Douglas Park, 71 Cataract River Ranch - Dredge Avenue

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For several decades this retreat centre has been built up as the most popular Christian camp in the area, serving children and youth from all over NSW and Australia. For the first time since the 1950's this property is now available for sale.

Located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac and bordering the Nepean and Cataract Rivers, this property boasts an adventure centre like no other property in the area. All outbuildings are council approved as is the use of the property as a Christian camp and retreat centre.

With part of the value clearly being in the approval to operate the camp as a Christian retreat, main features are:

- Main House, 3 bedrooms large living areas
- Second dwelling, adjacent to Main House, 3 bedrooms, extensive living spaces
- Main auditorium building, brick construction, with stage and commercial grade kitchens
- Recreation / Breakout Room adjoining the Auditorium
- Chapel with stage and altar and balcony overlooking the gorge and rivers
- Amenities blocks with urinals, toilets and shower facilities, separate for Men and Ladies
- Main Camp Accommodation block, brick construction, each consisting of 12 rooms with carpets, 4 single beds in each, fans and heaters
- Six demountable cabins set up as 2 blocks of three and containing bunk beds, carpets, fans and heaters
- Fully enclosed summer room, for small groups and study
- Further amenities blocks
- Office located on entry to the driveway
- Two huge storage sheds, one with three bays the other a single bay door, all high roller doors situated on concrete slabs
- Swimming Pool (Fully Council compliant until February 2017)
- Level cricket / volleyball oval, Concrete basketball court
- Cliff access down to River, perfect for canoes with some areas appropriate for abseiling, Lookouts across views of the gorge
- Campfire site with log seating, Ample BBQ's with picnic and seating and tables area
- Separate, portable rock climbing wall, Flying Fox
- Covered pathways to and from cabins
- Ample parking on tarmac area

- Possibility of equipment being available with the sale, subject to further negotiation

Whilst the main camp house and second dwelling may require some renovation, this is a once in a lifetime opportunity to revitalise the site and see it continue on in the purpose for which it was intended.

Alternatively, the property could be suitable for such organisations as SES and RFS as a training ground, or for someone as a business opportunity hosting small, medium and large enterprises to provide team building exercises. Marriage celebrants, weddings, training facilities,... the options are endless!

Genuine enquiries only. Please note, property sale applies to the land and its improvements only and not to any business. Call me today for your own private inspection of this very special and rare offering.

Located in the ever popular Douglas Park, this position cannot be faulted. Douglas Park is ideally situated between Wollongong, Campbelltown, Sydney and Canberra with accessibility from the motorway a huge advantage. Inspection of this property is highly recommended.

Disclaimer: Whilst every effort is taken to ensure accuracy of this listing, we accept no responsibility for errors or omissions. We encourage you to seek your own independent legal and / or financial advice prior to making any commitment or decision.

Trevor Ive

Trevor Ive

02 4677 1488

02 4677 0760


Property Information

  • Street Address 71 Cataract River Ranch - Dredge Avenue
  • Type Residential Sale
  • State NSW
  • Region Southern Highlands
  • Suburb Douglas Park
  • Property Type House
  • Land Size 101171.410 m2


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