Beautiful Traditional Queenslander, 8 years old, pool sleeps 8 - 10,

Beautiful Traditional Queenslander, 8 years old, pool sleeps 8 - 10,


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4 Bedrooms
Sleeps 8
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Our lovely home was built 8 years ago, on a shared block set in native garden, with lovely views to the Palm Islands, over bays and towards the port of Townsville. nestled under Castle Hill. Family Room/Photo Studio/Spare bed room, 10Metre pool with views, and toys for kids.
Just five minutes from the centre of town with a pathway beside the house for those who would like to walk Castle Hill. Verandahs on two sides of the house, on two levels keep it cool, and airy. Fans and air conditioning in all rooms. Modern kitchen with 6 burner cooker, dishwasher, microwave etc. Study and library. Quiet neighbourhood. We have a dog but can get her cared for and a cat...easy..Townsville is a great arts hub and in 20 minutes you can be walking the beaches of Magnetic Island with gorgeous granite boulders in every bay. A great jump off to the Great Barrier Reef and a drive to local rain forests and waterfalls.
The top level of the house has the kitchen living area with study and library and one spare bedroom and little bathroom. All opening onto a verandah with views. BBQ on verandah too
Mid Level has one billiard room, a studio ( we can put a bed in here if necesssary) 1 double and 3 queen size bedrooms. THe main bedroom has its own en-suite and walk in wardrobe. These rooms lead onto a balcony with lovely views
Another bathroom across the hall and laundry near by back door into little garden with Washing line etc.
Downstairs to an office area, and large ex office which now serves as a rental for a local singing teacher, own entrance with little courtyard outside. Shower and toilet just outside to service this area and the pool area. two cars available to borrow, bicycles.

Townsville has a great selection of cafe's and bars, (don't know them all as we rarely go out!) but have listed the few we have gone to!

We are very involved in the theatre scene here which is of high quality, and some lovely galleries to visit...

The old office downstairs is now rented to a friend but her entrance is private and she will water plants when we are away!


More about us

  1. We are a professional couple with one son living in Townsville, studying at university, a daughter living in the UK with her husband, 2 dogs - well trained and we would prefer to sit a house with small garden and pet friendly. Dogs are not allowed in furniture etc. Pete has family in Sydney so we are keen to sit a house for the Christmas period / new year around Sydney and then to wander into southern NSW FOR THE last few weeks of January

  2. Pete is an exploration geologist,! and I have a bought back my geological consultancy business., and it is doing well.

  3. Chrissy's passion is photography and she takes most of the theatre photos for the town and work backstage. Finn (son) has been working as a video camerman, and has now moved to Brisbane We love diving sailing, walking and art

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Where is it?


Buzzy restaurants
Michels, Jam Corner, Salt Cellar and may more
Cool bars
Heritige Bar, Vine 21
Cozy cafés
Bambini's, Sweet Bridge Larder, Vico, Betty Blue, many othere
Retail therapy
Local Townsville City Mall, Castletown shopping Centre, Stockland
Bit of culture
Perc Tucker Art Gallery, Studio 2, Pinnacles Gallery, Umbrella Studio, Civic Theatre, Shakespeare under the Stars
Walks in the park
Botanical Gardens, Strand Park, Soroptomist Park
Spot of exercise
Walks along Strand and Rowes Bay,Jezzine Barracks walk. swimming pool at Strand, many gyms
Day tripping
Paluma for rainforest, Magnetic Island via ferry, day trips to Great Barrier Reef

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