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Leasehold Fishing Tackle Shop In Ashton Inmakerfield For Sale

Ashton-In-Makerfield, Greater Manchester, UK
Asking Price:
£29,000 Furniture / Fixtures included
Available on request
Net Profit:
Available on request

Leasehold business for sale £29,000 (+ current stock by negotiation)

• Established since 1979.
• Retirement Sale.
• Enviable reputation with much repeat custom.
• Scope to introduce internet / online sales.
• No social media or website trade.
• New Lease to be assigned.
• Rent of £695 per month.
• Spacious detached premises with rear yard and garages.
• Same family ownership for 42 years.

Rutter Green Commercial is delighted to offer for sale this highly regarded fishing tackle and bait supplies business located in Ashton in Makerfield, near Wigan, Greater Manchester. The business occupies impressive leasehold, single storey, detached premises with a wide frontage and prominent signage. To the front of the premises there is a spacious forecourt for both customer parking and a useful external product display area. In addition, there is ample free on street parking. The locality of the business is ideal for fishing enthusiasts, clubs and competitors with numerous lakes as well as the popular Leeds Liverpool canal nearby. The business is easily accessible off the main A49 Linking Wigan to Ashton in Makerfield. It is within short driving distance of both Junctions 24 and 25 of the M6 Motorway and within comfortable commuting distance of all major North West conurbations.

The fishing tackle and bait supplies business has been established and under the same family ownership since 1979. It has built up an enviable reputation throughout the local area and specialises in a wide range of coarse fishing tackle, equipment and fresh bait supplies. There is a substantial residential population within close proximity providing a vast pool of fishing enthusiasts, clubs and competitors who take advantage of the numerous lakes fishing facilities and the Leeds Liverpool Canal nearby. There remains infinite scope to develop turnover further as the business does not transact any internet sales, no trading on eBay / Amazon or have its own website. There also are ample stock storage facilities to the rear of the premises as well as a walk-in Cold Store for bait. The business has only now been offered for sale on the market due to retirement, providing the purchaser with infinite scope to develop the business and turnover further.

Leasehold premises briefly comprising of;

Front - spacious forecourt for external product displays or customer car parking.

Main entrance - Single storey detached premises.
Open plan retail sales area,
Shelving and racking on perimeter walls,
Various product display stands,
2 x central display aisles,
Wide sales counter with glass fronted bait chiller display cabinet.

Rear Kitchenette, stainless steel double drainer sink, base units, worktops, weighing scales, tiled floor.
WC and basin.

Rear exit door to external rear yard,
2 x Single Garages;
- Single garage for Bait Storage with walk-in cold store fridge.
- Single garage for Stock Storage, internal shelving / racking.
Gate to rear access lane.

This is a unique opportunity to purchase such a thriving and popular local business offering numerous opportunities to develop further. Early discussions with Rutter Green Commercial as sole selling agents must come highly recommended.
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Property Information



Lease Terms:

New Lease to be assigned

Leasehold Rent:

£8,340 per annum

Business Operation

Years established:

Contact Rutter Green Commercial Ltd

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