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Central Otago ticks all the right boxes

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Located deep in the heart of Central Otago, Cromwell’s natural beauty is overwhelming.

The Cromwell basin is home to award-winning wineries and the area has a rich heritage past with remnants of goldfields. Cromwell’s Heritage Precinct allows you to step back in time to the gold rush of the 1860s. There is something for everyone in Cromwell, which is just one of the many reasons why it is a great place to live and work in.

Learn more about the rich heritage of Cromwell:

CrestClean Cromwell is not just a team – we are a family, which is why if you are new to the region we will help you settle in. We will help you find a house to rent and/or buy, ensure you find your children suitable schools and we will help get your CrestClean franchise started.

There is plenty of work available in the CrestClean Cromwell region. This region is going from strength to strength which has been shown this year with the increase in growth and revenue. The increase also means there are plenty of future growth opportunities.

Cromwell has a thriving tourism, retail and hospitality sector with a population of 6,480.

Learn more about Cromwell at their official page:

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Move to Cromwell and receive up to $3,000 towards relocation costs

CrestClean has successfully relocated more than 50 families and couples to Cromwell, Alexandra, Queenstown, Wanaka, Invercargill, Nelson, Blenheim, Hawkes Bay, Whangarei, Wairarapa, Kapiti Coast, Palmerston North, North Harbour, Hamilton, and Taupo… where each family has a busy CrestClean business.

You will be provided with local training and a full local induction to your business, and then guided to growing the business to become successful CrestClean franchise owner.

We have immediate start opportunities available in Cromwell now.


Join our Accelerated Growth Programme.

We use this programme to grow our franchisees businesses to higher levels of revenue. We work hard with you on the establishment of your business, and we help you to reach your agreed level of contacts as fast as we can. Then subject to your capacity, we grow your business further, supplying you with more contracts. The franchise establishment fee for the increased turnover is deferred for 12-months. The means you have the benefits of more cashflow, which is important if you are wanting to quickly grow a larger scale business.


Specialist Services

There is opportunity to offer our specialised services of Pure Water Window Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning and Hard Floor Care and Maintenance. The services return a high hourly rate, and there is plenty of market demand in the Central Otago region. We offer comprehensive training programmes so you are fully prepared with the appropriate skills and Health and Safety systems.


And there may be more…

Depending on your circumstances, we may be able to assist you further with these offers:

  • No deposit finance
  • 12-months deferred payment for $10,000 of the purchase cost
  • Assistance with finance applications including pre-approved business loans from Heartland Bank
  • Assistance to find a house to rent and help with your relocation arrangements.
  • Local support to help you settle into your new town and your business

Where’s Cromwell?

Cromwell is located between State Highway 6 (linking to Wanaka, 50km north, and Queenstown, 60km west) and State Highway 8 leading to the Lindis Pass, 75km northeast, and Alexandra, 33km south. 

  • Queenstown – 51mins drive
  • Timaru – 3hrs 27mins drive
  • Dunedin – 2hrs 41mins drive
  • Christchurch – 5hrs 9mins drive


Meet Danny, our Regional Manager for Central Otago

“There is plenty of work available in the Central Otago region with new franchises showing strong growth.”

“I love to focus on the human side of the business, helping Franchisees to reach their goals, while we team up to exceed customer expectations, offering them a friendly and complete solution for their cleaning needs”

View Regional Contact Information

Living in Cromwell

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Cromwell has five pre-school facilties, two primary schools and a co-educational secondary school. There is also an Otago Polytechnic campus that specialises in horticulture, catering and tourism.

For more information visit:


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The average house price, to buy in Cromwell is $835,000, in comparison to the Auckland region where the average value is around $1,225,000.

The average price to rent a three-bedroom house in Cromwell ranges from $450 to $530 per week, in comparison to the Auckland region where rent prices range from $500 to upwards of $1,000 per week.


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Cromwell’s settled climate allows for outdoor activities year round.

From rugged to rolling hills, two great rivers and the pristine waters of Lake Dunstan provide residents with an idyllic location for swimming, trout fishing and water sports.

In winter, four fantastic ski fields; The Remarkables, Coronet Peak, Treble Cone and Cardrona are all located within a short driving distance. Cromwell is also home to Highland’s Motorsport Park.

Learn more about recreation in Cromwell:

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With waiting lists to buy a franchise in larger regions like Auckland and Wellington, many people have accepted our offer of relocation assistance to buy in one of our smaller regions.

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