This sprawling island waterfront property has a home, visitor lodging, a shed and priceless views.
And it may very well be yours for the worth of common home in a capital metropolis.
However there’s a catch. An enormous one. It wants some work. Plenty of work.
Positioned at Lot 151 Cockle Bay Drive, the 1.3 acre property is at Cockle Bay on Magnetic Island, and has sea views throughout to Townsville’s iconic Fortress Hill.
Cockle Bay is residence to vacant land, principally owned by the state authorities, and some non-public properties, in line with RP Information.
Entry is through a dust street or boat, making it the final word escape from the rat race.
It is usually a brief paddle by way of the calm blue waters to the historic SS Metropolis of Adelaide shipwreck, a passenger steam ship that launched from Scotland in 1863, was later transformed right into a cargo transport ship after which was gutted by fireplace in 1912 earlier than being run aground at Cockle Bay in 1913.
At the moment, the “Insta-famous” shipwreck continues to be seen however has been reclaimed by mangroves and sealife, making it a preferred photograph spot for social media influencers and vacationers.
It’s being bought freehold by the State of Queensland, and is listed on the market by tender with Better of Magnetic Actual Property agent Alex Strens.
The tender closes at 4pm on January 22.