Alcohol & Liquor business for sale in Balingup
- Alcohol & Liquor
- 32 Bridgetown Road Balingup WA 6253
- $250,000 Ex GST
Famous Fruit Ports & Liqueurs of Balingup
Here is your opportunity to own and run an iconic local business. The well-presented cellar door tastings and sales is in a prime main-street location in a picturesque South West tourist town. The ports and liqueurs are produced on-site, using excess fruit from local orchards.
Balingup Fruit Winery is for sale for only the second time in its 29 year history. It is a successful and sustainable small business, and there is the opportunity to expand production and sales if a motivated buyer wishes to do so. You can continue with the focus on ports and liqueurs, or the producers liquor licence allows you to expand your range into wines, ciders and more!
The winery successfully occupies a niche market with a quality product and strong brand. New customers continue to discover the products, and there is a loyal following of return customers.
It is currently run as a single-person production operation, with employee assistance at the cellar door. Most sales are through the busy cellar door, supported by valuable customer engagement via the online shop, social media, google maps listing and email newsletter.
The two cafes and range of small shops on the Balingup main street provide great incentive for visitors to stop and wander. The nearby Golden Valley Tree Park arboretum is a town draw-card that receives many visitors year-round, but with a peak season for the autumn leaves. Balingup is an easy 2.5-3 hr drive from Perth & Peel, readily accessible to visitors from Busselton and Bunbury, and a great stop for those travelling further south. The Balingup-Nannup road is voted as one of the best drives in Australia. A number of local events put Balingup on the map, and Balingup Fruit Winery also holds very successful market stalls at regional events.
This business would suit a single person or couple, seeking a tree change and taking control of their future! Or an orchard owner looking to value-add their fruit. The current owner-winemaker learnt on the job with no formal qualification. He would be available, by negotiation, to assist the buyer learn the winemaking over a transition period. Price includes stock, business contacts, IP, fixtures & fittings. Leased premises, with multi-year options available.
This is your chance for income and lifestyle in a beautiful location, central to South West regional towns and tourist attractions. Get onboard just in time for peak summer winemaking season. With a motivated seller, we don't expect this business to be on the market for long.