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Looking for land, buildings, house to lease long term, a business or have something for sale? Let me know what your looking for or have available and I'll look for you.... greg@vavau.to

WANTED: 1, 2, 3 and 4 bedroom houses to rent. 6 to 12 month terms. Prefer all furniture, fittings and linen etc, but negotiable... or managed house lease 7.5% commission using Tropo Rentals.

WANTED: land to lease, sea views, close to town and also on Vava’u Lahi.

WANTED: Business to buy, 250AUD must have minimal time investment required

SEE ALSO: Rental Accommodation & Holiday Houses


 

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Site has full services to the door; town water supply, electric, phone, mobile and internet

200,000AU$ Negotiable
Contact the owner at
dbshapes@hotmail.com
or phone Phone: 0447 093 114 or
Phone: 0266 878 257

The Vava'u pharmacy lease and buildings

This is the first time this prime section has been offered for lease. It has recently been granted a government lease of 70 yrs and can be increased at any time. Currently it renews in 2084.

This is a magnificent double size lot with 30.826m along the road front, 27.992m water front and 45 metre deep giving 1321.5 sq meter. Ideal for a self sustaining lifestyle with this much land!

The easy sloping section provides direct access to deep water suitable for yacht, motor vessel, floating dock etc. Direct access to water is available via a neighbours steps now while you build though.

Land can be used for private residence, accommodation and tourism activities – a lot of these sections provide quality tourist and short to long term accommodation for residents.

Being close to the fuel bunkering facilities this gives 24 hour security

Approximately 5km to town gives easy access to shopping and restaurants and quiet relaxed living

The site faces north west, so almost zero trade chop and ideal for solar installations and easy pacific style living.

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Site has full services to the door; town water supply, electric, phone, mobile and internet

200,000AU$ Negotiable
Contact the owner at
dbshapes@hotmail.com
or phone Phone: 0447 093 114 or
Phone: 0266 878 257


 


The Vava'u Harbourview Resort

www.harbourviewresort.com
Price$850,000 NZD
Contact scott@percy.net.nz
Phone +64 210477146

Location on Google Earth

Valuation Report (as .pdf)

Valuation Report (as picture scans)

The Vava'u Harbourview Resort

The popular Harbourview Resort has a little of everything for its guests in this popular and unique self-catering resort;

10 Units with an ideal combination of accommodation options:

  • (1) Triple Room Rental Unit (520 square feet with queen and two single beds, fridge, stove, separate bath and private veranda)
  • (3) Rental Units (432 square feet each with queen & single beds, fridge, stove, separate bath and private veranda)
  • (4) Rental Units (400 square feet each with interconnecting doors [For families to rent both units if needed], queen & single beds, fridge, stove, separate bath and private veranda)
  • (1) Single Room Rental Unit (336 square feet with queen bed, fridge, stove, separate bath and private veranda)
  • (1) Triple home unit (1810 sq. feet with Queen and 2 single bunk beds, fridge stove, 2 baths and huge sea view veranda)
  • 1.35 acres of sprawling grounds on the main Island of Vava’u Lahi
  • The white sand beach below satisfies the desire for a swim or a snorkel around this quiet side of the harbour. Safe for kids and fun in the sun and sand.
  • The boat dock serves as both a convenient pick up point for the many famous water based activities available in Vava’u, including diving, fishing, sailing, whale watch or island tours, rather than taxiing into town. Or a fishing platform, a sunbathing spot right on the water so you can slip into the warm waters to cool off a little and a perfect location for a sun downer drink or even dining on the water’s edge.
  • Covered Tongan Style Barbeque Area (336 square feet and can accommodate 16+ people) great to use for Tongan feasts and special events like weddings, birthdays and dinners.
  • Full Size Tennis Court (The ONLY resort or hotel in Vava'u with such a luxury!)
  • Solar Water Heater Systems to each unit to wash off the salt water after a hard day at play.
  • Beautiful Gardens, Treed Border and Manicured Lawns (Plenty of flowers & fruit trees to enhance the ambiance of the place)
  • The airport is about 12km away
  • downtown Neiafu is only 3km away that offers easy access to shopping and more than a dozen cafe’s, bars, restaurants and nightclubs. An interesting walk past several villages into town, or go the other direction to the amazing village of Utelei.
  • The cul de sac location offers quiet privacy, harbour views and sea breeze…

The Harbourview Resort originally had a famous onsite Restaurant and Bar (Marcella’s). A very clever redesign by the current owners took advantage of a gap in the Vava’u market, and an increasing move by tourists to self-catering to help keep costs down, but still have an enjoyable holiday. The restaurant was transformed into a family home capable of catering for larger parties (which can still be changed back if you wish to make more money). The units had kitchenettes installed and hey presto Vavau’s only self-catering resort rises like a phoenix to capture its market share of tourists and business travellers. Whilst providing an enjoyable, more relaxed income for the owners from the huge veranda overlooking the harbour in their grand resort home!

But don’t think that means low profit…

  • This property has a 50 year, renewable Government Estate Land lease at a very low annual lease cost. Not an easy or fast process to obtain in the Pacific.
  • Tongan feasts and functions are common place under both the covered barbeque and sprawling grounds to give another income source.
  • The $30,000 investment foresight in the solar water heater system, by the owners, saves electricity costs and affords the luxury of hot showers, something not all resorts offer out here. That hot shower alone has guests choosing Harbourview.
  • Access to town water supply, with an additional 80,000 Litre rainwater catchment water tank, saves money on water bills and ensures a constant water supply in the dry season. No other resort in Vava’u has this feature.
  • Commission payments from activity providers such as diving, fishing, whaleswim, sailing, water tours, feasts, surfing and land tours
  • Active wholesaler / booking agent relationships already established!
  • Established, popular website and marketing generates good business and inquiries.
  • Great reviews in such publications as Lonely Planet as well as on on-line vacation Sites!

Other income options exist as well

  • Reselling Wi-Fi services to guests
  • Use this a base for your own water activity (fishing, sailing, diving, whaleswim, tours, boat rentals or adventure sports)
  • Land based activities such as vehicle rentals or an adventure sport
  • Convert the Main House back into a dining restaurant and bar for guests, tourists and the annual 500+ yachts that visit Vava’u each year. It’s massive 1,810 square feet is currently the owners grand home and offers 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 offices, living room, large commercial kitchen, laundry room, large storage room and a massive sea view deck with a bar, all under cover!

The Harbourview is located on the main harbour's most prime real estate. The resort is within walking distance to town and all the restaurants, yet it is removed enough from town to enjoy being in a peaceful setting. Harbourview has all the licenses and is fully operational. The primary asset is their coveted Government Estate Land Lease; a 50 year Land Lease, which is endlessly renewable and akin to "freehold." At the current prices of land lots on this harbour, the price of the entire complex is dwarfed by the land value alone... and because they are not making any more of it (land) since the original big bang, it is likely to only go up in value.

The location is convenient and the ambiance with views of the harbour and its sailboats and beach below; one can be quite pleased with the setting, and if the food matches the ambiance, well, that is the magic combination. 10 units and a large main home is priced to sell. The Harbourview Resort is a great deal in an island paradise now, make it yours...

The Vava'u Harbourview Resort

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www.harbourviewresort.com
Price$850,000 NZD
Contact scott@percy.net.nz
Phone +64 210477146

 


 


 


For Sale : "ISLAND EXPLORER"

Price "Make an Offer"

15 Rangers Road,
St Helen's Park,
Campbelltown,
New South Wales.
0061469291808 (Mobile)
0061246288454(Home)

For Sale : ISLAND EXPLORER

Located on absolute water frontage on the shores of the "Old Harbour" at Homelei in Neiafu, Vavau, a 5 minute walk from the centre of town.

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A boat ramp right in front gives access to the Eastern Islands of Vava'u for tours or your own pleasure.

"ISLAND EXPLORER" is a boutique guesthouse consisting of three apartments (1x1bedroom, 1x2bedroom and 1x3bedroom apartment suitable for owner occupation or further rental The complex has just undergone a six month renovation costing over $55,000AUD with the addition of a beautiful red cedar poolroom bar (with 9ft pool table and all the accessories) and a fully tiled beer garden set in arguably, the most beautiful garden situation in Vavau. Includes a new garage, new storeroom and the units are fully furnished with TV/DVD, stoves, fridges, microwave ovens, kettles and toasters. The entire complex has been repainted

Extensive supplies of linen and kitchen utensils are also included.

Some of the new equipment includes front loader washing machine, flatscreen TV's, DVD players, water blaster, lawn mower, garden tools, six mountain bikes, extensive supplies of fishing gear, 1500 DVD movies, extensive tools and new spare small appliances.

This is a turnkey operation and by any assessment provides, by far, the best value for money property/business in the country.

10000lt fresh water as well as tank water supply.

Marketing includes a website.

The current lease is affordable, has 14 years to run with another 15 years guaranteed extension.

This is a lifestyle or an income earning property with tremendous potential.

We have only been here since May 2012 but are reluctantly selling because one of our twin boys has been diagnosed with autism and cannot be educated here.

Contact owners: Denis and Betty Hagarty

15 Rangers Road,
St Helen's Park,
Campbelltown,
New South Wales.
0061469291808 (Mobile)
0061246288454(Home)
Email: dh_bandung@yahoo.com.au

 


 


Bungalow and Land +

Land owner wanting to lease prime sites and businesses in Neiafu

Land owner wanting to lease prime sites and businesses in Neiafu – high demand sea views, on the main Island and close to town, a perfect for a mix for retirement/long term housing and the high demand rental income.

Bungalow's and land for Lease:
Location: Neiafutahi, Old Harbour waterfront location on flat land about half a km to central business center, Neiafu.
Accommodation: 4 bungalow type, two rooms per bungalow with each room with its own shower and toilet including verandah.
Area of Land: 4,817 square meters of land.
Within the compound slightly on the side of the bungalows is a big fish pond with a lot of beautiful tropical fishes.
Period of Lease or Rent: 10 years if lease $150,000.00TOP as is, Rental negotiable.

Bar & Restaurant:
Location: Same premises as accommodation however fenced with its own parking lot.
Building space: 424 square meters plus 2,000 square meter of surrounding land.
The building has recently been renovated, new floor slabs and ceramic tiles, a new bar and toilet facilities, new kitchen and store rooms, and a big open verandah with a vast parking area.
The building is being rented for meetings, conventions, seminars, black tie ball, cocktails, fund raising dance, weddings, reunions and birthdays, as well as substantial government business.
Bar & Restaurant is open every night, including Sundays. A weekly Island Buffet with a truly Polynesian influence
Started operating in July 2012 as Waterfront Bar and Restaurant, formerly known as Moteli.
Accommodation: 4 bungalow 2 bedroom and shared verandah. Property needs work – estimates available to bring this property back to life to rent as short or long term accommodation.
The fish pond is self flushing and includes the only turtle in a pond in Vava’u. This building can be renovated for accommodation, at least 8 bedrooms with living room and kitchen plus a verandah for each room.
Business for Rent or Lease: 10 year lease $300,000.00TOP negotiable.

Houmalei Land for Lease
Land fill required half of the land has been filled ready for construction, the above price land fill is inclusive.
About a km walking distance to central business area.
Please note that this land can be sub-divided in to two lots, equal sizes, same period, same land fill however half the price.
Land with views, easy access to the sea and the Southern Islands of Vava’u for sailing and fishing, close to town, holiday home, rental accommodation, home based business, retirement.
Good quality accommodation is limited in Neiafu especially for short or long term rentals to satisfy short term holiday home or the growing long term ex-pat population.
Location: Old Harbour waterfront
Area Size: 4,300 square meters
Period of sub-lease: 20 years lease for $250,000.00 TOP

Futuna (Talau) Land for Lease
Three lots of slightly sloping land facing the main channel into the harbor, with beautiful harbor views and consistent sea breeze.
Two lots are situated below the road and have direct access to the sea, the third section is above the road.
Period of sub-lease: 20 years for ALL
Area Size & Price:
Lot 1: 996.5 Square meters for $50,000.00TOP
Lot 2: 1611 Square meters for $100,000.00TOP has a small very run down house/water tank on site
Lot 3: 832 Square meters for $50,000.00TOP
All three lots are situated at a slightly sloped area towards the water.

Contact details for owner:
Mr. Alwyn Moa, Nuku'alofa, Kingdom of Tonga
Telephone: (676) 874-8241
Email: moacontractors@yahoo.co.nz

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Documents and downloads...

View Houmalei Land for Lease location in Google Earth
Houmalei Land for Lease.pdf document

View Futuna (Talau) Land for Lease location in Google Earth
Futuna (Talau) Land for Lease.pdf document

 


Hakula Lodge

Life style with an income

  • Life style with an income
  • Tonga's prestigious fishing lodge.
  • Established 1999
  • Life time government lease
  • Absolute water frontage with glorious Harbour views just 40 minutes from the best fishing the South Pacific has to offer.
  • Just 5 minutes from Neiafu the capital of Vava’u
  • See what Trip Advisor has to say about Hakula Lodge
  • For expression of interest contact Jeff & Janine
    jefflestrange@yahoo.com
    Home +676 70872
    Fax line +676 70875
    Jeffs mobile +676 7560199
    www.hakulalodge.com
    www.fishtonga.com

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    Tourism Properties

    Tourism Real Estate and Businesses for sale in Tonga and the South Pacific Islands

    Contact: Adrian or Chrissy Chisholm
    Tourism & Hospitality Business Brokers
    TourismProperties.com _ South Pacific Real Estate
    Phone (+64) 9 523 35 36
    PO Box 109 452
    Newmarket
    Auckland
    New Zealand

    Tourism Properties

    adrian@tourismconsultingservices.com Sustainable Tourism Business Solutions | Delivering Effective Outcomes

    Sustainable Tourism Business Solutions | Delivering Effective Outcomes

    Tourism Consulting Services helping maximise your bottom-line in:

    Tourism Accommodation businesses including hotels, motels, management rights, resorts, lodges, guest houses, backpackers or holiday parks.

    Food and Beverage Hospitality businesses including restaurants, bars, cafes, entertainment venues, micro breweries, distillers or wineries.

    Leisure Visitor Activites including eco tourism, adventure, transport, indigenous, cultural heritage tourism and health/wellness facilities.

    National, Regional, Local Tourism Association Authority, Government or Non-Government Organisation looking for Strategic Planning, Workforce Development, Community Engagement and Awareness solutions, village collaborations.

    Contact us now:

    Adrian and Chrissy Chisholm
    Tourism Consultants
    PO Box 109 452
    Newmarket
    Auckland 1149
    adrian@tourismconsultingservices.com
    (+64) 9 523 3536


    CAFE TROPICANA

    Cafe Tropicana for Sale
    USD 199,000
    or USD173,500 for 50% of building

    Please contact tropicana@vavau.to

    Cafe Tropicana is a well known, highly established and extremely popular internet cafe, bar and restaurant situated on the main street of Neiafu town centre on the pristine Vava'u island group of the Kingdom of Tonga.

    This fully licensed and multi faceted business is located amongst the post office, grocery store, fruit store, bookshop and banks and is perfectly situated to capture all passing trade, be they locals or tourists, making it without doubt the premium revenue generating cafe business on Vava'u.

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    Cafe Tropicana's central location combined with its popular reputation offering the warmest hospitality means there is a steady stream of customers from when the doors open until closing time. All this and an ocean view from the shady coral balcony too!

    The Venue

    Cafe Tropicana is an established part of the local community. This efficient and extremely well run business has been in operation since 2004 and with the present owners since 2007. With well trained, friendly staff who offer a warm welcome and excellent service coupled with great food and drink, this dynamic business caters to not only loyal locals and passers by but to the many tourists who visit this unique island group all year round.

    Cafe Tropicana is located next to The Adventure Backpackers complex.

    The entire site is approximately 138 metres square (1,502 square feet) in area. Standing capacity, for parties/functions etc is over 70.

    The indoor area and comprises seven internet stations a reading lounge, fully equipped kitchen, laundry room, booking agency, icemaker, several storage areas, video projector stand/screen, bakery area and a service and counter area totalling 105 metres square (1,143 square feet). At present the seating accommodates 20 customers. Cafe Tropicana is the largest indoor cafe in Vava'u and is a venue much in demand for gatherings of all kinds due to the space available.

    The outdoor coral balcony is approximately 31 metres square (337 square feet) and comprises an ocean view dining area and bathroom, icemaker cupboard, and outside storage facilities. The popular balcony area, fully covered and shaded using a native creeper, accommodates up to 20 seated customers.

    The present owner's attention to detail in all aspects of this business, coupled with prompt and friendly service is evident in the inviting ambience they have created here.

    This is a unique internet cafe, bar and restaurant business indeed. The best in Vava'u !

    The Business

    Cafe Tropicana operates days only 5-1/2 days a week, you could extend to 7 days and nights if you wish.

    Cafe Tropicana offers the following services for tourists, ex-pats and Tongan's:

  • Full-scale Cafe with a healthy provisioning and takeaway service
  • Internet Service (7 computer stations and Wi-Fi)
  • Office Services (Photo, fax, laminate, A4/A3 colour printing, etc.)
  • Real Espresso Coffee (And we can show you how to make it)
  • Bakery (Cakes, pies, muffins, breads, etc.)
  • Liquor Sales of beer, wine and spirits
  • Sole Kingdom Koffie distributor in Vava'u
  • Sale of local postcards, arts, crafts, etc.
  • Nautical Charts and chartlets
  • Courtesy Flags and Tongan Flags
  • The largest swap a book library in Vava'u
  • Cellphone hire
  • Digicel and TCC cellphone credit resellers
  • Kayak rentals - new service
  • Free Luggage/shopping storage facilities.
  • Commercial Laundry - new service
  • Commercial Icemakers - new service
  • Bulk rain water sales (yachties) - new service
  • Rubbish disposal (yachties) - new service
  • International courier agencies - new service
  • Computer repairs, harbour Wi-Fi (optional) - new service
  • Booking agency (space sub-leased to Vavau Adventures/Kart Safaris owners) - new service
  • The current owners bought the cafe from the original developers in 2007 and have concentrated on providing an all year round one-stop shop that is profitable. Lately focussing on reducing expenses using solar and a water header tank before expanding the floor area into an adjacent building by popular demand.

    WHERE TO LIVE:

    Long term Accommodation can be interesting to find in Vava'u but the owners have several options for you to look at.

    You can quite literally raise the roof on the cafe itself and build a home on a second level - use the kitchen, toilet and internet from downstairs and just put a shower, 2 bedrooms and living area upstairs… 5 seconds to work and fantastic sea views from the deck…

    Or, simply take over the lease on either, or both of their homes

    - a massive 4 bedroom house with a self-contained 1 bedroom unit below. The house is 1.5km from the cafe and has amazing harbour views as well as huge garden and storage areas. Live in one house and rent the other out… or

    - a 2 bedroom cottage 2.5km from the cafe with even more amazing harbour views!

    THE LEASE:

    Cafe Tropicana has a land lease running through till 2021 with the previous developers that is available to transfer as well. The lease then changes ownership to a major Tongan Corporation that wants the cafe to stay as we attract customers to their other shops in the same block.

    The next door neighbour, Adventure Backpackers, recently renewed their lease with the same landlord without issue and we have just (April 2012) extended our Internet, booking service and new Laundry into a room left vacant by the Duty Free store moving next door with the same landlord.

    THE COMPANY:

    Cafe Tropicana Ltd is a Tongan corporation and all business licenses are held by the company. This ensures an easy and expedient transfer of ownership.

    OWNERSHIP

    The new owner(s) will literally OWN the cafe building!

    The building is half owned by the current owners and one of the original developers of the land. 50% or 100% of the building is available to buy, as the original developers now wish to sell as they are retiring to NZ shortly.

    INCOME

    Unlike other businesses, Cafe Tropicana has a consistently high daily cash income and a very short off season, which is also a rarity here in Tonga! February has traditionally been our quietest month – time for a break back home, diving, sailing, make changes to the business or just relax.

    CAFE STOCK

    All stock will be sold to the new owner(s) at real value so the business is ready to run and make money from day one. The estimated value of the stock is between $5-7,000 US Dollars at any given time

    TRAINING PERIOD

    The owners of Cafe Tropicana offer a handover of the business to the new owner(s), with a two week training period if desired by the new owner(s).

    WHY ARE THE OWNERS SELLING?

    The current owners arrived as a couple, they are not anymore.

    WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR?

    Ready income, beneficial location, expansion opportunities available from this unique business location, great lease and ownership options. If you are interested in food service, then this business could be a dream come true.

    However, if you are looking for a lifestyle business in the islands then this business may also be perfect for you!

    Cafe Tropicana is that rare business that does not require a million hours of work just to make a decent income. You don’t even need to be from the food industry in order to succeed, you simply need to be creative and dedicated to customer service.

    Owning cafe Tropicana gives you the opportunities to not only own a profitable cafe in Tonga, but to live a lifestyle of in a South Pacific paradise!

    The current owners have built up a loyal and regular clientele over since 2012 by refining and adapting their offer to the local market, tourists, ex pats and their needs. Cafe Tropicana has had much hard work invested into the first growth years and is ready to expand and develop - perfect timing for the new owner to reap the rewards.

    The present owners have a clear and defined sales and marketing strategy in place which will serve to enhance and grow the steady revenue stream this iconic cafe already enjoys. Turnover is without doubt buoyant and upwardly mobile.

    Cafe Tropicana Menu 1
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    Cafe Tropicana Floorplan

    Please contact tropicana@vavau.to for information


    Vaipua Sanctuary FSBO
    (For Sale By Owner)
    Please contact info@vavau.to

    more information

    Your own a piece of paradise

    There are few places left in the South Pacific which return the visitor to a bygone era – a time of ships under sail, pristine beaches, abundant marine life and traditional ways of living. Such a place is Vava’u, an island group within the Kingdom of Tonga. To those fortunate few who have discovered it, Vava’u is a Polynesian Heaven.

    Polynesian Holidays Limited (PHL) are offering a unique opportunity to own a piece of paradise on the pacific island of Tonga.

    Please contact info@vavau.to for information


    'Bryce Reality' in realty matters

    Robert Bryce; the ORIGINAL Realtor in Vava'u

    Serving as a free consultant for all investors in Vava’u who want to know the facts and the truth. (tongaproperty@yahoo.com)

    Phone: (679) 743-3548

    Robert Bryce Business and Property Broker

    Email: tongaproperty@yahoo.com
    Web: http://www.SouthPacificRealEstate.to