Kirkby Stephen, Cumbria
Guide Price £60,000

Key Features

  • Thriving Hair & Beauty Business on Two Floors
  • Reception, Salons & Treatment Room
  • Beauty Room with Massage Table
  • Nail Bar
  • Storeroom, Utility & WC
  • Prime Trading Location
  • Spacious Well Appointed & Well Equipped Premises
  • Spacious Accommodation Available By Separate Negotiation


Guide Price £60,000 - £80,000 + SAV.

FOR SALE: Established Salon Business in Kirkby Stephen

Are you a mobile hairdresser looking to take your business to the next level with a brick-and-mortar location? Or perhaps you're a talented stylist returning to the picturesque town of Kirkby Stephen? Maybe you're an entrepreneur seeking a second premises to expand your beauty and hair services. This is your opportunity to step into a thriving and fully-equipped salon business that's ready to go.

Key Features include but not limited too:

- Established client base and loyal customer following.
- Prime location in the heart of Kirkby Stephen, with high foot traffic.
- Fully equipped with modern hair and beauty stations, equipment, and inventory.
- A well-trained team ready to continue serving clients.
- Excellent reputation for quality services and a relaxing ambiance.
- Enormous scope for growth and expansion with untapped revenue potential.

This salon business offers a turnkey solution for the ideal buyer. Take advantage of the existing client base and experienced staff to elevate your hair and beauty career or expand your business reach. Kirkby Stephen is a charming and growing market town, making it an excellent location for a salon.

Don't miss this opportunity to make a seamless transition into the salon industry or to enhance your existing beauty and hair business while unlocking the untapped revenue potential.

Anti-Money Laundering (AML) Checks

Should a purchaser(s) have an offer accepted on a property marketed by J.R. Hopper & Co., they will need to undertake an AML check. We require this to meet our obligation under AML regulations and it is a legal requirement. We use a specialist third party service, provided by Lifetime Legal, to verify your identity. The cost of these checks is £60 (including VAT) per purchase, payable in advance directly to Lifetime Legal, when an offer is agreed and prior to a sales memorandum being issued. This charge is non-refundable under any circumstances.

Room Details


Thriving Hair and Beauty Business in a prime location in the Market Square in the busy town of Kirkby Stephen. The light, bright and extensive premises are fully equipped to offer a range of treatments, including hair care, massage and nail bar, in welcoming surroundings. Kirkby Stephen is an active market town on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The town is just 5 miles from the A66 and 10 miles from junction 38 of the M6 motorway and is well placed for Kendal, Penrith, Appleby and the Lake District. The scenic Settle to Carlisle Railway is on the doorstep and the Coast to Coast footpath runs through. Kirkby Stephen has highly regarded primary and grammar schools as well as a good range of shops, restaurants, pubs, church, chapel and doctors surgery. There is still a weekly outdoor market and an agricultural auction mart. This business has been very successfully run, and the owner is now looking to retire. She is quite prepared to assist with the handover. There is the opportunity to expand the business. A long lease is available with the opportunity to negotiate terms.


Entrance Hall

Communal entrance for salon and flat above. Fitted carpet. Wooden front door with glazed top light. Tiled stairs to door to first floor accommodation. Storage cupboard. Carpeted stair to Salon Reception Area.

Reception Area 4.34m x 2.08m (14'3" x 6'10")

Tiled floor. Reception desk with storage. Part-wood panelled walls. Glazed doors to Entrance Hall and Salon. Glazed panels overlook carpeted turned staircase to Lower Ground Floor. Radiator. Full height display window.

Front Salon 5.18m x 4.11m (16'12" x 13'6")

Wood floor. Spot lit ceiling. Part-wood panelled walls. 3 Hairdressing Work Stations with mirrors above and storage. Shelving units. 4 radiators. Full height display windows.

Rear Salon 4.2m x 3.05m (13'9" x 10'0")

Wood floor. Spot lit ceiling. Part-wood panelled walls. 1 Hairdressing Work Station with mirror above and storage. 2 Hair Wash Stations. Wooden storage shelves. Wood panelled door to rear staircase to Utility Room and downstairs WC. Radiator. Window to side with wooden shutters and deep wood sill.

Kitchenette/ Utility Room 2.29m x 1.45m (7'6" x 4'9")

Linoleum flooring. Part-wood panelled sloping ceiling. Worktop and shelving. Washing Machine and Dryer. Under counter mini-fridge. Wood panelled door to rear yard. Radiator. Staff refreshment facilities. Door to fire exit.

Downstairs WC 1.32m x 1.32m (4'4" x 4'4")

Tiled floor. Wood panelled ceiling. Washbasin. Soap dispenser. WC. Toilet roll holder. Paper towel dispenser. Frosted glass window to side.


Reception Room 3.45m x 1.98m (11'4" x 6'6")

Tiled floor. Spot lit ceiling. Wood panelled walls with dado rail. Cupboard with water meter. Understairs cupboard.

Beauty Room 5.18m x 3.96m max (16'12" x 12'12")

Wood floor. Spot lit ceiling. Part-wood panelled walls with dado rail. Storage cupboard with electric meters. Mirror and drawer workstation. Storage trunk. Wooden shelving. Nail bar. Massage chair. Massage area with wood floor, massage table, washbasin and cupboard.

Rear Store Room 3.28m x 3.35m max (10'9" x 10'12")

Tiled floor. Sink with storage under. Multiple storage shelves. Cupboard with Gas Boiler and meter. Carpeted stairs to Ground Floor Salon. Stock of products will be valued on completion.


The current owner has traded these premises for almost 18 years, It has been very successfully run, deliberately turning over less than the VAT threshold. There is scope for a significant increase in turnover if all hair stations were used, and opening hours increased.

Lease Information

The terms of the lease are negotiable but would be based on an initial 10 year lease with index linked rent review every 3 years, A break clause could be inserted. Tenants will be responsible for all interior maintenance and external decoration. Initial guide rent (£200 - £250 per week).

Residential Accomadation

Should a business owner wish to rent the upper 3 floors, there is spacious 2 bedroom accommodation with dining room, kitchen, lounge, bedroom 1 and attic bedroom 2. This is well maintained, separately metered and gas central heating, with lovely views over the town and churchyard. This will be let on a separate shorthold tenancy to allow flexibility for landlord and business owner. Guide rent - £600 - £800 pcm.

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