“There are few places like Musselroe. The area’s climate is the mildest in Tasmania - here you can walk on quiet white sandy beaches, through pristine natural forest, or just enjoy the benefits of country living.”
Musselroe Estate is a magnificent rural property situated in one of the unique but remote areas of north east Tasmania – originally farming land, today it has approval for a 5 star resort, 320 residences, golf course and other tourist amenities.
1,908.3ha (4,715.4 acres). Unrestricted freehold.
Situation & Services
A wonderful location – 50mins flying time from Melbourne and approx 150km drive north east of Launceston. Local towns and villages include Gladstone – 20km, and Scottsdale – 87km.
The Estate is surrounded by Mount William National Park, Musselroe Coastal Reserve and Great Musselroe River. The property is also close to the internationally acclaimed Bay of Fires resort – rated by Lonely Planet as “the best tourist destination in the world.”
There is an abundance of wildlife ranging from Forester kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, Tasmanian devils and quolls. Birdlife is in abundance, and the River and ocean provide outstanding fishing, including some of the best river fishing in Australia. The bay provides sheltered and protected deep anchorage facilities for boats enjoying the excellent boating conditions. The surfing beaches on the foreshore have pristine white sand.
The elevation of the farm provides amazing 180 degree views to the north east and the Furneaux Islands and Bass Strait.
There is DA approval for a 100 suite 5 star resort, 320 residences, a golf course and a range of other tourist related amenities. Other international resort facilities including Bay of Fires and Barnbougle Dunes Golf Resorts are situated nearby.
The magnificent homestead was designed by
The Estate has run 450 breeding cows, it may also be suited to fat lambs. Whilst the operating infrastructure has been removed Musselroe is surrounded by some of Tasmania’s best known rural properties, including Rushy Lagoon.
Manager’s Homestead - An excellent cement rendered 4 bedroom (circa 1990’s) home, with magnificent views across the Estate and Bass Strait, with the Furneaux Islands in the background.
Rainfall - Approx 700mm rainfall
Water - Bounded by the Great Musselroe River on the west, the Estate includes the magnificent 300MgL Lake Musselroe and an 80MgL storage dam, together with a series of stock dams throughout.
Potential to subdivide into 3 lots, or be developed into a tourist/eco resort.
An excellent 1,350m long ‘all weather’ gravel strip – suitable for light planes up to small jets.
The future of Musselroe Estate is undoubtedly with its outstanding tourist potential
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