Highly Rated Pet Shop For Sale
- Asking Price: £119,995 +SAV
We are advised as per the 2021 accounts, the business generated a turnover in the region of £250,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B07146
Hilton Symthe are delighted to welcome to the market Calne Pet Supplies, a highly rated and well established independent Pet Shop in Calne, Wiltshire.
Calne Pet Supplies was established by our client in 2015, the business is extremely popular within the local and outlying areas, attracting customers from other towns such as Devizes, Chippenham and Swindon.
The business has now come to the open market due to our clients health leading to her decision to focus on her other business interest.
The pet shop specialises in natural foods, treats, health & well-being alongside all accessories and caters for dogs, cats and small animals.
The focus is very much on British producers and small, independent producers in particular. Support is given to local producers wherever possible.
The shop has a reputation for often being one of the first to stock products new to the market.
Eco credentials, sustainability and company ethics are key factors.
There is a good range of high quality food brands as well as the shop’s own dry dog food and treats under the name “The Happy Hound Food Company”.
The owner has purchased domain names for this and they can be included in the sale if desired.
The shop has an excellent reputation for nutritional advice and stocks a wide range of alternative proteins including buffalo, rabbit, goat, ostrich and venison.
Key selling points -
- Only dedicated pet shop in Calne
- Established 8 years ago
- Very loyal customer & supportive customer base
- 4.8/5 Google review score
- Facebook – over 1,500 followers
- Grade 2 listed building with the potential to purchase the freehold from the landlords. This would include a 2 bedroom flat which is currently tenanted and could provide additional income.
- Ideal ‘lifestyle’ opportunity
- Business handover period offered if desired
- Develop an online sales platform
- Add a local delivery service
- Further develop their own branded food products ‘Happy Hound Food Company’
- Attend dog shows/countryside/ local events in the region
- Social media advertising
- Increase opening hours
We are advised the business was run and managed full time by our client until December 2021 when a manager was employed to allow our client to focus on her health and other business interest.
From February 2023, the business will be solely run and managed by our client until a buyer is found.
The current trading hours are -
Monday – 9:30am to 5:00pm
Tuesday – 9:30am to 5:00pm
Wednesday – 9:30am to 1:30pm
Thursday – 9:30am to 5:00pm
Friday – 9:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday – 9:30am to 4:00pm
Sunday - Closed
Calne Pet Supplies is located on Church Street, in Calne, Wiltshire. Located in the heart of historic Church Street, part of the Calne Heritage quarter, free car parks within walking distance as well as 30min free parking on Church Street.
The business has eye catching signage and receives high levels of footfall and passing trade.
Occupies a Grade 2 listed corner permises.
Retail shop area consisting of one large front space and a smaller rear space.
Rear storeroom with kitchen facilities.
Enclosed/partially covered courtyard with rear gated access.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with the current 5 year lease expiring in 2025. The rent is £630 per month, plus a £50 service charge.