Home and Income Business For Sale
Te Anau, New Zealand
We have purchased a property in Canterbury to be closer to family and are ready to hand over this lovely home and business to people that will love it as much as we have!
Forward bookings for the 2013/2014 season are strong
Please call us or email us for information or to make an offer!
Antler Lodge - the perfect base for tourists visiting local attractions
Antler Lodge offers private and independent bed and breakfast accommodation in three spacious guest rooms:
2 x Studio Units
With self-contained kitchen facilities that include a microwave and refrigerator, Queen bed with electric blanket, bedside cabinets, electric heating, television, and comfortable furnishings. Each Unit has an ensuite bathroom with shower, gas water heating, toilet, heated towel rail, and hair dryer.
Studio Unit with Queen bed
Both units are purpose-built and comprise a stand-alone, north facing building at the rear of the property, complete with verandah. One Unit has wheelchair access.
1 x King Suite
On the first floor of the main house, complete with its own entrance and sunroom-dining area with table and chairs. The suite has tea and coffee facilities and a toaster, fridge and microwave. Other appointments include a King bed with electric blanket, elegant ensuite shower, gas water heating, hair dryer, spacious walk-in wardrobe, ironing board and iron, new flat screen television with free view, and comfortable furnishings. The Suite enjoys beautiful mountain views!
Elegant King Suite - ideal for honeymoons and special occasions
- Continental breakfast is provided in the rooms for guests to help themselves – many enjoy the independence of being able to prepare breakfast at times that suit their schedule.
- A foldaway single bed is available that can be added to any of the rooms for an extra person, or to make a twin room.
- Trip information and booking service- Antler Lodge are agents for local tour operators and Coach tours pick-up and drop-off from the Lodge.
- Laundry facilities (complimentary).
- Luggage storage available.
- Off-street parking for 3 cars.
The owners are selling the freehold title to land (1014 square metres) and buildings (house and studio units) at 44 Matai Street, Te Anau. The 2-storey house was built about 1983 of timber framing on a concrete floor and with an iron roof. The cladding is stained weatherboards. The Studio Units (87 square metres) were built in 2003 of the same type of materials.
Studio Units with north-facing veranda
All rooms are presented in an immaculate condition. The King Suite has timbered ceilings, painted walls, tiled bathroom, and carpet floor coverings while Studio Units have wallpapered walls and carpet/vinyl floor coverings.
Mountain Views from the lounge!
The owner's 2-storey home is an elegant architecturally designed "Alpine style" house set among established lawns and gardens. Downstairs are front entrance and hallway with two large cupboards, master bedroom with walk-in wardrobe, bathroom, separate toilet, office, conservatory, and two more bedrooms. The front door (and the rear door of the house) is protected by a verandah. The lounge-dining and new(2011) kitchen with walk-in pantry are upstairs along with a separate study and another toilet. There is a balcony off the lounge, ideal for al fresco dining and relaxation during the summer months.
Upstairs lounge-dining-kitchen with "alpine style" wood panelling
The house is heated by a Yunka wood/coal burner (downstairs in the hallway) and the flue runs up through the upstairs lounge area for efficient heat distribution. There is heaps of storage in two loft spaces and under the stairs and there is internal access to a large garage. New carpet was laid in the hallway, stairs, lounge and dining area in March 2008. A new kitchen has been installed January 2011 including a new ceramic bench top hob and oven and a waste disposal unit. Water is heated efficiently by gas.
Day to day management
The business is easily operated by one person.
During busy November through to April, sheets are hired from a laundry that deliver and pick up. The business owns its pillow cases and towels and these are laundered on site.
Resource Consents and Code of Compliance have been attained from the Southland District Council.
Advertising and Promotion:
The business advertises mainly on the Internet via its own web site http://www.antlerlodgeteanau.co.nz and via both paid and free web sites. Other advertising is done in the Black Bed & Breakfast Book and the Charming Bed & Breakfast Book, as well as via brochures at i-Sites, Information Centres, and Cafes. Travel Companies and Agents also provide bookings.
Call Helen or Chris on +64 3 318 2335 (day) or 022 1641012 (anytime)
The township of Te Anau (permanent population about 2000) is the gateway to Fiordland. It is 21 km north of Manapouri (gateway to Doubtful Sound) and two hours from Queenstown with its International airport, winter snow sports, and summer adventure tourism.
Te Anau offers excellent shopping facilities with major banks, rental cars, medical and dental services and two schools - Fiordland College and Te Anau Primary School. The town has several fine restaurants with extensive wine selections and a challenging golf course. The local airport is served by several airlines and helicopter charter businesses.
There a number of famous walking tracks close to Te Anau (Milford, Hollyford, Routeburn and Greenstone) and the town has an international reputation as the “walking capital of the world”. The Kepler circular track is the newest track in Fiordland and it starts and finishes in Te Anau township.
Lake Te Anau is divided into South, Middle and North fiords that lead deep into Fiordland’s pristine forest. Visitors enjoy a wide range of attractions including scenic boat cruises, scenic flights, sea kayaking, diving, fishing, four wheel driving, hunting and more. The Te Ana-au Caves on the western shore of Lake Te Anau are a honeycomb of waterfalls and luminous caverns lit by millions of glow-worms.
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