A private and very peaceful lifestyle can be experienced in this approximately 13 plus acre secluded bush retreat. You can be fully self-sufficient on this property, living in the Environmental Living Zone of the beautiful Huon Valley. The land is 450 metres above sea level, situated at the top of Galleries Hill with contours gradually sloping toward the lovely town of Cygnet. The mixed elevations ensure that this perfect patch of paradise enjoys a large range of climates and ensures that feeling of really living in and amongst the elements – you can enjoy a winter wonderland with all day sun and snow falling on the property each year and in the warmer months, as the sun shines, the land comes alive with the flora and fauna.
This property has everything you need to start your off-grid lifestyle, approx. 7 kms drive to the centre of Cygnet. Comprising of 2 shipping containers (one with 2 windows and a door, lined, with wood heater flue and power to it and an attached roof providing either a lovely sheltered outside area or a carport. A beautiful internally restored and freshly painted Shepherds Hut, a garden shed and a one bedroom dwelling built to lock-up stage.
The property is equipped with an ample size water tank and enjoys gravity fed water. It also includes 4 batteries, solar panels, solar charge controller and inverter which are wired up for generator backup. This set up is all professionally installed. The property receives plenty of sun and is ideal for a solar powered off-grid lifestyle. It is set up for NBN fixed wireless internet and receives good coverage.
The cabin has been built with beautiful 100 year old recycled hardwood floors, character stained glass features and recycled glass doors that open out to a beautiful new timber deck that take in the views across the valley and the stunning Hartz Mountains. There is a wood fire that is very effective in the building making for very cosy evenings and wintery days. Electrical cabling has been run all throughout the cabin, but just needs connecting by an Electrician to the existing off-grid system. There are ample windows installed to provide light and sun into the building. The cabin is really a blank canvas for someone to come in and put all the finishing touches to make it their own dream.
The fully functioning and rustic bathroom is a beautiful space and is connected to the building by a covered and enclosed breezeway and rustic staircase and includes a shower, running hot water (instant gas HWS), a vanity, a composting toilet, a laundry tub and even a space for a front-loader washing machine. Beautiful timber windows provide a lovely green outlook from every angle!
Outside the block offers so many possibilities. There are 2 dams on the property, a cleared area that is fully hedged where you will find a huge area to put another building, grow veggies or keep the chooks, 2 compost bins for the composting humanure toilet system, a water tank as well as a hothouse frame for more sheltered growing. The property also has a mature, tried and tested living grey water system with azolla pond that is extremely effective and has a small wood shed.
There are many winding and hidden paths that have been cut in to the bushland and lead to dams, a completely covered and wired growing bed for more fruit or veggies, the outside sheltered toilet and the absolutely magical fire pit area with logs. The property is gated and lockable with a beautiful large circular driveway for ease of access and can fit many vehicles.
Other major highlights include absolute privacy, no neighbours in sight, amazing Tasmanian Wilderness, that is not only something very special but given its size, location, proximity and potential, this is truly worth exploring.”
The village of Cygnet holds a strong sense of community with its markets, artists, musicians and a rich boating lifestyle. Bohemian Cafes and Bistros are within reach to enjoy. Every year the town comes alive with the famous Cygnet Folk Festival. There are many sporting clubs, the town has an indoor sports centre with gym, a yacht club and medical centre, all located in the hub of the town.
Shops include supermarkets, a wholefoods store, 2 butchers, 2 petrol stations, hardware store, bakery, chemist, a natural therapy centre, an art gallery and various boutique shops to enjoy. There is also a state primary school, a catholic school and an independent school in the region. Please contact Nyal and arrange an inspection today.