FERNVALE POST OFFICE
LOCATION: Fernvale Post Office is situated on the Brisbane Valley Highway just 60kms west of Brisbane and 20kms north west of Ipswich. It is only a few kilometres to Lake Wivenhoe and Somerset Dam. Fernvale is a rapidly developing rural township located within the urban footprint of the South East Queensland Regional Plan. Fernvale has good local shopping which includes a Woolworth’s Supermarket, three doctors, two hotels, primary school and nearby high schools. Recent land developments as well as proposed future developments has resulted in a significant population growth and changing demographic.
THE BUSINESS: Fernvale Post Office provides the local and surrounding area both personal and commercial with the full suite of Australia Post services including banking, billpay, Western Union international money transfers etc. and retails a range of stationery, packaging and more. The post office trades 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday leaving weekends free. There are 235 private post office boxes and one Australia Post electronic terminal.
There is one mail and parcel contract which currently has 1,100 delivery points and is done Monday to Friday on both motor bike and a small parcel van. There are two motor bikes and the small parcel van are included in the sale.
THE PREMISES: The post office building was purpose built and is of brick with an iron roof. It has a floor area of about 60m2, is air conditioned has laminate timber flooring, slat wall for stock display, plenty of stock and parcel shelving, large service counter and has it’s own toilet
The residence is situated behind the post office building is three levels. There are 3 bedrooms all air conditioned and carpeted, two with built in robes and the master has an ensuite with toilet. There is an extra large family/rumpus room which is carpeted. 2 lounge rooms, one with polished timber floors and air conditioned the other has carpet and ceiling fan. There is a separate dining room with polished timber floors. Main bathroom has bath, shower and vanity. There is another separate toilet. Extra large kitchen with polished timber floors, breakfast nook, wall oven and grill and walk in pantry. Outside there is a paved and covered patio (29m2). An upper level covered deck (14m2). Two steel garden sheds. A 6m x 6m stell shed on concrete slab, two roller doors, man door and windows with power connected. The total land area is 1,136m2.
COMMENTS: This is a fabulous two person (one for the post office and one for the mail contract) business which deserves serious consideration by anybody looking for a solid business with excellent and increasing net profit. You would be in business with and receive support from Australia Post, one of the most recognised brands in Australia for over 200 years. You would be working and living in a rapidly expanding (currently 4,000 people) safe rural community which has all the services and facilities required by a family. The total asking price of $1,055,000 + SAV ($6,000 approximately) includes the Australia Post Licence, Goodwill, Fixtures & Fittings, Motor Vehicles, Post Office Building, Residence, Land (1,136m2) with all improvements. All this within one hours drive from Brisbane CBD.
PLEASE NOTE: Australian Permanent Residency status is required to purchase this business and all training will be done by Australia Post prior to settlement.
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