The iconic HENDERSON PARK FARM RETREAT is up for Sale

For the first time, one of Central Queensland’s premier wedding and function venues will be offered for sale by expression of interest.

Henderson Park Farm Retreat is an authentic country retreat experience nestled on 35 acres right on the banks of picturesque Hedlow Creek and overlooks a massive floodplain from which rise volcanic plugs.

This unique property features accommodation for up to 25 between the modern Hedlow Lodge complex and 2 quaint pioneer style cabins, and a dedicated 10 x 21m wedding marquee and extensive well-presented native grounds plus a generous camping area.

When asked about their reasons for selling the owners Annika and Ryan Anderson had this to say.

“We have been in the tourism industry since 1997, starting with a simple pioneer style family cabin to supplement income to the cattle business during an extended period of drought. Over the years we have continued to diversify and grow, adding accommodation and developing our facilities as demand increased. We are now a busy accommodation and function venue open all year round. Henderson Park Farm Retreat has always operated adjacent to our 4,500acre beef cattle enterprise and our off property Environmental Consulting business. We have a young family and are committed to a full life with our two little girls and expanding our cattle business and felt it was time. The retreat has developed in its own right and has been operated as a stand alone business and is now ready for the next passionate owner.”

This established business has been in the industry for over 20 years and will be sold as a going concern, with a busy 2021 and 2022 booking calendar already in place.

Henderson Park Farm Retreat has received Trip Advisors Certificate of Excellence and Travellers Choice awards for consecutive years 2013-2020, and has been rated No 1 on Trip Advisor for the past 10 years in the region. It was named on the Gold List of Australian Accommodation through the nationally accredited Star Ratings Australia Program 2018 and 2019 and received 100/100 for Tourism Queensland’s Best of Queensland Experiences Program. This unique property is amongst the best of what is on offer in the region. To date it has functioned not only as a wedding and function venue but as a holiday destination for both Australian and Internationals travellers alike. Henderson Park also offers a diverse location for team building, conferencing, parties, school groups and wellness retreats.

Hedlow Lodge offers 4 immaculate rooms each with ensuite bathroom. The two fully equipped kitchens are centrally located on the spacious deck. Outside are gas BBQ’s, bonfire and private jetty. The warmth of the timber interiors enhances the comfort of the Pioneer style cabins which sleep five in Cabin 1 and four in Cabin 2. The cabins feature their own wood fired and gas BBQ’s, bonfire pit, and verandah overlooking peaceful Hedlow creek and share a laundry, large under cover and jetty as well as canoes. The sale includes a full inventory of equipment to service the business.
Henderson Park Farm Retreat is sold with 35 acres with a blend of Volcanic Red scub soil and approximately 500m of frontage to Hedlow Creek It is ideally positioned only 25 minutes’ drive from both the Capricorn Coast and the town of Rockhampton as well as being only a short 10 minute drive to the A1 highway and the township of The Caves; which includes a shop and post office, iconic country pub, school and park.

Expression of interest can be directed to Pat O’Driscoll at email: pat.o’ ph: 0418 792 571.

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