Horseback is a multi-award winning, world class equestrian facility nestled on approximately 23.5 acres in the heart of the Mornington Peninsula, one of Victoria’s hottest tourist destinations, and only a short one hour drive from the world’s most liveable city, Melbourne. No expense has been spared in creating the most impressive recreational and tourism based equestrian facility in Australia today; whilst few locations offer such scenic rural surroundings with panoramic views across vineyards and rolling hills.
Horseback is a profitable multi-purpose tourism, educational and recreational equestrian business offering the famous Horseback Winery Tours (a brand widely recognized throughout Australia), riding lessons, educational programs, school holiday programs and agistment. Newly developed initiatives include Rise and Ride – a unique sunrise riding experience along Balnarring Beach with a champagne breakfast at Merricks General Store, Yarra Valley Horseback Winery Tours and Stay and Ride packages in partnership with the famous Polperro on the Mornington Peninsula. Horseback also has ticketing partners through Adrenalin, Red Balloon and RACV and partners with other leading tourism destinations on the Mornington Peninsula. The multi-tiered business has a five-star rating with Trip Advisor and has won numerous awards including runner up at the RACV tourism awards in 2014 and 2016.
The state-of-the-art facilities include a beautiful reception area with retail shop, Prince Hollow Estate cellar door, lecture/conference centre, 12 horse stable complex, 20 post and rail fenced paddocks (approx.), 20m x 40m indoor arena with viewing deck, all-weather 30m x 60m outdoor arena, 26 undercover tie-up bays, hot and cold wash bays, mounting yard, tack rooms, Phantom (breeding tool), powered horse walker, horse solarium, carpark accommodating 50 cars and two buses, three dams, solar panels servicing the property and extensive machinery shedding. Horseback also features self-contained staff quarters and a private principal five-bedroom, three-bathroom renovated residence with zoned living, superb kitchen, beautiful views and a heated a swimming pool.
Home to more than 80 horses, Horseback is an accredited Horse Safety Australia facility and meets stringent safety, training and building procedures.
A unique commercial opportunity in one of Victoria’s most picturesque settings, Horseback is enjoyed by locals, Melbourne visitors and is on the must experience list of thousands of international visitors. The sale of the business will include a comprehensive handover period over a three or six month period.
Agent in Conjunction
Tom Barr Smith 0438 368 020
Prue McLaughlin: 0417 389 006