October 3, 2022


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Forrest’s Platypi cafe, chocolaterie a business option to savour

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Buyers can dine out on the recognition of Forrest with a sweet business enterprise opportunity in the coronary heart of the Otway Ranges township.

An architecturally built cafe and chocolaterie — a favorite pit quit for site visitors to the location — has hit the industry as portion of a scenic 9700sq m freehold home with many cash flow streams.

The Platypi Chocolate creating and organization is supplied for sale along with a function-crafted studio condominium and renovated two-bedroom residence perfect for holiday accommodation.

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Fantastic Ocean Attributes, Apollo Bay agent Gary Van Someren has listed the property, at 73 Grant Street, Forrest, with cost hopes of $1.7m.

Mr Van Someren claimed Forrest, a well-known mountain biking desired destination just around an hour from Geelong, had taken off in modern several years.

He claimed the tranquil assets supplied a opportunity for someone new to construct a potential in the town and enjoy a nation vibe.

“It would go well with somebody that wishes to get out of the metropolis and run a business enterprise,” he stated.

“The business enterprise is offered as section of it or somebody could want to arrive in and do something fully different.

“The selections are very open up and everything’s there.

“Forrest has the bicycle tracks and it’s definitely turn into rather a well-known place with the little brewery.”

The cafe, found reverse Forrest’s mountain bike path head and picnic area, has been made to sit between the treetops and characteristics a corten steel wall and native forest sights as a result of ground-to-ceiling home windows.

It is certified for 80 patrons and has four seating regions, including a covered balcony and pet-welcoming space at the rear.

The new entrepreneurs can acquire edge of a well-appointed commercial kitchen area and servery, even though the chocolate output space down below is the place the signature honeycomb echidnas and warm chocolate bombs are established.

Mr Van Sorensen claimed the business enterprise was a drawcard for regulars and visitors, with on-line profits and growing wholesale demand boosting earnings.

He explained the other dwellings could be a everlasting foundation or present an more income stream.

“There is one particular that has been particularly intended as holiday break lodging, a studio, and there’s a two-bed room property next to it,” he stated.

“You have the opportunity to hire out both of those people.”

The studio has a kitchenette, bathroom, adjoining workshop and a deck taking in sights of the property’s grassed spot and native trees.

The property gives a contemporary kitchen area and open-plan dining and dwelling region with hardwood flooring and uncovered beams.