The Big Barramundi Gardens

The Big Barramundi Gardens

HERE 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.

The Big Barramundi Gardens

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.

The Big Barramundi Gardens

Croc burger anyone?

And 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”.

The Big Barramundi Gardens

The house is a renovators delight


The Big Barramundi Gardens

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.

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