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Shop for sale

Regent Street, Runcorn, WA7

£130,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

POPULAR & ESTABLISHED PET SHOP - CHESHIRE
Long established and highly reputed business
Situated in the bustling town of Runcorn
High amount of regular & repeat trade
2 bedroom owners' accommodation
Early viewing highly recommended
Scope for further development
Genuine reason for sale
FREEHOLD


Location

The business is located on a main through road in the centre of Runcorn and is surrounded by complimentary businesses providing excellent opportunities for passing trade. Runcorn is an industrial and cargo town in the borough of Halton and in the county of Cheshire. It is located on the south bank of the River Mersey and the town was made famous as a centre for the development of ship building and engineering and chemical production. It is now predominantly a residential area providing high density housing which is ideal for a business of this nature. Runcorn is reached easily and enjoys superb road and rail links. Warrington, Chester, Liverpool and Manchester are all within easy reach and the town can be accessed via the A533 and A577. The town has superb motorway links with the M56, M57, M62 and M6 all easily accessible making this an ideal location.


Business History

Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer for sale this superb pet shop which has been established for around 42 years and has been in the careful hands of our clients for the last 7 years. Our clients are reluctantly offering the business to the market due to a desire to take well deserved retirement. Since our clients took ownership of the business they have run the business at a pace that suits their lifestyle, meaning that there is massive scope for a new hands on owner operator to further develop the business. Our clients inform us that they generate a respectable annual turnover which is derived from selling a large variety of pet foods and goods coupled with aquatics, birds, exotic and small animals. The business holds a fantastic variety of goods and offers a one stop shop solution for all pet owners and for virtually every pet need. The business is exceptionally well known with our clients going to considerable effort on the businesses reputation which has resulted in a very consistent trade throughout the year and due to the businesses longstanding trading history it is referred to by many throughout the town as the first place to visit for all pet and aquatic needs. Our clients are very generously including all fixtures and fittings into the sale price which is a huge plus for a new owner as additional funds will not need to be spent for the foreseeable future. This is without question a very longstanding business with a solid trading reputation situated in a highly desirable town. We feel that this opportunity provides a wonderful lifestyle change opportunity for an individual or couple.


Financial Profile

Further information upon enquiry


Tenure

We are advised freehold


Opening Hours

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sunday: Closed


Accommodation

Well presented glass fronted property, briefly comprising:

GROUND FLOOR
Secure entrance leading to:

Open plan store

Serving/payment counter

Product/pet displays

Display room with heated tanks/cages

Display room with 35 aquarium tanks

Staff kitchen

Toilet facilities

FIRST FLOOR
Self contained flat
Lounge/kitchen
Utility room
2x bedrooms
Bathroom

EXTERNAL
Roadside parking

NOTE: Reptile room has recently been refurbished


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