Ref 7312 – Freehold Children's Day Nursery
Blacks Brokers are pleased to bring to the market this freehold children’s day nursery located in Brighouse, West Yorkshire.
Mill Cottage Montessori School was established by our client in this popular area of Brighouse in 2005. The business offers childcare for 113 children from birth to eleven years old and has an occupancy rate of around 94%. Pre-covid-19 this occupancy level was 100% with waiting list in place. The nursery is very well known in this area and has a strong base of customers, with much custom generated by word of mouth recommendations. Our client has ensured the business has an excellent reputation and superb reviews are noted online. Mill Cottage Montessori School has a comprehensive website in place.
Mill Cottage Montessori School occupies a main road trading position with off road parking available immediately outside the property. The area is well populated residentially and is well linked by the M62. There are also a number of primary schools nearby.
The business is ideally suited to a hands-on owner-operator but due to our client’s retirement wishes, the business is offered for sale. This presents an excellent opportunity for a new owner-operator or team to take the business to the next level.
The business operates with thirteen members of staff including two managers in employment supporting our client working on a full time basis in a managers role.
Mill Cottage Montessori School has traded solidly since opening and our client has established a strong repeat customer base. Accounts for year ending 31st January 2021 show annual turnover of £653,437 and gross profit of £604,627, with an operating profit after rent and director's salary etc of £156,309. Full financial information is available upon request.
The business currently benefits from Small Business Rates Relief. Purchasers should enquire with relevant local authorities to confirm the rates payable.
This highly reputable and long established business occupies an enviable trading position in a much sought after area of Brighouse close to the M62. Our client has secured a strong customer base and exceptional reputation. There is some scope to develop the business further with some improvement of outdoor play areas and we are advised that business is performing really well after the closures and challenges of 2020 in general. This proposition would ideally suit an owner operating team who could push the business forward and build upon the solid and impressive trading foundations. Early viewings are strongly advised. Business & Property: £1,250,000.
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Building layout and design
Mill Cottage Montessori School operates from a detached Grade II listed property which as been carefully refurbished to a high standard throughout. The main reception area is secure and this leads to a well stocked library. Within this ground floor area there is also a pre-school classroom, dining room with kitchen, cloakroom and toilet facilities. The first floor comprises of a private managers office and staff room along with three toddler play rooms that are all equipped with changing facilities and toilets.
To the rear is a fully equipped and beautifully presented baby room, with its own toilet facilities, kitchen, nappy change area and laundry. Outside is an enclosed play area, large tarmac driveway and car parking facilities for up to 100 vehicles.
In addition to this, there is also a detached elementary classroom which caters for up to twenty students, this is also equipped with toilet facilities and a kitchen area. There is an apiary area outside as well as a large playground area and fully functioning undercover stage that has lighting, projection screen and sound system. All areas have been finished to a high standard with good quality fixtures, fittings and equipment in place. An video of the premises and grounds is available via the following link:
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Mon - Fri: 07:30 - 18:00