4 bedroom childcare facility for sale

Beltie Road, AB31

Guide Price £999,995

Property Description

Commercial information

  • Business for sale

Key features

  • Currently in the process of extending
  • Rated As One Of The Top Private Nurseries In Scotland
  • Registered For 65 Children. Potential To Increase The Current Capacity
  • Fee income 2013 339,835

Full description

Tenure: Freehold

Description
The Sunshine Nursery is situated in Torphins, Aberdeenshire. The village is a very pleasant area in Royal Deeside, Aberdeenshire, and lies on the Beltie Burn. Torphins has a population of circa 2000. Although one of the larger villages in Deeside, Torphins still retains a pleasant, quiet country air and has excellent sporting facilities, which includes skiing, gliding and mountaineering. The area is within easy reach of Aberdeen.

The village first appeared on a map in 1750 as "Turfins", and some, but not all sources propose that the name comes from the Gaelic torr fionns meaning "white hills", perhaps a reference to the Hill of Fare, to the east. Torphins also has an oilfield named after it. The village sits on what was once the 19th Century Great North of Scotland railway, set in a pleasant valley. The Learney Arms Hotel is set in the centre of the village, the independent Platform 22 gallery is close by, and Torphins has its own 19th Century Village Hall.

The village has many other facilities to welcome visitors and support residents, including a primary school, large park with play area, pleasant 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, a Lawn bowling green, a curling rink (since 1871), a doctors surgery, Post Office and a variety of other shops including a baker, hairdressers, a Co-operative grocer, chemist and a car dealership.

The Sunshine Nursery is an extremely busy business, it has come to the market due to the current owners other business interests. The current owner has run the business for the past 16 years. Although the Nursery is trading at high levels of occupancy there is still great potential to grow and develop the business. Viewing is essential to fully appreciate the size of this business and property.

Registered numbers
The nursery has a registration for 65 children which comprises of the following: -
(Children 0 -under 2 Years) - up to 10 children.
(Children 2 - under 3 Years) - up to 17 children.
(Children 3 - under 4 Years) - up to 15
(Children 4 - under 5 Years) - up to 20
After School Club with a shared room with the pre-school class, up to 15 Children
The nursery is currently running at full capacity with waiting lists.

Staff
Run by 1 owner/manageress with the assistance of 21 full time/part time staff including assistant manageress, supervisors and administration staff. There is at least 1 senior practitioner in each room. All staff (exception of two who are part qualified) are fully qualified. Qualification levels range from SVQ levels 2-4 and a fully qualified teacher.

Fee income
Fee income 2010 438,181
Fee income 2009 369,261

Property
The main property is a large detached property built in the 1930's, with extensions added on over the years. To the rear of the main building is a large portacabin which is used for the Baby Unit, The Sunshine Nursery also has another bungalow on site which comprises of a large classroom, office, toilet facilities and kitchen. There are four classrooms in total, two in the main building and two out with. Entry and security of the buildings are of very high standards, with a controlled visitor reception area. This in turn leads to all the separate play rooms and service areas as well as a secure restricted access outdoor play/monitored area. Internally the nursery has been converted, upgraded and refurbished to a very high standard and is now offered in true walk in condition.

PUBLIC AREAS
Access to the main building is through a security controlled front door, allowing for safety to the children. There is also a car park to the front of the building for visitors and a well presented reception area.

Service areas include an office; staff room and a fully functional kitchen with all requisite ancillary equipment together with staff areas, toilet/changing areas, children's toilets and general storage areas for play equipment etc. In addition, the property is fully controlled by use of access control through gates and wall fencing, as well as fire alarm equipment etc.

Owners accommodation
Also with the sale of The sunshine Nursery come a stunning large Four bed house, entry from a separate door way. As you walk through the main door you are greeted with a large reception hallway, the ground floor comprises of a large living room with a small office attached, a beautiful dining room, kitchen and breakfast area, with another small office in the boiler room. Upper level consists of 4 large bedrooms and bathroom. The property is tastefully decorated and is offered in true walk in condition.

Tenure
The property is held on the Scottish equivalent of Freehold.

Company Sale
The business is owned by a limited company and so it is anticipated that this sale will be by way of a share sale of 100% of the issued capital of the company. The sale price quoted above is based on the assumption that:
on or before completion, the vendor will have withdrawn all cash from the company and paid off all bank debts and any money owed to the Inland Revenue, but not any normal trade creditors.

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Nearest station

  • Inverurie (15.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Redwoods Dowling Kerr

7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399201 Local call rate

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To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Redwoods Dowling Kerr

7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399201 Local call rate

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Nearest station

  • Inverurie (15.6 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

ALTIUS GROUP LIMITED, Redwoods Dowling Kerr

7b Edward Vii Quay, Navigation Way, Ashton-On-Ribble, Preston, PR2 2YF

01772 399201 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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