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97 Heritage Road, Rubyvale, QLD 4702

  • Hotel/Leisure

Last updated: 19th October 2019

Listing ID: 2446

  • 10 Parking spaces
  • 500.0m2 Floor area

Freehold Lifestyle Business & Home set on 8 Acres - Tourism Industry

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Freehold Lifestyle Business & Home. This is your chance to own this unique Award Winning Business on the Central Queensland Sapphire Gemfields. It is Australia's Largest Walk-In Underground Sapphire Mine with a Tour.

NOTE: This business has been running for over 30 years and has only had 3 previous owners. Experience in Mining or Jewellery are not necessary, as some previous owners had no knowledge/background in this industry. All you need is a desire to have your own lifestyle business and be part of a great country location known as the ‘Gateway to the Gemfields’.

Miners Heritage Walk-In Mine Is offered for sale on a Walk-In Walk-Out FREEHOLD basis.

This 8 acre (2.83 hectares) freehold property offers a thriving cash flow Tourism based business, a 3 Bedroom Home and plenty of room for expansion. The site on which Miners Heritage sits was developed in 1982 to become a Tourist Destination, mine tours opened to the public in 1984.

The property consists of an Air-Conditioned, 3 bedroom home with office, large Machinery Sheds & Storage Container. Located in the village of Rubyvale, a Sapphire mining community situated approximately 60 kilometres west of Emerald, half way between Rockhampton & Longreach. The village has a Post Office, Hotel, General Store, 2 Caravan Parks & assorted Gem based businesses. The nearest Primary School is at Anakie 16km south, with High Schools in Emerald.

The award-winning showroom was built in 2004 & is made of local timbers milled onsite. The showroom is air-conditioned & comes fully fitted out with showcases & stock. The shelter shed also has picnic tables for use by visiting schools & coach tours.


* The freehold Property – (8 acres, the house, the business premises)
* The Miners Heritage Business, all plant and equipment, professional website & future bookings.
* 1 x Mining Claim
* 3 phase power with 4.5kw power back to the grid. Solar hot water and mains townwater
* Established gardens, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, irregation, fully fenced. The house block is secluded and private from the business and is approximately 1.5 acres.
* Sundries, Showroom fitout, display materials & packaging

The business is profitable and stable and provides good profits, income and lifestyle for the owners, along with a day off during the week. In addition the owners take 8 weeks off a year, as there are good staff in place.


Being part of a strong tourist location, further opportunity for expansion in the form of a Café and/or Cabins would complement this Tourist Destination. STCA approval would be required.

This FREEHOLD BUSINESS AND PROPERTY would be ideal for those looking for a complete lifestyle change! The community of Rubyvale are very supportive and very welcoming. Full financials can be disclosed to genuine interested buyers. Current owners are seeking to retire.

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