Guide Price - £60,000 - £80,000 + SAV
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.
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 (17' 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 4.20m 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.
LOWER GROUND FLOOR
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 (17' x 13')
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 3.35m x 3.28m (11' x 10'9")
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.
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).
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.