Lew and Pam Bretz offer for
sale their two houses, restaurant and allied buildings at 824-5
Elephant Pass Road, St Marys, for $1.175 million plus SAV, subject
to the following clause:
to continue under management of the current Lessee for 3 years
following sale, with rent paid to the New Owner as at present.
Vendors may require up to three months storage space in the
'bush shack' (825 Elephant Pass Road ) while moving into
another residence. Vacant possession will apply to the
main property and its houses (824 Elephant Pass Road) on
Residing at Mount Elephant:
houses have kitchens, dining areas, bathrooms --each with its own
bath-- and two bedrooms. The larger home has a laundry and a large
entertainment area with panoramic views of the Douglas Apsley
hinterland and ocean beyond. The front entrance, kitchen and
bedrooms all have wide-ranging views. The effect is one of being
“open to nature” without others intruding on your domestic space.
When owners are away, having a
restaurant at front being open every day is an excellent security
feature. So Mount Elephant is not just a great place to live, but an
easy place to leave for travel interstate or overseas without the usual uneasiness about being
Tourist influx is a constant occurrence in Peak Season, between Christmas
and Easter, when over two-thirds of visits occur . But even then,
the owners-in-residence will most often hardly hear the business
operating at front. For the rest of the year, little activity is
noticeable by anyone living in "on site."
In and around Elephant Pass…
At Mount Elephant Pancake Barn,
tourist influx is a constant occurrence in Peak Season. Roughly 70
percent of visits occur between Christmas and Easter. But even with
such comings and goings the owner-in-residence can hardly hear the
business operating at front. For much of the year outside that peak
period, little activity is noticeable by anyone living in the two
You'll meet most daily
needs--groceries, post, banking, pub with bottle shop etc, --in St
Marys, just 8 km away. Television antennas and a satellite dish on
the main residence enable you to stay in touch wtih others via Skype,
Ten minutes from Elephant Pass is unspoiled Little Beach, several
kilometres in length. Few visitors are there except for the summer
campers at two nearby campgrounds during Peak Season. Nearby is Four
Mile Beach and a fifteen minute drive in other direction takes you
to the picturesque town of Bicheno.
LAUNCESTON, 90 minutes from Elephant Pass, is convenient for
"power shopping" at K-Mart, Myer, Bunnings, Woolworths/ Coles etc.
For more on Launceston, follow THIS link.
HOBART is 2.5 hours south of Elephant Pass, a trip that takes
you through spectacular coastal scenery, including breathtaking
Freycinet Peninsula and heritage town of Swansea, with some of the
finest continually occupied colonial buildings in the country.
Hobart is itself a major tourist spot, with capitol city amenities
including a fine university. the largest open-air market in
Australia (Salamanca Place), excellent museums (like the
world-renowned MONA) and regular arts events that “mainlanders” fly
over to enjoy.
For more on Hobart, follow THIS link.