Beautiful Eye-Catching Florist Winchcombe
- Asking Price: £125,000 +SAV
- Turnover: As per the 2017 accounts, the business reports turnover in the region of £277,340 with a gross profit at circa 51%.
- Tenure: Leasehold
The business was founded by the current owner in 1991 and is now reluctantly being sold only due to the owners wish to take a change of direction. The business offers a full floristry service and sells many indoor and outdoor plants, along with a large selection of pots, vases, gift items, cards and balloons. The business prides itself on using only the best produce imported from the Dutch flower markets three times per week and from local flower suppliers twice a week. They offer same day delivery to the centre of Cheltenham and surrounding villages of Winchcombe for orders placed by 1pm. The business has a great visibility on the internet with Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages. Winchcombe Flowers has fantastic reviews online and has many regular customers. The sale also includes a quality e-commerce website. Winchcombe Flowers are also members of Interflora and are proud to have been selected as the only florist represented by the Best of Cheltenham group of businesses. Scope to Improve.Maximise the use of social media Advertising and marketing campaign Attend wedding fairs
The business is owner managed with the help of 2 full time and 2 part time members of staff.
Monday to Saturday: 9am – 5pm Sunday: 10am – 4pm
Winchcombe is a Cotswold town in the local authority district of Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire. Its population according to the 2011 census was 4,538. It is a lovely vibrant town with mostly independent and interesting shops and is popular with tourists. The business is perfectly situated on the High Street alongside other complimentary retail businesses and benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade. There is free parking close by both in public car parks and on street. The business is beautifully presented and well signed and passing tourists often stop to take photos of this lovely florist shop. A bus service connects the town to Cheltenham, Broadway, Willersey and further afield on special services.
Winchcombe Flowers occupies the ground floor of a lovely period terraced building in the centre of Winchcombe and is presented and maintained to the highest possible standards. ShopDouble fronted. Windows and glazed door to front creating a light airy and inviting interior.There is a pull out blind to the front which cools the shop on warmer days, which protects the outside display from the sun and rain.There is a full air conditioning system fitted. Generously proportioned with a real ‘High End’ feel, rubber tiled flooring, led lighting, feature exposed brick walls, with feature tongue and groove panelling to walls. Equipment includes: -Revolving card carouselsBespoke perimeter shelving with feature cornicingPurpose built flower plinths for the display of cut flowers in vasesBespoke wall racking for greeting cards and ribbonsPainted dresser with drawersShelving and cupboards beneathBespoke sales counter with rustic wood panelling to frontMarble effect worktop and generous wrapping areaTill and card machineWall mounted rack for wrapping papersFloating shelving to wall Rear Store/ preparation RoomWith high ceilings, perimeter shelving, a run of worktop, floor storage space and door to side. To the rear of the property is a parking space for 1 member of staff. It is difficult in words to explain just how lovely this florist is and the pride that has gone into making this surely one of the nicest florists in the country; early viewing is recommended to ensure that an interested buyer does not miss out.
We are advised this is a Leasehold business opportunity. The current lease is a rolling one but we are advised that the landlord would be happy to negotiate a mutually acceptable lease with the new owner. The current rent is a very reasonable £13,000 per annum. Business rates of approximately £2,200 per annum are currently payable.