Rainforest haven with total privacy

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211 Turpentine Road
Diwan via Mossman, Queensland 4873

Price: 369,000.00 AUD
Square Area: 2,691 Sq. Ft (250 Sq. M)
Acres: 2.10
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Half Bathrooms: 1
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Located at the end of a road in the most biodiverse valley of the Daintree rainforest where future development is prohibited, the house ensures total privacy for ever. This high set 2 storey steel-frame home with termite resistent Cypress walls is oriented in an E-W direction allowing natural cooling by sea breezes and breezes from the nearby 1372m high Thornton Peak . Upstairs living area of 60sqm surrounded by 3m wide veranda. Downstairs with 42sqm living area, 9sqm laundry/2nd bathroom and 9sqm handyman workshop. Large kitchen area with wooden benches, stainless steel cook top and large storage shelving. Spatial dining area with pot-bellied stove giving warmth during cool or rainy nights. Bath with composting toilet, large tub and sink in one corner of veranda overlooking rainforest understorey. Rare and threatened plant species on property, amongst them 500 year old cycads. Eighteen meter high canopy tower allows modern communication via satellite dish and digital TV aerial.

Solar power (16x80W panels; 4000W inverter, large battery bank), panels on 18m high canopy tower
Natural cooling by house orientation and maximal light input by perspex attics and large windows
33000 litre water tank collecting crystal clear rainwater from the roof; composting toilet
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