• Well established commercial and domestic laundry business in a busy retail park in the thriving and ever popular town of Dornoch.
• High turnover with a commendable level of adjusted net profitability, and further business development potential.
• A sustainable business meeting the needs of specific markets forming diverse income streams.
• Premises extending to circa 55m2 with ample off-road customer parking.
• Turn-key operation with an excellent range of commercial equipment included in sale.BUSINESS DESCRIPTION
Sutherland Laundry Service is a well-established commercial and domestic laundry business ideally positioned in the Royal Burgh of Dornoch. This profitable operation offers year-round services to both local businesses and residents alike. Sutherland Laundry Services has built up a fantastic reputation locally and prides itself on the speedy and economical service it provides to its clientele. The business has a number of contracts in place to provide a commercial laundry service to many local hotels, golf clubs and self-catering accommodation providers. The business operates to a high level however offers genuine scope to expand trade further. The laundry trades with the equivalent of 2 full-time staff. In addition, part-time staff are used in the peak summer months. Sutherland Laundry Service's is a truly turn-key business operation offering an excellent self-employment opportunity.
The business opening times are:
Monday to Friday 9.00am to 3pm
Saturday 9.00am to 1pmLOCATION
The Royal Burgh of Dornoch is within the historical county town of Sutherland, overlooking the Dornoch Firth. The town has a population of c.1300 which swells greatly during the main tourist season (Easter to October). A designated National Scenic and Conservation area, Dornoch is a popular and tranquil location with a unique atmosphere, outstanding scenery and a mild micro climate making Dornoch a popular visitor attraction for many. The world renowned Royal Dornoch Championship course is a wonderful venue and a challenging test of golfing skills. Dornoch offers visitors and residents alike a good range of facilities and amenities including shops, hotels, golf schools and FE College plus its Seaside Award for its clean bathing beach. The area has a much broader appeal with walks, fishing, field sports, and water sports all being readily available. There are a great many places of historic interest within an hours' drive. The town has some excellent Sandstone buildings, including the c.13th Century Cathedral, the Bishop's Palace (now a Hotel), the Courthouse and Old Town Jail. The town has a charm and elegance that makes this a very popular residential area. Dornoch is only an hour from Inverness Airport with the main arterial A9 route (Inverness to Thurso) at the road end. Tain is just over 9 miles away which has an extensive range of specialist shops and services.THE PROPERTY
The subjects extend to 55m2 approximately, comprising of a ground floor industrial unit within a retail park environment. To the front of the unit is a reception desk with the service area configured to the rear. Sutherland Laundry Service is a turn-key business operation and comes complete with an excellent range of commercial equipment including a Firbimatic dry clean machine, 3 x commercial washing machines, 2 x presses, a roller iron, a Miele professional washer/dryer, single and double gas dryers and an Electrolux spinner.
To the rear is a staff area and washroom with W.C.REASON FOR SALE
The current vendors wish to reduce their workload and focus on other business ventures. This leasehold opportunity offers the scope for new owners to acquire a desirable self-employment opportunity and build upon the successes of this vibrant business.SERVICES
The premises are connected to mains water, electricity and drainage, with an LPG gas tank to the rear of the subjects.