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Mon Thurs. 7.30am 5.00pm Fri. 7.30am 2.30pm
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The vendor works within the business 5 days week. The business employs two full time Senior Craftsmen that ensure all of their products are made to the highest standard and has access to two extra carpenters when demand is at its highest. It has a long term association with local accredited electricians, plumbers & wood burner installers as sub contractors. All the staff are highly experienced and are real assets to the business. The company constructs all its own timber components, has local engineers and blacksmiths for the iron works and holds the pattern for the cast iron wheels made by a local foundry.

Reason for selling:
Started as a lifestyle business to enjoy the delights and activities of the West Country and be able to spend time with family as the children grew up. Now children have left looking for a new lifestyle change / challenge
Support and training:
The current owner would be happy to provide full training and support at handover.
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Lease terms:
The business is located in commercial premises on the outskirts of a large West Country town. The current rent is GBP 25,000 pa plus rates.
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Manufacturer of Traditional Shepherds & Glamping Huts
Ref. GB209
Location : South West
Asking Price : GBP 92,500
The company is a well established family business that has been constructing traditional shepherds huts, with a modern twist, for over 16 years.
The company employs local craftsmen to hand build a wide range of designed huts.
Customer Service
The business offers customers the highest quality of manufacture and finish, and a great customer service.
Key Strengths:
The business has many strengths including:
Strong trading history
Strong order book
Strong potential orders due to connections within the Glamping sector
Bespoke service
Skilled local workforce

Expansion Potential
The business has enjoyed steady growth over recent years and this is expected to continue in light of its growing and loyal customer base. The site has room for expansion if need be and this could easily be achieved if a new owner wished to employ further craftsmen as the demand is already there.

The company has a number of new designs, which are yet to be advertised, and are expected to be the company?s Next Generation Huts.

The business does very little advertising, no social media or exhibitions and could certainly expand this activity with a more proactive approach. The business is well positioned to take maximum advantage of this growth as it occurs since it has the necessary infrastructure in place.

Market / Competition / Non-Competition Agreements
The business has a strong website which generates most of the demand for the products. Additional targeted advertising and a social media presence would reap rewards.