Saunders Beach Bistro & Pizzeria – Rent or Buy!

Price on request
November 14, 2018


If you’re looking for a sea change business with the bonus of live on site accommodation, this is the business for you!

Business Overview
Saunders Beach Bistro & Pizzeria is a fully licensed BYO restaurant situated at 31 Lagoon Crescent, Bushland Beach, Townsville. The business has been established for 23 years and owned by the vendor for 2 years.

The dine in and takeaway restaurant has air conditioned dining facilities inside for 80 people as well as an outside beer garden. Bistro meals include steak, chicken, hamburgers, fish and chips and drinks.  The vendor recently installed a woodfired pizza oven which is proving to be very popular. The restaurant facilities also include a bar, pool table and large screen TV. Functions the restaurant can cater for include:

  •  Birthdays
  • Weddings
  • Easter
  • Mother’s Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Public Holidays

Saunders Beach Bistro & Pizzeria has huge potential and would respond quickly to the efforts of an enthusiastic operator.

Employees & Business Hours

The vendor works in the business and employs a casual chef for 24 hours per week and a casual assistant for 20 hours per week. The current trading hours are:

  • Wednesday to Saturday                        5.30pm – 8.30pm
  • Sunday                                                   10.00am – 8.30pm

Purchase Options
The freehold property includes two masonry block buildings:

  • Fully airconditioned restaurant and facilities
  • 2 bedroom fully airconditioned house

The vendor has given a buyer two purchase options:

Scenario 1 – Rent the business and both properties with option to buy

  • First 3 months               $250.00 per week
  • Next 3 months               $300.00 per week
  • Next 6 months               $350.00 per week
  • After 12 months, the business and real estate can be purchased


Scenario 2 – Immediate Freehold Ownership

  • The business and freehold real estate can be purchased at the bargain price of $300,000

About Saunders Beach
Saunders Beach is part of the Northern Beaches precinct of Townsville and is approximately 25 kilometres to the turnoff from the Bruce Highway. Saunders Beach Seaside development has a residential community of over 400 people and is also a popular holiday accommodation.

There is a 6 kilometre beautiful beach where residents and visitors enjoy the sea and beach activities. Saunders Beach has a fully concrete boat ramp which provides excellent access to estuary fishing and open sea fishing.

Areas of Competitive Edge

  • Many areas of competitive edge exist including
  • The business is the only restaurant and takeaway business at Saunders Beach
  • Well established for over 23 years
  • Licensed restaurant
  • Inside seating up to 80 people
  • A popular woodfired pizza oven has recently been installed
  • Ideal business for a couple or family
  • There is scope to expand the business including longer opening hours
  • Live on site in the 2 bedroom house
  • Very large potential for expansion of the business
  • The asking price of the business and freehold provide exceptional value

Contact To receive a Sale Proposal, please complete our online Confidentiality Agreement form at Once we receive your details, we will email you the Sale Proposal for this business. Alternatively, contact:

  • Margaret Butler – 0419 664 349 or