FHGC Country Cafe Bar & Holiday Park for Sale Makarora near Wanaka
Perfect FHGC Lifestyle & Income Opportunity at the top of Lake Wanaka! Great gross profit of approx. 54.86%. Multiple income streams. Established commercial client base.
Business for Sale Description
FHGC Country Cafe Bar & Holiday Park for Sale Makarora near Wanaka
Perfect Lifestyle & Income Opportunity at the top of Lake Wanaka
The Makarora Country Café presents a unique opportunity to enter the Wanaka & Mt Aspiring National Park tourism market offering:
- Great gross profit of approximately 54.86%.
- Multiple income streams
- Established & enviable commercial client base
- Located on 1 hectare (approx.) of freehold land
- Zoned for visitor accommodation
- Plus a fabulous 4brm home for the owner/manager
- Freehold Going Concern, asking for offers over $1,200,000 +SAV +GST if any
After 15 years, the current vendor is seeking to hand over the reins to a new owner. Is this you? This profitable business can be run without any specific food industry expertise (you don’t need to be a chef or hire one).
The business has been well maintained and all certificates and licences are current, including an “A” Grade Certificate for both the cafe and the camping ground. Being sold by negotiation, plus stock, and plant, at valuation, plus GST.
Seldom does such a great business on a large freehold site come along, while also allowing for future development opportunities!
For full confidential information please register on our new website tourismproperties.com, or to arrange your viewing, please contact expert Business Broker, Adrian Chisholm, AREINZ, on 021 727 888 or email Adrian@tourismproperties.com.
Makarora Country Cafe
Makarora Country Cafe, Bar & Campervan Park is set on approximately 1 hectare (10,086m2) in Makarora, which borders Mount Aspiring National Park. Makarora is only a 40-minute drive to Wanaka, and is rich in hidden gems of history, culture, adventure and natural beauty. Makarora is the halfway point, and a ‘must-stop’ location, between Queenstown and the Glaciers.
The location is key to this business’ viability, being on the State Highway.
Makarora Country Cafe is a successful business, with multiple Income streams including cafe, licenced bar, retail gift shop, fuel station, campervan/motorcamp and holiday park.
It has a great gross profit of approximately 54.86%.
Tour coaches and a regular bus connections have made this their preferred stopover, including InterCity and GreatSights, stopping twice a day, 365 days a year!
The Business is a very simple operation with no specialist skills required, and the current owner has extensive operation manuals prepared for the new owner(s). The current owner is offering a training period after settlement, to ensure a smooth passing of the reins. In terms of staffing, this business allows the owner to manage the business during the quiet periods and employ an additional 8 to 10 staff during the busy season, no experience is required.
Currently there are multiple income streams, with the opportunity to develop further:
- Cafe, restaurant & cone ice creams
- Bar, with on-licence – An off-licence could be added?
- Fuel pumps
- Gift shop – which could be developed further with local products including honey, wool & skincare items?
- Camping ground, with both powered points and tent sites – currently 10 service points for campervan parking and great onsite facilities
- A substantial owners’ residence which could also be used as additional tourist accommodation as a lodge or B&B operation
- Cabins could be added to the existing holiday park?
- Vacant land available on a separate title is included in the asking price. This is ideal for the future development of motel studios or motel units to further develop the existing campervan park. This land is designated visitor accommodation.
- Note: The district plan allows for both commercial activity and visitor accommodation as a discretionary activity.
The Main Cafe, kitchen, gift shop, and toilets, comprise approx. 399.3m² plus a forecourt canopy of 114.5m², and a concreted paved outdoor dining deck and courtyard of approx. 40m².
Other buildings include the utility shed (approx. 20m²), workshop (approx. 33m²), carport (approx. 39m²), and implement Shed (approx. 122m²).
Other improvements include car parking for approx. 60 and bus parking for approx. 10 coaches; water supply from an 18m deep bore; two septic tanks; 2 x 7500 litre underground double skin fuel tanks and a stand with two fuel pumps; plus attractive landscaping, fencing, concrete paths, wooden edging and planting along with lawns, shrubs and trees.
Offering an attractive large residence, being approx. 206.6m² , plus verandas and decks of approx. 58m².
The ground floor features an open plan kitchen, dining, and living area, plus separate lounge, along with two bedrooms, bathroom, office, craft/sewing room, laundry and verandas.
The first floor has a sitting room, two further bedrooms, and a bathroom. NZ Native timbers, matai and red pine, feature in the floors, walls and ceilings.
Over the last 5 years the local community has grown substantially, with several new residents choosing to live in the beautiful Makarora valley and commute to Wanaka for employment.
This growth offers an excellent lifestyle & income opportunity within the Wanaka region, and it is also a great place to raise a family, as the local schools are very well established and respected, and both the local primary and Wanaka Secondary School buses pick up at the gate!
After 15 years, the current vendor is seeking to hand over the reins to a new owner. Is this you? This profitable business can be run without any specific food industry expertise (you don’t need to be a chef or hire one). The business has been well maintained and all certificates and licences are current, including an “A” Grade Certificate for both the cafe and the camping ground. Being sold by negotiation, plus stock, and plant, at valuation, plus GST.
This is your opportunity as a couple, or an extended family, to take over the reins from the current vendor, and own and operate this easily managed business as it is currently run, or even take it to the next level – all in a supported environment with full training on offer! Seldom does such a great business, on a large freehold site, come along which also allows for future development opportunities, and presents the perfect lifestyle balance for you and your family! Call Adrian now!
For full and confidential information, register now on tourismproperties.com, or contact specialist Business Broker Adrian Chisholm, AREINZ, to understand the full potential of this great business on offer, on 021 727 888 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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