Cardwell “Hinchinbrook Hideaway”
48-50 Five Mile Creek Road

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Goodbye, big city - hello to North Queensland's country living at its best

For Sale Offers over $2,250,000

Welcome to Hinchinbrook Hideaways, a 68-acre nature lovers' paradise where the established orchards, fresh country air, and sunshine are the star attractions. The land is happily shared with the locals – kangaroos, wallabies, butterflies, and seasonal birdlife. Hinchinbrook Hideaway has many facets to its use: as a family compound with a four-bedroom homestead and three guest houses or to operate as a boutique resort with an established track record and 5-star following.

Bordered by the freshwater Five Mile Creek, there are almost endless possibilities to enjoy from swimming, fishing, hiking, to exploring. The Creek Pavilion, a screened indoor-outdoor ‘family room’, is the location of choice for barbequing the catch of the day or after a swim in the creek.

The homestead is a custom-built family home with open plan living, a gourmet kitchen, generously proportioned rooms, and wide verandas. Its four bedrooms, three with an ensuite, are built over two levels, and there are multiple living areas inside and out.

A second residence is quirky and renovated using repurposed church arches that create a voluminous ceiling and five bedrooms. A cosy three-bedroom bungalow and a one-bedroom cottage round out the accommodations.

The property has a water supply capable of supporting agricultural purposes with a license to pump water from Five Mile Creek, in addition to the three bores. A solar panel system takes advantage of natural energy and significantly reduces commercial electricity consumption.

In the search for greener pastures, access to nature and room to expand, Hinchinbrook Hideaways deserves a look. One call to Lynn Malone or Barbara Wolveridge starts the conversation to make Hinchinbrook Hideaway yours.

Land: 27.68
Two titles – both bordering on the Five Mile Creek Lot 2: 2.79 hectares Lot 5: 24.88 hectares
Homestead and Guest Cottages
Purple House, homestead: 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms Creek Cottage: 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom Church House: 5 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms The Bungalow: 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom
Other Buildings
Creek Pavilion: Screened pavilion with BBQ and surrounding decks on three sides Machinery building 1, a drive-through garage for vehicles x 6 and/or tractors/heavy equipment Solar panels x 24 mounted on the building roof and battery storage in the build Machinery building 2, a smaller building for lawn mowers and garden maintenance equipment
High Points
Borders Five Mile Creek, a freshwater creek with a deep-water swimming hole Gate and private one-kilometre driveway Cleared land that parallels Five Mile Creek with a 40-year-old mango orchard and exotic fruit orchard Each house has an outdoor wood-burning firepit and fish cleaning station with running water Home to kangaroos, wallabies, wombats, butterflies, and a host of native birdlife
Getting There
International and domestic airport: Cairns – 2 hours Shops, cafes, and services: Cardwell – 8 minutes Hospitals and medical facilities: Innisfail or Tully – 30 minutes Schools – public and private in proximity
The Region Is Renowned For
Peace and quiet Moderate climate Deep-sea fishing Freshwater streams and nature trails


Open Times

Please contact Lynn Malone to arrange an appointment.

Property Information

  • Land area approx 27.7ha

Property Features

  • 3 Phase Power
  • Air Conditioning
  • Area Views
  • Built In Wardrobes
  • Bush Retreat
  • Car Parking - Surface
  • Close to Schools
  • Close to Shops
  • Ensuite 1
  • Garages 6
  • Open Fireplace
48-50 Five Mile Creek Road, Cardwell
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