Warenda Rd, Riesling Trail and Clare Valle, CLARE 5453
Daniel Schell

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Geoff Schell

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Ray White Clare Valley
326 Main North Road,
Clare, SA 5453

Warenda Rd, Riesling Trail and Clare Valle, CLARE 5453

Accommodation/Tourism for sale

Warenda Rd, Riesling Trail and Clare Valle, CLARE SA 5453


Business Details


An outstanding business opportunity and enviable lifestyle in the wonderful Clare Valley.

The current owners have nurtured and grown this highly respected and well known business since taking ownership in 2006.The owners now have a new adventure awaiting and are offering this beautifully presented property and business for sale.

The Riesling Trail and Clare Valley Cottages are now made up of seven quaint self-contained cottages set unobtrusively on three and a half acres of beautiful natural bush land. The seven cottages enjoy a fabulous location with a lovely native bush land setting and views, on the outskirts of the gorgeous Clare Township. Also included is a fully renovated two storey manager's residence (one of the original Clare Valley Cottages) which provides scope for an on-site manager or an exceptional 5 star BandB accommodation facility.

The vendors have successfully promoted the Bed and Breakfast accommodation in the beautiful Clare Valley as an appealing destination for couples looking for romantic getaway experiences as well as promoting the accommodation as ideal for couples and groups travelling together.

The business has continued to go from strength to strength as evidenced by winning silver medals in both 2011and 2013 in the prestigious SA Tourism Awards for Standard Accommodation.

There has been significant financial investment in improving the business with impressive results. Extensive refurbishments to all 7 cottages - fixtures, fittings, furniture, entertainment systems, climate control units, appliances etc were all upgraded to provide their clientele with premier Bed and Breakfast accommodation.

A great deal of thought, time, energy and expense has gone into marketing the business. The vendors have strategically developed a marketing plan which has targeted a wide variety of groups. This has resulted in the exceptional weekend occupancy rate being 98% for the past 3 years.

The business has built up a strong repeat clientele base through excellent service. Testimony to the quality service provided at the Riesling Trail and Clare Valley Cottages the business is rated Number 1 (of 13) on Trip Adviser for Specialty Lodgings in Clare and has been for many months.

The business was awarded a Silver Medal in the 2011 and 2013 South Australian Tourism Industry Council Awards in the Standard Accommodation Category.

The manager's residence won the HIA Building Award in 2013 for renovation project $200,000 up to $350,000.

The seven cottages (Rose, Violet, Daisy, Iris and Lily, Donnybrook and Hutt River) are all beautifully appointed. The five Clare Valley Cottages are presented with purposely designed dcor to match the name of the cottage, including handmade and personally designed Queen sized bed quilts. The cottages have all benefited from thorough, extensive upgrading under the current owners' direction. The interior of the 7 cottages have all undergone a complete makeoverfixtures, fittings, climate control units, plasma TV's, furniture, appliances and even crockery have all been replaced. The cottages are able to cater for a broad range of clients - from couples to large groups.

The owners aim to consistently provide a thoroughly enjoyable and memorable experience to all patrons through a friendly professional service, providing quality hygienic accommodation and constantly upgrading the cottages to ensure a truly unique five star experience at a moderate price. They have a simply philosophy: Our aim is to provide the budget traveler with a unique and individual personalised 5 star experience at a price that they can afford. We strive for excellence and pride ourselves on delighting our guests with a little piece of paradise.

There is a completely separate office facility which again would allow the option of the new purchaser to operate the mangers residence as a BandB facility and live away from the site. The office includes:

- Two main rooms with plenty of space
- Split system air-conditioner
- Kitchen facilities
- Built in robes and shelves
- Roller door access for vehicle if required
- All office equipment including computers, desks, printers, faxes, phones etc will be included with the sale.

A snapshot of the Clare Valley in South Australia:
- The Clare Valley is a vibrant rural area and regional centre which is 136km North of Adelaide is an enchanting place, one of Australia's oldest wine regions, mostly known for its boutique wineries, museums, galleries, Riesling Trail and beautiful scenery.

The vendors will consider flexible selling options including: Business and Freehold Premise WIWO option to include all furniture in the Managers' residence.

For sale by Expression of Interest closing - 3pm, Friday 14th November 2014.

To obtain a Business Prospectus please contact Daniel Schell Click to call or Geoff Schell Click to call

Summary »

  • Business Category: Accommodation/Tourism
  • Business Sub Category: Guest House/B&B
  • Land Area: 3.5 acr


Ray White Clare Valley RLA 205501
326 Main North Road,
Clare, SA 5453

Phone: 08 8842 3099
Fax: 08 8842 2581

Daniel Schell
Mobile: 0415 436 379

Geoff Schell
Phone: 08 8842 3099
Mobile: 0418 842 421

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