£0 £1000000
£0 £1000000

For Sale

Highly Rated Pet Store For Sale

Darlington, County Durham

  • Asking Price: £114,995 +SAV
  • Turnover: We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £308,000 as of 2021, further financial information can be made available upon request.

    Please quote reference B06215

  • Tenure: Leasehold

< 1-3 >

Enlarge

Please quote reference B06215

Hilton Smythe welcomes to the market Coast to Coast Exotics. This highly rated and popular pet store was originally established by our client in 1993, only now does the business come to market as our client is looking to retire.

Coast to Coast Exotics sells accessories, equipment and foods for exotic pets including a variety of exotic pets such as snakes, lizards, frogs, tortoises and spiders to name a few.

The business generates an excellent turnover of £308,00 as of the 2021 accounts, with a gross profit of 59%. Along with the retail shop the business also has an active eBay shop, this is a great way of generating extra trade from custom further afield. A further income is provided by boarding facilities and a small trade supply aspect to other pet stores. A large database of customer contacts allows our client to target market to specific customers – currently done by monthly newsletters. An established attendance at a national trade show can also provide sizable sales up to four times a year.

Since inception the business has built up an excellent reputation with an abundance of repeat trade and numerous customers coming from different towns to visit Coast to Coast. The 5-star reviews include customer comments stating This is definitely my new local pet shop despite me living in Stockton’ and ‘Just been for the first time and all I can say is wow. The shop is amazing the staff are so friendly and helpful and their stock of animals really is the best I’ve seen’
Our client has run this business to a very high standard and is offering a hand over period to ensure the continued success. 


Assets included are as followed:

  • Ample vivaria, tanks, heat lamps etc
  • Established planted eco-terraria department for plant sales
  • Display stands
  • Shelving
  • Epos Till system
  • eBay shop
  • Social media page
  • Database of around 20,000 customers
This is a fantastic well-established Leasehold opportunity that is not to be missed. Hilton Smythe highly advises early viewing to take in the full potential of the business.

The business is ran and managed by 2 full time and 1 part time member of staff.

The business hours are as followed:

Monday to Friday - 10:00am - 17:30pm

Saturday - 10:00am - 16:00pm

Sunday - 11:00am - 15:00pm

The business is open 24/7 via the eBay store.

The business is located on North Road (A167), five minutes direct drive to the A1, surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses.

The immediate locality of the business is well served by public transport systems, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property and several railway stations nearby, the closest being Darlington Railway station which is just a 10 minute' walk. There is a main bus link to and from surrounding towns such as Stockton-On-Tees, Middlesbrough and even further afield such as Newcastle.

The area is also well served by major A-roads, with the A68 being within short driving distance of the business, which links to the A1 and wider motorway network.

A two-storey corner parade property, with great eye-catching signage.

Double fronted premises are briefly comprised of:

Ground floor

  • Sales and display area purpose fitted to suit trade including display shelving around the perimeter, free standing displays, trade counter with Epos till system.
  • First Floor further potential retail space with currently unused numerous store rooms. This floor was historically once four residential flats.
  • Externally to the rear is a secure covered yard. To the side aspect is ample car parking.
  • Shelved store rooms
  • Boarding room
  • Packing area
  • Staff toilet.
Security

  • The building is secured with metal roller shutters and alarm system.

Tenure
We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with a new Lease to be made available to a new buyer, the rent will be £1,416 per month.

Find your dream business

    Sales Negotiator Photo

    Rob Walker

    Sales Negotiator

    Need help to find your dream business?

    Our buyer matching service can help, sign up today.

    Similar Businesses For Sale
    • 1

      Established pet shop & dog grooming business for sale

      Lancashire

      £225,000 +SAV

      Discover Business
    • 1

      Well established Pet Supplier business for sale

      Northumberland

      £179,995 +SAV

      Discover Business
    • 1

      Highly regarded Reptile Pet Shop for sale

      Oxfordshire

      £144,995 +SAV

      Discover Business

    1

    Established pet shop & dog grooming business for sale

    Lancashire

    £225,000 +SAV

    Discover Business

    1

    Well established Pet Supplier business for sale

    Northumberland

    £179,995 +SAV

    Discover Business

    1

    Highly regarded Reptile Pet Shop for sale

    Oxfordshire

    £144,995 +SAV

    Discover Business

    Popular business searches in the UK