This purpose built function centre with rustic vibes, accommodation and on site activities is perfect for someone looking to capitalise on the wedding and function market.
With an indoor capacity of the main function room “Macquarie Hall” of 300 guests and hundreds more on the festoon lit lawns, this purpose built space is perfectly suited for large functions with a commercial kitchen and bar, allowing for revenue not just from venue hire, but also the ability to cater food and beverage packages. The centre also features a loft room perfect for smaller meetings and wedding entrances.
With a variety of onsite accommodation including the “Metz Motel” (36 beds/11rooms), “Shearers Quarters” (63 beds/15 rooms), “Flynn Cabin” (18bed/3 rooms) and Cooks Room (double bed/1 room), there is a large amount of accommodation available to build your function centre offering.
Located just 25 kilometres from Armidale and its airport, Echidna Gully presents the perfect opportunity for someone looking to build their client base with guests from metropolitan areas such as Sydney on top of the already established local market.
With a well separated rustic shed, capable of catering up to a hundred guests with some refurbishment, there is scope for the incoming owner to run multiple functions simultaneously.
With property boundaries right up to the Metz Gorge, those looking to build the accommodation further have the ability to take advantage of the breathtaking views with the addition of glamping tents and bungalows.
The current owners have also built up the Echidna Adventures paintball fields & laser tag, bringing in more daytime revenue. This revenue could be easily expanded with expansion into industries such as driving ranges or even production as a winery/brewery.
Set on 42.47 hectares (104.94 acres) the various buildings are set among native gum, wattle and acacia trees. The properties water security is in the form of a 23,000 gallon concrete tank, a bore (800-1000gal/hr) and a 10 mega litre dam.
The 1920's style home has 4 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, separate dining and lounge areas, large office/sunroom and oversized covered verandah overlooking the Metz Gorge.
This well developed property offers great commercial potential for someone looking to walk into an already established business, with plenty of expansion opportunity in functions, accommodation & activities while living amongst the rugged beauty of the Metz gorge in a beautiful home.