on making it truly great. The outer of the house has been freshly painted and is looking great and we have refurnished all the rooms so the property is ready to run. We currently have a tenant running/maintaining it as an Airbnb and he is having a wonderful time. There is a beautiful General Store 200 meters up the road that has great coffee and meals and is the hub of the town. There is a community hall and a Mens Shed in the village and these places provide great locations for the community to gather. If you have any questions please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to fill in any details for you. Overall ambience - Bird Watchers Paradise About the property and location - Although it is close to the highway that connects to the major cities it is a very pleasant and quiet cul de sac. - 3 Entrances with lockable Gates - Registered as a Farm - Filbert farm - 15 Minutes from Cape Conran, 90 mile beach and Sailors Grave About the Gardens - The property is bounded by Cabbage Tree Creek that provides water to gardens, orchards and surrounding wildlife. - Out the back downstairs there is a fully netted and reticulated producing vegetable garden that is complete with cemented paths/ edging - Windmill - 2 Dams - Cabbage Tree Palms - Dates back 190 Million Years - Nut Trees - Almond x 2, Macadamia x3, Hazelnut x 50, Walnuts x 2, Pistachios x 2 - Fruit Trees - Fig Trees x 3 (2x 20 years old and 1 x 30 years old)Red Grape vines, Passionfruit, Red Currants, Black Currants, Avocado tree x 1, Thornless Blackberries on a lattice, Mandarin, kumquat, Yellow Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime, Plums, Orange, Apples, Pears, Apricots - A licence to pump water from the creek. This provides water to the garden/orchards, provides sprinkler protection for the whole property in fire season and can top up the dam in dry season. About the House - Large wrap around balcony on the top floor that is perfect for watching the wildlife while you have breakfast or afternoon tea - Downstairs has it’s own living quarters that have been set up to create a private floor for the owners. - Tree trunks that go from the bottom of the house up to a stunning glass atrium roof. - Glass Roof in the dining area - Fans throughout the house - Home Phone - NBN Satellite Internet - Boiler for the Hydronic System - Supply this with wood for a warm house all winter - Plenty of wood available on the property - Heating in all the rooms - The front entrance has high ceilings with a view through to the Dining room - 2 x 10,000 Litre Water Tanks - Solar - 3KW - Buy Back is about 68cents in Victoria at the moment - Also connected to mains electricity - Double carport in the rear of the house and another at the main front entrance. Transport and Facilities Buses: Leave from 200 meters up the road on the highway and go to all major cities. Primary School: Orbost Secondary School: Orbost Doctors and Hospital: Orbost Dentist: Orbost Pharmacy: Orbost Food Shopping Foodworks: Orbost IGA: Orbost Aldi: Lakes Entrance (45 mins) Butcher: Orbost Phone enquiry code for this property: 3343
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