Vehicle Repair Workshop in Ottery St Mary

Ottery St Mary

£95,000 Leasehold

A long-established motor vehicle repair workshop business which has been owner operated successfully for the last 35 years. Ideal commercial premises on the outskirts of Exmouth, Devon. The owners have nurtured an enviable clientele, reputation and probably one of the most comprehensive insurance approval lists within the West Country. The premises are spacious, well presented and equipped and are offered together with reception area, office, state-of-the-art spray dedicated onsite industrial unit with ample customer parking, courtesy vehicle and recovery truck. The sale is due to retirement and full training/hand-over will be provided to ensure the continuing success of the business. Early viewings are highly recommended....

LOCATION

Situated on the outskirts of Exmouth, Devon with road-side visual display.  In the area of Dinan Way Industrial Park which benefits from many blue-chip names such as The Range, Halfords, Lidl and McDonalds generating high vehicular passing traffic. Exmouth town is a large sought-after coastal town, densely populated and expanding several folds during the summer months. Exmouth is within short driving distance to the Cathedral city of Exeter and is seen as the capital town within East Devon and draws upon a large geographical area. All main arterial roads, town centre, seafront and bus / train station are nearby.

 

BUSINESS

The business has been owner operated successfully by two brothers for the past 35 years, now wishing to retire. Highfield coach works have earnt themselves a fine reputation throughout Devon and due to this, they enjoy a healthy turn-over and subsequent net profit. The amount of business has been going from strength to strength and they benefit from a loyal established team with a fine relationship with all the insurance companies with which they do a lot of work. There are many taxis, transport companies and other garages which consistently use their services, not forgetting the high amount of regular private custom. Actual trading accounts will be made available following a formal viewing.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Consisting of 2 Industrial buildings next door to one another together with ample customer parking and for the courtesy and recovery vehicles.

 

INDUSTRIAL UNIT 1

15.71m x 14.45m

A large open spanned well equipped garage which benefits from up to 8 x working bays, 2 post lifts, 1 two post lift, 1 black hawk jig, pulling equipment, gas fires, blow heaters, ventilation system, suspended strip lighting and wide roller shutters to front. Also benefiting from 1 4-wheel alignment works systems, welding equipment and an integrated high pressurised air-line throughout the garage premises. To the rear of this area is a door to:

 

TOILET

With a low-level WC and wash hand basin.

 

INDUSTRIAL UNIT 2/PAINT SHOP

17.01m x 6.75m

A large open spanned industrial unit which can accommodate 2/3 vehicles inside together with work area, paint mixing state of the art room and a spray booth with filtered warm air which benefits from a compressor and 2 storage tanks.

 

RECEPTION

3.57m x 2.74m

An ideally situated reception area with large desk, chair, customer seating, ample space for filing cabinet and general storage. The area benefits from customer front door to both garage and rear office.

 

OFFICE

3.11m x 3.07m

A good-sized space with large desk, chair and window to side.

 

OUTSIDE

To the front is customer parking bays and immediately opposite a compound secure large customer car park. Also, there is a dedicated car wash area with water run-off gulley, pressurised outdoor wash unit which is housed in a smaller timber framed building.

 

FIXTURES & FITTINGS 

Trade fixtures, fittings, equipment, land and buildings except for vendor’s private inventory will be included in this freehold sale. Full inventory will be provided prior to exchange of contracts

 

SERVICES 

Mains electricity, water, gas and drainage are all connected, however, no testing of these services have been undertaken by the agents, Ware Commercial

 

BUSINESS RATES 

Please make your own enquiries on the local Valuation Website (VOA) at www.voa.gov.uk

 

TENURE 

LEASEHOLD (A new negotiable length lease will be offered)

 

LEGAL FEES

Each party to cover their own legal cost’s but ingoing tenant to pay for the reasonable incurred lease set up fees.

 

VIEWINGS

All viewings are to be by appointment through Ware Commercial

Tel: 01803 328880

Misrepresentation Act

Misrepresentation Act 1967. The Particulars are not considered a formal offer, they are for information only and give a general idea of the property. They are not to be taken as forming any part of a resulting contract nor be relied upon as statements or representations of fact. Whilst every care is taken in their preparation, no liability can be accepted for their accuracy. Intending purchasers must satisfy themselves by personal inspection or otherwise as to the correctness of these particulars.