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Hairdresser / Barber Shop for sale

Aquarius Haircare The Green, Isle Of Skye, IV51

Leasehold £30,000

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • Use class orders: A1 Shops, A2 Financial and Professional Services, B1 Business and D1 Non-Residential Institutions

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Aquarius Haircare is one of only three hairdressing salons based in Portree. The business operates to a very high professional standard providing a full range of haircare services. This long established business which is very popular with a strong reputation, enjoying a customer base from across Skye and custom from the mainland. The salon also benefits in the summer months from the influx of visitors who voyage to Skye and have had the foresight to book ahead as the salon is invariably fully booked.
The Salon is a busy, yet simple business operation meeting a most specific need within its trading location. This easy-to-operate business model would ideally suit a first-time entrepreneur looking to run their own business and develop their own reputation.
There are two full-time qualified staff employed in the business and the salon also rents out a chair. The owner himself does not work in the business on a Friday or Saturday and this is an area where a new owner could develop the business further. The Salon at the moment enjoys an exclusive tie with Redken who produce very high quality hair care products. The current owner took over the business in 1999 and it is his other business and personal interests that have put this established Salon to the market.

The property is situated in an elevated position over looking Bayfield Car Park to Portree Bay beyond. Aquarius Haircare is on the lower ground floor unit within a three-storey property. The unit is set in 0.08 of an acre with an area of land looking out to the front which could be used to extend the existing salon subject to planning.

The subjects form the ground floor of a recently renovated building. Entrance to the Salon is from Bayfield Car Park or from the main road. From the Town Centre access is via a covered staircase which leads down to the Salon where clients are greeted at a till point reception. Internally the property is set to three hair wash basins and five styling positions. The internal aspects of the business are finished to a high specification and is reflective of the trading ethos of the business. There is a store room and kitchenette area, as well as staff and customer facilities. All areas are spacious with excellent lighting.

Monday 11am - 6pm
Tues/Wed 9am - 6pm
Thurs/Fri 9am - 5pm
Sat 9am -1pm

The premises are connected to mains water, electricity and drainage services.

The business benefits from Small Business Rates Relief.

In-going Premium - 30,000; Annual Rental - 15,000; Lease terms - Fully Repairing and Insuring; Lease; Period - 12 years; Option to purchase with first two years (100% IP refund); Stock at Valuation.

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