18 Hope Street, Cooktown
Lifestyle, Business or Development Opportunity
Beautiful 4-bedroom home, Commercial Kitchen & Dining area situated on over 11,000sqm (1.13 Ha) land zoned mixed use for residential & or commercial use. Swimming pool, retail space, caretakers quarters, all set in exquisite landscaped tropical gardens. This stunning property is located at the entrance to town and has good commercial visibility with 2 street frontages & the main buildings set back behind 180 meters of gardens.
The main building is accessed via a walled courtyard draped in tropical vines & flanked by Stone guardians. The interior boasts 4 well-appointed en-suite accommodations with garden views & patios, a large central dining room, bar, commercial kitchen, storeroom & office. A timber walkway leads from the dining area out to the gardens, inground pool with a waterfall & gazebo. The garden is a well-established, peaceful haven full of rare orchids, flowering vines, majestic trees & ferns, fruit trees & open areas with winding paths though varied landscapes There is a simple care-takers accommodation & a quaint timber building currently utilized as a small store.
Formerly operating as a successful restaurant & B&B accommodation (closed for personal reasons} the property has many potential uses. Cooktown has a severe housing shortages & excellent rental return, a growing tourism market & a need for quality accommodation & hospitality providers.
The rear of the property is natural rainforest. Schools, hospital, events center & the swimming pool are a short walk. With so many possibilities this property is a rare opportunity.