Retail premises for sale in The Square, Beaminster DT8

Retail premises for sale
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Property description

Please quote reference B06201

Hilton Smythe are pleased to have been given the opportunity to manage the sale of Salon On The Square, which is a well-established aveda Hair & Beauty salon with a renowned reputation amongst local residents. This is a superb opportunity to take on a well-known local business in an area teeming with customers.

Salon On The Square was founded by the current owner approximately 14 years ago when she identified a gap in the market and has been a real labour of love for her, accruing many regular customers and a fantastic reputation both locally and further afield.

The business is now being sold, albeit reluctantly and with a heavy heart only due to the owners wish to pursue a possible change of direction, she is keen to see her beloved hair & beauty salon pass to an ambitious and entrepreneurial new owner(s) who can take this already thriving business to the next level.

At Salon On The Square, the team of experienced hair stylists and beauty therapists offer the absolute best in hairdressing and top to toe beauty treatments. The beautiful salon offers a warm and welcoming surrounding for treatments ensuring that their customers really do have a luxury experience when visiting the business.

Salon On The Square has a skilled team of London trained consultants who only use aveda’s naturally sourced, highly aromatic plant based products which ensures their customers leave feeling completely refreshed and rejuvenated. The business prides itself on always offering a warm welcome along with the very best selection of hair and beauty treatments.

The business offers a range of services including;

  • Ladies cut and blow dry

  • Restyles

  • Colours including Demi permanent, root tint, full tint, Balayage, highlights etc

  • Gents Barbering inc wash cut and finish

  • Children’s hair

  • Hair or scalp conditioning treatments

  • K-Respect Keratin System

  • Perms

  • Facials

  • Peels

  • Massages

  • Luxury Hopi Ear Candles

  • Hair removal

  • Waxing

  • Eye enhancement

Salon On The Square also offer Luxury Pampering packages and Bridal services.

The business has an impressive number of regular customers, many of whom are known on a first name basis by the current owner who is a popular and well respected member of the local community.

The sale will include the company website (), Facebook page and Instagram and the business enjoys great visibility on the internet via websites such as www.hey , and

Reasons to Buy -

  • A well-established business with an enviable reputation and many existing customers

  • Absolutely stunning premises in a perfect trading position benefitting from loads of footfall

  • All fixtures and fittings included making this a real Turnkey business opportunity

  • Ideal owner managed or partnership business or possible bolt on to an existing hairdressing business

  • Current owner would be happy to offer a handover to ensure the continued success

  • The freehold may be available ( by separate negotiation)

It is difficult using words to convey what a wonderful business this is and the opportunity it represents for a lucky new owner. Hilton Smythe highly advise early enquiry to avoid disappointment.

Salon On The Square is located in Beaminster which is a village and civil parish in Dorset.

Beaminster is approximately 15 miles northwest of the county town of Dorchester and is a product of the Anglo-Saxon age dating back to around the 7th century. The population is approximately 3100.

The nearest railway station is 5 miles north of the town at Crewkerne. Exeter International Airport is 30 miles to the west. The main road through the town is the A3066, which leads to Bridport to the south and Mosterton and Crewkerne to the north. The road north passes through the Horn Hill tunnel which opened in June 1832 and is the sole pre-railway age road tunnel that is still in daily public use.

Primary schools in the town include St. Mary’s Church of England Primary School.

Salon On The Square occupies an attractive period building that is situated in a corner position and thus attracts high levels of footfall and passing trade.

The business is beautifully presented and maintained with clear visible signage. There are a number of inexpensive (60p for 2 hours) public car parks within easy walking distance.

Salon On The Square occupies two floors of a generous period property which retains many original features and detailing. The premises are open plan, and no expense has been spared making this one of the nicest salons we have marketed. The entire premises have a pleasing and upmarket feel.

Windows to front create a light, airy and inviting interior, expensive looking real wood flooring, mood and spotlighting, feature fireplaces, bespoke reception desk in a light oak effect with till card machine and computer monitors etc,
Bespoke shelving and cabinetry for product sales, multiple hair stations each with chair, mirror, electrical sockets and storage etc, upmarket back washes with leather effect seating.

Barbering section with Parquet effect flooring, traditional style barbers chairs, timber wall panelling, wall lighting, customer waiting area.

Various treatment/ beauty rooms with massage tables, large wall mounted mirrors, light oak effect open plan shelving and cabinets.

We are advised that the business is being sold on a Leasehold basis, with a new lease to be negotiated with our client. The rent is £24,000 per annum and has £3,955 rates payable per annum.

The business hours are -

Monday – 9:00 – 17:30
Tuesday – 9:00 – 17:30
Wednesday – 9:00 – 17:30
Thursday – 9:00 – 17:30
Friday – 9:00 – 17:30
Saturday – 9:00 – 17:30
Sunday - Closed

We are advised that the business has 6 full-time and 6 part-time staff members.

Financial Profile
We are advised as per the 2019 - 2020 accounts, the average turnover generated by the business was in the region of £430,000, with an adjusted net profit in the region of £85,000. Full financials can be made available upon further request.

Please quote reference B06201

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