Delightful sustainable living at its best
Lot L 4/628 Utopia Road Boompa, Qld 4621
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Utopia Environment Reserve Pty Ltd established in 1974 is a small and secluded quiet haven for animals, birds and people. Ideal for nature lovers, self sufficiency, healthy living, suitable for a single person, couples, families, make this your home or the perfect weekender, just three hours from Brisbane. Enjoy bushwalks, visit the rockpools in Mt Walsh National Park, just a 25 minute walk.
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Seeing wildlife in there natural environment with over 100 birds sound recorded, its a paradise for bird lovers.
Basing a business here around small eco tourism bushwalking, wildlife, bird watching.
There is potential for quite a few things if you have imagination and energy. Currently listed with Airbnb, Mt Walsh National Park Accommodation, Boompa provides a passive income and has the potential to be developed further.
This property permits the building of a second dwelling that could be used to develop the business. Currently tours come from Bundaberg on day trips to visit the rockpools.
The owners have found the land to be quite fertile and would lend itself to growing a selected commercial crop if this is something you would like to do.
The home was a Methodist Church originally built in the district 1908 and was moved to Utopia in the early 80s on to 10 acre / 4.5ha family unit, one of 20 family units. Overall, Utopia is 1300 acres / approx 526 ha. Whilst you have your own private landholding, you also enjoy sharing in the total common land 1100 acres.
Whilst keeping its natural charm it has been lovingly renovated. The high pitched ceiling is insulated and lined with pine. A generous covered verandah runs along the back of church and the front has a lovely covered veranda. Two bedrooms: one being on mezzanine level, one bathroom, two generous walk in robes, galley kitchen and open plan dining and lounge room with fireplace.
The home features stand alone solar power 14 x 110 watt + 4 x 260 watt solar panels 3.6 Kw inverter = 245 volts 16 x 6 volt deep cycle batteries giving 450 amp hours. A standby Honda generator 9.5 Kva. LPG gas for cooking and hot water.
Landline is available but we use mobiles and have internet access. Excellent T V reception, rainwater storage – 27,000 litres for house 4,500 litres for septic toilet and garden fed by two dams.
A solid four bay shed – two bays are enclosed with lots of shelving, enclosed laundry – two bays for car parking making easy access to back door. A stand alone open shed in garden ideal for machinery, vans etc.
The house yard is fenced and has numerous fruit trees and a vegetable garden plus established gardens and trees with irrigation set up on a timer to cover most areas. Approximately 2/3 of the property is cleared.
Ideally selling walk in walk out with this house fully furnished of all floor standing furniture and white goods, there are some unique and vintage pieces, all gardening equipment including a White LT 946 G ride on mower and many other extras, too many to list. This home is unique and sure to please any interested buyer.
Enjoy low living costs:
- no electricity bills
- no water rates
- shared council rates
- no contract fees or stamp duty to pay on the purchase price.
For more information regarding UER request a general information document to see if you would like to make further enquiries.
This home was featured in ReNew Issue 115 April June 2011.
Boompa – Fraser Coast – Nearest town – Biggenden 33.9 km – Maryborough 70.6 – Childers 79 – Brisbane 272 – Coastal towns of Hervey Bay and Bundaberg 2 hours drive Noosa & Sunshine Coast 2.5 hours Brisbane 3 hours – the favourite beach is Woodgate approx 1.5 hours