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 Location Plus IncomeOTM-BBFF-4Kendall-412

4/34 Kendall Street, Byron Bay



Neat as a pin and earning a healthy income of approximately 8.05% gross, this ground floor unit is situated moments to Byron Bay’s beautiful Main Beach. This solid double brick unit has a thoughtful floor-plan, undercover off street parking and an internal laundry. Being an end unit in a boutique complex of only 8, occupants enjoy excellent peace and quiet. The freshwater pool in the complex is private and bathed in sunshine. To complete the picture there is reverse cycle air conditioning in the unit.

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Open:  By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $679,000
Enquiries: Helen Huntly-Barratt 0412 332 232 



Holiday Unit On The BeachOTM-BBFF-ChildeSt-412

5/35 Childe Street, Byron Bay



This property has never ever been occupied, is in brand new condition and will be sold fully furnished.

Located less than 100 metres from beautiful Belongil Beach this unit offers modern accommodation with a private north facing courtyard, leading out to the lagoon style complex pool and grounds.

The security garage is positioned at the back of the property and the unit can be accessed via two entrances.

The "East on Byron" resort is a popular destination with units returning excellent incomes.

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Open: By Appointment
Details: Interest Over $695,000
Enquiries: Paul Banister 0438 856 552


Owners Recent Purchase Dictates True Selling Motivation

3/55 Centennial Cct, Byron BayOTM-RW-355Centennial-412

Presenting an exciting opportunity to purchase a unique industrial suite situated in the ever popular Byron Bay Arts & Industry Estate. This spacious, double level property is less than four kilometres from Byron Bay's town centre, is well appointed and ready for immediate use.

Perfectly positioned in a well maintained complex of only four, this property lends itself to a multitude of uses, with its spacious interiors, excessive storage and industrial size roller door upon entrance. The 110sqm ground level includes a full bathroom and kitchenette whilst the 60sqm upstairs level enjoys an open, light and bright space with more built in storage.

•  Combined floor space 170sqm (approx), 110sqm downstairs & 60sqm upstairs
•  Full bathroom, kitchenette and laundry occupying the lower level
•  Multiple storage spaces throughout plus hidden workshop
•  Ready for own use or a perfect investment

Being a fantastic investment in one of the most beautiful parts of the world, coupled with the motivation of a true seller, this property must be seen!

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Open For Inspection: Saturday 10.30–11am
Details: For Sale $350,000
Contact Agent: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]



Prime Position Meets Outstanding Potential

13/5-9 Somerset Street, Byron Bay


Enviably positioned only minutes to Byron Bay's vibrant town centre & popular Main Beach, this second level apartment boasts a quiet rear position with its own private access off Somerset Lane, fenced garden area and covered outdoor entertainment space. This well built double brick apartment is full of potential ready to be maximised with a little TLC.

• With an easy 340m walk to Byron Bay's town centre you can leave the car at home
• Only 600m to Byron Bay's popular The Wreck' Surf Break & Main Beach
• Light filled & air-conditioned making it comfortable all year round
• Front & rear lane access provides extra convenience

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Open Home: Thurs 3.30pm to 4.00pm & Sat 1pm to 1.30pm
Details: For Sale $429,000 plus
Agent’s details: Brett Connable 0408 155 931 [email protected]



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