Rural for sale
225 Douglas Road,
2 2 6
Beach front property with profit potential. Your sea change sanctuary or unique business opportunity. Enjoy the extraordinary peace and tranquility.Secluded beach house on the beach front near Mackay north Queensland:
Unique and beautiful. Hard to believe? Come and see for yourself.
This is your once in a lifetime opportunity to acquire your own genuine tropical paradise. Here you can relax and be the envy of your friends. You can be as far away from the crowd as you choose to be.
If you need a sea change or a tree change, Aquila Cove is just the sort of property you are looking for. Located right on the edge of the blue Pacific Ocean with hundreds of metres of sandy beach. Your secluded beach front sanctuary is close to the village of Carmila, north Queensland. Carmila has many amenities including primary school, store, hotel, police, ambulance, service station, several cafes, auto workshop, motel, and caravan park. The nearest domestic airport is in Mackay about 100km drive away. Mackay is one of Queensland's main provincial cities.
The same family has owned Aquila Cove for three generations. The current owners are retiring. Regrettably the property must be sold. Aquila Cove has a total land area of approximately 68ha (162 acres). About a third is on the mainland and the other two thirds is a tidal island of pristine forest, with hundreds of metres of beach front. The island is separated from the mainland by a tidal zone. The northern and southern boundaries of the island are tidal creeks. The Pacific Ocean forms the eastern boundary.
This is the ultimate seachange property with rare private beach frontage, abundant wildlife and natural beauty.
Electricity, Internet and Phone
Mains electricity and telephone have been constructed to the property. The copper cable phone has been superseded by Internet services. Electricity and water are connected to the Studio and a big open shed. A pressure pump pressurises the line to town water standard. This supplies rainwater to the Studio. A bore, also equipped with mains powered pressure pump, provides a reliable supply of good quality water for farm and garden use.
Fast NBN Wireless Internet is connected to the Studio. The current iiNet Internet package includes 250G of anytime download, plus internet phone with free calls to all Australian standard landlines and mobiles, for just $80 per month. The whole property has great mobile coverage. Communication towers for NBN, Telstra and Optus are in direct line of sight on the hill just south of Carmila.
The "Studio" is a recently renovated livable shed at the western end of Aquila Cove. At approximately 42 square metres in area the "Studio" has all the comforts of home. Main electricity, hot and cold running water, air-conditioning, and fast Internet. The "Studio" incorporates a bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, and laundry. Your solid base to relax while you consider your seachange options.
The "Beach House"
The "Beach House" was also recently renovated. Situated on the bank of the tidal estuary the "Beach House" provides a total sense of serenity. It has a bedroom, kitchen and separate ensuite. Lights, hot and cold running water and an internet connection are all powered by solar.
A large tank collects rainwater to supply the "Beach House's" needs.
From the deck of the "Beach House" you can look out across the south Pacific to the many offshore islands. Relax and chill out.
The two sheds have been constructed and provide the catchment for the water storage tanks. A large open shed has electricity connected, with power points and lights throughout. The machinery shed is 6m x 9m. Providing protection from the elements for Aquila Cove's range of equipment and tools. A shipping container provides weatherproof security for stored items and tools
There is an old set of stockyards under large shady trees down on the bank of Red Gully.
A large dam collects and stores water runoff. This water could be used to irrigate a small area of cropping or even to grow Red Claw Crayfish
Aquila Cove was resurveyed in 2012 to accurately locate all boundary pegs. The survey markers are now protected by fencing.
Potential Commercial Uses*
Eco tourism resort
Caravan and/or camping park
Free range chicken/egg or pork production
*Subject to necessary approvals
Fruit & Vegetable
Property boasts a wide variety of establish fruit trees:
4. Orange, Lemon, Mandarin, Grapefruit
10. Macadamia Nut
13. Custard Apple
15. Pawpaw (Papaya)
16. Tropical fruit trees (Loquat, Star Apple, Jackfruit, Black Sapote, Guava and Jaboticaba)
17. Tropical Peach and Nectarine
18. Passionfruit and Granadilla vines
Most vegetables (from Asparagus to Zucchini) have been grown in the extensive, fertile garden.
The large areas of arable land on the property is suitable for the cultivation of large range of commercial horticultural crops.
Last updated: 10:21AM on Jan 12th 2018