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Property Ref: 26477

Holly Homestead Boutique B&B For Sale at Franz Josef Glacier

Property Type: B&B Residential Opportunities

Sale Type: Freehold Going Concern

Region: West Coast

Physical Address: 2900 Franz Josef Highway Franz Josef Glacier South Westland 7856 New Zealand

Price: FREEHOLD INVESTMENT, offers over $985,000 + GST (if any)

Broker: Dilan De Silva

Mobile: +64 27 444 9692

Email: dilan@tourismproperties.com

Holly Homestead Boutique B&B Freehold Investment for Sale

Holly Homestead is a Boutique Bed & Breakfast in Franz Josef. This luxury accommodation offers four guest rooms, gardens, a building with character, great income, and a great lifestyle.

This colonial homestead whispers history. Originally constructed from beautiful native timber in 1926, now tenderly refurbished staying true to the Arts & Crafts style of architecture.

KEY FEATURES
• A Fantastic entry-level tourism business
• Offers four bedrooms with ensuites for the guests
• Luxuriously and tastefully decorated
• Managers have two private rooms with their ensuites downstairs
• All guest rooms are located upstairs to offer privacy for the owners
• A spacious and cosy lounge area
• Open plan kitchen and dining
• Fire safety system includes sprinklers
• Tidy gardens
• Close to the rainforest, views to snowcapped mountains and 25-minute drive to the Tasman Sea.
• Most areas of the house have a view
• The opportunity to extend one bedroom
• The business has traded for 20 years with a well established agent base

In the area: In addition to the world-famous Franz Josef Glacier (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and Fox Glacier, Glacier Country offers a wide variety of activities for all levels of fitness. There are many other offerings such as scenic flights, walks ranging from 5 minutes to 8 hours, glacier hikes, kayaking, sky-diving, the stunning Lake Matheson walk for reflective views of Mt Cook & Mt Tasman, Okarito Lagoon, great restaurants, and cafes, etc. These glaciers are not missed by tourists who visit New Zealand. Franz Josef Glacier belongs to the West Coast region which offers many tourist attractions. It is en route between the popular tourist drive from Queenstown to Nelson.

Here is a rare opportunity to buy a business with character giving you a building of great value and stature, great income, and a great lifestyle. It’s not only the tourism business but the treasured and irreplaceable homestead that comes with it. The business can be easily run by the owner-operator with help of staff during the peak season. It’s a one of a kind opportunity.

For more information or to arrange your private viewing, please contact specialist Accommodation Business Broker, Dilan De Silva, on 027 444 9692 or email dilan@tourismproperties.com.


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26477 | Holly Homestead B&B | Financials 2016-2018

26477 | Holly Homestead B&B | Guest Brochure

26477 | Holly Homestead B&B | Certificate of title

26477 | Holly Homestead B&B | Vendor Notes

SUMMARY 

Website

Total Reviews

Average Rating

Trip Advisor. com

279

5 stars

Booking. com

42

9.5 stars

Google. com

29

4.8 stars

Trip Advisor. com

Classy and Elegant ★★★★★

“A lovingly restored 1920’s homestead hosted by Bernie and Gerard who are warm and friendly and dedicated to providing a genuine 5 star experience for their guests. The rooms were large and comfortable and the lounge area cozy with a blazing woodfire. The special touches including daily baking, cooked breakfasts with home baked bread, and a complimentary glass of port in the evening were a highlight. Their local knowledge both local and of the West Coast was

Superb ★★★★★

Lovely house on the outskirts of town. Welcoming hostess, very friendly, and the room is large, airy, and very comfortable, with all the facilities and amenities you would expect. In addition, we had 2 lots of washing done, and dried, which was a huge bonus, and very welcome. Breakfast was large and hot – brilliant!
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Sweet and thoughtful ★★★★★

We had planned our Franz Josef adventure nearly a year out. So we were stunned to hear of the floods washing away roads and stranding tourists in December!

Bernie was terrific in keeping me informed, providing clear updates, and offering whatever flexibility we might need/desire.

We thought we’d have to skip that portion but roads were mended quickly and we had two great nights with Bernie and Jerrod. I’ve lost my pictures but our superior room was very spacious, with a kettle, hooks, a small chest, and plentiful counter space. The bathroom was likewise roomy and well equipped; the shower was a little less powerful than I prefer but is intended to be like a gentle rain, said Bernie when asked! (FYI room 2 was upstairs with a good number of creaky stairs to drag your bags.)

Bernie’s thoughtful touches made Holly Homestead really stand out: earplugs by the bed; a night light in the bathroom; port in the cozy parlor with fireplace; complimentary drinks in the small fridge in the kitchen; and use of the kitchen fridge. Restaurant info and menus are provided. And she even called Fox Glacier for us to check on our excursion the next day.

We had two early starts and Bernie and Jerrod accommodated us with nice breakfasts to get going (he’s the breakfast chef). Bernie bakes bread and scones and it was difficult not to eat them all up as they came out of the oven the night before.

The home is just a few minutes drive past town, and slightly back from the main road. There was a tiny bit of traffic noise, which stopped at bedtime. Parking is right out in front of the house.

Thanks for everything, Bernie and Jerrod!


Booking .com

10/10 We highly recommend this b&b

“accommodations were excellent (loved the heated bathroom floor and homemade shortbread cookies!), breakfast was delicious, and Bernie was a delightful hostess.”

10/10 Exceptional

“Don’t Review on anything! But this place is beyond doubt the best BnB we’ve ever stayed in! The breakfast was amazing!!! Bernie & Gerard We hope to be back soon!

10/10 Exceptional

We booked one day of staying and were not disappointed. The warm welcome we received and the excellent breakfast was a clear bonus. The hotel was full but was also very quiet. When next visiting the area we would not hesitate to stay at the Holly Homestead again.


Google. com

5/5 |A lovingly restored 1920’s homestead hosted by Bernie and Gerard who are warm and friendly and dedicated to providing a genuine 5 star experience for their guests. The rooms were large and comfortable and the lounge area cozy with a blazing woodfire. The special touches including daily baking, cooked breakfasts with home baked bread, and a complimentary glass of port in the evening were a highlight. Their local knowledge both local and of the West Coast was instrumental in making our holiday fabulous. We would highly recommend this accommodation.

5/5 |Loved our stay here! The house is beautiful and the place is so quiet and relaxing. Bernie was so welcoming and helpful with tips and advice. Short walk to town. Would highly recommend it.

5/5 Can’t say anything bad about this stay… Everything was just nice and perfect, can’t recommend it enough!

Source: Online review platforms.

Property Details

Property Type

B&B Residential Opportunities

Sale Type

Freehold Going Concern

Region

West Coast

Physical Address

2900 Franz Josef Highway Franz Josef Glacier South Westland 7856 New Zealand

Price

FREEHOLD INVESTMENT, offers over $985,000 + GST (if any)

Contact Agents

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Dilan De Silva

Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Business Broker
Canterbury, Marlborough, Tasman & West Coast
International: +64 27 444 9692
NZ Mobile: 027 444 9692

Email: dilan@tourismproperties.com

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