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Property Ref: 4070

Country Lifestyle with Cafe and Shop Income in the Coromandel

Property Type: Cafes, Development Opportunities, Restaurants

Sale Type: Freehold Going Concern

Region: Coromandel

Physical Address: 895 Tairua Whitianga Road, Whenuakite

Price: $1,295,000 plus GST (If any) plus SAV

Broker: Tom Crawford

Mobile: +64 21 278 9200


Colenso Cafe and Country Store is a landmark stopover for drivers on the Coromandel Peninsula and is being offered for sale as a freehold going concern on a 1.5ha property.

It is well located half way along the Tairua to Whitianga highway and has become a “coffee” destination for tourists and locals. Colenso is known for its quality food, Atomic coffee and clever mix of a country/contemporary environment. This offers considerable scope for an astute buyer to build on.

The cafe, which operates daily from 9.30am to 4pm, has a fully equipped commercial kitchen and has the appropriate Food Handling Plan and liquor licence.

Inside the cafe building, a separate area displays gifts, local art and artisan food for sale – all selected to reflect “the Colenso style. The cafe has indoor and outdoor seating options for over 120 people catering for individuals through to large groups. Exterior seating is under a grove of established fruit trees that provides a tranquil and picturesque setting. A further area of established gardens with a pagoda and a small playground adds to the ambience and provides the ideal setting for weddings, functions or family get-togethers. The business has had only two owners over the past 30 years this includes the current owners. .

The adjoining 3 level home has on the ground floor open-plan kitchen/dining/living area, polished timber flooring, large open fireplace, first floor family bathroom, office/bedroom, second fireplace, formal living area opening out on to a deck. The second floor has three double bedrooms all with French doors providing access out onto the deck with rural views. Master bedroom has an ensuite.,

What you are buying:

·          Colenso Cafe business and brand

·          Colenso Cafe building

·          Office and various storage sheds

·          Four bedroom home

·          1.5ha land

·          Citrus orchard and a large herb and vegetable garden

There is considerable potential to grow the business by creating additional revenue streams

Call the brokers now to inspect this unique rural lifestyle income opportunity.


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Valuation March 18

Valuation March 19

Property Details

Property Type

Development Opportunities

Sale Type

Freehold Going Concern



Physical Address

895 Tairua Whitianga Road, Whenuakite


$1,295,000 plus GST (If any) plus SAV

Contact Agents

Tow Crawford Business Broker

Tom Crawford

Tourism & Hospitality Business Broker
Northland, Auckland & Coromandel
International: +64 21 278 9200
NZ Mobile: 021 278 9200



Carolynn Crawford - Business Broker

Carolynn Crawford

Tourism & Hospitality Business Broker
Northland, Auckland & Coromandel
International: +64 21 247 8716
NZ Mobile: 021 247 8716
NZ Mobile: 021 247 8716



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