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Unique Growing Business for Sale in Yarra Valley

The only one of its kind in Australia. A mature plantation of English willow trees grown especially for the manufacture of cricket bats.


Harvesting approximately 100 trees each year, this business is the only manufacturer of cricket bat clefts in Australia. And it exports them to the world.


 The Business... 

Operates from 20 leasehold acres of plantable river flats in the Yarra Valley, near Melbourne. In addition to the plantation of 1,750 English willows, there is nursery of willow root stock. The land has the capacity to plant additional trees and the existing trees are of varying maturity. So the business is assured of a sustainable future.

From the trees harvested each year, the business makes at least 2,000 cricket bat clefts. This number can be increased. In addition to supplying Australian bat manufacturers, there is a healthy export trade to countries in the Indian subcontinent and the Middle East.


The Key Points...

  • This business for sale plays an essential role in the Australian and international cricket industry. As the only grower of traditional English willow it has broken the monopoly previously characterising supply. So its clefts are enormously popular with bat manufacturers.
  • Included in the sale is all the equipment required to run the business efficiently. It comes with the vendor’s intellectual knowledge on how to produce the best cricket bat cleft.
  • The property is the subject of a long lease with twelve years left to run. And the lessor has already indicated their wish to renew at the end of the current term.


FOR SALE: $270,000.00 + SAV


For further information on this opportunity, please contact the undersigned;


Simon Olive

Business Broker

Benchmark Business Sales & Valuations

T: 1300 366 521 

M: 0459 023 750

E: simon@benchmarkbusiness.com.au


If you like to know more about the Business please complete our online confidentiality agreement here: https://benchmarkbusiness.com.au/ca-form-1561

Or go to our website www.benchmarkbusiness.com.au and use the reference number #1561 to search for the business.


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Business Category: Cricket, Plantation, Cricket Bat, Sport, Manufacturing

Suburb Melbourne
State VIC
Price $270,000 + SAV
Property Type business
Property ID 1561
Category Industrial/Manufacturing

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