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Utingu, Cape York Western Peninsula, oceanfront freehold land with a Lodge, supporting infrastructure, and DA approval for ongoing development

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Utingu is considered the most important freehold landholding in the upper region of Cape York and is unencumbered by native title. It is an 88-hectare oceanfront property located at the northernmost point of the Australian mainland between the 10th and 11th parallel and in proximity to land, sea, and air logistical hubs. Given its significant footprint and equatorial location, there are opportunities for a diversity of capabilities and tenancies in the space, defence, and surveillance sectors.

The 440 sqm Utingu Lodge has four guest suites along with a commercial kitchen, banquet dining, laundry and storage facilities. An adjacent 420 sqm maintenance hangar stores heavy equipment, a workshop, and staff quarters. DA approvals are in place to construct additional buildings, structures, and facilities.

For over 20 years, the Utingu vendors have enjoyed the property as a private retreat. The time has come to pass Utingu to the next generation of adventurers, explorers, and pioneers. For more information, please call Lynn Malone at +61 408 772 880.

Property Specifications
88 hectares/219.4-acre freehold land holding about two kilometres of white-sand beaches, untouched rainforests and bushland, tropical lagoons, and rare species of flora and fauna Only freehold land available in the upper Cape York region without native title or liquor restrictions Prime western seaboard location, on the doorstep of a pristine archipelago of 274 islands Similar climate to Bali and the Maldives Currently held by the same family for over two decades as a much-loved retreat The Utingu Lodge - 440 sqm air-conditioned four-bedroom residence with a modern and commercial kitchen, four ensuite bathrooms, and an open-plan living, dining and kitchen Machinery building with a mezzanine level includes three bedrooms, one bathroom and a lounge room Internal bush tracks offer access to most areas via 4-wheel drive vehicles Solar power, diesel generators and LP gas for hot water and cooking (town water and electricity available) Approved DA with infrastructure in place for an eco-resort covering under 8,000 sqm, about 1% of the site's total land area Additional commercial opportunities include a booster station for hydroelectricity, aerospace, or a land-based pump relay from the Torres Strait gas fields The land mass ensures commercial pursuits without impacting the privacy of owners and guests
Location and Getting There
18km southwest of 'The Tip', Cape York and 20km southeast of Thursday Island 8km north of the Seisia and a 45 mins drive to Bamaga with an airport, supermarket, tavern, hospital, and schools Daily flights by Qantas and regional airlines to Horn Island then a 15-minute helicopter flight to Utingu OR: 1.5hr flight from Cairns Airport to Bamaga Airport, then a 40 min drive to Utingu High-speed Wi-Fi


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Please contact Lynn Malone to arrange an appointment.

Property Information

  • Land area approx 88.75ha

Property Features

  • Ensuite 1
  • Ocean Views
  • Existing Fitout
  • Close to Transport
  • Car Parking - Surface
  • Alarm System
  • Bush Retreat
  • Beach Front
  • Built In Wardrobes
  • Air Conditioning
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