Located on the world renowned King Island with its outstanding environmental credentials ‘Still Waters’ represents a fantastic opportunity to secure a dream lifestyle that includes not only your own private sandy beach but an exceptional tri-level residence overlooking the ocean on a substantial acreage holding totalling 343 acres over three separate titles.
‘Still Waters’ boasts its very own rock pools for recreational abalone and cray-fishing, fishing, diving and scuba diving or just relaxing – who could ask for more! The natural landscape is home to wallabies, echidnas, duck, turkey and native bird species, peacocks, quail and pheasant groups and even a pair of sea eagles coasting up and down the shoreline.
The outstanding architect designed 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom homes spread over an enormous 435m2 and 3 levels, represents the best of island living and is positioned on 85 acres of the total land parcel discreetly located down a private driveway with full coastal frontage. This remarkable home reveals a sense of space and good design on entry, all achieved whilst minimising the home’s footprint on the island’s natural landscape without compromising on style.
The entry, located on the ground level, leads to a large, open plan casual lounge/games area, casual dining and the first of the well-appointed bathrooms. French doors lead to an exceptional conservatory/enclosed garden, and second indoor garden with undercover BBQ area, perfect for entertaining on any scale and to one of two paths leading down to the secluded beach. Three bedrooms or two and spacious office with magnificent sea views and outdoor access plus a second large bathroom, wine cellar, further storage rooms and more are also located on this expansive level.
Three steps up to the second level of the home leads to a light, bright and spacious farm style kitchen with hardwood benches, large walk-in pantry, abundant storage, island bench and more. A second more formal dining and lounge area complete this perfectly executed level.
The upper level is where the spectacular 180 degree ocean views are on display throughout, whether from the relaxed lounge and library area or master bedroom with large en-suite, built in robes and sliding doors to the balcony and access to the second path leading the the ocean front. From the deck, relax and enjoy the stunning views during the day and be star gaze, delight in the spectacular display of the Aurora Australis or even view the international space station from this heavenly location at night.
Air-conditioning, gas heating and ceiling fans are plentiful over the three levels, an upgraded NBN service with Telstra provides good internet and mobile phone service for those wanting to work from home. Further infrastructure includes two small external rooms ideal for children’s play room or craft room, garaging, garden shed and two spring fed dams – one with electric pump, unlimited potable water from underground streams and so much more.
King Island boasts over 70% renewable energy and is on track to achieve 90% from renewable sources including wind, solar and potentially wave power within the next 5 years – unquestionably ahead of the curve in sustainable and ecological practices within Australia. The island boasts world class golf course, surf beaches and renowned King Island produce including beef, cheese and dairy, lobster and more all within this dynamic and culturally robust community.
The island has abundant infrastructure in place including hospital with recent $10 million dollar upgrade, early learning and childcare centres, high school, cafes, restaurants, strong tourism and has just been voted the winner of the Tasmanian Sustainable Communities Award acknowledging the island’s economic strength is underpinned by a resilient and involved community.
‘Still Waters’ offers the astute purchaser the ultimate sea change opportunity and to embrace sustainable coastal living encircled by their own private beach on pristine acreage with abundant potential for further development, located on this remarkable island just 15 minutes to the central township of Currie and King Island Airport and a short 30 minute flight to Tasmania and 50 minute flight to Melbourne.
Whilst the preference is to keep all three titles together as one holding, separate purchase of the two following Lots is available –
One 237 acre Lot with reliable spring fed dams, electrical connection, fencing and shedding, previously supporting grazing / primary production. Outstanding coastal and landscape views and 300 metres of absolute beach front would allow future tourism development (STCA).
One 21 acre Lot with expansive ocean and landscape views, dam, power to two boundaries and 150 metre bitumen road frontage also with tourist accommodation potential (STCA).
For further information or to arrange a private inspection, please contact Sue Gratton on – 0407 599 559 or email – firstname.lastname@example.org.