Unit 1e, The Mall, Aviemore currently trades as a retail butchery business, located in the centre of the highly desirable Highland town of Aviemore. The business premises is situated in a single storey unit within a prominent trading location. The vendors currently lease the building and full details of the lease can be obtained from ASG Commercial. The leased property trading area extends to around 125m2 and is maintained to a high standard both internally and externally. This sale is for the assignation of the lease of the building only and for the avoidance of doubt the business elements are not included in the sale price. The premises may be suitable for alternative uses subject to consents.
REASON FOR SALE
The business is available for sale as the present owner is looking to buy another premises in a different location enabling him to expand his present operation.
Though the sale is for the assignation of the lease of the building only, where purchasers are interested in taking over the butchery business, the vendor will be pleased to provide full disclosure and offer every reasonable assistance in the transfer of the business elements.
The property is located on the main arterial route through Aviemore and is easily accessed with excellent parking to the centre of the town. The area surrounding Aviemore is renowned for its idyllic scenery, mystic lochs, vast glens and open spaces which combine to make the area highly popular with those seeking a variety of holiday options in the Scottish Highlands. The region is renowned for its outdoor activities and there are a great number of Munro’s within the area plus many more leisurely walks. The Cairngorm Mountain range makes Aviemore the Premier Mountain and Ski Resort in Scotland. The town is also a highly popular residential town plus a very attractive tourist destination with some of the most wide-ranging facilities within the Highlands. Aviemore benefits from year-round trading due to the wide-ranging amenities and facilities available in both the winter and summer. The Cairngorm funicular railway ensures that the Cairngorm Mountains are fully accessible to people of all ages and abilities.
The surrounding countryside provides a wealth of excellent rural sporting opportunities including shooting and salmon fishing on the River Spey. Water sports are available on the many mountain lochs and rivers which include white water rafting, kayaking and sailing. The area has a number of excellent golf courses plus a wide range of other recreational facilities. Further afield, visitors can see the many distilleries on the Whisky Trail or castles across the region. Aviemore offers a full range of education, social and welfare facilities for residents. The town has a railway station and is adjacent to the main A9 arterial route from Inverness to Perth, which affords ease of access. Inverness to the North is the capital of the Highlands providing a full range of additional services including an Airport.
The property is of modern construction, built in the mid-1980s and is set to the ground floor only. Customer access to the building is via a single doorway set to the front of the property with a second trade entrance to the side of the building. This commercial property offers flexibility of trading space extending to 125m2. The current trading layout requires a service counter, however, all internal display units are moveable. The property has walk-in chillers and an extraction unit which would be suitable to a food-led business. To the rear of the unit there is a staff W.C.
The area around the building allows for communal parking and ease of deliveries etc.
There is no owner’s accommodation on the site.
The property benefits from mains electricity, gas, water and drainage.
The lease started from 1st August 2013 and runs for a period of 10 years with an expiry date of 31st July 2023. The present rent is £23,400 per annum with payments being made on a quarterly basis. Rent reviews are every 5 years. The current tenant believes that there is a reasonable expectation that the lease will endure. A condition of the lease is that the new tenant will cover the Agency Fees and Legal Costs of the out-going tenant. Full details of the lease will be made available to any seriously interested party.