Hilton Smythe are delighted to present to the market hg Miller Repairs, established by our client 30 years ago and now offered for sale due to his retirement.
The business offers repairs of all car makes and light commercial vehicles. Mot’s are carried out at a local garage in Havant who also provide a lot of repair work to our client. Our client has built up a very loyal customer base who can feel confident leaving their vehicles for full repairs and later collection.
The business is now run to suit our client’s needs, previously his brothers also worked here.
The business comes with a beautiful grade 2 listed house and expansive gardens to the front and rear.
There has been a business on site for over 60 years, previously a skip hire business, paving business and offices for the mod. The garages have been fully modernised from their previous use as farm stables.
Our client had previous outline planning permission to build a new bungalow on the garage site which could be further investigated by any new buyer.
Potential to increase garage by adding more Mechanics, new advertising and website, adding repairs of motorcycles and body repairs.
Potential to develop the main house into letting accommodation and potential to increase garage space.
Full handover offered.
R G Miller Repairs occupies a truly unique trading position, Down Barn Cottage is located on Boarhunt Road in Fareham. The established garage repair business comes with a beautiful 3 bed grade 2 listed cottage and approximately 0.5 acre of land.
Ideally situated 2 mins from the M27 cross country motorway linking Southampton in the west to Portsmouth and Chichester in the east.
Fareham is a market town at the north west tip of Portsmouth harbour, between the cities of Portsmouth and Southampton.
There is parking for a min of 8 cars in the secure driveway and further 5 spaces within the garage itself.
Main house, built over 300 years and consist of 3 interlinking cottages with 3 x external stable doors to the rear of the property. Consists of -
Ground floor - sitting room with windows to 3 x sides, rear stable door to rear garden.
Open plan kitchen / farmhouse style dining space with front and rear access and beautiful views of the rear garden, includes a traditional Aga, solid wooden kitchen units and original features.
Second sitting room / bedroom / office with front and side windows, large utility room with toilet, washing area and stable door access to the rear of the property.
First floor - large landing area, bedroom 1 - double room with front window, large family bathroom with bath and lovely view of the rear garden, storage cupboard.
Bedroom 2 - currently used a twin room with rear window,
Bedroom 3 / master bedroom, larger room with front window, leads into dressing room area and large en suite bathroom with corner shower unit and rear window.
Originally, the houses would have had 3 x separate staircases, 2 of which have been blocked in and 1 new central staircase leads up from the kitchen.
External - grassed front garden with idyllic wooden gate and arched hedge, covered side storage area, bbq terrace area, raised garden area leading to top right of garden.
Full length terrace to rear of property with steps done to lower garden, children's play area and detached outbuilding which is used as a games room with the potential to develop into letting accommodation or for family visits.
Business premises - 3 x garage spaces comprises of - 141.58m2 of garage business space
Garage 1 - accesses from right side with both front access and side door access, new grazing throughout, ability to work on min 3 vehicles, includes secure office, tool storage area and oil heater.
Garage 2 - 2 x poster 4 tonne ramp, roller shutter mussel garage door access, staff kitchen area and staff toilet.
Garage 3 - used to work on body spraying, sealed garage to left with secure doors, new roof and rear storage room for paints and the large compressor.
Our client will negotiate separately on other tools available in the garage.
We are advised Freehold
The business currently opens 4 days a week.
The business is owner run and managed
The business is currently run at a pace to suit.
As of the 2017 accounts the business reports turnover at circa £60,000, assets around £10,000 adjusted net of £30,000.