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  • £1,200,000 P.O.A.
  • Business Reference No. 12679

Site Area : 0.724 hectares (1.79 acres approx.)


LOCATION : The Chuley Road site is located to the south of the centre of Ashburton. The area already contains a mix of business, light industrial, retail and residential properties.

Ashburton is located in the heart of South Devon and is situated within the Dartmoor National Park yet is still only 25 minutes’ drive from the South Devon Coast. It lies alongside the A38 almost equidistant between the cities of Plymouth and Exeter making it easily…

  • Guide Price : £440,000
  • Business Reference No. 12728
  • Substantial commercial/residential property located in the town centre and occupying a large and highly visible corner site at the junction of Queen Street and Beer Road
  • The premises comprise a mix of 6 shops, 9 leasehold flats & 5 car parking spaces
  • Current annualised income £42,499 (as at August 2019)
  • Offered for sale by our vendor client (someone of retirement age)
  • Very competitively/attractively priced to encourage an early sale
  • £300,000
  • Business Reference No. 12718
  • Very well established
  • No local printing competitor
  • In-house graphic design studio
  • Highly qualified, experienced and loyal workforce
  • Fully and well equipped for its trade
  • Turnover £206,000 (adjusted Net Profit £41,000 y/e 30/09/18)
  • Spacious 3 storey business premises incorporating self-contained 2 bedroom flat
  • Freehold Property (but may consider selling business with a property lease and with or without the self-contained flat)
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • Husband and wife company directors/shareholders would be prepared to remain working in the business for an agreed period if required
  • Guide Price : £275,000
  • Business Reference No. 12733
  • Long and well established
  • Excellent name and reputation for property preservation, restoration and conservation
  • Undertakes work on residential, commercial and listed buildings and properties of particular architectural merit
  • Turnover £425,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £185,000) but very scalable and with real scope for much higher
  • Currently operated by owners on a relatively easy hours basis to provide them with a good work/life balance
  • Previous experience not essential – a new owner could readily assimilate the necessary knowledge and qualifications via ‘on the job’ training working alongside current owners
  • Owner prepared to provide continued support (as a consultant or in another capacity) for up to 3 years, on a reducing hours basis, if wanted
  • Attractively priced to encourage an early sale
  • £245,000
  • Business Reference No. 12720
  • Very well established
  • Readily transferable into new ownership
  • Currently run from ‘owner’s’ home, but could be managed from anywhere in Great Britain (or perhaps from further afield)
  • Considerable ongoing regular income from rented equipment and extended warranty contracts
  • Turnover £244,000 (Net Profit £82,000)
  • Genuine and considerable scope for business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • £238,500
  • Business Reference No. 12700
  • Group Accommodation Centre with 50 beds, Large Games/Entertainment Hall, Bar/Lounge, Restaurant and 3 bed owners’ apartment
  • Suitable for Family, Schools and Sports Groups as accommodation, with multiple uses for bar and restaurant, sports classes, concerts or even axe-throwing or escape room attractions
  • Disabled access easy to ground floor communal areas and garden. Ground floor accommodation with disabled access.
  • Would be ideal for couple or family who want to run their own people-based business
  • Easy access for UK ferries: St. Malo 40 minutes, Roscoff, Caen, Le Havre, Cherbourg less than 2½ hours
  • Dinard airport (Stansted and East Midlands) 40 minutes, Rennes (Southampton etc.) 40 minutes
  • Achieving an Adjusted Net Profit of nearly €40,000 p.a.
  • Genuine scope for significant further business expansion e.g. to provide lunchtime catering to village primary school and to develop a full blown restaurant evening trade
  • Adjoining land also available – opportunities to develop a training centre, build a swimming pool etc.
  • PRICE REDUCTION – Price now €265,000 (which using the exchange rate at the time of writing – 17th March 2020 – is equivalent to approximately £238,500) – reduced from original price of €295,000
  • £225,000
  • Business Reference No. 12712A
  • Established company with good name and excellent reputation
  • Achieving above industry average margins
  • Benefiting from strong cashflow and consistently high operating profits
  • Turnover £1.14m (Adjusted Net Profit £221,000)
  • Genuine scope for significant further business expansion
  • Retirement sale
  • Shareholders/Directors (2) willing to stay on for an agreed period if required
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • Guide Price : £200,000 (plus stock at valuation)
  • Business Reference No. 12591
  • Long standing and well established business (since 1985), at the current larger premises since 2000 under the same owner
  • A thoroughly respected local name and reputation, with a large and loyal customer base
  • Well sited 203m2 industrial unit with easy access to major trunk road
  • Opportunity to install ‘Class 7’ M.o.T facilities
  • Turnover £280,000. Net Profit £140,000
  • Consistent, steady business from loyal customer base as well as business from new customers that have heard of the excellent reputation and standard of trust in services that the business delivers
  • Scope for expansion - often forced to turn business away
  • Retirement sale following many decades of successful business
  • Guide Price : £200,000
  • Business Reference No. 12735
  • Specialist agency with considerable expertise in student lettings and managing student accommodation (houses and flats)
  • Well established business in a city with a recognised and rapidly increasing demand for student accommodation
  • Providing services for private landlords with properties within easy reach of the city’s university campus (which, of course, makes for a very efficient business from the agency’s perspective)
  • Property portfolio currently consisting of 87 letting units (mainly houses but including 19 flats) owned by mainly longstanding landlord clients
  • Competitive (but very profitable) fees structure
  • Turnover £135,000 (adjusted Net Profit £106,000) y/e February 2019 – similar figures are expected for the financial year to 29th February 2020
  • £200,000
  • Business Reference No. 12730A
  • Well established, successful and very profitable business
  • In vogue and highly appealing, eco-friendly products
  • Large and diverse range of shapes, sizes, colours and styles available including bespoke printed versions
  • Customer database in excess of 16,000
  • Turnover £680,000 (Net Profit around £100,000)
  • Expanding rapidly but having genuine scope for significant further development
  • Relatively easily managed and readily transferable business
  • Available either in situ with existing leased/rented warehouse/office premises or on a relocation basis if required
  • Offered for sale to enable working company director to semi-retire
  • Attractively priced for early sale
  • £180,000
  • Business Reference No. 12713
  • Long and well established
  • Highly skilled and loyal workforce
  • Good customer base including many regular clients
  • Profits greatly from highly beneficial purchasing discounts
  • Turnover £580,000
  • Adjusted Net Profit £114,000
  • Real scope considerable for further business expansion
  • Strong reputation and good levels of repeat and recommended business
  • Genuine retirement sale but owners are willing to remain for an agreed period if required to assist with transfer of the business
  • First time on market
  • Realistically priced
  • £150,000
  • Business Reference No. 12699
  • Long and very well-established business
  • Operating within approximately 30 mile radius of its Dorchester base
  • First class name and reputation
  • Able to rely heavily on repeat and recommended trade
  • Impressive sales growth record
  • Turnover £680,000 – adjusted net profit £83,000
  • Real scope for significant further business development
  • Well-equipped and presented business
  • Showroom displays stock included in sale price
  • Genuine retirement sale
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • Guide Price : £150,000
  • Business Reference No. 12734
  • ​Very well established
  • Excellent name and reputation
  • Enviable client base and benefits greatly from repeat, recommended and referred business
  • Works mainly in hardwoods, mostly sourced from North America and Europe
  • Turnover £265,211 (Adjusted Net Profit £73,383)
  • Genuine and significant scope for growth – currently operating at a level to suit the owner, who recognises that a new owner could readily capitalise on the development opportunity the business has to offer
  • Extensively equipped for its trade
  • Operated from a modern workshop near Trowbridge – but could be acquired on a relocation basis if required
  • Attractively priced to encourage early sale – the owner (55) wishes to semi-retire and spend more time with his wife, travelling, etc.
  • £140,000
  • Business Reference No. 12708
  • Long and well established
  • One of the UK’s leading bespoke staircase manufacturers
  • First class name and reputation
  • Operating entirely at the high end of its market
  • Operated by owner without staff (uses sub-contractors and specialist UK suppliers)
  • Turnover £213,000 (Adjusted Net Profit £65,000)
  • Trade purposely restricted to suit current owner
  • Genuine and very significant scope for business expansion
  • Owner seeks lifestyle change (and wants to spend more time with his family), hence reason for sale
  • Guide Price : £132,000
  • Business Reference No. 12722
  • Long and very well established
  • Operating mainly within a 25 mile radius (approx.) of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset
  • Works for commercial and domestic clients including housing associations, church dioceses, town and parish councils and industrial site occupiers as well as the general public
  • Services include contract grounds maintenance, fencing, landscaping, gardening, tree surgery, wood milling and the provision of compost, mulches, bark and seasoned hardwood logs (firewood)
  • Tree surgery work has been carried out by specialist sub-contractors since 2016
  • Turnover £246,000 (Net Profit £55,000)
  • Extensive and high value range of vehicles, tractors, trailers, machinery, equipment and tools included in sale of business
  • Owner works part-time (about 24 hours per week on average)
  • Owner has developed the business to a level at which he can comfortably manage but there is definite scope for a more ambitious owner to expand the trade
  • Sale of business required to enable owner to pursue a new (non-competing) venture
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • £50,000
  • Business Reference No. 12716
  • Very long and well established
  • Enviable good name and reputation
  • Loyal customer base
  • Excellent, reliable and mainly long serving staff
  • Owner has very part-time role (and very rarely involved in any physical work)
  • Turnover £118,000 (Net Profit £32,000)
  • Genuine scope for further business expansion (currently almost zero marketing activity undertaken to promote the business)
  • 2 vehicles included in the sale price
  • Owner happy to help new owner to ensure smooth and successful handover
  • £50,000
  • Business Reference No. 12731
  • Established business with excellent name and reputation
  • Enviable and loyal client base
  • Easily managed on flexible, part-time basis
  • No business premises or stock required
  • Adjusted Net Profit £36,000 y/e 05/04/2020 – profits previously higher but recent year affected by coronavirus matters
  • Genuine scope for further business expansion
  • First time on the market
  • Offered for sale on a relocation basis
  • Very attractively priced to encourage early sale
  • P.O.A.
  • Business Reference No. 12507
  • Marine structural repair works throughout the dockyard
  • Also fencing and small works at the dockyard
  • Established 1990
  • Blue chip customer base
  • Preferred contractor to the dockyard with ongoing contract
  • Easily operated with low overheads
  • Retirement sale

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