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Established Upmarket Boutique Lodge Wedding And Conference Venue For Sale

Hillcrest, KwaZulu - Natal
Asking Price:
R18,000,000 Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
R1.5M - R3M
Cash Flow:
Under R100K

Established Upmarket Boutique Lodge, Wedding & Conference Venue

This beautiful four star Boutique Lodge, Wedding & Conference Venue, is situated 35 km west of Durban in the scenic area of “the valley of thousand hills”. It boasts an ideal retreat location on approximately 3.4 hectares of perfectly manicured gardens, enhanced by the soothing sounds of cascading nearby waterfalls. Immerse yourself in the luxury and class of the elegant and sophisticated backdrop. Be serenaded by the sweet scent of lavender blossoms, and tantalizing aromas from the kitchen. Although within close proximity to the city, the lodge offers a quiet retreat away from the hustle and bustle of Urban life. The estate offers a sanctuary to rejuvenate your mind, body and soul. The lodge is a perfect place for the discerning business traveler and an idyllic romantic wedding and getaway escape venue.

Featuring up market finishes and indigenous gardens with a waterfall and fountain, this Boutique Guest Lodge is offers so much to the potential buyer. It also has a restaurant and conference facilities. The air-conditioned rooms come with elegant décor, satellite TV and a safe. Each en suite bathroom includes a shower or bath, bathrobe and complimentary toiletries. Guests enjoy meals in the restaurant, and relax in the gardens and by the swimming pool. Whether you are looking for a beautiful garden wedding, a stylish indoor wedding or perhaps a wedding with a touch of flair and pizzazz, this property can cater for every need. The venue can cater for intimate weddings or grand affairs for up to three hundred guests. Facilities include manicured gardens, function hall, exquisite furniture and settings. Brides can tie the knot under the gazebo overlooking the dam or against a backdrop of the cascading waterfall. This property allows for dream weddings to come true and be remembered forever.

The Boutique Lodge has an excellent reputation as one of KZN's premiere conferencing venues. With state of the art facilities and professionally appointed conference rooms. Should you be conducting a conference over a number of days, the venue has wonderful accommodation available which is sure to keep you comfortable and well-rested during your stay.

With four star graded accommodation, the lodge accommodates both business and pleasure travelers. There are 10 beautifully adorned luxurious rooms that are each individually decorated and fully equipped with modern facilities, rich wood furniture, full en-suite bathrooms and infused with a decadent mix of soft furnishings & ambient lighting. All the rooms have: digital satellite television, individual air-conditioning and heating, electronic safes, hairdryers and coffee & tea facilities. There are also an additional 5 bedrooms in the main house (which is currently occupied by the family who own the venue, but this can easily be used as a fully functional guest house) guest house, complete with living areas, dining areas, balconies and terraces.

The property is host to an array of events, whether a staff, hens / bachelors / stork or birthday party, a team building event or conference, the venue offers a combination of ingenious flare, tranquility, sophistication and open spaces. The property is a stone throw away from Inanda Dam, Valley of a 1000 hills & a short drive from the Midlands Meander. With access to culture, art, nature and adventure, the venue makes for an ideal family, work or romantic vacation. Inanda Dam and Pinetown are both located 15 km from the guest house. Durban is 35 km away. The property also has ample space available for expansion and if one was up to it, could easily allow for the erection of a wellness centre or additional accommodation and other facilities such as a care centre. The lodge is being sold as both property and the established business at a very reasonable price of R18,000,000.00.
This property offers fantastic opportunities to the discerning buyer! Don’t delay, contact us to arrange a private viewing.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

There is living accommodation in the main residence which is currently occupied by the owners, however, this large residence can easily be converted into comfortable B&B accommodation.


Situated in a Country setting on the Outer Western Area of Durban on route to Pietermaritzburg - strategically between to major cities in KZN.

Premises Details:

Commercial Property
Erf Size 3.43 ha
Consists of Main Residence (6 bedrooms), Lodge (12 rooms), conference centre (seat approx 50), wedding venue (seat approx 200), honeymoon suite, beautiful gardens, stream and waterfall.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

There is ample room for expansion, the current buildings are well positioned on the property to allow for additional accommodation and facilities to be built comfortably without spoiling the feeling of open spaces and country living.

Competition / Market:

there are several B&B's around the area, however this boutique lodge is supported by business and government.

Reasons for selling:

Owner has another business which consumes majority of her time and therefore cannot dedicate the time necessary to grow and develop the business as it should be. She runs this business more as a hobby and currently does no advertising so there is much that could be done in order to increase sales generation. The owner relies currently on relationships she has with business and government and therefore there is a large market that can still be explored in order for this business to thrive.

Trading hours:


Years established:

Other Information

Support & training:

thorough handover from current owners

Home based:
This business can be run from home.

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