This spectacular rural holding close to Sydney spans over 700 acres. Located at the foothills of the Blue Mountains, Middle Island is possibly the largest single private landholding in the Sydney Basin possessing wonderful views and the most private position.
The property has varying topography, however it comprises mostly clear and undulating land with rich basalt soils and an abundant water supply available from dams, natural springs and Big Island Creek. It’s surrounded by lifestyle properties consisting of large lot residential and smaller acreage lots.
Improvements include: a large well-appointed homestead, pool, sheds, paddocks, irrigation, stables, round yard and several kms of horse riding trails.
An outstanding opportunity for the astute buyer, this is one of the Hawkesbury’s most prestigious properties being just over one hour from Sydney and approx 35 minutes from Sydney Business Park/Norwest. Kurrajong village is within 5 minutes’ drive and offers boutique homewares, fashion and quaint cafes.
The property has considerable development potential and has been the subject of a number of development applications for residential and tourist development in the past including an approved development for 140 rural residential lots, 200 room hotel (with associated bar, lounge, convention and dining facilities), health management centre, country club, equestrian centre (including stabling and grazing for 20 horses, dressage, show jumping and polo facilities), 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, swimming pool and car parking for 300 vehicles approved by Hawkesbury City Council in August 1989 which has now expired.
The development potential of the property can be realised under the current zoning with new tourist resort development or caravan park resort development (STCA).