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A unique and rare opportunity to acquire an outstanding business investment that has survived and thrived through COVID-19 and has sustained its strong reputation for quality and service. Held in very high regard throughout the industry, with an established tourist clientele and winner of the "THA Awards for Excellence, Best Specialty Bar in Tasmania 2015 and 2017".
'Bruny Island House of Whisky' holds the largest known collection of purely Tasmanian Single Malt Whiskies on tasting anywhere in the world. For the past six years Tasmania has won the world's highest regarded whisky awards and this sought-after commodity has a huge global appeal. There are now around 80 distilleries in the state and approximately 12 independent bottlers in Tasmania…now known as the 'Sister Isle to Scotland'.
Offered as a freehold sale by the owner/operators with extensive quality inclusions and a comprehensive inventory list available upon request, 'Bruny Island House of Whisky' is the only independent bottler on the island and the venue has been designed, in its ideal setting, as a tasting bar/cellar door.
This property is in a prime business location, being a high tourism destination, and is on close to seventeen acres of north facing land with breathtaking D'Entrecasteaux Channel views in every direction! Positioned only three minutes from the ferry terminal, makes this the first and last 'stop' for all visitors to the island travelling the Bruny Island tourist route!
The success of this business through a world pandemic can largely be attributed to the independent bottling of 'Trappers Hut Single Malt' and Seclusion Limited Release Gins. Trappers Hut is a small and highly sought-after release with some releases amongst the first whiskies to be distilled in Tasmania. Retailing for between $250 & $500 a bottle, with collector's releases at around $2000 a bottle.
Meticulously built, the cottage is constructed from stone and timber sourced from the property. Previously a restaurant area seating 25, is now enjoyed as the tasting room and visitors are welcomed to a six-metre solid oak bar. Offering a spacious feel with exposed structural beams there is simply nowhere better to savour a quality whisky whilst soaking up the beautiful water views, the ambience of a large fireplace and the friendly, island atmosphere. A separate room that could seat another 20 patrons is currently run as a retail shop with a second woodfire. French doors open onto the generous front balcony and to a panorama of the Channel and the mountain range, with Mount Wellington prominent in the distance.
The commercial kitchen is fully equipped with stainless steel work benches and a walk-in cool room. Onsite managers utilize three comfortable bedrooms upstairs, one of these is currently used as an office. There is plenty of storage with built in robes and a private balcony with stunning views. The bathroom has a bath and opens onto a private deck overlooking spectacular Sykes Cove, which provides sheltered and peaceful anchorage for your boat on the included private mooring.
Behind the main building is the amenities block and parking for 35+ cars, in two separate parking areas. Towards the top of the property is a cleared and levelled site with infrastructure currently being used as utility space where expansive water and mountain views can also be appreciated.
The proven, impressive income stream offers a way of life 'like no other' and the business records can be made available to qualified buyers. This premium Australian tourism business, in its exceptional location, is a chance to experience a real sea change, combined with an outstanding investment, with significant potential for continued future growth.
Contact Laureen, island resident and specialist, for further information about this highly sought-after destination and unparalleled lifestyle opportunity!
Disclaimer: All information contained herein is gathered from sources we believe to be reliable. However we cannot guarantee its accuracy and interested persons should rely on their own enquiries.
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Property Type - House
Land Area - 6.75 hectare
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Spectacular Channel Views