OUTSTANDING HIGH STREET FLORIST in Derbyshire for Sale.
A truly exceptional, long established florist in the heart of this Derbyshire market town. This independently owned and operated florist benefits from Founder Membership status within Interflora, this level of membership being rare and highly desirable, as well as valuable. This special membership is transferable with the business purchase, subject to new owners reaching the industry standards required by Interflora. The business operates from outstanding large premises on the town centres main shopping thoroughfare. This is a prime A1 retail location being full of blue chip tenants. The town is popular with tourists as well as locals, due to its close proximity to the Peak District. Our clients have operated the business for 29 years and only now does it come to the open market for retirement reasons. The weekly turnover is very steady at circa £4,500 to £5,000 per week. Gross Profits run at 41.5% of sales. The Net Profit for 2019 is on target and projected to be in the region of £55,000 by year end. The days takings for Mother’s Day 2019 reached a staggering £9,000. The Premises Briefly Comprise of:- Prominent lock-up premises over ground and first floor with an outside courtyard and outbuildings to the rear of the premises being utilised for the cold storage of flower deliveries, watering and maintenance of plants, plus storage. Spacious, ground floor sales shop with stepped displays, preparation tables and staff kitchenette. Stairs to first floor. Staff WC and sink. Large room used for the storage of seasonal display items and accessories. Further stairs to attic space which again is utilised for the storage of items. There exists a basement which is not being utilised by the business at present and is not being charged for on the lease rent. EPC Band E.