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Transport, Distribution & Storage business for sale in DOVER

  • Transport, Distribution & Storage
  • 39 Cemetery Road Dover TAS 7117
  • POA

Business For Sale - School Bus Contract with Coaches

The school bus service contract no: 1613 has been owned and run by the current owners since 2002. The current contract expires latter this year and the owners have just been granted a further 10 year contract upon its expiration which will transfer to qualified new owners.

The run currently utilises two buses. The first bus starts at Lune River via Southport and collects students on route to Huonville, while the second bus commences its journey in Dover and collects students for Franklin Primary School and Huonville High School with the reversal of trips in the afternoon returning students to their stops. The buses run on school days only with both buses currently at full capacity. Since purchasing the business in 2002 the amount of students using the bus has increased from 45 students per trip to 120 students per trip.

The sale can include a 57 seater Mercedes Benz bus (2010) with SB400 Custom Coach body and a late model 2015 Hino bus, also a 57 seater with P&D Coach body. The buses are in excellent condition and have service log books by FRM. Detailed specification sheets for the buses are available upon request.

The business employs 2 part time staff and provides good consistent returns over the school year. Prepared Financial Statements are available to prospective purchasers on request.

Great opportunities exist With the growth in the Huon Valley area, south of Franklin student numbers are growing each year. An opportunity exists to expand the business by increasing the number of buses in service. Further opportunity exists in providing charter work for school day excursions as well as establishing additional coach services providing day trips for cruise ship tourists from the Hobart to the many wonderful experiences that that the Huon Valley has to offer. Small businesses in the Huon Valley could also use bus charter at times.

The owners property at 39 Cemetery Road is also available for sale to interested parties. The property comprises of 3 bedroom double story home, bathroom with spa bath finished in blackwood and black heart sassafras, renovated kitchen with dishwasher, gas stove tops and electric oven, double sink, wood heater and a heat pump and all new floor coverings. Also included on the property is a 2-bedroom self-contained unit with wood heating and heat pump as well as a bungalow with power and internet connected. Both house and unit are connected to town water and have rainwater tanks. There is a 12 x 6 x 3.6 colorbond machinery shed with cement floor with power and loading bay. The property is approx. 1.4 acres, is fully fenced and has 3 entrances - two on Cemetery Rd and one on McKay Street. The property attracts all day sun with expansive views across Port Esperance, Bruny Island and surrounding mountain ranges. Beach access is 200 meters from the property.

The information contained herein has been supplied to us and we have no reason to doubt its accuracy, however, cannot guarantee it. Accordingly, all interested parties should make their own enquiries to verify this information.

For more information please contact:
Fall Real Estate
531 Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay, Tasmania 7005

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Last updated  14 Mar 2019
Map for 39 Cemetery Road Dover TAS 711739 Cemetery Road Dover TAS 7117
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