Arthurs Lake, Highlands, Tasmania
Sale Option: Entire Property or; Northern, Central or Southern Portion(s)
The Central Highlands and Arthurs Lake are world-renowned for their hunting and brown trout fishing, natural flora and fauna. Largely surrounded by protected vegetation reserves the Paradise Plains properties offer secluded fishing, hunting, lifestyle or future development opportunities, all with access to the natural wonders of the area.
The Properties are ideally positioned with the Northern and Central Properties enjoying a combined 10km of absolute private water frontage to Arthurs Lake, one of the most productive Wild Brown Trout fisheries in the world, and recently nominated as a potential site for the 2019 World Fly Fishing Championship.
The Properties are currently managed to protect the environment, native fauna & flora and offer a combined 20 kilometres (approx.) of meticulously maintained internal roads including new drains and pipes ensuring excellent access to every part of the properties year-round.
The Northern and Central Properties include secluded and environmentally managed cabins dotted along the lake and sitting hidden within these Properties are a further two historic cabins (one referred to as 'The Hilton') which fronts a 200 acre open grassland area (previously used for grazing) however perfect for the keen weekend hunter.
With an array of natural wonders internal and external to the Properties, successful purchasers have multiple opportunities to develop these secluded pieces of paradise into a world class destination for VIPs, sport fishermen and hunters, or to maintain the property for their own vision or interest.
Geographically situated only 87 kilometers (54 miles) from Launceston and 133 kilometers (82 miles) from Hobart, Tasmania's largest cities, this property is centrally located and easily accessible for all visitors and residents of Tasmania.
Arthurs Lake is a man-made reservoir located in the Central Highlands region of Tasmania. The lake was created by the Hydro-Electric Commission of Tasmania damming two minor lakes, the Blue Lake and Sand Lake, and also including the Upper Lake River and the Morass Marsh. Current Settlements around and near the Lake include Bronte Park, Liawenee, Miena and Wilburville (the closest settlement to Paradise Plains). A pleasant drive to the West Coast delivers the spectacular tourist towns of Queenstown and Strahan, whilst a leisurley drive south-west delivers the town of Strathgordon. Only 66 kilometers south is the town of Bothwell, which boasts the oldest golf-course in the Southern Hemisphere.
Northern Paradise Plains Overview
The Northern section of Paradise Plains is ideally positioned adjoining World Heritage listed reserves to the northern boundary, water frontage to the west and Forestry Tasmanian reserves to the eastern boundary.
This portion of the property captures some of Paradise Plains most unique vegetation types, including; The Lagoon of Islands (refer page 29 of IM) together with a fantastic mix of water frontage and unique highlands ecological landscapes and vegetation types.
Central Paradise Plains Overview
The Central section of Paradise Plains delivers unique ecological vegetation types however with a significant portion of open grazing country included. Featuring the historic hut known as "The Hilton" Central Paradise Plains is ideally positioned against water frontage to the west and Forestry Tasmania reserves to the eastern boundary.
This portion of the property, capturing some of Paradise Plains unique landscapes and a total of 3.6km water frontage to Arthurs Lake is ideally suited to a range of lifestyle, leisure, ecological or grazing opportunities.
Southern Paradise Plains Overview
The Southern section of Paradise Plains adjoins Forestry Tasmania reserves to the south, east and west offering superb levels of privacy.
Allowing for a virtual unlimited array of opportunities including lifestyle, grazing or ecological pursuits whilst remaining close enough to Arthurs Lake to fully enjoy the benefits at either a commercial or personal level of interest.