50-year favourite for sale: Iconic business on the market

IN OPERATION for nearly 50 years, the chance has been opened up for someone fresh to run one of the Sunshine Coast's most well-known cafes.

Flaxton Barn is for sale, the iconic cafe with antique/gift shop attached has been serving up home-made scones, apple pie and more, operating since 1969, nestled between Mapleton and Montville.

Morning teas on the rear deck overlooking the range and gardens has proven a hit with many, and the chance to hand over ownership is now on.

Leah and Anthony Sanders from Flaxton Barn.
Photo:Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily
Leah and Anthony Sanders from Flaxton Barn. Photo:Warren Lynam / Sunshine Coast Daily Warren Lynam

Training and support has been offered to the new owners, whoever they may be, and is being advertised as a great opportunity for a couple of partnership to run the well-established business.

A favourite of antiques collectors and treasure hunters in the region, it's a recognisable stop on the hinterland tourist route, thanks in large to the big pig out the front.

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