House for sale

49 Murphy Street,

Port Douglas, QLD

5 2 4
$2,250,000

THE ICONIC QUEENSLANDER OF PORT DOUGLAS

Enquiry code for this property: 3780

The School House, the iconic and quintessential Queenslander of Port Douglas, is a breathtaking residence offering seclusion and luxury. A large block of land, (1181 sq.m.), right in the centre of town. The property has multiple approvals for bed and breakfast, gallery, cafe and current approval to build three additional buildings adjacent to the current School House building - perfect for accommodation. Currently the property is offered for holiday accommodation at between $600 and $750 per night. All your outgoings neatly taken care of out of the accommodation income.


Set in lush tropical gardens on exclusive and renowned Flagstaff Hill with views across the sea to the mountains beyond, the property is an oasis in the centre of town - only a short stroll to Four Mile beach and yet just a step away from Macrossan Street, the location is ideal.

French doors opening onto broad Queensland verandahs style and elegance. Cool polished Cypress timber floors and air-conditioned comfort. This is a rare opportunity to acquire a unique property with a rich history, it is the oldest building in the area, located at one of Port Douglas top addresses, there is nothing else like it.

The house offers open plan living with soaring cathedral ceilings, a large chef's kitchen, complete with an island bench that flows seamlessly into the dining area and on to the inviting lounge area - perfect for entertaining. There are a total of five bedrooms or four bedrooms and office, the master with ensuite and dressing room, together with spacious guest bathroom, built-in robes, pantry/laundry and store.

"The School House was exactly what I had been dreaming of. It had twelve foot wide verandahs and when you opened up the main doors the outside world came in, the breezes, the sweet perfumes, the lush greenery of the garden. The interior was cool and creamy white. " wrote Booker Prize winning author Peter Carey.

The large parcel of land has a significant 40m frontage to Murphy Street and driveway off Owen Street the property offers a number of opportunities for use either as an exclusive residence or as an investment with multiple income streams.

A once in a lifetime opportunity to own this unique and prestigious property that combines an enviable residence, holiday retreat and investment.

Features
? Unique 1878 building
? Large parcel of land
? Landscaped tropical gardens
? On Flagstaff Hill with views across the sea to the mountains
? 4 bedrooms plus office
? 2 bathrooms
? French doors and wide Queensland verandahs
? 4 car spaces
? Council approved multiple uses
? Endless possibilities for income and luxury accommodation
? Air conditioned
? Close to beach
? Close to shops/restaurants

Enquiry code for this property: 3780
Last updated: 06:42PM on Dec 19th 2016
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