Well Established Kitchen and Interior Designs business for sale
- Asking Price: £139,995 +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.
Please quote reference B06656
- Tenure: Leasehold
Please quote reference B06656
Hilton Smythe is delighted to welcome to the market Westbrook Interiors, an extremely well-established and very popular soft furnishings business, which is ideally located within the town of Alton, Hampshire.
The business was originally established in 1984 and has been in our clients’ careful ownership since 2017. Only now is the business being offered to the market due to our clients’ desire to concentrate on other business interests. The business currently operates 6 days per week and generates a turnover in the region of £250,000 per annum, with a net profit in the region of £40,000.
Westbrook Interiors offers a variety of interior design products, including bespoke curtains, wallpapers, blinds, tracks, poles, loose covers, replacement foam and cushion fillings and fabrics. Along with kitchen designs, with the kitchen show room recently fitted, with latest appliances and modern worktops. Other services they provide are home visits and full track and curtain installation. The business are exclusive stockists in the town centre of many designer brands.
The company has an enviable reputation within the area for the very high quality of the goods and service offered, which has resulted in a very loyal client base, with a high volume of repeat trade and word of mouth recommendations.
We feel there is scope to increase the turnover by embarking on a modest marketing campaign, as our client has a database of customers from over 30 years ago, which would provide an excellent base for this venture.
This is an excellent opportunity for a new owner to take this already thriving business to the next level; therefore, early viewing must come highly recommended to avoid disappointment.
We are advised that the business is owner run and managed, with the help of 2 part-time members of staff.
The busines hours are -
Monday – 09:30 – 17:00
Tuesday – 09:30 – 17:00
Wednesday – 09:30 – 17:00
Thursday – 09:30 – 17:00
Friday – 09:30 – 17:00
Saturday – 10:00 – 17:00
Sunday - Closed
Westbrook Interiors occupies substantial two storey premises, ideally located within a pedestrianised retail area within the quaint market town of Alton in Hampshire. The business is surrounded by a wealth of complimentary shops and businesses, therefore benefiting from a very high volume of footfall. The business further benefits from excellent public car parking facilities within the area.
Alton is a popular and affluent market town and civil parish in east Hampshire. It is located across a valley on the source of the River Wey. According to the 2011 census, the town had a residential population of 17,816. The thriving market town offers a delightful mix of historic buildings, modern shops and arcades. It is well known for its regular Tuesday market day, as well as other markets and fairs.
The area of the business is well served by the public transport system, with several bus stops within easy walking distance of the property. Alton railway station is just over half a mile away. The area is also well served by the A-roads, with the A31 being within easy driving distance, which links to the national A-road and motorway networks. Winchester is approximately 18 miles away and Basingstoke is 13 miles away.
Substantial two storey premises in an ideal trading location, briefly comprising:
Ground floor -
- Large display window. Large retail area. Central workbench. Perimeter shelving and wall hanging facilities. Fabric hanging displays. Rear service desk. Rear storage/kitchen area. Staff WC. Stairs to the first floor.
- Large workroom with central workbench Sample books are included in the sale.
We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with 3 years remaining on the 10 year lease. The rent is £1,875 per month.