Hook a house, a business and a giant barra

first_imgThe house is a renovators delightT The Big Barramundi GardensHERE is your chance to hook quite possibly the world’s biggest barra — and own a North Queensland icon.Just about every visitor to Daintree Village has posed for a photograph in front of the giant barramundi sculpture at The Big Barramundi Gardens.Now you can own it. Croc burger anyone?More from newsParks and wildlife the new lust-haves post coronavirus17 hours agoNoosa’s best beachfront penthouse is about to hit the market17 hours agoAnd all of that is situated on a 789sq m block.“The Big Barramundi Gardens, located in the funky little Daintree Village, was originally a settlement built by timber cutters in the 1870s,” the listing says.“Today low-impact tourism alongside sustainable cattle and tropical fruit-farming in the beautiful valleys beyond, form the lifeblood of this laid-back little township with all it’s charm of yesteryear.”The house consists of three large bedrooms with built-in wardrobes but is need of some “creative DIY and a lick of paint”. And needs a bit of ‘creative DIY’he restaurant has stone and wood tables and offers alfresco dining. It serves ridgy-didge Aussie dishes using crocodile, kangaroo and barramundi.Ray White Port Douglas agent Jenna Chamberlain said the big barra was a popular attraction for visitors to the region.“People travel to North Queenland to hook a barra so here is your chance,” she said. It really is … THIS BIG!The property, which is located at 12 Stewart St, is on the market for $499,000 negotiable, after the price was dropped by $70,000.For the price of an average Brisbane home, you get a three-bedroom house, a restaurant with seating for 80 people, a workshop, a gallery and a tourist shop.last_img read more

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first_imgThe following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident summary for Monday, March 26.View Roundup 03-28 in a larger mapMiscellaneous incidentsat 5:44 p.m., a student on Orchard Avenue reported that someone has been dumping garbage on the back porch of her apartment for several weeks and a subsequent investigation by DPS officers revealed that another student who lives in a neighboring apartment was responsible. The officers counseled the student about his behavior and he agreed to stop.at 11:30 a.m., DPS officers responded to two staff members who reported that they spilled radioactive material on their clothing at the USC Endocrine Laboratory. The staff members changed out of the affected clothing and cleaned up the spill before the officers arrived and a radiation safety specialist who responded to the scene determined that there was no safety hazard. The specialist took custody of the contaminated clothing for disposal and the staff members returned to work.last_img read more

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