A beauty salon and pet shop are among the shops that have been put up for sale in Surrey.
With a number of shops currently on the market across the county, now could be the time to run your own business.
With a mix of leasehold and freehold properties, you could be running your own store, or even use the space to start a venture of your own.
We’ve put together a list of the shops currently on the market in Surrey, with information on the businesses, property features and tenure.
Fancy Floors, Ashford
This independent flooring business was established over 30 years ago, and is currently on the market as the owner plans to retire.
Based centrally in Ashford, the business is on a busy parade of shops. In addition to its prime location, the business has free customer parking as well as being near several major bus routes.
The property consists of the ground floor shop, a small office and stock room, kitchen and toilet facilities and large shared parking with unloading area, three storage garages and a large warehouse.
The business will be sold on a leasehold basis for £30,000 per year with a renewable lease covering the shop and storage premises.
Adrenalin Sport, Cobham
Adrenalin Sport was established as an independent sports retailer in 1998, and has grown in success since. It is well known in the area as a provider of an extensive range of sporting equipment.
The listing states that as an already established local business, the new owner will benefit from its current clientele in addition to its online presence for developing potential growth.
The store is based centrally on the High Street in Cobham, with a large pay and display car park directly opposite.
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The 900 square foot property consists of a ground floor retail area, storeroom, staff kitchen, toilet and storage facilities, and a separate store unit.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with a new lease of a minimum of ten years to be offered to the buyer. The rent is £5,500 per month with annual business rates of £27,000.
Sun Seekers, Frimley
Sun Seekers beauty salon in Frimley offers a variety of treatments from tanning to manicures.
The business has a number of sun beds and offers St Tropez spray tan. Other beauty services include non-invasive permanent fat removal, non-surgical facelifts and nail treatments.
The property comes with four sunbed cubicles, three nail desks, two raised pedicure stations, spray tan room, beauty room, utility area with sink, washing machine and tumble dryer and toilet facilities.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis with an asking price of £80,000.
Haslemere Pet Company, Haslemere
Established as a pet shop business over 35 years ago, this much-loved shop on the High Street has been serving the community and its fluffy friends for decades.
The shop offers a range of items from high quality pet food to bedding and toys.
The business currently offers small animal boarding and has previously held a licence to sell small pets which could be reintroduced should the new buyer be interested. The current owner has previously rented out the rear of the shop for dog grooming and training which could also be reintroduced to the business for additional revenue.
The property consists of a main shop on the ground floor with rear dog grooming room, staff toilet, kitchen and storeroom. Extensive living space is spread across the first and second floor, including three double bedrooms, bathroom and kitchen facilities. The property also benefits from a large storeroom in the basement accessible via electronic lift, and outdoor storage areas.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with 11 years remaining of its original length of 20 years. The annual rent is £32,500 and includes all areas listed.
Sunshine Indoors, Leatherhead
Established in 2004, this local salon provides tanning services.
The property consists of a reception with a counter and waiting room, three sunbed rooms including one standing booth and two sunbeds, two beauty rooms with separate waiting areas, and kitchen and bathroom facilities.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis with an asking price of £45,000.
Surrey Bespoke Joinery, Cobham
This successful joinery business has been operating in Cobham since 2009.
Specialising in the design and build of bespoke timber cabinetry, staircases, windows and doors, this business has an excellent reputation among customers according to the Rightmove listing.
The well-equipped premises means that these bespoke designs can be created in the shop rather than in the client’s home.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with a current asking price of £39,999.
Pentangle Aquatics, Knaphill
This business has been successfully trading in fishing goods, reptiles and tropical fish for over 30 years, with the owner of the last four years focusing on developing it to secure its future.
The property consists of a large double width retail area, rear storeroom, staff kitchen facilities and toilet, with new shop front and window signage. The business also benefits from free customer parking directly behind the shop, in addition to a public car park by the Co-op.
The business is being sold on a leasehold basis, with seven years remaining on the ten-year lease. The annual rate is £15,000 with an additional £6,600 in annual rates.
High Street, Dorking, RH4
This three-storey building in the centre of Dorking has “great potential” according to the listing, with the ground floor shop currently being let to a national estate agency.
Placed right on the High Street, the building also has a self-contained one-bedroom flat on the first floor, with a split level two-bedroom flat on the second and third floors. On-site parking is also included for four vehicles.
The ground floor is currently on a 10-year lease which expires in 2026, while both flats were leased until September this year.
A freehold interest for this mixed-use investment is available for £715,000.
High Street, Staines, TW18
This property offers a commercial freehold in the heart of Staines with the option for company transfer purchase.
The High Street location provides high footfall which is supported by the town’s excellent transport links.
With seven years remaining on the lease, the property offers a “strong investment yield of 6.9%”.