Historic Riverfront Cottage



Owners Downsizing


213 North Arm Drive, Chatsworth Island

This three bedroom character filled cottage, circa 1868, is believed to be the original Chatsworth school and school masters residence prior to the construction of the new School in 1884. The cottage is set on a picturesque 5,873m2 block in a superb waterfront location with no imposing neighbours.

The home which is currently used as a private residence has a simple yet very practical design with a central lounge and separate dining room. The bathroom has recently been renovated and the north facing sitting room is a lovely place to take in the morning sun. Other features include original 5″ hardwood timber floorboards, open fireplace, high ceilings, french doors and rear wrap around veranda with an expansive river outlook.

The kitchen is practical in size with a lot of original features and includes a gas freestanding stove, pantry, good bench space and enclosed chimney. The bedrooms are generous in size with both rear bedrooms opening to the back veranda and river outlook.

Externally the property has a large 9x6m shed with attached carport, garden shedding plus a separate single garage. The yard has been extensively landscaped and has an old world charm that is hard to find with established gardens, magnificent frangipani trees and 100 year old mango trees. The property which is also a haven for local birdlife and excellent fishing is completed by the quality water access with boats able to tie up to the riverbank and passengers step onto the retained concrete landing platform and path.

Located 25 minutes to Yamba and Iluka beaches and local national parks, one hour to Ballina/Byron Airport and two hours to Gold Coast International Airport.

This is a unique opportunity not to be missed, all enquiries welcome.



  • Fireplace
  • Jetty
  • NBN
  • Timber Floors
  • Verandah
  • Water Access




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