Cafe franchise Stellarossa is looking for a new Gympie owner.
Cafe franchise Stellarossa is looking for a new Gympie owner. Allan Reinikka ROK011216astellar

Five businesses you can buy in Gympie

STARTING your own business from scratch can be a lot of work.

Fortunately for those eager be the boss there are plenty of opportunities established companies or brands up for sale in the region and are looking for someone new to take the helm.

Those with a love of cars could find a fantastic opportunity with Gympie Ultratune, where the franchise licence is up for resale to the tune of $249,000.

No previous experience is required and full training and ongoing support is on offer.

Generic mechanic using laptop on car at the repair garage. Townsville
Car-lovers could find their career running Gympie's Ultratune.

The new owner is also getting the help of the company's national marketing program to bring customers through your door.

For coffee fanatics Stellarossa is seeking a someone to step into the cafe culture.

Selling for $350,000 the business offers potential owners a chance to "put a stamp of their own business” while still taking advantage of franchise help.

And it should be about what's bets for you, the advertisement says, noting "owning a business should get you to a point where you have a lifestyle, an income and an asset - otherwise, why do it?”

Financial planning is also on offer with Yellow Brick Road.

YELLOW BRICK ROAD: Craig Franklin.
Photo: Mike Knott / NewsMail
Yellow Brick Road financial planning wants to get into the Gympie region. Mike Knott BUN280815YELLOW3

The mortgage brokering and financial planning company is offering a foot in the door with a "powerful brand backing you” for $32,000.

Twenty-year-old Gympie Glass Aluminium is also up for grabs.

Man using scraper and putty for renovation old windows
Want to work with glass? Gympie Glass and Aluminium could be the business for you. wabeno

From shower screens to splashbacks, wardrobes and windows the regional business "well-known for its good reputation” is on the market for $299,000.

Pristine Water Systems Australia is offering people the chance to run their own business from home.

Brad Pike of Pristine Water Systems knows the importance of regular water tank maintenance to provide clean and healthy drinking water, Monday, April 11, 2016.
Pristine Water Systems Australia is offering the chance to run an exclusive service in the region. Kevin Farmer

The $79,000 price tag includes exclusivity of the Gympie region market, plant and equipment, the ute tray, customer canopy and training.

There is no sales re[porting to the franchise - all that's paid is a fixed service fee.

All jobs are advertised on Seek business.