Edwards & Co


PORT DOUGLAS, Queensland


Property Details


There are some places in the world that catch your breath, these are the places we dream about,  totally unique on this planet, Mt Somerset, Port Douglas is one of those places.

Impossibly beautiful, impossible to repeat and equally impossible to acquire, … until now.


Mt Somerset Port Douglas is a place where years ago a young visionary couple spotted its unique potential and dared to make a dream come true.


Completely off grid, this property offers all the qualities of an inner-city luxury home but is perfectly perched on top of an un-spoilt mountain, surrounded by the great Australian icons and World Heritage areas of Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef, and the Daintree Rainforest.


Private and sanctuary like, this property offers, sustainability, outstanding investment, Family living perfection or extended holidays with Family and

Friends, whilst including multiple simultaneous Business applications.


An extraordinary once in a lifetime opportunity for those who have extraordinary vision


Mt. Somerset, Port Douglas offers:


•            Spectacular elevated 360-degree ocean, mountain, and rural landscape views 

•            Two levels of living with vehicle access to both levels

•            Over 600 sqm indoor and undercover outdoor living areas

•            3 King-sized bedrooms with en-suites and walk-in robes (one with a study)

•            Large home theatre and en-suite (incorporating 4th king bedroom, home office and/or gymnasium)

•            Open plan lounge / dining / kitchen / bar / covered balconies and decks

•            Fully air-conditioned and ceiling fans throughout

•            1,200+ bottle climate-controlled wine cellar

•            Spectacular views from every room through floor to ceiling glass

•            Full length undercover patio with ocean/mountain views that extend over 70 kms

•            4 person Oasis spa with integrated heat pump on the patio

•            Huge undercover entertaining deck for formal and informal entertaining for up to 60 guests

•            Pebbled courtyard with fire pit and wood fired pizza oven

•            C-Bus / Control4 advanced home automation (lighting, fans, A/C, blinds, security, audio/video, movement and temperature sensors)

•            Five smart televisions (4K UHD in the lounge and home theatre)

•            Six zone (13 speakers) Sonos / Bose home entertainment / music streaming system

•            Unlimited NBN Fixed Wireless Broadband with high-speed ethernet

•            Fully furnished and equipped indoors and out

•           15kw off-grid solar system with battery storage and backup generator – no electricity bills

•           150,000 litre rainwater tanks – no water bills

•            Double garage with plenty of additional parking

•            Extensive storage throughout

•            Landscaped lawns and gardens

•            Abundant bird life, native wildlife and natural rainforest as your garden playground


•           Designed, engineered and built in 2016 to a high standard, with contemporary streamlined architectural design, encompassing cyclone-proof                strength with minimal maintenance

•           Separate rustic cottage with bed / sitting room, camp kitchen, bathroom and bush toilet

•            Large unenclosed shed and solar-powered security gates at entry

•            Over 5 kms of well-maintained, all-weather driveways and tracks (partly bituminised)

•            Established fruit orchard (mango, avocado, various citrus)

•            New 130 sqm 5 bay implement shed (one bay enclosed in for storage) with power and water

•            2001 Toyota Landcruiser Utility with tipper tray

•            2008 John Deere 28 HP compact tractor with mower, loader, trailer and sprayer

•            Opportunities to extend the existing accommodation and living areas

•            Acres of elevated flat grassed areas for further lifestyle development and use (swimming pool, tennis court, stables, heli-pad, gardens)

•            The property is a single title of approx 77 hectares (190 acres) of pristine, sloped wet tropical rainforest rising from the surrounding low-level                 plains to about 240m above sea level at the peak of Mt Somerset, which is on the property. 




•           5 minutes to Mossman Gorge and Mossman township

•           5-15 minutes to shopping, restaurants, beaches, schools, hospitals, commercial, entertainment and sporting venues

•           15 minutes to the south is Port Douglas, the gateway to the vibrant Great Barrier Reef

•           15 minutes to the north is the Daintree River and World Heritage Daintree Rainforest

•           15 minutes to the west is the Atherton Tablelands and historic outback towns

•          60 minutes to the south are Cairns International Airport, Cairns Central Railway and Cairns Cruise Ship Terminal (cruise ships also stopover in Port Douglas), and major retail, entertainment, hospital and medical, sporting and tourism venues

Contact agents:

Annie Hayes0402 859 467
Sandie Edwards0456 447 813