Design In Stone quarries and processes dimension sawn sandstone for the Building and Landscaping sector. Products include: dimension cut building stone, walling stone, paving, steps, capping and li...
About the Business
“Design In Stone” quarries and processes dimension sawn sandstone for the Building and Landscaping sector. Products include: dimension cut building stone, walling stone, paving, steps, capping and lintels; as well as stone troughs, bird baths, scupltures and garden features. The business also specialises in landscape architecture using large stone masses for dramatic effect; and won a Bronze award in 2006 at the Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show; for it’s Stone Henge Installation.
The sandstone is quarried from various Tasmanian locations, each with their own special colours and natural properties. Buckland sandstone was established in 1979 as a fine building stone and was recognized both in Tasmania and Interstate. The Design In Stone business took over Buckland Stone in 2005, and has been running for some 13 years now; with an established reputation in the Australian Industry.
Ideally suiting either an existing stonemason business wishing to expand and diversify, or for an individual who wants to own their own business in this ever growing industry. The owner will be offering an agreed handover period of time to instruct and train the new owner in the sandstone operations and machinery if required; and also gives the option for him to stay on as an employee or subcontractor to quarry the raw sandstone which could be advantageous with his over 35 years experience in the sandstone industry.
There are extensive sources of sandstone in Tasmania and the population and building and tourism projects are on the increase. Design In Stone has supplied sandstone to the Mona Museum since its beginnings in 2011 and extensive sandstone will be used in the upcoming Mona Hotel. Design In Stone is currently involved in a Grand design building on the Tasmanian East coast and other noteable upcoming ventures have enquired about supplying sandstone to their projects.
The design In Stone plant is situated on 3 acres of Industrial zoned property with specific zoning for processing sandstone with a buffer zone overlay; including 3 phase power, full boundary fencing; a 30 megalitre water right and extensive shedding and equipment for sandstone processing. A machinery and plant and equipment schedule will be supplied to interested parties as well as business figures and books.
Design In Stone is situated in Buckland within an hour from Hobart on a 3 acre fenced property with prominent highway frontage.This is a rare opportunity to purchase in such a niche market with options to expand and diversify into other stone products. This is a soun