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Livingstone Guest Lodge And Restaurant For Sale

Livingstone, Zambia
Asking Price:
$350,000 (USD) Furniture / Fixtures and Inventory / Stock included
Sales Revenue:
$100K - $250K (USD)
Cash Flow:
Available on request

The Lodge has been running since 2007 when the previous owner built and ran this most successful establishment. We, as present owners have made many substantial changes that have been noticed and reflected in the growth of the business.
This business has had a complete makeover in the last 3 years, with increases in occupancy and added the Restaurant which has proved a great success. The Restaurant caters for all tastes from carnivores to vegans; with a wide variety of dishes from around the world and Zambia, this is reflected in the turnover. ( accounts will be open for inspection to interested parties.)
The Lodge consists of 5 double or Twin bedded chalets,and a new Family chalet that sleeps 6 all with private facilities, air conditioning, fans, fridges and TV. We have a swimming pool outside with separate toilet block. The whole area is surrounded with fruit trees - mango, paw paw, Guava, mulberry, pineapple, water berry, lemons and orange - with grounds laid to lawns and ornamental beds. Parking for about 8 cars, with security fence and night guard. Owners /Managers accommodation with a 4 bedroom house on site.
The Lodge is situated just 6 minutes from the International airport, 12 minutes drive from the famous "Victoria Falls " - one of the seven natural wonders of the world - and just 3 minutes drive ( 15 minutes walk ) from the town center.
The whole area is a safe place to work and live, with lots to see and do all the year round.
Green Tree Lodge has just become the highest rated small Hotel/Lodge in Livingstone by Booking .com and a. high rating with Trip adviser.
The reason for sale is genuine as the present owner wishes to retire after nearly 52 years in the industry and let someone younger stamp their mark on it.
The price quoted is open to near offers.
The total refurbishment is now complete to all the chalets. A generator has been purchased and is now working. These additions do NOT affect the original price.

If interested, please contact the seller through the form on this page.

Property Information

Real Estate:

Real Property Included

Living Accommodation:

A 4 bedroom house for owner/ manager is also on site. The Restaurant and Bar are an extension on the end of the house, but can be separated.

Location:

The Lodge is a few minutes drive from the airport, 15 minutes walk to town and 15minutes drive to Zimbabwe border and Victoria Falls.

Premises Details:

The plots is just under 1 acre in size with main road frontage, lights and electric fence. On the plot are 5 Double or Twin chalets and a new Family Chalet -sleeps 6 - all with private facilities. All the chalets have there own hot water supply plus cold water ( council water + 5000 ltr tank). Electricity to all parts of the premises. The swimming pool is about 15 mtrs. x 3 mtrs. and runs from 1/2 mtr to1.6 mtrs.deep end. An abundance of fruiting trees throughout the year which are used in the restaurant and kitchen. The grounds have been landscaped to enhance the overall beauty of the Lodge.

Business Operation

Expansion Potential:

We have recently opened our Family chalet that will sleep 6. Having so many families visit this area we identified the need. This has been well booked since opening.

Competition / Market:

Many small Lodges and B & B's in the immediate area, but NOT to the standard of Green Tree as we demanded that this Lodge must have good ratings. This is reflected in Trip Advisor as we have taken this lodge to nearly the top. Our Restaurant stands alone with what we offer, not even the big Hotels can offer this menu.

Reasons for selling:

After over 53 years in this business, I feel it's time to retire and let someone younger make their mark on Green Tree. There is scope to enlarge or expand. Sensible offers will be looked at.

Trading hours:

365 days. 24/7 operation.

Employees:
6 + 1 casual
Years established:
12

Other Information

Support & training:

Support will be given with all relative information. It would be envisaged that this period could last up to 2 weeks.

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Home based:
This business can be run from home.

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