Offers above $295,000

3 Kerr Street, Cooktown

For Sale
Property Type: House
2 Beds 1 Bath Approx 1012 Square metres 1 car space

Renovated Timber Oasis - Perfect to live in or AirBNB perhaps?

Welcome to 3 Kerr Street, COOKTOWN QLD

Over fast-paced busy city living? THEN this is the change of pace, clean living lifestyle property for you.

Welcome to this delightful property which was renovated in March 2022. Renovation refresh includes new ceiling fans, all LED downlights, spot lights, internal and external wall switches, external security light, external LED fluorescent lights, all quality Ideal Electrical products. Painted inside and out, from ceilings to floor. New front steps and railings, new colorbond side fence to complete your privacy.

An exciting benefit for the buyer is that the property is being sold fully furnished, together with all paintings, nick nacks and all ornaments. Everything you see in the photos, on a walk in walk out basis..

An ideal holiday home getaway with nothing to bring each holiday. Perfect as an Airbnb, owner occupied, or permanent rental property. Sitting on 1012m2, the original home has been renovated into a stylish, spacious and completely private home with open plan living areas, high ceilings, beautiful timber. Massive rear deck area and front patio for entertaining and to enjoy the outdoor lifestyle that Cooktown offers. When lying in your hammock on the front deck, you look out to Mount Cook. The northerly aspect catches the breeze on the front deck which flows through the house.

The history of the property is that it was purchased in 2002 as vacant land and the house was built in 2003, out of timber logged by hand out of the forestry. Hand crafted using the very best quality materials, and local carpenters have recently advised that you just can’t get that fabulous timber any more.

The home is the second last property in the street, with bushland directly across the road. No through traffic in a dead-end street. As you turn into Kerr Street, there is natural bushland and Cooktown botanical gardens. Finch Bay where people swim and take their dogs, is only 2 minutes’ drive away.

There are 2 driveways, to drive a caravan or boat directly in one side and through the back yard, around to the front again. Plenty of space in the back yard to house a caravan or boat. A garage roller door keeps your car secure and private. Rear shed is an ideal workshop space and has electricity supplied.

The bedrooms have built-in wardrobes. The lounge room area is airconditioned. There is also a laundry access ramp. The home is fully fenced for family pets, situated in a nice quiet area, and only 1km drive or a pleasant flat 5 minute walk to the heart of town and the ocean. Enjoy the new recreational precinct, waterfront park, outdoor public fitness area and kids water park along the Cooktown Esplanade. Located near the botanic gardens and Finch Bay are absolute features of this property. 1 minute drive to Cooktown shops, newsagent, supermarket, bottle shop, bowls club, RSL and more. Centrally located within easy walking distance to school and the hospital. Simply a gorgeous home with plenty of attention to detail.

The home comes complete with the following items:
- Microwave
- Fisher and Paykel Refrigerator
- Heaps of new nick nacks, a clock and ornaments
- Beds and pillows
- New doona covers and throw rugs
- New towels and bath mats, new rain water showerhead
- New floor rugs throughout
- Lamps
- 2 new hammocks
- Washing machine
- New curtains throughout
- All paintings and prints
- 2 x large soft recliner lounge chairs
- 2 x timber book shelves
- 2 x bedside tables
- Square glass coffee table
- Candle holders
- Heaps of new cushions
- New table runners
- Glass cabinet in bedroom
- 2 x bar stools
- Table and chairs – front verandah
- Table and chairs – rear entertaining area
- Dining table and chairs

Cooktown is a world-class fishing destination, 327 kms on from Cairns, known for drawing in keen anglers to its coastal community. Take a guided tour and get ready to reel in anything from coral trout, tuna, mackerel to jacks and trevally. The River is lined with over 25 species of mangrove, so its no wonder the fishing is so good here.

Discover neighbouring Daintree rainforest, Great Barrier Reef, Black Mountain National Park, Cooktown Indigenous Culture, Memorial to Captain Cook’s 1770 discovery, Cooktown Goldfields Museum, Grassy Hill Lookout with Capeyork, the very tip of Queensland, being 860km drive north.

PROPERTY INFORMATION:
Cook Shire Council Rates & Water: $3,422* per year approx.
Building Insurance Premium: $2,171p.a* approx (caretakers insurance. Premium would be less for owner occupier)
Rental Appraisal Estimate: $370* to $420* per week approx
Built: 2003*

* denotes approximation

A rare opportunity to purchase in an unbeatable location.

For further information or to arrange an inspection please contact Brad Scott or Wayne Haase.

We have in preparing this information used our best endeavors to ensure that the information contained herein is true and accurate, but accept no responsibility and disclaim all liability in respect of any errors, omissions, inaccuracies, or misstatements that may occur. Prospective purchasers should make their own inquiries to verify the information contained herein.

COVID-19 Update
- Please do not attend any inspections if have returned from overseas in the past 14 days, are unwell, elderly, or have a compromised immune system.
- Please practice social distancing at all inspections to help minimize the spread of COVID-19.
- If you are unable to physically attend an inspection please contact us for other options – we would love to assist you. Please click on the 3D Tour in the link on this advert to inspect this property virtually using the 3D virtual tour.

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Heating & Cooling

  • Air Conditioning
  • Reverse Cycle Air Conditioning

Outdoor Features

  • Deck
  • Fully Fenced
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Shed

Indoor Features

  • Built-in Wardrobes
  • Floorboards

Location

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