59 Main Street, Derby
The small riverside town of Derby is a quaint surprise on the winding country road from Launceston to the east coast. Overlooking the Ringarooma river in a landscape of mountains and rainforest, Derby is a classified historic town that is small on scale but big on stories. The town itself has had a huge resurgence over the past few years, with the world class mountain bike trails. Built in circa 1900, the historic “Postmasters Lodge” is a grand residence and has been recently renovated, currently serving as a popular Air bnb guesthouse for the growing number of tourists visiting the area. The front of the property currently serves as the town’s post office as it has done for many years. Internally, the home is elegant and has all the period features you would expect in a property of this age and stature. Offering three large bedrooms, an inviting lounge room with cosy wood heating. The newly renovated kitchen flows into a gorgeous dining room and overlooks the backyard, which has uninterrupted views towards the Ringarooma River and mountain bike trails. Beneath the house is a secure storage facility for kayaks or bikes, with power point and lighting available. A double garage is also found. The owner has also put in a laundromat to cater for the growing number of short term tourists. The post office itself will guarantee the new owners an income, while other incentives are designed by Australia Post to further your income stream should you wish – Subject to Australia Post approving you as a new franchisee.