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In the business listings below the term “AGREED SALE” means agreement has been reached to purchase the business and the business is off the market, in most cases pending due diligence and finance approval.

Sheffield LPO, 2 Terminals, 5 Days (TAS) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR7010

Sheffield is a town 23 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania.

The Shop: The shop is very spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter. Solar Panels 5KW have recently been installed to save on electricity costs. There is a Security System fitted and Wheelchair Access. The Post Office is a very secure, monopoly type business and the working conditions are pleasant. Product lines sold at the Post Office include gift lines, greeting cards and postcards.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm and is equipped with one good size counter containing 2 Australia Post Epos machines, 2 Hand Held Scanner, 1 Electronic Scale and 2 Electric till Drawers. Currently there are 398 private post boxes installed with 70 vacant. There is ample room to install additional private boxes. The Post Office can be opened Saturday mornings which would increase income significantly.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides most of Australia Post services such as Pay at Post bill paying, banking, money orders, gift lines, stationery, prepaid phones. Western Union money transfer, etc. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

Opportunities: Introduce additional products, offer pass port photo service, and apply to Australia Post for new passport service. Working with children, promote100 point ID – checks and photos. does not have a commercial laminating machine or a key cutting machine; therefore, there may be the opportunity to install these items. Open Saturday mornings and extend trading hours.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Sheffield is a town 23 km inland from Devonport on the north-west coast of Tasmania. It is 184 km NW of Hobart and 66 km W of Launceston. Sheffield has become a major tourist attraction due to it being promoted as a “Town of Murals”. The first town mural was painted in 1986, and since then over 60 murals depicting the areas rich history and beautiful natural scenery have been painted on walls throughout the town and buildings along the roadside. The murals attract an estimated 200,000 people to the town annually.

Sheffield was one of the many early townships settled in 1859. It has long been the rural hub for the Mount Roland area. The Sheffield area is well-known for its high-quality butterfat production via dairy farming. The area is suitable for lamb and beef production. The town of Railton is nearby. At the 2016 census Sheffield had a population of 1,552. Sheffield has Galleries, Antique & Collectible Stores, Cafes & Coffee Shops, Commonwealth Bank, Bendigo Bank, Newsagent and Clothing Store.

Net income approximately $120,000+ per annum

Price $290,000 WIWO

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Beaconsfield LPO and Property – 2 Terminals, 5 Days PW (TAS) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR7008

West Tamar Highway, 42 kilometres NW of Launceston.

The Shop: The shop is very spacious, bright and clean, with one good size counter. The shop is equipped with two Australia Post Epos machines. The Post Office was previously owned by Australia Post and has been in the same location for many years.

The property: Specifically designed and built to Australia Post requirements.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am to 5:00pm and is equipped with one good size counter containing two Epos machines, two bar scanners and two label printers. Currently there are 239 private post boxes installed with no vacancy and a waiting list. There is ample room to install additional private boxes. The Post Office can be opened Saturday mornings which would increase income significantly.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post services including Passports, renewal of passports, Working with Children, 100 (one) point ID–check, photos, Western Union money transfer, etc. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Beaconsfield is a small gold-mining town in the heart of the Tamar Valley Wine Region with a past tinged with stories of gold, wealth and survival. Located on the western bank of the Tamar River, Beaconsfield was once Tasmania’s richest gold town with a mining heritage that continues today.

Beaconsfield is situated on the West Tamar Highway, 42 kilometres NW of Launceston, and 239 kilometres N of Hobart. At the 2011 census Beaconsfield had a population of 1,199.

Beaconsfield has some architectural gems, including the beautiful timber Holy Trinity Church. Nearby, nature abounds at the Holwell Gorge reserve, 10km south of Beaconsfield, with tall trees, waterfalls and a scenic walking track.

Shops and small businesses in the area include: 2 IGA Supermarkets, Newsagent, Butcher Shop, Hardware Shop, Chemist, Online Centre, Doctors Surgery, Library, Bakery, Bank, Service Station, Hairdresser, School, Garden Nursery, Hotel, Heritage Accommodation, Chinese Takeaway, Pizzeria, Café, Veterinary Surgery, 2 Old Wares Shops, 4 Churches, Tyre & Automotive, Museum, Accountant, Real Estate, Service Tas, Retirement Village, Child Health Clinic, Private Bus Company servicing the Tamar Valley, Taxi Service, Funeral Home.

Net income approximately $102,000+ per annum

Business: $220,000 + SAV Property: $250,000
Price now: $470,000 + SAV ($50,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Launceston – Newsagency and Post (TAS) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR917

This Newsagency and Post operates seven days a week but has no paper deliveries. The Licensed Post Office is equipped with a three terminal Australia Post counter with full EPOS technology. The shop is large with plenty of room to introduce many other products, as well as vehicle access.

This News and Post is well positioned on the fringe of Launceston’s CBD and has easy access from the busiest intersection in Launceston. In addition to the passing traffic, the shop enjoys a high volume of pedestrians given its location in the shopping complex – which includes a food hall, Subway, and petrol station.

This Post Office & Newsagency is ideal for a couple, partnership or family business. Two people can comfortably run this Post Office together with the assistance of staff.

The present owners believe that an enthusiastic family coming into the business could take this business to a much higher level of income, especially as it is Launceston’s only after-hours postal service.

The benefits of this service have proved considerable to the current owners and the business continues to thrive from being recognised for offering these hours.

This News and Post has a reputation for its high level of customer service with the business enjoying customers that travel from outer suburbs of Launceston in recognition of this.

An inspection of this business is very highly recommended.

Net Income for 2 full time owners is approximately – $158,000 + per annum

Price: $425,000 + SAV ($120,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088