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Retail Property (out of town) for sale


Offers Over £625,000
7 ac.

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale
  • 7 acres (2.8 hectares)
  • Use class orders: B1 Business

Key features

  • Well established family run lifestyle business
  • Strong floral sales with potential to grow garden centre sales
  • Improving turnover and profit levels
  • Adjusted net profit for year end March 2016 around 120,000
  • Excellent potential for expansion and increased offerings
  • 2.80 Ha (6.91 Acre) site with garden centre complex, poly tunnels and greenhouses
  • Attractive 6 apt owners bungalow with private gardens
  • Offers over 625,000

Full description

Tenure: Feudal

The business offered for sale is a well-established plant nursery,
garden centre and florist business contained within a 3.25 Ha
(8 Acre) landholding, large parts of which remain undeveloped.
A landscaped private access road extends in to a public car park
and an attractive owners bungalow with private garden grounds,
adjacent to which are the main business buildings.

The main building comprises of two relatively modern,
interlinking buildings and glasshouses currently used for the
sale of garden equipment, seasonal displays and floristry

Other permanent buildings on site comprise three detached
aluminium framed and gas heated greenhouse buildings to
the rear of the main building and dwelling, with two additional
aluminium framed poly tunnel structures used mainly for
display purposes.

The site extends to the north east along a small burn
with currently unused fields offering potential for further
development of the existing facility, or, for use as a paddock.
Low density residential development may be possible,
subject to obtaining the necessary local authority consents.


Owners Bungalow
Over ground and attic floors, Vestibule and Hallway, Lounge,
Dining Room, Kitchen, Four Bedrooms, Bathroom and
Shower Room

Total gross internal floor area 176 sq.m. (1898 sq.ft.), or

Nursery Buildings

On a gross internal basis, the subjects extend to the following
floor areas:-

Sales/Display Area: 333 sq.m. (3584 sq. ft.)
Glasshouses 663 sq.m (7137 sq. ft.)
Poly Tunnels 306 sq.m. (3249 sq. ft.)

From OS measuring systems, we estimate the site to extend
to 2.83 Ha (7 Acres), or thereby. The OS and locations plans
provided are for indicative purposes only.

From the Scottish Assessors website we note the Rateable
Value to be 12,700. The property qualifies, subject to
occupier status, for 100% rates relief via the Small Business
Bonus Scheme.

The house is entered in the Council Tax list under Band E..

The business offered for sale is a family run business, which has been
run at this location since 1960 and in the current ownership
since 1985, with the owners now looking to retire.
The vendor offers a well-established lifestyle business
with a strong local business and community core, which in
recent years has focused on its year round florist business
with strong, very seasonal garden centre activity but with
the potential and capacity to expand the garden centre and
growing element.

The business has a strong reputation locally and is
the florist of choice for most local funeral directors, with the
owners offering local and nationwide deliveries. It has a solid
year round florist trade, with particular peaks at St Valentine's
Day, Mother's Day and Christmas.

The business, which operates Monday-Saturday 9am-5pm
and on Sundays 10-4pm (April-June,) is run by the two
owners on a full time basis, with four experienced members
of full and part time staff.

Turnover for the year ended March 2014 was in excess of

Full accounting and inventory information can be provided to
genuinely interested parties upon request to the sole selling

Offers over 625,000 are invited for our client's heritable
interest on a going concern basis, exclusive of VAT (if
applicable) and with stock at valuation.

An energy performance certificate is available upon request.

Each party to be responsible for their own legal costs
incurred during the transaction with the incoming purchaser
responsible for LBTT and registration costs incurred.

DM Hall are in regular contact with specialists involved in the
financing of business and property purchases in Scotland
and can affect an introduction if required.

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