A Norman-style castle with medieval additions that has become an iconic landmark on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is on the market.
The award-winning tourist attraction and function venue business at 292-296 David Low Way, Bli Bli, is being marketed by Ray White North Coast Central’s Michael Shadforth and Damien Poole.
Originally built on a site overlooking the Maroochy River in 1972, the castle is unique in the southern hemisphere and comes complete with a moat, turrets, towers and a drawbridge.
Mr Shadforth said the castle is situated on a 4,751 sqm block and there is the option to purchase adjoining manager’s and caretaker’s residences for a total land area if 8,242 sqm.
“We have already had a large number of enquiries about the Bli Bli Castle from across Australia and around the world,” he said.
“This is an established business and award winning tourist attraction and function venue which promotes history, encourages education and facilitates unique celebrations.”
Mr Shadforth said the castle offered an opportunity for an astute investor, a local with a passion for an iconic landmark or an international buyer to secure an historic building and prime property site within the growing Queensland tourism sector.
“The castle is regularly booked for weddings, parties, private functions and concerts, including a partnership with the Underground Opera Company to hoist three shows each year,” he said.
“The site incorporates a fully licensed café and a themed gift and toy shop. The property is in a semi-rural area on the Sunshine Coast and is approximately 15 minutes from Maroochydore and 90 minutes north of Brisbane.”