Situated in the desirable town of Horbury
Ideal for a husband & wife partnership
Scope to turn into a beautiful cottage
Advised annual turnover of £10,000
Premise can suit numerous uses
Training can be provided
Genuine reason for sale
Meridian Business Sales are delighted to offer to the market this rare opportunity haberdashery business which has been established by our clients for over 30 years. The only reason the business and property combined for sale is due to ill health and pending retirement of the owner. Since the business was established, our clients have invested time and money in to the business and premises to the point where it is in full walk in condition. Our clients have continually developed and improved the business, including a recent extension they have had on the premises. The business is one of the old fashioned shops where courtesy and services go hand in hand with good quality. Our clients mainly cater for the older generation with well known brands such as; Wolsey, HJ, Invicta and many more. Our clients inform us that annual turnover currently runs at £10,000 which is derived from the sale of their extensive range of goods and orders being placed to be sent out for customers who are unable to shop personally. There is a website of all Horbury shops; www.horburyvillage.com Mrs Pickwicks also listed and a pending website in hand, but it is on hold due to the short opening hours. The owner is happy to assist the new owner in anyway they require. In this day and age of huge shopping malls, where every shop sells almost the same things, this is indeed a rare individual shop and is very reluctantly put on the market solely because of ill health through the retirement part is long overdue.
The shop holds extensive stock of great variety which is in two separate categories.
Needlework - an excellent selection of counted cross stitch, embroidery and tapestries, both in kit form or individual choice of AIDA, linen, canvas etc. DMC and Anchor thread
Transfers. Spoke Edge Handkerchiefs, Daylight Bulbs and Most Sewing Needs, also work frames and Framing for customers Completed Work and much more.
Clothing comprises - Underwear, Nightwear and Knitwear for ladies and gentlemen, mainly for the older generation from such well known brands as; Wolsey, HJ, Invicta, Brettles, Triumph, Tulcan and Straven.
There is also an excellent selection of Hosiery from Aristoc, Pretty Polly and Wolford, in stockings and tights from 7 denier to 100 denier. Also Elbeo Supports HJ Flight Socks and Wolsey Soft Tops.
This is just a brief example of the varied and valuable stock.
Tuesday: 10:00am - 3:00pm Thursday: 10:00am - 3:00pm Friday: 10:00am - 3:00pm Saturday: 10:00am - 3:00pm (when possible) Open only 20 hours per week and is often closed due to illness and hospital appointments.
Traditional oak beamed detached property briefly comprising: GROUND FLOOR Beautiful welcoming small and large Georgian windows style entrance with original features and original oak beams throughout Being detached and freehold with easily accessed parking spaces to the rear the building comprises: 3 adjoining rooms downstairs - 2 for sales and 1 for stock of approx 950sq feet FIRST FLOOR Similar area upstairs with two separate staircases for easy access (Full area approximately 1,900sq feet) REAR Easily accessed parking space Plus outhouse on 2 floors belonging to the property The premises have no current owners' accommodation/ kitchen etc. but it could easily be converted into a beautiful cottage with lots of original features if desired. The building itself has full frontage to Queen Street. It is a crook frame with original oak beams throughout as it was built in the year 1500. It is a real gem.
Mrs Pickwicks is a unique shop situated in the village of Horbury approx 1 1/2 miles from the M1 motorway, West Yorkshire. The business enjoys a good position on a through road opposite the post office and St. Peters Parish Church which generates passing trade. Situated in the town centre the business is surrounded by a wide selection of visitors attractions, leisure facilities, commercial shops, residential properties and public transport facilities which helps to draw shoppers and visitors to the town throughout the year. Horbury itself is a small town full of individual shops where people shop for miles around.
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