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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.

Bonalbo Post Office, (NSW) NEW

REF#: LF 2035

Bonalbo is a very pretty town in the Northern Rivers region of NSW. A two-hour drive inland from Byron Bay.

The Post Office: Has traded in its current location for the past 62 years, fitted- out to Australia Post requirements and specification. The shop is large with room to introduce other products. This shop has a strong and loyal local client base.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8:30am-5:00pm and closed on weekends. Equipped with one good size counter with one Epos machine, and two bar scanners. In addition, there are 115 private post boxes installed, mostly occupied. Perfect for a husband and wife team.

The Post Office is fitted with a CCTV alarm, a duress button, 5KW Solar, LED lights throughout and it has wheelchair access.

Services Provided: The Post Office provides finance and insurance services, identity and document services, parcels and mail services and travel services for all businesses and government departments for the town and a large geographical area.  The closest bank is over an hour’s drive away.

The mail run is 5 days a week around town on motorbike and a further three days a week by car for outlying areas.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Bonalbo is a very pretty little town, with amenities which are attractive to retirees. The village has a hospital, ambulance station, chemist, supermarket, Service Station, a pub with motel rooms, a bowling and recreation club featuring a challenging nine-hole golf course, swimming pool and tennis courts.

Premises: The Post Office is a leasehold.  There is also the option of renting a three-bedroom attached residence.

Net income approximately $118,000+ per annum

Price: $250,000 + SAV ($8,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Branxton LPO, 2 Terminals, 5 days PW in the Hunter Valley (NSW)

REF#:NR2029

Fantastic Location Between Sydney and Newcastle, the Gateway to the Hunter Valley Region

The Shop: The Post Office has plenty of shelving with both Australia Post product and a large range of stationery, gifts, toys, etc. There is a good lease in place 5years plus one further option of 5 years. 1.5 people can operate this business very comfortably.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm Equipped with one good size counter with two Epos machine, two bar scanner, one Electric Drawers (Till) and one label printer. Currently there are 212 private post boxes installed currently almost all occupied.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post Services, Including Western Union money Transfer etc. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Branxton is a town in the Hunter Region of New South Wales, known for its wine region, tourism and mining. It is 171 kilometres north of Sydney via the Sydney-Newcastle Freeway and New England Highway, between Maitland and Singleton. It is located on the Main Northern railway line and has its own railway station served by NSW TrainLink’s Hunter line.

Branxton is a busy service township with an IGA Supermarket, Cafes, Takeaway, Bakery, Real Estate Agents, Engineering, Licensed Clubs, Hotel, Chemist, Doctors Surgery, Pathology, Physiotherapist, Newsagent, Medical Centre, Swimming School, Art School, 2 Primary Schools, 3 Pre-Schools, Dry Cleaners, B&B’s, Pet Shop, Veterinary Surgery. It is a 10 minute drive to world class accommodation, restaurants, vineyards and Hunter Valley Gardens.

The town has several different sporting clubs. These include a Rugby League Club, Soccer Club and Netball Club. Branxton also has facilities for tennis, croquet, golf and athletics.

Net income approximately $110,000 + per annum.

Price $395,000 + SAV ($25,000)

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088

LPO and Newsagency. Business and Residence (NSW)

REF#: NR2032

Tooleybuc is a town in the western Riverina district of New South Wales

The Property: The building comprises of 3 Bedroom House (attached to Post
Office)1 ¼ – 1 ½ acres Lovely garden area. All very large rooms. Kitchen-Lounge
rooms look out on to the Murray River. The Post Office is separated from the living
quarters but with easy access to go to and fro.

The Post Office: Established and opened in 1893. Refitted out to Australia Post requirements and specification 4 years ago. The shop is compact and well stocked and has a strong and loyal local client base.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 7:00am – 5:00pm Saturday & Sunday 8:00am – 12:00pm. Equipped with 1 Australia Post Epos machine, 1 Label Printer and 2 Scanners (1 for Mail Run). Currently there are 102 private post boxes installed currently all occupied. There is room to install additional private boxes should they be required. Perfect for a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post Services, Including Western Union money Transfer etc. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Across the border over the Murray River and 1904 bridge from Piangil sits Tooleybuc. Tooleybuc is a town in the western Riverina district of New South Wales. The town is located on the Mallee Highway, 919 kms south west of Sydney, 381 kms north west of Melbourne and 46 km north west of Swan Hill.

This small town, set amid irrigated farms growing citrus fruit and vines, boasts a sporting club providing a range of modern sporting facilities including tennis, golf, bowls and poker machines.

Tooleybuc Central School is a K-12 school. It has students from nearby NSW towns as well as farm areas and also serves students from Victoria, especially for high school.

Shops and small businesses in the area include Andrew Peace Winery, 1 Hotel, 1 Hairdresser, 3 Motels, and a Supermarket-Take Away.

Net income approximately $70,000 + per annum.

Business: $180,000 + SAV ($20,000) and
Freehold: $240,000 (Shop and Home)
Total Price: $420,000 + SAV

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088

Redhead Post Office, Lotto and Newsagency (NSW)

REF#:NR2013

Redhead is a very popular Coastal Town

The Post Office: Has been trading in its current location for the past 30 years, fitted- out to Australia Post and NSW Lotteries requirements and specification. The shop is large with room to introduce other products. This shop has a strong and loyal local client base.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 6:00am-5:30pm – Saturday 6:00am–1:30pm and Sunday 6:30am – 1:00pm. Equipped with one good size counter with one Epos machine, one bar scanner, one label printer and 1 Lotto Terminal. Currently there are 210 private post boxes installed, mostly occupied. Perfect for a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides finance and insurance services, identity and document services, parcels and mail services and passport and travel services for all businesses and government departments for the suburb.

The Post Office is fitted with a security system.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Redhead is a coastal suburb of the City of Lake Macquarie in New South Wales, 16 kms south of Newcastle’s CBD.

The area is situated adjacent to the city of Newcastle and is approximately 150 kms north of Sydney. One of its major tourist attractions is its lake, also named Lake Macquarie.
Lake Macquarie is home to several prominent coastal suburbs such as Catherine Hill Bay, Caves Beach, Blacksmiths Beach and Redhead. The area is set of contiguous towns that surround a coastal saltwater lake. These towns merge with the suburbs of Newcastle to the north.
Lake Macquarie has a significant coal mining industry and smaller agriculture and manufacturing industries.
The suburb of Redhead is best known for its beach, which is a popular surfing location in Newcastle.

Net income for 2 full time owners approximately $173,000

Price NOW $459,000 + SAV ($70,000)

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088

Lanyon LPO – 5 ½ Days Per Week (ACT) PRICE REDUCED

REF#: NR2034

Located in a prominent position in a busy shopping centre

Situated in the Lanyon Marketplace, opened in 2001 to serve the suburbs of Condor, Gordon, Banks, and parts of Bonython, Theodore and Caldwell. The Lanyon Marketplace, which is on Sidney Nolan Street, is located at the intersection of the suburbs of Condor, Gordon and Banks, and is designed for convenience with easy access by bus and with lots of free parking available.

The Business: Operates 5 ½ days per week, 9 to 5 Mon to Fri and 9 to 12:30 Sat. There are two fully equipped EPOS terminals, one handheld scanner, and spare working space on the counter. The shop has specific areas designated by Australia Post for counter operation, AP product display, private product display, mail and parcel storage, secured room for Armaguard Safe. The shop has its own photographic equipment, photo printer and computer setup. There are 463 private PO boxes with about 70% occupancy. The overall security of the shop is managed by a company using a back-to-base alarm system and in addition the security of the counter and customer areas are monitored by using a local CCTV system. Both systems operate on 24/7 basis.

Services Provided: The Lanyon LPO provided the full range of postal service, sales of a wide variety of products offered by the Australia Post and other companies, and service on behalf of third parties. The main categories are mail service and associated products (letters, parcels, envelops, satchels etc.), PO box operation, banking service (deposits, withdrawals, money transfer on behalf of third parties), passport, ID verification and photo services, bill pay, travel products, gifts and souvenirs.

Opportunities: There potential for further growth and development for the Lanyon LPO. The PO Box rental customers can be increased through marketing. New product lines can be introduced, including but not limited to digital, mobile and telecommunication products, philatelic and commemorative coins and stamps.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Located at the most southern part of residential ACT and as a stand-alone fully-fledged post office, the Lanyon LPO also served customers from nearby ACT rural and NSW areas such as Tharwa, Royalla, Williamsdale and Clear Range.

The combined local population of the area served by the Lanyon LPO is more than 20,000 people. The LPO has excellent customer relationship.

The Lanyon marketplace provides a good diversity of retailers including the Woolworths Supermarket and Liquor shop, ALDI Supermarket, chemist, medical and dental services, bakery, butcher, restaurants and fast-food outlets, real estate agent, salons, etc. Next to the shopping area there are fitness centres, sports facilities, community and family as well as childcare centres.

There are two retirement villages and an age care and independent living accommodation within walking distance to the shopping centre. In addition, there are two primary and a secondary school nearby.

Net income approximately $125,000 + per annum.

Price: $430,000 + SAV ($35,000)

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088

Port Macquarie Area – LPO, Newsagency and NSW Lotteries (NSW) NEW

REF#:NR2030

Ideal Holiday Attraction. Port Macquarie. A Most Pleasant location to visit and live.

The Shop: The shop is very spacious, bright and clean. Settlement City Shopping Centre, Port Macquarie, where the Post Office & Newsagency are situated features over 60 specialty retailers, Big W, Woolworths, Best & Less, Reject Shop, a food court and ample free parking.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 9:00am – 5:30pm Saturday 9:00am to 12:00pm and Sunday 10:00am to 3:00pm. Equipped with one good size counter equipped with 2 Australia Post Epos machines, 2 Label Printers, 2 Scanners and 2 Manual Tills. The date of last refurbishment to Australia Post Standards was in 2015.The Post Office is a very secure, monopoly type business and the working conditions are pleasant. Product lines sold are Newsagency lines especially Giftware lines. Currently there are 200 private post boxes installed currently 120 are occupied.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post Services, Including Western Union money Transfer etc. Also, NSW Lotteries and News-agency the income is very consistent and increasing annually.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Port Macquarie is a coastal town located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales about 390 km north of Sydney, and 570 km south of Brisbane. The town is located on the Tasman Sea coast, at the mouth of the Hastings River, and at the eastern end of the Oxley Highway. The town with its suburbs had a population of 45,698 in June 2016.

Port Macquarie is a retirement destination, known for its extensive beaches and waterways. Port Macquarie has a humid sub-tropical climate with warm, humid summers and mild winters, with frequent rainfall spread throughout the year.

Port Macquarie’s central business district contains two shopping centres, a marina, the beginnings of a coastal walk, and many specialty stores. There is a centrally located arts, conference and entertainment centre. Port Macquarie Airport (4 km west of town) has regular flights to Sydney. Road access is via the Pacific and Oxley Highways.

There is an abundance of Preschools/Child Care, Primary Schools, Catholic Schools, Private Schools, Public Schools and also a TAFE campus.

Net income approximately $180,000 + per annum.

Price $595,000 + SAV ($60,000)

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088

Duri LPO. Licensed General Store and Petrol (NSW) NEW

REF#:LF2500

The Shop: Duri LPO is a combined business which includes LPO, Residence, General Store, Liquor and Petrol Sales. The Post Office has been in operation from this location for 100 years. It is fitted with a Security System and has wheelchair access.

The shop is bright and spacious with a practical layout and is well-stocked with Australia Post Products, Greeting Cards, Books, Gifts, Toys, Stationery, General household goods and Liquor.

Services Provided: The Post Office offers a full range of Australia Post services. There are no other businesses close by providing plenty of scope to increase the product offerings of the General Store to service the local residents who are involved mainly in farming and mining.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8:00am-6:00pm and 8:00am-12:30pm on Saturday and Sunday. The Post Office is equipped with one good sized counter with One Epos machine, 1 barcode scanner and 1 Label Printer.

The Location: Duri is a village situated 20 kilometres south from Tamworth the country music capital. Tamworth is 460 kilometres north west of Sydney. The Duri LPO catchment services 1500 residents.
Other points of interest close by include numerous dams used for water sports and fishing and a large sporting and horse complex. The Duri Post Office provides its owners with a quiet country life style close to a main town and the coast

Benefits: Ideal family business offering a peaceful rural lifestyle. The attached 80 m2 residence is situated on a large ¾ acres of land offering a huge family home for the largest of families. The business is easily run by two people full time without the assistance of staff.

Net income approximately $70,287 + per annum

Business & Shop (Property) $175,000 + SAV
Residence: $450,000
Total Price: $625,000 + SAV($30,000)

Contact Linda Foran
email or (03) 9885 3088

Historic LPO, 2 Terminals, 5 days PW, Fantastic 4 BR residence (NSW) PRICE REDUCED

REF#:NR2027

The historic Cundletown Post Office was originally opened in 1893

The Property: The building has been magnificently restored with 4 bedrooms, spacious living areas and a massive entertaining area. The Post Office is separated from the living quarters but with easy access. The gardens are exquisitely manicured and set the scene with the era of 1900’s. There are two lock-up garages, carport and additional shedding in the backyard.

The Post Office: Established and opened in 1893. Fitted out to Australia Post requirements and specification. The shop is large with room to introduce other products. This shop has a strong and loyal local client base.

The Business: Open Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm Equipped with one good size counter with two Epos machine, two bar scanner, two Electric Drawers (Tills), two label printers and one A/P passport and identification camera. Currently there are 329 private post boxes installed. There is room to install additional private boxes should they be required. Perfect for a husband and wife team.

Services Provided: This Licensed Post Office provides all normal Australia Post Services, Including New Passports and Passports renewals. Western Union money Transfer etc. The income is very consistent and increasing annually.

The Location & Supporting Benefits: Cundletown is a suburb on the Mid North Coast in the Greater Taree Region of New South Wales. Cundletown is located about 74 kilometres south of the town of Port Macquarie and 175 kilometres north of the city of Newcastle. Cundletown is 10.4 kilometres from Taree and shares the same postcode. In the 2011 census there were 2,064 living in Cundletown.

Nearby suburbs include Forster, Taree, Tuncurry and Wingham. Taree is the centre of a significant agricultural district. It can be reached by train via the North Coast Railway and by the Pacific Highway.

There are 2 schools located in Cundletown – Cundletown Public School and Manning Valley Anglican College (Kindergarten to Year 12). There is also 2 Aged Care complexes and an airport in the region.

Net income approximately $160,000 + per annum.

Business: $425,000 + SAV $50,000 + Property $775,000
Total Price: $1,200,000 + SAV ($50,000)

Contact Nino Ruscitti
email or (03) 9885 3088