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Property Ref: 3256

Hotel For Sale, at the start of the Old Ghost Road Trail, West Coast

Property Type: Country Pub

Sale Type: Freehold Going Concern

Region: West Coast

Physical Address: 1 Queen stree, Seddonville, Buller 7837

Price: FREEHOLD GOING CONCERN, asking $535,000 +GST if any +stock

Broker: Adrian Chisholm

Mobile: +64 21 727 888

Email: adrian@tourismproperties.com

Perfect spot at the start of the iconic NZ Old Ghost Trail!

Seddonville Hotel

Buy your own piece of Rugged West Coast Paradise The Seddonville Hotel land, buildings and business is for sale. Ideally located at the start of the Old Ghost Road Trail, the big kid’s playground for mountain biking and hiking.

Whats On Offer There are 6 comfortable motel units, self-contained with ensuites and kitchenettes. The motel units are configured to cater for hiking and mountain bike groups and couples traveling on holidays.

Room Configurations Unit One sleeps 4 singles, Unit Two sleeps 1 double, 2 singles and 1 set of bunks, Units Three and Six sleep 2 singles, Units Four and Five sleep 1 double.

The hotel offers a fully licensed restaurant catering for 40 people inside and 32 in the conservatory approx. The bar is the ideal place to relax and enjoy a pre-dinner drink or two after a day’s travel or sightseeing. There is a small shop and NZ post service which caters for most traveler’s needs.

Opportunities There are 2 vacant blocks of land included in the sale price, sec 1 1087m2, sec 5-7 2385m2 on either side of the hotel. The hotel and motel complex land area is 2003m2 more or less. Street frontage and ideal development for tourist cabins and powered sites for campervans is subject to local council consents.

Owners Residence 3 bedroom family home offering open plan living areas, main hotel kitchen opens up into the living areas with separate laundry and bathroom, ample room for a family with private entrance for privacy.

Ideally this would suit a couple with hospitality experience who are looking to develop the property to cater for the tourist, mountain bikers, and hikers visiting the area.

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Where is Seddonville?

Located half way between Westport and Karamea and gateway to the Old Ghost Road. Seddonville is in the heart of New Zealand’s West Coast, amid untouched natural scenery, and away from the stress of city life.

When guests stay at Seddonville Hotel they’re surrounded by untouched lush native bush, rugged mountains, and beautiful rivers. They’ll awake to the morning chorus of our native birds and, maybe, even echoes of days gone by – of gold rushes, sawmills, coal mining and bushrail locos. They’ll feel like time has stood still – it has – and they’ll love it

The area is steeped in West Coast history. Nearby are the Chasm and Charming Creek walkways along with the OGR track, where guests can listen to the morning chorus of native birds, or take a walk along the nearby beach or do some surf casting.

In the Mokihinui River guests can fish for Trout and Whitebait (in season), or head off into the bush for hunting.

This place is very special, as the guests attest, it’s all about ‘taking some time out to enjoy what life should be about‘.


About the old Ghost Road

In the North West corner of the South Island of New Zealand a ghost has awakened. A long-forgotten gold miners’ road has been revived as a mountain biking and tramping trail – connecting the old dray road in the Lyell (Upper Buller Gorge) to the mighty Mokihinui River in the north. The 85km-long Old Ghost Road traverses majestic native forest, open tussock tops, river flats and forgotten valleys.

A proud member of the New Zealand Cycle Trail, the volunteer-driven Mokihinui-Lyell Backcountry Trust has partnered with a range of other entities to make The Old Ghost Road a reality. It’s almost as if the engineers from the 1870’s knew we were coming! The spirits of the old miners and track builders are inescapable and four ghost towns populate the route. The Old Ghost Road is quite literally an 85km-long outdoor museum.

Our volunteers and supporters know that each generation grows up in an increasingly urbanised environment. Our connection to the land dims. Here, on The Old Ghost Road, heritage, wilderness, accessibility and storytelling come together in an unforgettable way.

We invite you to join the journey……

The Old Ghost Road

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3256 | Seddonville Motel For Sale | 2016-2019 Financial Report

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Fabulous place to stay ★★★★★

Great food, great people. Off the beaten track but well worth visiting. Friendly owner and staff, room was spotless and the whitebait fritters were out of this world. Sorry we could only stay for the night, would definitely stay here again if we are ever down that way again

Fabulous place to stay ★★★★★

Great food, great people. Off the beaten track but well worth visiting. Friendly owner and staff, room was spotless and the whitebait fritters were out of this world. Sorry we could only stay for the night, would definitely stay here again if we are ever down that way again

Friendly place to stay ★★★★★

This is an excellent place to stay after finishing the Old Ghost Road. We arrived soaking wet and covered in mud after mountainbiking from Ghost Lake Hut to Seddonville. The hosts were very welcoming and showed us a hosepipe in the garden where we could hose the worst off the bikes. We took the opportunity to hose ourselves down as well. The unit was tidy, clean and warm with tea and coffee facilities and tv. We ate in the pub and Lorraine cooked us up a Works burger and chips which was the absolute perfect ending to a great ride!

Very good accommodation ★★★★

Great place to stay after Old Ghost Rd track. Room had great heater to dry all our wet gear. Comfortable beds and plenty of towels and hot water for showers. Very hospitable friendly service from Graeme the owner. Only 10min drive from end of track. Very good value overall, we enjoyed a lovely meal in the pub as well.

Great accommodation at the end of the Old Ghost Road ★★★★★

A great pace to stop after a long day on the trail. Our motel unit was warm, had 4 comfortable single beds, and a powerful, hot shower – all the important things required after riding in the wet all day. There was also an area to hose off our very muddy bikes. Graeme was very helpful and friendly, and also made us dinner that night.

Riding the old ghost road?? Then stay here! ★★★★★

Excellent place to stay prior to completing the old ghost road mountain bike ride. Clean, tidy, and warm, couldn’t expect any more! Facilities available for cooking your own meal, or for the less inclined, meals provided at the restaurant. I’d definitely stay again!!

Brilliant! ★★★★★

We stayed the night here before beginning our Old Ghost Road adventure. Accommodation: There were three of us and we had a room which could sleep 6. Very spacious with a kitchen and bathroom. Comfortable beds and pillows. No complaints. Bar: Really, really loved chatting to the locals at the bar. We had a few beers and dinner. The fish burger was amazing. We talked about it a lot during our following five day tramp and wished we could have come back for another one at the end. We played games in the bar and chatted. Great in every way. The valley where the hotel is situated is beautiful. Real west coast ruggedness. Thank you so much for everything!

A great base for exploring this part of the West Coast ★★★★★

We can’t fault our stay at the Seddonville Hotel for service and value for money. It was our base while some of our party completed the Old Ghost Road and is ideal for trips to Karamea and Westport and between.


I’ve stayed here twice after riding the OGR!

Awesome place to stay around the time of your OGR experience. Good food, drinks and banter. Tidy accommodation at a reasonable cost too.

So glad we took his advice!

We could have passed this place by but it was recommended to us by a friend. So glad we took his advice! A little corner of New Zealand more people should get to see.

Great West Coast hospitality!

We were welcomed here after riding the Old Ghost Road and the food, beer, service and accommodation were terrific! Nothing was a bother for Graeme and he was happy to share his local knowledge with us. Definitely a great place to stay and could easily have stayed longer if time had allowed. Thanks Graeme!

Brilliant! 

We stayed the night here before beginning our Old Ghost Road adventure. Accommodation: There were three of us and we had a room which could sleep 6. Very spacious with a kitchen and bathroom. Comfortable beds and pillows. No complaints. Bar: Really, really loved chatting to the locals at the bar. We had a few beers and dinner. The fish burger was amazing. We talked about it a lot during our following five day tramp and wished we could have come back for another one at the end. We played games in the bar and chatted. Great in every way. The valley where the hotel is situated is beautiful. Real west coast ruggedness.  Thank you so much for everything!

A great base for exploring this part of the West Coast 

We can’t fault our stay at the Seddonville Hotel for service and value for money. It was our base while some of our party completed the Old Ghost Road and is ideal for trips to Karamea and Westport and between.

 

Source: Online review platforms

Property Details

Property Type

Country Pub

Sale Type

Freehold Going Concern

Region

West Coast

Physical Address

1 Queen stree, Seddonville, Buller 7837

Price

FREEHOLD GOING CONCERN, asking $535,000 +GST if any +stock

Contact Agents

Business Broker Adrian Chisholm

Adrian Chisholm

Principal
Head Office | Lower North Island, Canterbury, Marlborough, Tasman, Upper West Coast, Central Otago, Fiordland & Southland
International: +64 21 727 888
NZ Mobile: 021 727 888

Email: adrian@tourismproperties.com

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