Located only a few minutes' walk from the town centre, this cottage putting all of Strahan's wonderful qualities right at your fingertips, a great location with potential as a wonderful home site or the possibility of using as accomodation, with the most recent use being for holiday accommodation.
The Police Superintendent's Cottage. This quaint and fashionable cottage, circa 1880, belies the fact that it was originally built as a combination courthouse, jail, office and residence for Strahan's first public officer. A hundred years after construction, it was destined for demolition, but it was saved from the wrecker and moved in 1994 to its present site in Reid Street. You'll marvel at the restoration, size and comfort of this two bedroom cottage, the bathroom's spa bath has a magnificent red gum slab around the edge which overlooks tree ferns hundreds of years old, and the kitchen adjoins the living room.
Strahan is Nestled in the sheltered waters of Macquarie Harbour, the town was originally established as a port, first for the mining operators and later, when those settlements became little more than ghost towns, for the booming fishing industry.
The astonishing harbour is one of the world's greatest anchorages, being three times larger than Sydney Harbour! That's just one of the reasons it has blossomed as a "must see" tourist destination.
Today, Strahan offers world-class wilderness experiences as the gateway to the endlessly stunning Southwest Wilderness and World Heritage areas. The wilderness abounds with flora and fauna and smells of a primeval forest.