Marlow & Co
261 High St,
Ashburton, VIC 3147
Phone: 03 9885 3088
Fax: 03 9813 8342
Retail for sale
Licensed Post Office and “M. V. Crafts (TAS)
Historic village with a decidedly English feel.
The Shop: Very spacious well stocked with ample space to introduce extra stock and to conduct day-to-day operations. The retail area is bright and clean with one good size counter. There is ample storage space behind the counter. The retail area can be increased by moving the existing counter to the rear of the shop. There are approximately 50,000 customer visits that are recorded annually. New solar panels have been installed and electricity costs have been reduced to zero!
The Business: Stand alone equipped with one Australia Post Epos terminal, one bar scanner and one label printer. Operates 9:00am to 5:00pm 5 days a week - Saturday morning is optional. This business can be operated by two people very suitable for a husband and wife operation. Australia Post also provides payment to process/sort mail, to service the 184 private boxes, to clear street mail boxes, accommodate mail contractors, display pamphlets, and so on. There is potential to increase the number of private post boxes. The current owners have experienced waiting lists from prospective customers for private boxes.
Services Provided: All normal Australia Post sales and services except for passports and passport renewals, facilities available photocopying, faxes, key Cutting, laminating, greeting cards, stationery, gifts, etc. Prices are similar to Office works prices. The income is very stable and increasing annually.
Located on the Bass Highway 34 km from Launceston and 64 km from Devonport. This is a classified historic town with so many historic homes that the visitor goes on a voyage of discovery - where around every corner there is a new and exciting building. This is a town with a true excess of delights. The attached home has 3 bedrooms, family room, well-appointed kitchen plus many other features. Currently the town is going through a huge growth and major developments phase which should provide excellent benefits to the new owners. The village has grown at twice the Tasmania growth rate for the past decade. It now has a population of approximately 2,200 people.
Asking Price Options:-
OPTION 1 – Business only (Leasehold rent at $485.00 pw) Net income approximately $133,000 after Rental of $25,220. Lease offered 5x5x5 total of 15years
BUSINESS ONLY: $390,000 Stock: $30,000 approx.
OPTION 2 – Business and Freehold. Net income approximately $158,000 + per annum
FREEHOLD: $ - Price on application
BUSINESS: $390,000 Stock: $30,000 approx.
- Business Category: Retail
- Business Sub Category: Post Offices