Well Established Butcher, Baker and Farm Shop/Deli For Sale
- Asking Price: £249,999 +SAV
We are advised the business generated a turnover of circa £900,000 as of 2021, further financial information can be made available upon request.
Please quote reference B06907
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06907
Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop which is a well-established farm shop with butchery that has a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a high turnover local business in an area teeming with customers.
The business was founded by the current owners in 2007 and has been a real labour of love for them, accruing an impressive number of regular customers along with a fantastic reputation for quality, pricing and customer service.
The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with heavy hearts only due to the vendors wish to enjoy a well earned retirement, they are keen to see their beloved farm shop pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner (s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.
The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop is immaculately presented and well stocked and offers an extensive range of products including;
- Freshly butchered meats
- Cooked meats
- Home made pies
- Fresh bread
- Delicious cakes and pastries
- Condiments, pickles and cooking sauces
- Fresh fruit & vegetables
- Home made gourmet selections
- Seasonal products
- Fine foods and wines
The business is proud of its five star hygiene rating.
The sale will include the company website (www.butcherbakerfarmshop.co.uk) and Facebook page and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet along with wonderful reviews such as;
“Good quality meats, plenty of variety, very pleasant and polite staff”
“Excellent range of tasty meat, pies and all sorts of treats”
“Always excellent. Wide range of meat and pies to suit all tastes. Plus a large area of food and cakes, well stocked with goodies. Worth travelling just to shop here”
“Best pies ever. Also the choice and quality of the sausage is amazing. The staff are very helpful”
Scope to Improve
- Advertising and marketing campaign
- Maximise the use of social media particularly Twitter and Instagram
- Update the existing website ideally adding an e-commerce facility
- Introduce a customer loyalty card / Scheme
- Develop a wholesale arm to the business to supply local pubs, restaurants, care homes, schools etc.
- A well established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers
- Current owners happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success
- All fixtures, fittings and equipment included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity
- Prime trading position in a popular tourist destination with loads of footfall
- Ideal owner managed or partnership business
- Perfect bolt on to an existing butchers or grocery business
- Priced to facilitate a quick sale
Very rarely do farm shops of this calibre come to the open market so early enquiry is highly recommended. This lovely business is likely to attract considerable interest.
The business is owner run and managed with the help of two full time butchers along with the help of 5 part time and casual staff as required.
The business trading hours are:
Monday to Sunday - 10:00am - 16:00pm
The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop is located in Barton Under Needwood.
Barton Under Needwood is a large village in East Staffordshire, situated a mile from the A38 and located between Burton upon Trent and Lichfield. It had a population of 4,225 at the 2011 census.
The business is based at Barton Marina. Barton Marina opened in 2001 after 1.3 million tonnes of sand and gravel were excavated to create the marina and two fishing lakes. Woodland was planted and pathways constructed and one of Staffordshire’s best loved leisure facilities was born. The marina is home to over 300 narrow boats linked to the Trent and Mersey Canal.
The Waterfront Pub, a popular local with a reputation for good food and a large selection of beverages came into being in 2007. Other eating places, quality shops and a cinema quickly followed, all built in the same Victorian warehouse style using reclaimed timber and brick.
The Butcher, Baker Farm Ship is perfectly positioned within the shopping area and sits alongside other complimentary retail businesses and thus benefits from high levels of footfall and passing trade along with regular custom. The business is beautifully presented and maintained with clear visible signage. There is free parking for at least 150 cars within easy walking distance.
The Butcher, Baker Farm Shop occupies generous premises arranged over two floors, ideally suited to the trade and briefly comprising;
With two sets of double doors and windows to front creating a light, airy and inviting interior. Generous shop with high ceilings that enhance the feeling of space, tile flooring, fluorescent lighting, butchers shop with long, glass fronted and refrigerated serve over counters, free standing wooden display unit, glass topped chest freezer, egg display. Retail shop with bespoke, perimeter shelving, glass topped food freezer, trestle type tables for the display of breads and cakes etc, metal card racking, revolving carousel, fruit and veg display, feature timber staircase with return to first floor.
Ice cream serve over counter.
Generous with tiled walls and floor, stainless steel preparation tables, walk in fridge.
With close coupled toilet and hand wash basin.
Lovely retail area with expensive looking wooden flooring, feature beamed ceilings, bespoke perimeter shelving, double aspect windows.
Kitchen & Pie Making
Comprehensively equipped catering kitchen and pie making facilities
With space for desk, chair and filing cabinets etc
To the front of the premises is a large block paved area with three picnic tables.
We are advised the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis with 6 years remaining on the Lease, the rent is £31,400 per annum with rates payable at £5,500 for 2022, but normally rates are around £11,000 per annum.