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Have you dreamed of owning your own island hideaway where you can escape from the hassle of the mainland by taking a short 15 minute boat trip across Gladstone Harbour to your own private tropical paradise?
Rarely do properties become available within the Quoin Island (49) properties community that is located directly opposite north to Turtle Island and west to the mouth of Auckland Creek and the vehicular barge drop off point will have you just a couple of minutes from your door Services to the Quoin Island community include a boat ramp, rubbish management under a Body Corporate Scheme, volunteer Fire Brigade unit, and a helipad for medical emergencies,.
Swimming, fishing, crabbing, boating, sailing, and exploring the island are just some of the favourite past-times of Quoin Island residents. The Quoin Island Resort/Conference Centre has also re-opened for business and a first for Central Queensland Turtle Rehabilitation Centre is located on the island and always on the lookout to sign up volunteers to their Care of CQ Turtles project.
Alternatively you may prefer to just sit back in your own hideaway with a good book in the cool of the covered wrap around 90sqm front verandah and occasionally pick up the binoculars to observe recreational and larger commercial vessels making their way to and fro on Gladstone Harbour. Visiting creatures for observation such as birdlife, wallabies, and scrub turkeys are also part of this tropical lifestyle.
This property offers a stunning low maintenance midset home that is just two years young and positioned high on a1500m2 allotment with picturesque views down through the tree lined foreshore and back to Gladstone City, up to the Narrows, and out to other neighbouring harbour islands. All your creature comforts are provided for with a 5kwt (48 volt) 20 panel Solar System, 4.5 KVA diesel generator, septic tank system, gas hotwater, and 4 poly water tanks (70,000 litres).
The interior of the home boasts both 4m high ceilings throughout the living areas and beautiful blacbutt hardwood floorboards throughout. Full length tinted glass panels define the living areas thus making for a light and area atmosphere and affording an uninterrupted private outlook to the leafy and picturesque surrounds. The gourmet kitchen is the heart of the home with rolled laminex benchtops, a breakfast bar made for lingering, three double door pantry/storage combinations, and a Lofra gas cooking appliance. King bed sized bedrooms are positioned either side of the living areas and both have their own bathrooms with quality fittings, and individual access to the outdoor living areas thus making an ideal setup for guests..
Additional improvements to the property include a 6m x 9m solar powered colorbond shed and 7.5m x 6m meshed enclosure where the current owners take pride and enjoy the challenge of growing their own veggies on Quoin Island.
The Seller's family has shared many enjoyable memories of their times spent at their island getaway but it is now time to move on. This has created the perfect opportunity for your family to secure your own ISLAND GETAWAY.. and MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE!!