A rare opportunity has become available in the Tourist Town of Fox Glacier. The property is in a prime location nestled in the heart of the township, with restaurants/cafes, tourist operators, glow worm forest walk and Te Weheka walkway/cycleway, all at the door step. The land area is 5,765 m2 more or less bordering on National Park. The current owners have operated this business for more than 13 years and during this period built and developed a number of accommodation options for visitors to the area.
The accommodation buildings are a Fraemohs Homes custom design with solid wood construction. There are a number of accommodation options including: 3 x Mezzanine units with an upstairs loft bedroom, downstairs kitchenette/living space with gas log fire and bathroom with spa bath, approx. size 38.5m2, 3 x 1 bedroom units 32m2 catering for families up to 4 people, 1 x self contained king chalet with gas log fire and spa bath, approx. size 26m2. The lodge offers a B&B option with 4 well appointed double rooms with ensuites and a private dining area for a self service continental breakfast with all the trimmings.
The campervan park accommodates 22 powered sites with a covered-in outdoor BBQ area, shared kitchen facilities, ablution block with private showers, toilet facilities and a guest laundry room.
Develop a boutique hotel complex with retail space for restaurants, cafes & Spa complex to compliment the existing 11units onsite.
Grow the business through 3rd party online travel agents and inbound wholesalers.
Increase commission revenue through booking local tourist attractions.
Onsite accommodation for owners/managers: 126m2 home, 3 bedrooms and a bathroom with a spa bath upstairs, open plan dining, kitchen and lounge area with gas log fire on the ground floor. The guest reception is conveniently located just off the living areas.
Brokers Comments: With the increase in tourist arrivals into the South Island year on year, this is an excellent opportunity to buy prime real estate in one of New Zealand’s unique tourist destinations on the West Coast. The property is presented at a very high standard with no capital outlay or upgrades needed in the immediate future. The Lodge is self-rated 4 star accommodation; it is an ideal business for owner operators with an excellent gross return on investment.