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Retail premises for sale

£29,999

119 Botley Road, Oxford OX2

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Property description

Business
Hilton Smythe is delighted to introduce to the market Rock Stars and Stripes. This unique multi-facet business concept was originally founded by our client in 2015.

The business operates predominantly as a niche children’s hairdressers from ‘1st haircut’ to age 12, with a current client base approximately of 350 children. In addition, the front of the store is a well-stocked retail space with a colourful display of retro toys and stylish children’s boutique clothing and gift ideas.

As per the 2016 accounts the business reports a healthy turnover in the region of £65,500. The business has a great presence on social media, with regular features and updates on Facebook and nearly 200 likes. The business also has a website A new owner should consider adding an on-line ecommerce function to the platform to further sales. The hair salon could also extend hours as currently this side of the business operates for 10 hours a week only.

Early viewing of this great business venture is highly recommended, with the business genuinely coming to the market due to our clients’ other business interests.

Location
The business is located in the affluent residential area of Botley within the City of Oxford.

Rock Stars and Stripes is ideally located within a thriving retail and residential area, positioned amongst a popular retail parade and on a main arterial road leading into Oxford City centre benefiting from heavy passing traffic and footfall. The shop is situated midway between the multimillion pound WestGate Shopping Mall and the recently approved WestWay Centre, and diagonally opposite the new Oxford Botley Waitrose.

The business benefits from on-street parking directly to the front. The area has excellent public transport links with regular bus services and train station just a short 5-minute walk from the business.
Premises
Mid parade premise briefly comprising: -

Colourful and unique signage, large display window.

Small forecourt area to the front with grass effect flooring, table and chair, toy dispenser and billboard.

Retail area with wall and central shelving/display units for toys and gifts. Rails for cloths, curved serving counter with gift wrap behind. Till and card reader.

Single seated hairdressing station / Entertainment booth for haircutting.

Rear utility room with bathroom.

Courtyard to the rear of the premise which could be developed for further use.
Tenure
We are advised leasehold.

The original lease length is 5 years

As of September 2016,5 years remain on the lease.

Rent is £12,000 - £14,000 per annum.
Hours
The business opens: -

Monday to Wednesday 10.00am – 18.00

Thursday 10.00am – 20.00

Friday 9.30am – 17.30

Saturday 10.00 – 16.30

Sunday 11.00 – 15.00

The hair salon currently opens 2 days a week.
Staff
The business is owner run and managed with 2-part time sales staff and 2-part time hairdressers
financial profile
As per the 2016 accounts the business reports a health turnover in the region of £65,500.

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Nearby transport

  • Oxford (0.5 miles)
  • Oxford Parkway (3.6 miles)
  • Radley (4.9 miles)
  • London Luton Airport (40.0 miles)
  • London Heathrow Airport (40.1 miles)
  • Coventry Airport (43.5 miles)
  • Shepperton Ferry Landing (43.8 miles)
  • Weybridge Ferry Landing (43.8 miles)
  • Moulsey - Hurst Park Ferry Landing (46.0 miles)

Nearby schools

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  • West Oxford Community Primary School (0.3 miles)
  • North Hinksey Church of England Primary School (0.4 miles)
  • Botley School (0.7 miles)
  • Bellerbys College Oxford (0.5 miles)
  • Activate Learning (0.8 miles)
  • The Eckersley School of English (1.0 mile)
  • Carfax College (0.7 miles)
  • Christ Church Cathedral School (1.1 miles)
  • Matthew Arnold School (1.1 miles)
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