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Tumbulgum, near Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads, Northern Rivers, NSW


The “Station House” is really ‘something special’. It is a magnificently restored home (circa 1900’s) exuding character and style, situated on a large level block just 50 metres from the Tweed River with 3 bedrooms and huge verandas. The house has ample under cover storage and lockable areas plus great lawns and gardens and offers the ultimate lifestyle in a beautiful area.




This property was the original Police Station for the Tweed Valley. The “Station House”, situated on a wide double block, has been lovingly restored, extended, renovated with modern inclusions and offers ample living and storage space.

Front YardFront VerandaMountain Views
Front YardFront VerandaMountain Views

The House

This house, built in the 1900’s, is attributed with quality hardwoods and views to the Tweed River and mountains beyond. The main features include:  

  • 10’ ceilings throughout
  • Fully alarmed (split system for the house and garage, each can be isolated) including smoke alarms
  • Polished timber floors in living areas and master bedroom
  • Carpeted 2nd bedroom and sleepout/3rd bedroom
  • Large living and entertaining areas
  • Ceiling fans throughout
  • Gas heating
  • Under cover room for 6 vehicles under house
  • New Colorbond roof (as of December 2006)
  • Stainless steel gutters and downpipes
  • Fully fenced yard
  • Low maintenance lawns and gardens
  • Room for swimming pool in the back yard


The house was Government maintained until 1996 and was raised in 1979 creating huge areas under the original residence. It was renovated and extended in 1996-7.

Master Bedroom2nd BedroomSleepout/3rd Bedroom
Master Bedroom2nd BedroomSleepout/3rd Bedroom

The house features:

  • Master bedroom with:
      • Large walk in robe
      • Large ensuite with shower, vanity and toilet
  • Very large 2nd bedroom (ideal for dividing into 2 separate sleeping areas for 2 children)
  • Large 3rd bedroom/sleepout area (accessed via the office/study and adjoins the main bedroom)
  • Large country style kitchen (overlooking the huge veranda) with:
      • Westinghouse dishwasher
      • Gas stove and oven
      • Ample bench and cupboard space
  • Walk in pantry adjoining the kitchen
  • Formal dining room with French doors opening onto the veranda
  • Formal lounge room adjoining the dining room (both with superb redwood floors)
  • Office/study in centre of house
  • Luxury bathroom with:
      • Bath with spa jets
      • Vanity
      • Shower
      • Toilet
  • Ball room sized side veranda with ceiling fans, lighting and views to the Tweed River
  • Front veranda with river and mountain views
  • Hallway/entrance area
  • Back veranda with timber stairwell to ground level

Country KitchenPantryFormal Dining Room
Country KitchenPantryFormal Dining Room

Downstairs area features:

  • Large laundry with 3rd toilet
  • Single lock up garage with remote controlled doors and split alarm system to the house
  • Large work shop/storage area (ideal for home business, office, hobbies, TV room, rumpus room etc)
  • Under house concreted area ideal for cars, boats, caravans, etc
  • Brick BBQ

Rear yard features:

  • Original Police cell building
  • Large mango tree
  • Level lawns
  • Rainforest style gardens
  • Clothes line
  • Shade trees

Lounge RoomOffice/StudyMain Bathroom
Lounge RoomOffice/StudyMain Bathroom

About Tumbulgum

Tumbulgum village has:

  • Primary school
  • Hotel and Tavern
  • General store
  • Antique shops
  • Cafés and coffee shops
  • Boat ramps
  • Parks

Side VerandaSide VerandaTweed River Views
Side VerandaSide VerandaTweed River Views

Tumbulgum is located:

  • 10 minutes to Murwillumbah (shops, schools, hospital)
  • 20 minutes to Coolangatta Airport
  • 20 minutes to great beaches (Kingscliff, Cabarita, Hastings Point)
  • 40 minutes to Byron Bay (south)
  • 40 minutes to Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach  (north)
  • Approximately 1 ¼ hours to Brisbane CBD (via Freeway)

Garage/WorkshopUnderhouse AreaUnderhouse Storage
Garage/WorkshopUnderhouse AreaUnderhouse Storage


  • Unique historical home with modern inclusions and features
  • Large double level block with low maintenance lawns and gardens
  • Huge entertaining area with river views
  • Ample storage for boat, caravan and cars
  • Beautiful Redgum polished timber floors
  • In quiet area, just 50 metres to Tweed River
  • Excellent value for money
  • North Coast climate and lifestyle
  • Fully fenced block
  • Room for swimming pool if required
  • Full history available including photos etc
  • Easy drive to Coolangatta (Gold Coast Airport) and surf beaches

Police LockupRainforest GardensRear Lawns
Police LockupRainforest GardensRear Lawns


This unique and beautiful property really is “Something Special”. It has style, class, quality, history and practicality and is located in a lovely riverfront village close to the coast. The proximity to the Gold Coast and Coolangatta Airport (plus easy drives to Byron Bay and the Tweed Coast) are a real bonus. Capitol growth in this area is assured, as is the ultimate lifestyle. This property would suit a family or retired couple. It has to be inspected to be fully appreciated as this is definitely a very impressive property.

Contact Details

Contact:Bernie Shailer & Catherine Peck
Phone:02 6676 6570
Mobile:0448 566 570
Email: Please use the form provided below

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