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Location / Area

Drake, near Casino and Tenterfield, Northern Rivers, New South Wales

Business Type / Size

A freehold general store with a 2 bedroom residence on a large block with highway frontage. 

This business has no competition in the village and shows increasing turnover.

The property and village does not flood, it's on a mountain range.

Price Range

$495,000 negotiable plus stock

Business Information

The Drake General Store has:

  • Renovated shop area with quality displays
  • New modern kitchen with hotplate, microwave and ceiling fan
  • 3 fuel bowsers (unleaded, premium and diesel)
  • Covered dining area for clients with tables and chairs
  • Storage sheds for drinks etc
  • Comfortable 2 bedroom residence at rear of the shop
  • Double carport / garage
  • Water storage tanks with pressure pumps
  • Toolshed/storeroom in back yard
  • Rewired and electrically upgraded

Shop DisplayShop DisplayShop DisplayCoffee Machine
Shop DisplayShop DisplayShop DisplayCoffee Machine

The Shop Sells

  • Hot foods inc pies, sausage rolls, chips
  • Drinks including water, fruit juices, soft drinks and milk products
  • Groceries of all kinds (huge range)
  • Fruit and vegetables (in season)
  • Confectionary and snack foods
  • Cigarettes and tobacco
  • Coffee (new machine installed)
  • Newspapers and Magazines
  • Dog and cat food
  • Smallgoods
  • Dairy Products including milk, yoghurt, cheeses etc
  • Basic hardware
  • Car batteries and auto needs
  • Party lines
  • Ice-creams
  • Frozen foods
  • Ice

Outdoor Eating AreaFrozen GoodsPie WarmerFront of Shop
Outdoor Eating AreaFrozen GoodsPie WarmerFront of Shop

Equipment Includes

  • Fridges (2)
  • Pie warmer
  • Freezers (4)
  • Hotplate
  • Oven
  • Bain maree
  • Tables and chairs
  • Lots of basic electrical kitchen equipment
  • Large new Freezer


This business has increasing turnover and is easy to operate.

The shop is air-conditioned.

 Trading Hours

  • Mon – Fri: 7am - 5pm
  • Sat: 8am – 2pm
  • Sun: 8am – 12pm

SignageCarportWater Storage Tank
SignageCarportWater Storage Tank


This has:

  • Main bedroom with built-ins
  • 2nd bedroom
  • Large lounge/living with wood heater
  • Office area
  • Bathroom with shower and Vanity
  • Covered back verandah
  • Outdoor living area with 4 person spa
  • Tiled floors throughout
  • Reverse-cycle air-conditioning



A gold mine may re-open close to town in the future. This will be a genuine bonus.

Best Features

  • Only store in the village
  • Superb highway location
  • Recently upgraded with new equipment
  • Comfortable owners’ residence
  • Close to 4WD parks and motorcycle parks
  • Large ½ acre land (fenced)
  • Huge goodwill with locals
  • Large storage shed
  • Big backyard with shade trees, double garage and garden shed
  • Ideal for family operation
  • Close to rivers, national parks and state forests

Additional Information

This is a great business with a freehold property at a bargain price.

It is very well set up and easy to operate. The area is going ahead and there is a constant tourist trade in the business.

Contact Details

Contact:Michael & Jo Howard
Phone:02 6737 6830

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