Extremely well established Curtains and Blinds business for sale
- Asking Price: £399,995 +SAV
We are advised as per the 2022 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £825,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £176,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.
Please quote reference B06959
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06959
Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market The Curtain Shop was founded by our clients’ parents in 1987, trading as a family concern since inception. Our clients have enjoyed every minute of running business, the business now comes to market as our clients are looking to retire. The current owners are keen to see the business passed on to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
The Curtain Shop specialises in all kinds of made to measure curtains and blinds, both in traditional and more contemporary designs. The business also sells to commercial customers such as schools, pubs, restaurants, and residential homes.
The business prides itself on listening to their customer’s needs, understanding their style and helping them choose the perfect window dressings. The business has an extensive selection of fabrics and blinds to choose from. They are a Luxaflex Inspiration Dealer and can provide advice regarding all aspects of Luxaflex products. They are also a Silentgliss dealer and will give advice on tracks and poles from the Silentgliss range.
The company has its own website (www.bristolcurtains.co.uk) and social media accounts with brilliant visibility on the internet.
The Curtain Shop has many regular customers and much of the business turnover is derived from word-of-mouth referrals. The sale will include an extensive database of previous and current customers. The order book generally works to an 8–10 weeks’ timeframe.
The catchment area is generally within a 10-mile radius; however recommendations sometimes stretch in the region of 20 miles. There is huge potential to increase the catchment area, offering the services further afield.
This extremely long-established company boasts an outstanding reputation, with google reviews including comments stating ‘We are extremely happy with the service provided by Stuart and his team. Ladies in the shop are lovely and measuring is spot on. The installation is done to a very high standard and all curtains fit snugly into the space. There is a huge range of fabric to choose from and they order samples for you free of charge. We also highly recommend the use of Wave tracks for an open-plan space with large windows.’ And ‘They have a wonderful range of fabrics and the curtains have been beautifully made. I would absolutely recommend it to anyone looking for good quality curtains and plan to use them again.’
Our clients are offering a hand over period to ensure the continued success of the business.
On the 1st floor is a self-contained flat that could be rented in addition to the shop should the purchaser desire.
This is an exceptional opportunity to acquire such a well-established and successful business, with great profit margins. Hilton Smythe advised early discussions/viewings to avoid disappointment. Viewings are strictly by appointment only and are to be arranged via Hilton Smythe.
We are advised that the business has 2 full-time and 5 part-time members of staff.
The business hours are -
Monday - 09:00 – 17:00
Tuesday - 09:00 – 17:00
Wednesday - 09:00 – 17:00
Thursday - 09:00 – 17:00
Friday - 09:00 – 17:00
Saturday - 09:00 – 16:00
Sunday - Closed
The business is located on North View, Westbury Park, Bristol. Prominently situated, with excellent eye-catching signage, in an affluent and bustling part of the city, surrounded by complimentary shops and businesses.
The business benefits from parking within the proximity. Redland train station is just a mile away, the area also benefits from excellent bus routes to and from surrounding towns.
The Curtain Shop occupies two floors, with excellent eye-catching window displays and signage.
- Showroom / Service area
- Beautifully designed showroom with large Windows and glazed door to front creating a light airy interior, generously proportioned with wooden and carpeted flooring, fluorescent lighting, bespoke blind, and curtain displays.
- A generous room with windows to front and fluorescent lighting, large cutting table, perimeter shelving and hanging rails.
- A nicely proportioned store room with window to rear and perimeter shelving.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with a new lease to be offered to the buyer. The rent is £2,250 per month.