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Picnic Bay, 77 Picnic Street

Tropical Island Family Home


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Listing Number: QKT9937
About this listing
Unique contemporary open plan home designed and Built for Tropical Living This 372 M2 (40 Sq.) under roof 4 Bedroom and 3 Bathroom home was designed to take maximum advantage of the prevailing tropical breezes and built by master builder Murray Stevens.
On entering the property you meander through a beautiful tropical garden with its stunning weeping Japanese willow tree. The external design of the dwelling has feelings of Japanese architecture with the slanted veranda and glazed pop-top roof rising from the centre of the home to allow natural light. The external of the dwelling has steel corrugated Colorbond (30 year warranty) to complete the solid construction of Queensland hardwood framing and steel substructure. All windows and sliding doors are aluminium so that no external painting and minimum maintenance of the dwelling is required. The ceilings, roof and internal and external walls are fully insulated and the home is fully air-conditioned and has fans throughout.
There is a 3.6M central breezeway that extends from the front to the rear of the house capturing the morning South Easterly breeze and the afternoon North Easterly breeze to flow through and cool the home. The ceiling height is 2.7M (9 feet)
The Floor Plan
There are 2 large Master Bedrooms with walk in robes, en suite bathrooms with double sized showers and double bowls to the vanity units.
Bedrooms 2 and 3 are of a generous size and share a separate bathroom. Bedroom 2 has a separate external entrance and can be used as a home office for a professional person.
There is a good-sized laundry with storage cupboard opening out to a drying area, which enjoys the prevailing breezes.
A small alcove office is located next to the laundry.
The breezeway allows for comfortable seating areas during summer and air-conditioning is seldom required.
A Family Room/Guests Lounge is located in the Breezeway overlooking the pool area and has an adjoining Cocktail Bar/Guests Kitchen with a sink, refrigerator space and extensive cupboards.
Bedroom 4 is located at the rear of the home overlooking the pool. The ensuite bathroom has a double sized shower, WC and double bowl vanity unit. Also complete with a walk in robe.
The spacious formal lounge over looks the huge rear deck and pool and adjacent to the lounge is the formal dining room.
There is a large modern kitchen with extensive cupboards and pantry. There are gas hotplates, a built in electric oven, incinkerator, dishwasher and range hood. A water point is available for an ice machine.
There are ceiling high cupboards throughout the house and there is an internal vacuum system. Very many TV and Phone points are located throughout the home.
There is a 75M2 deck nestling up to the elevated pool and Jacuzzi. This area enjoys exceptional breezes that are aided by the open breezeway. The magnificent above ground concrete pool and Jacuzzi are at the same level as the deck. There is a permanent gas point on the deck for the BBQ. You will find wonderful views of the National Park and birdlife at the rear of the property.
The front deck overlooks the lush tropical garden and privacy of the property is maintained with full height fencing to the perimeter.
At the front of the property there is a double carport with street access and a 36M2 Garage/Studio.

The extensive garden has automatic watering and an all year round bore which is down to 85 feet.
This magnificent property offers a unique opportunity to enjoy a luxurious island escape with current Airbnb income of $35,000 per annum if required from 2 bedrooms.
Call for an appointment to view today.
Property Information
  • Land Size: 1012 sqm
  • Property condition: Good
  • Property Type: House
  • House style: Lowset, Contemporary
  • Garaging / carparking: Double lock-up, Open carport
  • Construction: Cladding and Iron
  • Joinery: Aluminium
  • Roof: Colour steel
  • Insulation: Walls, Ceiling
  • Walls / Interior: Gyprock
  • Flooring: Tiles
  • Window coverings: Blinds
  • Heating / Cooling: Split cycle a/c, Ceiling fans, Gas bottled
  • Electrical: TV points, TV aerial, Phone extensions
  • Property Features: Safety switch, Smoke alarms, Vacuum system, Intercom
  • Kitchen: Modern, Dishwasher, Separate cooktop, Separate oven, Rangehood, Extractor fan, Double sink, Waste disposal, Microwave, Gas reticulated, Pantry and Finished in Laminate
  • Living area: Open plan
  • Main bedroom: King, Balcony / deck, Walk-in-robe and Ceiling fans
  • Ensuite: Separate shower
  • Bedroom 2: Double
  • Bedroom 3: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Bedroom 4: Double and Built-in / wardrobe
  • Additional rooms: Family
  • Main bathroom: Bath, Separate shower
  • Family Room: Wetbar and Balcony / deck
  • Laundry: Separate
  • Workshop: Combined
  • Views: Bush, Private
  • Aspect: North
  • Outdoor living: Entertainment area (Covered), Pool (Inground and Salt), Spa, Garden, BBQ area, Deck / patio
  • Fencing: Fully fenced, Materials (Timber)
  • Land contour: Flat
  • Grounds: Manicured
  • Water heating: Gas
  • Water supply: Town supply, Bore
  • Sewerage: Mains
  • Locality: Close to transport

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Harcourts Kingsberry Townsville

210 Charters Towers Road
Hermit Park

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