For compilation: businesses for sale in the southwest.
For compilation: businesses for sale in the southwest.

TIME TO BUY: 39 businesses for sale in the southwest

Fancy yourself as the owner of a local business? Want to take a local enterprise and make it thrive?

There is no shortage of businesses in the southwest, ready to be snapped up by someone ready to take them to new heights.

See the list below for a selection of businesses for sale from St George, to Eromanga, and everywhere in between.

The Floral Nook, Roma

The Floral Nook, Roma, is up for sale.
The Floral Nook, Roma, is up for sale.

Bountiful blooms await the buyer of Roma’s premier florist, located in the town’s CBD.

It is priced to sell at $85,000, plus stock in hand week in, week out.

The business has a three year lease at its current location, 66 Wyndham St.

View the listing HERE.

Coomber Bros Jewellers, Roma

Coomber bros jewellery store
Coomber bros jewellery store

In it’s 100 year history, this longstanding local business has had only had three owners.

It is the only jeweller in town, making business very stable.

The current owners are keen to train up their successors, making this the perfect opportunity for a future owner who is looking to try something new.

View the listing HERE.

Maranoa Laundry, Roma

Maranoa Laundry, Roma, is up for sale.
Maranoa Laundry, Roma, is up for sale.

More than a run-of-the-mill laundromat, this business is the only laundry service in a 350km radius, so there is plenty of work for a motivated owner.

Top quality machinery is already installed, which means the next owner can walk right in to a successful business which already caters for the mining and tourism sectors in the Maranoa.

View the listing HERE.

Roma Concrete Products

Roma Concrete Products is up for sale.
Roma Concrete Products is up for sale.

This longstanding local business has a very consistent turnover, making an attractive proposition for a potential buyer.

It already delivers a wide range of services to a variety of local industries, with some big-name clients already on the books.

The agent describes the future owner as someone who has “common sense and an ambition to succeed”.

View the listing HERE.

Bungil Creek Motel, Roma

Bungil Creek Motel, Roma, is up for sale.
Bungil Creek Motel, Roma, is up for sale.

Just take the lease, or opt for ownership – there are options available when it comes to this motel.

Currently it has about 75 per cent occupancy, brings down a “large net profit”, according to the listing, and would be “perfect for owner-operators or to run under management”.

The experienced staff who are already on board will even assist with the transition.

View the listing HERE.

Childcare Centre and Freehold, Roma

While the name of the business will only be disclosed to potential buyers, a small Roma childcare business is in need of a new owner.

The centre is licensed for 42 children, and was formerly a state government kindergarten; the business itself can be sold separately from the freehold if required.

View the listing HERE.

The Pantry, Surat

The Pantry, Surat, is up for sale.
The Pantry, Surat, is up for sale.

This humble supermarket is well-established in Surat, and an essential part of the close-knit community.

It has potential to be a successful family business, and already has “impressive cash flow”, according to the listing.

An extensive list of extras comes along with the extensively-renovated shop.

View the listing HERE.

Wagon Wheel Cafe and Supermarket, Surat

The Wagon Wheel Cafe and Supermarket, Surat, is up for sale.
The Wagon Wheel Cafe and Supermarket, Surat, is up for sale.

The Wagon Wheel is business and residence in one, right on the main street of town.

It’s long-term owners are set to retire, and are looking for someone to take over the business, which is a staple of Surat.

View the listing HERE.

Mitchell Motel

The Mitchell Motel is up for sale.
The Mitchell Motel is up for sale.

Hands-on operators will be welcomed at the motel, pegged as a great starter business for a burgeoning operator.

As well as 10 rooms, there are also six self-contained cabins on the property, which caters for both corporate and leisure travellers.

View the listing HERE.

Injune Motor Inn

Injune Motor Inn is up for sale.
Injune Motor Inn is up for sale.

Modern, fully fitted out, and ready for someone to move in to the three-bedroom owner’s residence.

Currently there are 21 rooms on the premises, but there is approval for more rooms to be built if required.

The motel caters extensively to the gas industry, and with new projects running in the area, it could be a lucrative business opportunity.

View the listing HERE.

Mulga Country Motor Inn, Charleville

The Mulga Country Motor Inn, Charleville, is up for sale.
The Mulga Country Motor Inn, Charleville, is up for sale.

It is being sold as one of the best motels in town, and the leasehold is now up for grabs.

There are 23 years left on the lease of this property, which has 26 rooms, a swimming pool, and a large residence for managing lessees.

It promises a sizeable net profit, and year-on-year growth for the future lessees.

View the listing HERE.

Charleville Asian Restaurant

Charleville Asian Restaurant is up for sale.
Charleville Asian Restaurant is up for sale.

The price has just been lowered on this well-established business, which promises plenty of opportunities.

Stock and equipment are included as a part of the fully renovated restaurant.

View the listing HERE.

Goodies Grill and Grind, Charleville

Goodies Grill and Grind, Charleville, is up for sale.
Goodies Grill and Grind, Charleville, is up for sale.

This listing promises a great opportunity for someone looking to return to the workforce, or invest in a new venture.

Currently the takeaway shop has a lease in place, but an option to buy the land, buildings, and all equipment and plan is on offer.

View the listing HERE.

Pets and Plants, Charleville

Pets and Plants, Charleville, is up for sale.
Pets and Plants, Charleville, is up for sale.

Have a passion for animals or gardening? Now is the chance to become your own boss, doing something you love.

There is plenty of space to play with in the massive outdoor area, plus another large display space inside the shop, a greenhouse, and plenty of facilities for staff and customers.

Only the business is for sale, as the current premises is leased.

View the listing HERE.

Hotel Corones, Charleville

Hotel Corones, Charleville, is up for sale.
Hotel Corones, Charleville, is up for sale.

If the walls could talk at Hotel Corones …

Charleville’s premier historic pub is an institution for locals and visitors alike, having poured cold beers for all since 1865.

The current owners have given the pub a new lease on life, with extensive renovations, but now they are ready to retire and hand over the keys to someone who will continue Corones’ lasting legacy.

View the listing HERE.

Augathella Rural

Augathella Rural is up for sale.
Augathella Rural is up for sale.

This shop is thriving in its little community, and as part of the Australian independent Rural Retailers (AIRR) group, has won an award for being a reliable supplier to their widespread customer base.

Currently it sells over 5000 different products, and the listing promises above-average profits, as well as growth, thanks to the business’ reputation for great customer service.

Although the business is well-established, the agent believes a fresh new mind can take it to greater heights.

View the listing HERE.

Cunnamulla Tourist Park

Cunnamulla Tourist Park is up for sale.
Cunnamulla Tourist Park is up for sale.

Live and work in bush tranquillity on this massive 32 acre property, while still only a stone’s throw away from town.

The listing promises a healthy, stress-free lifestyle on the bank of the Warrego River, and a chance to become an integral part of the Cunnamulla community.

This is the first time the park’s freehold has come up for sale.

View the listing HERE.

Karvers Store, Cunnamulla

Strong cash flow awaits the next owner of this general store – someone who is looking to be their own boss.

As well as selling groceries, Karvers is also a licensed gun and ammo dealer.

The shop has a long history, being family owned and operated for almost 50 years.

View the listing HERE.

Country Way Motor Inn, Cunnamulla

The Country Way Motor Inn, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.
The Country Way Motor Inn, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.

The freehold of this 10-unit motel is up for grabs, with the listing promising continual growth, high occupancy rates, and strong figures on the balance sheet.

As well as the guest rooms, the property offers a two-bedroom owners’ residence, and a commercial kitchen and laundry.

Location is a key selling point for the motel, which is at the centre of town, along the main thoroughfare.

View the listing HERE.

Bett’s Hardware and Furniture, Cunnamulla

This great-value business has just had the asking price reduced, as its soon-to-retire owners look for someone to take over their long-running family business.

The listing promises strong returns and good cash flow on the retail hardware and haberdashery, and offers a house, which is currently being used for storage, along with the shop.

View the listing HERE.

Billabong Hotel Motel, Cunnamulla

The Billabong Hotel-Motel, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.
The Billabong Hotel-Motel, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.

A piece of ‘true-blue Australiana’ is on offer to the buyer of the Billabong, which has been pouring icy cold beers in the outback since 1963.

The property itself has 12 motel rooms, a large bar and restaurant, a covered courtyard, and two residences for the owners or their staff; one is a three bedroom unit, and the other a one bedroom.

The listing promises robust trade and a sound trading history over the past four years.

View the listing HERE.

Dux Tyres and Suspension, Cunnamulla

All of the stock, tools, and even the service truck are included with the business.

The current owners have had the place for six years, and employ two full time staff, who are kept busy with a number of lucrative contracts for major companies, as well as local and state government agencies.

View the listing HERE.

Boulders Cafe, Cunnamulla

Boulder Cafe, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.
Boulder Cafe, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.

The listing promises a tremendous opportunity to buy the bustling cafe, which has a lengthy list of features – notably a below-ground cellar, and room for development in rooms which are currently under-utilised.

The cafe itself has been recently renovated, and the sale will include all equipment and stock.

New owners will even receive training in the cafe’s systems upon purchase.

View the listing HERE.

PJ’s Automotives, Cunnamulla

PJ's Automotives, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.
PJ's Automotives, Cunnamulla, is up for sale.

Another home and business in one, the mechanic shop also works as the RACQ contractor for Cunnamulla.

A two bedroom highset home is included, and has airconditioning, dishwasher in the kitchen, an office, and a three-car garage.

View the listing HERE.

Royal Hotel, Eromanga

The Royal Hotel, Eromanga. Photo: Phil Hawkes
The Royal Hotel, Eromanga. Photo: Phil Hawkes

The Royal is the beating heart of Eromanga, a central meeting place for locals, workers, and tourists alike.

Equipped with a modern industrial kitchen, and motel rooms on site, the listing promises a rare opportunity for investors.

View the listing HERE.

Heinemann’s Cafe, Quilpie

Heinemann's Cafe, Quilpie, is up for sale.
Heinemann's Cafe, Quilpie, is up for sale.

This cafe comes with all the bells and whistles, and is ready for a new owner to walk right in.

It has two dining spaces, a huge industrial kitchen with equipment, a cold room, laundry, fridges, shelving, and plenty of furniture.

An owner-operator would be well suited to run the place, and hire casuals during the tourist season.

View the listing HERE.

Artesian Waters Caravan Park and General Store, Yowah

The Yowah General Store is up for sale.
The Yowah General Store is up for sale.

The park and store have been established in town for 40 years, and is the one-stop-shop for just about anything one could need.

It offers fresh fruit and veg, meat, frozen food, hardware, LPG, and is also the local post office.

Newer additions include the commercial kitchen, coffee shop, restaurant, and the refurbished amenities and laundry building.

View the listing HERE.

Tambo Foodworks

Tambo Foodworks is up for sale.
Tambo Foodworks is up for sale.

More than just a supermarket, this listing also includes a three bedroom home for a future owner.

Tambo Foodworks has a 22 year history in the community, serving the region not only with groceries, but also the in-store newsagency.

While it trades under the national Foodworks brand, the listing says the business is not a franchise, meaning there will be no extra fees for the new owner.

View the listing HERE.

Tambo Tavern

Tambo Tavern is up for sale.
Tambo Tavern is up for sale.

A freehold opportunity is available for the Tambo Tavern – listed as a country pub with modern flair.

It has been established for over 100 years, with the current owners having been at the helm for six, and is billed as an icon because of its age.

Along with the pub comes a 2 bedroom owner/manager residence, a 5 room motel, commercial kitchen, 20kV solar system, and plentiful parking space for all vehicles.

View the listing HERE.

Royal Carrangarra Hotel, Tambo

The Royal Carrangarra Hotel, Tambo, is up for sale.
The Royal Carrangarra Hotel, Tambo, is up for sale.

This pub is the beating heart of Tambo, and hosts an array of social events in its large main bar, spacious beer garden, and huge dining room.

It also has 18 hotel rooms, 8 poker machines, a separate three-bedroom residence, and a new lessee who is running the place until 2021 – with an option to increase.

The freehold is up for grabs, and has been reduced to sell.

View the full listing HERE.

Bi Rite Electrical, Blackall

Bi Rite Electrical, Blackall, is up for sale.
Bi Rite Electrical, Blackall, is up for sale.

The massive building with a big electrical business could be a lucrative opportunity for the right investor.

As well as the main business, the new owner will take over a rear building, which garners its own rental incoming.

View the full listing HERE.

Blackall Caravan Park

The Blackall Caravan Park is up for sale.
The Blackall Caravan Park is up for sale.

A freehold on the Barcoo is on offer to someone looking to get their start in the tourism industry.

The park is described as peaceful, popular among travellers to the area, and as having potential to grow.

View the full listing HERE.

Parnaby’s Leading Appliances, Blackall

Parnaby's Leading Appliances, Blackall, is up for sale.
Parnaby's Leading Appliances, Blackall, is up for sale.

Parnaby’s has been operating from their Blackall shop for over four years now, and before that, traded under another name for around two decades.

The business itself will come with all the goods it sells, from appliances, to electronics, and even lawnmowers.

While most of the shop’s business comes from locals, who are repeat customers, the listing promises extra income when new mining ventures around the Galilee Basin come through town.

View the listing HERE.

5 Star Handimarket, St George

St George Handimarket is up for sale.
St George Handimarket is up for sale.

This convenience store is well established in St George, and promises an opportunity for incoming owners to prosper.

Its current owners have been in charge for 20 years, but now are looking to retire.

They have put a lot in place to make the store profitable, and have established systems to make the transition easy for the next owner.

View the listing HERE.

Riverland Motor Inn, St George

The Riverland Motel, St George, is up for sale.
The Riverland Motel, St George, is up for sale.

The leasehold of on of St George’s top motels is up for grabs, with the current owners looking to move on.

On top of the 26 rooms, conference area, 50 parking spaces, and pool, the Riverland also boasts Rivers Restaurant: rated number one in town.

This is the first time in 18 years that the leasehold has been advertised.

View the listing HERE.

Balonne River Motor Inn, St George

Balonne River Motor Inn, St George, is up for sale.
Balonne River Motor Inn, St George, is up for sale.

This motel is billed to suit a couple who want to live and work from home, in their lovely refurbished motel.

The listing is offering a new 30-year leasehold, with supportive freehold owners who know the tourism industry well, and this motel even better.

View the full listing HERE.

St George Hotel

The St George Hotel is up for sale.
The St George Hotel is up for sale.

This great little pub is being offered as a freehold, and described as ideal for either a couple looking for a business, or a hospitality group set on expansion.

The owners are ready for retirement, and are looking for someone to take over their bar, bistro, 8 motel rooms, 24 gaming machines, TAB, and Keno.

View the listing HERE.

St George Newsagency

Looking for an investment with options, but also security? Look no further than the newsagency.

Not only does it have a good reputation and loyal customers, it also has strong turnover, seven sub-agencies servicing the district, a raft of extra services, and an established computer system already in place.

The listing also promises decent income from the 2.5 bedroom residence above.

View the listing HERE.

Mungindi Post Office

Mungindi Post Office is up for sale.
Mungindi Post Office is up for sale.

The beating heart of Mungindi is on offer as a freehold, promising an enviable rural lifestyle for its next owners.

The post office has two terminals, does steady trade in post services, and most of its 178 PO boxes are currently in use.

As a bonus, a three bedroom home comes with the business.

View the listing HERE.

Dirran Servo

The Dirran Servo is up for sale.
The Dirran Servo is up for sale.

Now is the time for someone new to take over the service station at Dirranbandi, because no one will be getting very far without it.

On top of the fuel service itself, the sale offers the cafe, tyre service, and a fully furnished two bedroom home.

View the listing HERE.